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Network Security Specialist

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Tampa, Florida
  • Salary: £85000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Full Benefits
  • Job reference: 175674/001_1531832744
  • Sector: Cyber Security , Glocomms
  • Date posted: 17/07/2018

Network Security Specialist
Leading BioTech Firm
Tampa, FL
$85,000-$120,000 Base + Bonus + Stock

One of the leading BioTech Firms in the U.S. has recently built a brand new office in the Tampa area and is looking to build out their Information Security team rapidly with an expert Network Security professional! The Network Security Specialist will play a critical role in security across the firm and will lead capabilities within Information Security with the focus on manufacturing and perimeter security.

Other than direct experience within a range of network security technologies including Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems, Securing Automation and Manufacturing Systems, it is crucial that this professional be able to articulate their thoughts clearly as this position will be working with various stakeholders in ensuring security across the firm.


  • Keep up-to-date, make recommendations, and lead or participate in the implementation and continuous improvement of technologies and services in assigned information security domains

  • Work with and provide guidance to Security Operations and other Information Security team activities on security strategies, processes, response and technologies

  • Support Incident Response on security incidents including contributing to mock security incident exercises

  • Define, provide, and improve measurement and analysis on the assigned services including the use of appropriate applications and tools for reporting

  • Advise project teams, application owners, and other Information Security teams (like Identify) on information security controls

  • Perform security design consulting in support of projects including participation to security architecture reviews as necessary

  • Participate in audits covering information security services and technologies

  • Participate in proactive research and provide recommendations for continuous improvement on information security technologies, processes and services

  • Participate in on-call and perform appropriate escalation of problems and issues


  • Strong demonstrated working knowledge with GxP, ISA99, and other manufacturing-related standards and applying them in manufacturing and shop floor automation systems or environments

  • Strong demonstrated knowledge on perimeter security like IDS/IPS, Firewalls, Web Proxies, etc.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience within security monitoring, threat intelligence, network security, data security, endpoint security, technical security assessments, security architecture

  • Strong knowledge of network engineering, verified by having obtained credentials as a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or higher / equivalent

  • Experience in complex enterprise environments and current technology areas like cloud and mobility

  • Practical Knowledge of Information Security standards and policies like ISO 27001/27002, NIST, and others

  • CISSP or equivalent security-related industry certifications

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