Senior Web Application Security Specialist

Senior Web Application Security Specialist

Skills: intrusion detection and response, experience in SOC, security background, development experience


This is a great opportunity to get into work for one of Atlanta' s premier Universities! Enjoy work/life balance in an educational setting where your work is valued!

Our client has an immediate need for a this person. This person will have technical and thought-leadership responsibilities for multiple information security disciplines such as incident response, vulnerability management, intrusion detection and prevention, threat hunting, security operations, security policy, and awareness/education.


  • Oversees information security incident response activities, risk assessment and risk management activities, and vulnerability assessment and vulnerability management activities spanning University and Healthcare business units.
  • Manages detailed network, operating system, database, and application vulnerability assessments and security configuration audits.
  • Manages information security initiatives. Oversees operational tasks supporting information security functions such as intrusion detection and prevention, security event log analysis, management reporting, malware prevention and remediation, encryption, network segmentation, remote access, cloud security, and authentication.
  • Supports, maintains, monitors, troubleshoots and enhances security infrastructure tools, methodologies, software, and hardware.
  • Drafts and reviews information security policies, processes, and procedures. Determines and documents information security requirements and controls necessary for the protection of information resources.
  • Independently develops automated tools and methodologies in support of Information Security functions.


  • A bachelor' s degree and five years of related IT experience including demonstrated technical expertise in multiple information security domains, project management skills and lead or supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Excellent project management and team participation skills.
  • Strongly preferred qualifications include:
  • knowledge of information security technologies, methodologies, and practices in security policy, standards, and best practices;
  • security awareness;
  • security incident response;
  • risk assessment and management;
  • vulnerability assessment and management;
  • intrusion detection and prevention;
  • system administration (Windows, OS X, Linux, Solaris, etc.);
  • auditing and security administration of network, operating system, database and application security;
  • access control;
  • encryption;
  • firewalls and proxies;
  • networking;
  • security event log analysis;
  • virus prevention and remediation; and programming/scripting.
  • Security certifications are a plus (e.g. SANS/GIAC, CISSP, CISA, CISM).

Benefits: WFH up to one day per week, Lots of paid days off (11 PTO days, 6 sick days, 10 holidays, 2 floating holidays), Medical, Dental, vision, flex spending, Long and short term life, HSA, Tuition Reimbursement, Training opportunities, 401k with up to 9% match!

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