Computer Security Specialist
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Job Overview 

Our IT department is in search of a Computer Security Specialist to be a part of our team. You should be able to identify and rectify security issues and risks. Besides, you should also be able to develop and implement data recovery plans. In addition to this, you will be responsible for overseeing the activities of the IT Technicians and training team members on various security protocols.  

As a Computer Security Specialist, you should be able to install and configure security software. Moreover, you should also be able to prepare security policies and guidelines. Your job responsibilities will also include handling malware threats and privacy breaches.  

A successful candidate should have complete knowledge of networking systems and security frameworks. In addition to this, you should also be familiar with various risk management methodologies. Your strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities will be advantageous. You should also be able to avoid any unauthorized access to the company data.  

If you can safeguard important company data and maintain security systems, then do get in touch. We await to hear from you.  


  • Analyzing and identifying security issues and risks 

  • Developing and implementing data recovery plans 

  • Installing and configuring security software 

  • Upgrading security software as and when required 

  • Ensuring all networks are secured through firewalls and password 

  • Monitoring network activities on timely basis 

  • Overseeing the day-to-day activities of the IT Technicians 

  • Handling malware threats and privacy breaches 

  • Drafting security policies and guidelines 

  • Inspecting and upgrading hardware to secure vulnerable points of access 

  • Training team members on various security protocols 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field 

  • 3-5 years of experience in the IT and Development industry as a Computer Security Specialist, Cyber Security Engineer, System Security Engineer , or a similar role 

  • Complete knowledge of security frameworks, networking systems, and risk management methodologies 

  • Familiarity with programming languages and cryptographic protocols 

  • Knowledge of various encryption techniques would be preferred 

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 

  • Good time management and organizational skills 

  • Having an eye for detail 

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Ability to work under pressure  

  • A team player as well as ability to work independently 

  • Ability to offer excellent customer service 

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