Web Security Specialist Posted Aug 12
The Job Jobber , Schaumburg, IL
Salary: $90,000 - $115,000


Our client located in Schaumburg, IL is looking for a Web Security Specialist to take ownership of all technology related security issues within this non-profit organization. This person will take responsibility for a variety of security related areas including Web, Network, and Database security, however, the emphasis is on web security. The right candidate will monitor the environment for threats, enhancements, and compliance while resolving and remediating breaches and incidents. Our client offers a stable environment, excellent benefits, including significant retirement plan contributions (contributing whether you invest or not), and an emphasis on work/life balance. Opportunities like this are rare, so if you qualify, apply today!

This is a direct hire position, we do not work with any third party consulting firms.


Proactively prevent SQL Injections to keep web data safe

Coordinate penetration testing and quarterly PCI scans

Defend the technology infrastructure against unauthorized access, modification, or destruction

Lead network security audits, application security reviews, and vulnerability scans

Address and remediate security threats, apply patches, and follow up with event analysis

Utilize IT security methodologies to protect company assets from outside threats

Monitor suspicious activity and track down the sources and mitigate the threats

Analyze and understand the current environment and platforms to suggest enhancements and improvements

Review security event reports on a daily basis and report to management

Conduct security audits and scans

Maintain and support the incident response manual and security policies

Communicate and educate staff on security issues and new policies

Manage relationships with essential security vendors

Respond to occasional after hours security events


Bachelor's degree is required

Must have prior coding experience (to understand and prevent hacking)

Experience preventing SQL Injections is required

Web security experience, E-commerce experience

Solid networking experience (TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS)

CISSP certification or CompTIA Security certification, or desire to acquire them quickly after starting (paid for by the company)

OWASP Top Ten knowledge

Hacking and Social Engineering knowledge

This is a direct hire position, we do not work with any-third party consulting firms.

Local candidates are preferred for this role because this company does not offer a relocation package, nor do they reimburse for travel expenses to the interview. Please consider that before applying.

Employment Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time

Pay: $90,000 to $115,000 USD
Pay Period: Annual

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