Chief IS Security Officer

Fargo, North Dakota
Information Technology (Computer and Mathematical Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
Various Shifts Available
US$ 110,000 - US$ 120,000 per year
Ref. Number
Kathleen Toft, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion is seeking a candidate to lead the Security Department of large corporation. Preferred candidate will have a minimum of 5 years progressive experience in the IS department including security and in managing staff. This position is responsible for overseeing the System Security Department including safeguarding the company's network and systems, conducting day-to-day security monitoring, identifying weaknesses, and recommending and implementing improvements. Another aspect is to manage the day-to-day IS operations & maintain corporate network communication strategies and security.

Salary $110-120K DOE

- Manage the process of log collection & conducts appropriate monitoring and log analysis, to ensure threats are identified and mitigated
- Conduct vulnerability assessments utilizing available tooling, builds and provides reports, & ensures findings are followed up on and remediated
- Evaluate and recommend new and emerging security solutions and best practices, works to ensure the Cyber security program complies with applicable standards & regulations
- Conduct forensics around security incidents as applicable
- Oversee the security hardening on all devices exposed to the network through MDM and other tools
- Conduct routine security risk assessments, maintains and tracks the resolution of all risks to completion, including assigning specific risks to self or others based on the need
- Conduct security research in keeping abreast of latest security issues and tools
- Oversee installing, maintenance and support of hardware and software that assists the organization to better utilize the network, computers, and security
- Manage, review, and develop VPN for customers and employees to securely connect
- Keep employees and customers informed by communicating security status involving them

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Working hours: Various Shifts Available

-Associate or Bachelor Degree and 5+ years progressive
-Cisco, Office 365, SEIM, NMAP, Kali, VPN, Palo Alto, Windows and Linux knowledge is beneficial
-Extensive experience with analytical and problem solving skills, network/computer security, network troubleshooting, network protocols, and familiarization with multiple hardware and software platforms
-Ability to develop networks with switches, routers, bridges, etc. (Cisco) preferred
-Knowledge & experience performing IS Audit & reporting & being in compliance


4-7 years

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To be considered, please apply online at or email your resume to

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