Senior Cybersecurity Specialist

General summary

A supervisory position at this level is accountable for the technical, physical, and administrative security of information systems. Typically supervises a small team of information security staff. Ensures security protocols and procedures are followed and standards are met. Frequent liaison with Cybersecurity Manager to ensure work is performed in accordance with enterprise security standards. Mentors information security staff.

A specialist position at this level performs highly complex assignments involving multiple small platforms or a singular large platform. Accountable for application security, validation, evaluation and implementation. Works on and solves highly complex problems where analysis requires in-depth evaluation of various factors. Provides highly complex technical support in relevant field of discipline. May serve as project lead and/or provides technical direction to lower-level team members.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Knowledge of multiple platforms. Skill in collaborating with and providing guidance to staff. 

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 5-8 years of IT experience with emphasis in security and compliance. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

Pay grade