Cyber Security Specialist

Chattanooga, TN 37402-2801

Posted: 09/13/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT Job Number: 16854

Zycron has joined with a large utilities company in search of a Cyber Security Specialist. 

This is a 15 month contract position with possible extensions located in Chattanooga, TN.

Primary duties: 

  • Responsible for vulnerability assessments to identify information system vulnerabilities or confirm compliance to security standards. 
  • Identify, analyze and prioritize discovered security exposures and follow up with appropriate organizations to remediate findings. 
  • Develop possible near term and long-term vulnerability mitigation strategies and actions. 
  • Communicate security and compliance issues to management, end users, and security experts. 
    Perform security gap-analysis 
  • Evaluate security concerns identifying vulnerabilities and security weaknesses 
  • Ability to explain complex technical concepts in business terms

Skills/Knowledge preferred: 

  • NERC CIP, FISMA, Secure Coding,
  • Demonstrated communication skills 
  • CISSP, CISM or CAP certification preferred 

Prefer to fill this position at a Career-level (fully competent) experienced professional that is able to carry out a full range of professional duties as described below: 

  • Works independently with guidance on more complex issues. 
  • Uses advanced analytical, technical and problem solving skills 
  • Focuses on providing analyses and applying results to improve business operations. 

Working level described below: 

  • Applies standard techniques and procedures to routine instructions, but requiring professional knowledge in specialist areas. 
  • Focuses on providing standard professional advice and creating initial reports/analyses for review by experienced team professionals. 
  • Prepares work for approval by senior colleagues.

If interested in learning more about Zycron and this opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration to Jennifer Wollin, 
Job ID Number: 16854 (Please reference in call or email)  
Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client's requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client's project/job. We look forward to working with you. 

Zycron, a Brand of BG Staffing, Inc. (NYSE American: BGSF), is one of the largest IT solutions firms headquartered in Tennessee. We provide client-specific solutions from staffing to outsourcing across all industries, with extensive experience in health care, energy and utilities, and state and local government. To learn more about our services, visit

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