Security Consultant, Johnstown, PA

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Position: Security Consultant, Entry Level
Location: Johnstown, PA
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available
Clearance Type: None
Travel: 50%

Job Description
Distributed Information Technologies (DIT) is seeking an entry level Security Consultant to participate in a multifaceted Cyber Security team. Initial duties will consist of installing, configuring and patching of various identity and access management products. The candidate will also participate in general maintenance activities such as performance monitoring/tuning and troubleshooting of issues that arise in identity and access management environments. As the candidate matures they will be expected to work in a autonomous manner, taking on additional duties which include gathering, defining and refining of client requirements, solution design, creation of technical documentation, and development of customized security components.

The position is based in Johnstown, PA, with the need to travel up to 50% of the time.

Primary Responsibilities
The candidate will support ongoing Identity and Access Management Projects. Work with a Senior Security Consultant and associated security team to prioritize and execute on tasks required for solution delivery. Assist in the analysis and refinement of client requirements, creation of technical documentation, product deployment and configuration, development of customized system enhancements and provide Tier 3 level support.

Secondary Responsibilities
Stay up-to-date on current security trends and practices. Train in multiple Cyber Security products. Work toward security certifications.

Required Technical Competencies

  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Basic understanding of computer networks and domains
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Ability to follow complicated software installation and configuration procedures
  • Ability and desire to learn and master a variety of IT skills
  • Flexible, with the ability to work independently on various technical activities and be able manage one’s time between multiple projects and activities (multi-tasking capabilities)

Desired Skills

  • Windows and Linux administration skills
  • Experience with websites, web applications, databases
  • Understanding of LDAP-based identity stores like Windows Active Directory
  • Familiarity with programming languages Java and C#
  • Experience with shell scripting
  • Familiarity with databases and SQL
  • Experience with virtualization tools like VMWare or Hyper-V
  • Experience with collaboration and source control tools
  • Ability to develop technical specifications from business requirements
  • Training or technical certifications

Education/Level of Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Mathematics, Computer Science, or Engineering
  • Must be a US citizen.

DIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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