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Cybersecurity Expert

Intelligent Resource Group – Woodbridge, NJ
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Cybersecurity Expert

Job Summary

IRG is looking for a dedicated and meticulous cybersecurity specialist to join our growing team associates. In the role, you will operate independently and as part of a team to ensure our clients’ software, hardware, and related components are protected from cyber-attacks. The job description will include developing security systems, analyzing current systems for vulnerabilities, and handling any and all cyber-attacks in an efficient and effective manner. Suitable candidates should have strong IT skills and a deep understanding of cyber hacker methodology. This is an opportunity for an individual who has a deep understanding of team building and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Cybersecurity Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop unique, effective security strategies for software systems, networks, data centers, and hardware
  • Implement/built-in security systems for software, hardware, and components
  • Research best ways to secure company-wide IT infrastructure
  • Build firewalls to protect network infrastructures
  • QA software and hardware for security vulnerabilities and risks
  • Monitor software for external intrusions, attacks, and hacks
  • Close off security vulnerability in the case of an attack
  • Identify cyber attackers, report to upper management, and cooperate with police or other legal forces to detain the perpetrator
  • Work independently or as part of a team as needed

Cybersecurity Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or STEM subject preferred
  • Completion of an internship/apprenticeship in cybersecurity a plus
  • Strong IT skills including knowledge of hardware, software, networks, and data centers
  • Thorough work ethic, attention to detail
  • Skills of perception and QA, ability to identify vulnerabilities and overall issues
  • Critical thinking skills, problem-solving aptitude
  • The forensic approach to challenges
  • Ability to think like a hacker and anticipate hacker moves
  • A desire to self-educate on the ever-changing landscape of cyber hacking tactics
  • Experience in professional cybersecurity a plus

This is a per-project role paid on a contingency basis or on independent contractor (1099) basis.

All resumes must be emailed to Reinaldo Enrique Aviles, SHRM-CP, PHR reinaldo@irgrecruiters.com No Phone Calls, Please.

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