Security Consultant in Minnetonka, MN at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 3/24/2020

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Security Contractor Summary:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for a Security Consultant. This role is focused on securing the perimeter of the production environment, ensuring the critical components of the production environment are secure and data is safe and monitor and control access to PI and PII.


  • Secure the perimeter of the production environment
  • Setup and monitor vulnerability scans on production environment and to become proficient in the methods used in intrusion attacks and intrusion prevention mechanisms
  • Ensure critical components of the production environment are secure and data is safe
  • Ensure AV strategy is adequate and monitored in an easy to prove central control mechanism
  • Monitor and control access to PI and PII
  • Controlling the safe handling, download, and disposal of files downloaded from the production environment.
  • Ensure that code releases are secure, and the new modules do not create PI exposure risk
  • Document proof of existing controls for SOC II
  • Develop tools, software and database to support all security controls and monitoring as needed
  • Software reviews (purchased and created)
  • Security Consult for Development
  • Change Advisory Board
  • Risk and attack surface monitoring
  • Act as a technical SME in response to customer requests for information and business proposal activities
  • Partner with Compliance regarding privacy and compliance incidents, standards and forensic data needs
  • advise operating units at all levels on security issues, best practices, and vulnerabilities
  • Keep up to date of security incidents and act as primary control point during significant information security incidents
  • Examine impacts of new technologies on the organization's overall information security
  • Administer the security of the Cloud environments
  • Support the Security Specialist when out of office:
    • Perform regular Vulnerability assessments and bring potential issues to the Security Manager
    • Test archives and backups, and audit backup status of critical data
    • Respond to and investigate virus and malware detections
    • Audit and manage changes to firewalls and security groups
    • Troubleshoot and maintain the SFTP/FTPS systems and access
    • Respond to potential security incidents
    • Assign and manage user and role access
    • Administer the internal MFA system
    • Monthly Audits for inactive AD accounts
    • Clean up of old data/retention enforcement


  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent technical job experience
  • Minimum five years IT Security experience within a cloud environment
  • Experience with Windows and UNIX/Linux operating systems
  • Proficiency with scripting for Powershell and Bash. Additional scripting languages a plus
  • Strong knowledge and demonstrated experience in the following areas:
    • Active Directory
    • Windows Security Architecture
    • Group Policy Objects
    • Directory Services
    • Certificate Services
    • ADFS
  • Knowledge of Firewalls and IDS/IPS
  • Familiarity with TCP/IP, routing, DHCP, DNS
  • Strong knowledge and experience of Windows security to prevent cyber-attacks
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions provided in written or oral form
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and the ability to work calmly and effectively in pressure situations and manage time effectively in a changing environment
  • Superior problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot in a logical fashion
  • Ability to operate within a collaborative team framework both in the workgroup and across the company

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.