how to select the right IT security Specialist

Selecting the Right IT security Specialists

Hiring is one of the toughest challenges any company can face, either large enterprises or new startups. There is a great deal of know-how kind of experience when hiring a IT security Specialist, not all companies have the right processes that can warrant best hires.

At SupportFinity, we streamlined our processes and in-house standards to make sure of having one of the top world-class hiring processes. The magic mix of skills ingredients is what separates a great hire from a not-so-good one. We came to this conclusion through consulting top technical and HR experts in addition to our years of work and exposure with most sophisticated projects across almost all tech verticals and areas of expertise. So you get one of the best recruitment processes to hire a IT security Specialist.

As we have created and crafted a unique method of teams’ customization, we have also perfected our signature model of matching the right skills for our customers to hire either one IT security Specialist or a team of IT security Specialists. We have a long lasting belief in the power of data analytics in creating unmatchable results, thus, we apply our analytical models on our hiring process same as we do in our business model.

IT security Specialist Job Description Template

IT security Specialist

The IT Security Specialist responsibilities Include: Designing and implementing safety measures and controls. Monitoring network activity to identify vulnerable points. Acting on privacy breaches and malware threats.

  • The IT security Specialist provides technical support in the areas of vulnerability assessment, risk assessment and network security.
  • The IT security Specialist provides technical assistance in the designing of solutions for protecting the confidentiality, integrity and sensitive information.
  • The IT security Specialist provides technical support and analysis in the identification, evaluation, investigation, and remediation of cyber and insider threats.
  • The IT security Specialist participates in design of information system contingency plans that maintain appropriate levels of protection.
  • Assessment of present levels of cyber security, offers recommendations on levels of risk, training personnel in cyber security protocols.
  • Conducts security evaluations, and recommend products, technologies and upgrades to improve the systems security posture.
  • Conducts testing and audit log reviews to evaluate the effectiveness of current security measures.
  • Participates the management of accreditation of the systems evaluating and certifying the implementation of security guidelines. .

  • Strong ability to communicate,excellent written/oral communication skills with ability to speak authoritatively to different audiences.
  • Self-starter; strong understanding of vulnerability management concepts, knowledge of basic computer science applications.
  • Extensive background in vulnerability management and remediation.
  • Strong project management/organizational skills
  • Ability to craft presentations and updates for management.
  • Strong technical background with strong experience in vulnerability detection and various methodologies.
  • Strong understanding of networking concepts, secure network/systems configuration/operating systems/application security.
  • Experience in interfacing with multiple information technology application and infrastructure development. .

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Skills Matrix at SupportFinity

These are sets of the must have skills that we care about and put as top requirements needed for hiring first class IT security Specialist.

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Language aptitute metric at SupportFinity
Language Aptitude
We receive requests of hiring from candidates among more than 100 countries. As we bring skills from each and every place in the world, we make sure we have the right match of language proficiency with our clients' requirements. Your IT security Specialist or team of IT security Specialists will have the needed level of language knowledge you expect, each candidate passes through our language tests that warrant at least a good command of reading, writing and speaking of the languages our clients ask for.

We know that communication starts from speaking common languages, thus we put this aspect as a first factor in our selection process, we do not proceed with hiring for IT security Specialist before making sure that the candidate passes the language ability tests first.
Communication Quality metric at SupportFinity
Communication Quality
The next level of screening we perform at SupportFinity is the communication quality, in this stage we make sure that the IT security Specialist can deliver high quality of communication; especially on the technical aspects of the job. We conduct our assessments to cover multiple aspects of communication quality, such as:

The ability of self-explanation ( writing – speaking )

The ability of describing problems structurally and technically ( writing & speaking)

The ability of explaining ideas, situations and problems ( reading, writing & speaking)
Personality tests at SupportFinity
Personality Tests
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