Cyber Security Specialist (CSS) must be capable of defining and implementing security requirements and processes within a particular security specialty.
Must be able to assist the Cyber Security Engineer with design protection analyses. Only junior and intermediate resources (level 2-3) would qualify for this position.
The CSS must have a :
Secret level clearance (only candidates with an active or in process clearance will be considered)
University undergraduate degree in computer related field; or
College diploma in an electrical engineering, electronics, telecommunications, computers or information technology program;
Must also obtain an industry recognized certification in the area of specialization (i.e. Cisco CCNA Security, SANS GIAC, Security+ ).
Must have experience in security engineering work including experience in any of the following areas :
Analyzing, designing, prototyping, and implementing security in systems;
Demonstrated ability of deploying solutions within specialty; or
Computer and network security engineering.
Requires a combination of education and experience in many of the fields below :
Routing and Switching;
Network Scanning and Monitoring;
Cross Domain Solution;
Multiple Independent Levels of Security (MILS) or Multilevel Security (MLS) technology;
Secure Operating Systems;
Trusted hypervisor technology;
Wireless and handheld device security technologies;
Virtual Private Network (VPN) encryption technologies;
Computer Network Defence technologies, such as Intrusion Detection Systems or Security Information and Event Management systems;
Identity Management and / or Policy Management systems;
Data At Rest and hard drive encryption technologies; and
Two Factor Authentication technologies.