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IT Specialist (Security & Business Continuity) - Aurora, Illinois

Date posted 11/27/2018 Job ID 18505

IT Specialist (Security & Business Continuity)

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Job Summary:

As an IT Specialist, you will serve as an expert for supporting ALDI’s Security and Business Continuity operations. You will be a part of an already established team, conducting information security assessments including penetration testing and vulnerability management, for internal and external solutions. The ideal candidate will have experience working with penetration testing tools (Kali Linux), Splunk, and be familiar with Rapid7 tools. Candidates must be able to use security assessment methodologies and demonstrate superior business writing skills. The ideal candidate must have a technical aptitude and a strong understanding of systems and networking technologies. Experience identifying vulnerabilities, exposures, and remediation is desired. ALDI is looking for someone who works well in a team setting and brings a positive energy. ALDI encourages employee growth and development, as this is a key component to our working culture. Come grow your career with us.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides first and second level technical support of all security operations.
  • Identifies security issues in software, systems and networks and researches and recommends remediation techniques.
  • Answers incoming support requests in a timely manner, following the proper processes and procedures for documenting and resolving issues.
  • Provides support to users and engages appropriate internal personnel or external vendors when further expertise is required.
  • Troubleshoots IT security related issues and performs root cause analysis.
  • Will be tasked to perform pentation testing, documenting results, and producing the final report.
  • For further information, review the attached job description.

Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge; or relevant ALDI business experience with an exceptional level of demonstrated success.
  • 2 years of foundational experience working with Kali Linux.
  • 2 years of experience with Microsoft Office (advanced skills).
  • Experience with a wide variety of systems and networking technologies, including the technical skills to investigate and identify operational risk.
  • Self-starter and the ability to work independently.
  • Ability to manage one’s time in order to maximize productivity and effectiveness.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Excellent presentation skills as both author and presenter.
  • Ability to solve complex problems through research and analysis.
  • Excellent organizational and analytic skills.
  • Experience working in a project setting, working with the business and partnering with external team members.
  • Availability to travel, both domestically and internationally, as needed to support business requirements.
  • For further information, review the attached job description.

ALDI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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