Preference Personnel

IT Security Specialist

Posted April 20, 2018Consultant: Cory Holen
  • Professional Position
  • Located in Fargo/Moorhead
  • Full Time Position

Preference Employment Solutions is now recruiting for an IT Security Specialist. This is a position that requires 10+ years of in-depth IT security experience. This company takes great pride in their work and the services they provide. If you are a detail-oriented person with a passion for IT, this is the position for you.

Position Overview:

• Must adhere is security and HIPAA policies
• Develop, implement and monitor a strategic, comprehensive enterprise information security and risk management program
• Develop, maintain and publish up-to-date information security policies, standards and guidelines. 
• Create and manage information security budgets and monitor for variances
• Provide regular reporting on the current status of the security program to management 
• Manage security incidents and events to protect corporate IT assets
• Provide strategic risk guidance for IT projects 
• Monitor the external threat environment for emerging threats
• Develop and oversee effective disaster recovery policies and standards
• Facilitate a metrics and reporting framework to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of the security program
• Engage VP-IT with security policies, procedures and compliance 

Characteristics of a Successful Candidate:

• Experience managing IT in a small or medium sized business
• Ability to manage people, projects and budgets
• Experience in technology support and enterprise security 
• Excellent communication, organization, analytical, and decision-making skills
• Knowledge of common operating systems (Windows, Linux, Oracle, MySQL, IIS, Apache)
• Experience with current IT security technologies 
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology required


• Salary DOE

How to Apply:

• Contact: Cory at (701) 293-6905
• Email:
• Visit Us: 2600 9th Avenue South in Fargo, ND 
Office Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm

Please contact Cory Holen by emailing your resume to

What Preference Employment Solutions Offers You:
We are a local employment company successfully assisting job seekers for over 30 years! Join our network to access a variety of benefits:
• Preference Employment Solutions is FREE & CONFIDENTIAL for Job Seekers
• Your information is never shared without your permission
• Direct Hire, Temp-to-Hire, Temporary and Project Based opportunities to fit your needs
• Professional, Administrative, Industrial and Healthcare placement specializations
• Access to the area’s top employers and hiring managers
• ACA Compliant with health insurance options for qualifying employees
• Preference Employment Solutions is an equal opportunity employer

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