Information Security Engineer for a Leading Charter School

Area : Los Angeles, CA

Description : Our client is a leading charter school organization dedicated to transforming the face of public education in historically under-served areas. They are seeking an Information Security Engineer to partner with IT to help develop policies, procedures, and technology to secure systems, infrastructure, and data within the organization. This includes Developing IT security programs and recommending necessary changes to ensure the organization’s systems are fully compliant with all applicable regulatory requirements and privacy laws.


- Oversee cyber risk management and continually assess the organizational security posture

- Plan for business continuity and disaster recovery

- Perform server and system hardening, backups, recovery, and network security assessments

- Provide guidance on security best practices to members of the Information Technology team and periodic cybersecurity awareness training to employees

- Work with vendors to increase information security and facilitate third-party security audits, testing, and remediation

- Stay abreast of the security industry threat landscape, specifically within the education sector

- Collaborate in other Information Technology projects as necessary


- BS in computer science or equivalent field is preferred

- Certifications in CISSP, CEH, CISM, or equivalent are required

- A minimum of 8 years of experience in Information Technology, with 5 years in Information Security

- IT certifications in Cisco Security, Microsoft, VMware are preferred

- A thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols including the NIST cybersecurity framework

- Hands-on experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, SSL certificates, log management, web filters, network access controls, etc.

- A strong working knowledge of Anti-Spam and E-mail Security

- Experience managing Wireless LANs and Wireless Security using 802.1X

- A strong knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Active Directory, Azure, and Office 365 including solution design, migration, administration, and troubleshooting

- Prior knowledge of and experience with VMware and virtualization

- Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws

- Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills


Published : Mar 16, 2021

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