Junior IT Security Specialist - Remote at GuideWell

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Unlock your potential at Florida Blue, a company who champions career growth and is driven by its mission of helping people and communities achieve better health. In addition to career growth opportunities within our 2000+ employee IT organization, you will enjoy competitive salariesandbenefits, work-life balance,flexible work arrangements, opportunities for growth and development, and a great place to workacross our family of companies!

The Junior IT Security Specialist is accountable for activities that ensure all users in the organization have the appropriate levels of access to applications, systems, and data resources. Evaluates and maintains procedures to safeguard information systems assets from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction. Ensures compliance with Security regulations and laws. Recommends and implements changes to enhance security controls and prevent unauthorized access.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the end-to-end completion of security requests.
  • Provisions user security roles and manages security groups across systems, platforms, databases, applications, servers, directors and folders.
  • Analyzes existing role structures to improve and streamline structures, security administration and improve end-user experience.
  • Creates or maintains application scripts and uses application specific tools to create or manage application security.
  • Tracks and documents security issues and requests, actively monitors work queue.
  • Plans, coordinates, communicates, tests and implements audits ensuring that access entitlements are appropriate for job requirements.
  • Creates and coordinates completion of detailed security reports to fulfill audit, management or business owner requirements.
  • Accountable for follow-up of all security work requests including collaborating with other IT areas to ensure timely completion/resolution and obtainment of appropriate approval levels.
  • Interfaces with users to understand new capabilities, implement procedures, ensure security procedures have been communicated properly and are being adhered to.
  • Provides input to drive process improvements.
  • Maintains and creates operational procedures and maintains Security Knowledge Base.
  • Performs system monitoring activities, identification and evaluation of security threats, breaches and vulnerabilities.
  • Responds to security alerts.
  • Responsible for on-call release support.
  • Performs audit support activities for internal and external audits.

Required Experience
  • 2+ years' experience with IT security or systems administration
  • Proficiency with RACF, TSO and tools used to administer security on the mainframe
  • Proficiency with Active Directory groups and user accounts, Windows folder structures and folder security.
  • Proficiency with Windows skills are required, e.g., Windows Explorer, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Understanding of UNIX/Linux security and tools used to administer security in these environments
  • Understanding of LDAP groups and user accounts and tools used to administer security in this environment
  • Understanding of Information Security concepts, protocols, industry best practices, and regulatory requirements.
  • Understanding of database security and be proficient with the use of tools used to administer security within the various databases, e.g., UDB, DB2, SQL and Oracle
  • Understanding of compliance principles used in a highly regulated industry
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Working knowledge of Information Technology fields and computer systems
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, independent decision-making skills, and ability to adapt to change and collaborate as part of a team
  • Ability to manage tasks independently without close supervision and take ownership of responsibilities
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly and articulately
  • Basic security knowledge of the organization's existing platforms, systems, databases, and application security and can handle most regular issues independently
  • Demonstrated analytical thinking, problem solving, and quantitative analysis ability.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field

General Physical Demands
Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally to move objects. Jobs are sedentary if traversing activities are required only occasionally.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Protected Veteran/Disabled Employer committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable culture for our employees and communities.
More Information on GuideWell
GuideWell operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Jacksonville, FL. GuideWell was founded in 2014. It has 200 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as 401(K), Remote Work Program. To see all 53 open jobs at GuideWell, click here.
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