POSTED: 01/20/22


Develop, plan, implement, help enforce and maintain technology-related security policies and procedures. Develop, maintain, and execute incident response plans related to cybersecurity, operations continuity, and disaster recovery. Monitor technology security operations and infrastructure. Research, monitor, and analyze technology security tools, policies, and procedures. Develop technology security enhancement plans, including budget estimates and drafting requests for proposal specifications. Performs enterprise capacity planning and performance tuning; serve as a primary resource for disaster recovery at an enterprise level; lead and maintain systems related to backup and recovery processes. Lead and perform security assessments resulting in recommendations for items such as firewalls, data protection controls, patching, encryption, vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, and application development, installation, deployment, configuration, and function. Develops written technical documentation and internal operating procedures; conducts training programs for end-users and other I.T. staff. Install and maintain application software and computer hardware; provide technical assistance to systems support team following applicable systems policies, procedures, methods, and techniques; troubleshoot and recommend solutions for software application security issues; evaluate new software and hardware resulting in recommended changes needed. Perform other duties as assigned by the manager.


Full-time, exempt, benefited

Working hours: 

Primarily Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Columbia, Missouri


Current CompTIA Security+, and CompTIA CySA+ or CompTIA CASP+ or CompTIA PenTest+ or ability to obtain certification within 12 months; High School Diploma or G.E.D. and five years of computer systems or network administration and design experience. Must meet minimum qualifications set forth by the F.B.I. and MSHP CJIS Security policy.

Preferred Skills: Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, cybersecurity, or a related field; technology certification including CISSP, CISA, CISM, C.E.H., or GSEC; previous experience in a cybersecurity role.

Salary Range: 

Salary commensurate with experience

Deadline for Application: 

Applications will be accepted until the posting is removed.

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