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Information Security Specialist

Assessment and maintenance of security structures and procedures. 


Security Specialist





The Information Security Specialist is responsible for maintaining and reassessing security structures and procedures.  They will work closely with our technical team, COO, and other company stakeholders to continue advancing the organization in the areas of security, compliance and operational solutions and support.  This position requires strong communication skills, ability to work cross-departmentally, and ability to be agile with projects/tasks. 

In addition to the technical qualifications, Bear Cognition is looking to bring on someone who is excited about the field and their career development. Our team members are encouraged and expected to put their mark on the development and success of the company. This role provides the opportunity for professionals to enact meaningful progress and innovation in everything we provide our customers. 


*Please note that Bear Cognition currently does not sponsor any work visas* 

*Position is located in Charleston, SC 


Required Areas of Skill & Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field & 2+ years’ experience in Information Security & Technology 

  • CompTIA Security+ Certification 

  • Experience in SOC II / NIST SP / FedRAMP Certification and Compliance 

  • Implementation and Operation of Security Software and Protocol 

  • Cloud Security 

  • Penetration Testing & Risk Analysis 

  • Experience with Windows & Linux platforms 



Preferred Skills/Qualifications 

  • Experience with Microsoft Azure 

  • CCSP Certification 


We are committed to giving you: 

  • A competitive starting base salary 

  • Progressive bonus compensation structure 

  • Training and Certifications 

  • Tuition reimbursement program 

  • A comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage as well as the opportunity to participate in our 401(k) program 

  • PTO 

  • Advancement opportunity 

*Covid-19 Policy: All Bear Cognition employees are required to be vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide proof of vaccination status. 



Bear Cognition is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Bear Cognition strives to make employment decisions on the basis of merit, seeking the most qualified individuals in every job. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin or ancestry, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or other status protected by law. All employment decisions will be based on valid job requirements or other legitimate, non-discriminatory reasons. Bear Cognition offers reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in the job application and hiring process. If you would like to request such an accommodation, please contact the Vice President of Human Resources for Bear Cognition. 

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