Security Specialist

Urbandale, IA 50322

Job Number: 117081

Job Title:             Security Specialist

Location:             Urbandale, IA - 50322

Duration:            6 Months Contract

About Client: Our client is an American multinational conglomerate holding company. They are currently the 7th largest company in the S&P 500 Index by market capitalization and is famous for having the most expensive share price in history with a Class A share costing more than $250,000 each, having never been split.

Job Description:

  • Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Functions)
  • Monitor and manage physical alarms and alerts based on criticality.
  • Provide effective first-tier problem recognition to mitigate interruptions to service by troubleshooting or escalating potential threats affecting physical infrastructure.
  • Utilize standard procedures to effectively process infrastructure alarms and alerts while maintaining regulatory requirements.
  • Preparing required documentation for a given event and follow-up per the applicable regulatory requirement or standards.
  • Use monitoring tools to effectively manage the alarms and alerts.
  • Maintain basic understanding of physical infrastructure and access control systems used by the company as well as software and other technologies used for physical security.
  • Support the NERC-CIP Compliance department's response to audits, events and advisories to internal and external entities within the required time limits.
  • Respond to inquiries and provide basic problem resolution based on established policies and procedures or past experiences.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.


  • Associates degree in law enforcement, homeland security, or related field; or equivalent work experience preferred. (Typically three of related, progressive work experience or industry certifications would be needed for candidates applying for this position who do not possess a degree.)
  • Previous experience working in physical security.
  • Basic knowledge of security principles and basic understanding of information security.
  • Effective communication skills including listening, oral and writing skills to process information timely and accurately.
  • Effective problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.

About ASK: ASK Staffing is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Staffing connects people with amazing opportunities.



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