Network Security Specialist

IT Security Specialist

Minimum Bachelor?s Degree in Computer Science

Minimum experience of 1 2 years

The tasks a Computer Security Specialist is expected to perform include:

Regulating access to computer data files, monitoring data file use, and updating computer security files

Entering commands into computer to allow access to computer system for employees who have forgotten their password

Reading computer security files to determine whether denial of data access reported by employee is justified

Modifying security files to correct error, or explaining that employee authorization does not permit access

Proficient in answering employee questions about computer security

Adept with modifying security files to add new employees, delete former employees, and change employee name, following notice received from computer user departments and personnel office

Knowledge of sending printouts listing employee data authorization to computer user departments to verify or correct information in security files

Well-versed with reviewing data use records and comparing user names listed in records with employee authorization to ensure that all employees who accessed data files were entitled for the same

Proficient in deleting data access of unauthorized users, and for users who have not used data for specified time

Not applicable

Good analytical skills

Strong technical skills

Good verbal and written communication skills

Problem solving skills

High productivity

Positive attitude


Decision making skills

It is a desk job

May need to handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option maybe available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 6 days a week for 8 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system may predominantly not be available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

The job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

Health hazards include working in front of computer for long hours, etc.

Occupational hazards include strain on eyes, headache, cervical and lumbar spondylosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, mental stress, etc.

For freshers -INR25,000 to INR 30,000 per month

For candidates with 2-3 years of experience or more - INR 30,000 to INR 35,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Current Trends of IT & ITeS Sector in India

In 2012, the Indian IT & ITeS sector crossed the US$100 billion milestone; it grew by almost 1,000 times in the last two decades on the basis of cost arbitration, skill availability and government support. The sector is estimated to grow at an 11.5 percent CAGR over 2008-2013 to reach US$108.4 billion. The IT & ITeS industry is expected to reach US$300 billion by 2020 driven by rising demand in domestic market, along with increasing IT Services exports. The CAGR for 2013-2020 is estimated to be 16 percent.

In the IT Exports segment, a large portion of the workforce is currently engineers and MCAs over 80%. The proportion of graduates of science and other streams engaged in software development is expected to show significant increase from about 5% to 10% currently to about 15% to 20%.The Indian IT and ITES Industry would record about US $ 220 billion in exports and US $ 60 billion domestically by 2022, totaling to about US $ 260 billion growing at a CAGR of 12.8%.

The sector provides indirect employment to about 9.5 million people. The sector is expected to employ about 5.1 million professionals directly in FY22 and exports are likely to continue to dominate. This would definitely lead to an increase in employment opportunities of Computer Security Specialist across towns and cities in India.

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