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Data Security Specialist

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a non-profit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and other historic aircraft as well as a cold war era guided missile submarine. Opened in 1982, the Museum, anchored aboard the former USS Intrepid, a National Historic Landmark, has welcomed more than 1 million visitors annually since 2012. The mission of the Intrepid Museum is to promote the awareness and understanding of history, science and service through its collections, exhibitions and programming, in order to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth.

We’re looking for a driven cyber security pecialist passionate about building innovating solutions to prevent against an ever-expanding battery of cyberattacks. We’ll look to the selected candidate to defend our critical information and computer networks from opportunistic hackers, and we’ll also depend on you to keep your thumb on the pulse of the IT security sphere so you can take appropriate measures to keep our business and platforms protected.
The Data Security Specialist will have the opportunity to develop, implement, communicate, monitor and maintain our cyber security program, including identifying critical systems and critical digital assets, addressing cyber security controls for each critical digital asset, and maintaining cyber security attack mitigation and incident response capability

The essential duties include but are not limited to:

  • Provide security monitoring and incident response services required by the business, in alignment with Cyber Security’s mission to protect Client’s Digital Assets (including Industrial Control Systems) to a level of confidentiality, integrity and availability commensurate with the threat to those assets and their value to Client.
  • Act as internal expert on matters relating to intrusion detection and incident response.
  • Lead investigations into network intrusions and other cyber security breaches. Provide a coordinated response to complex cyber-attacks that threaten company’s assets, intellectual property, and computer systems.
  • Contribute to the development and improvement of security monitoring and incident response processes and solutions as required to support our cyber security program.
  • Operate security monitoring and incident response toolsets with a focus on continuous improvement.


  • Research and recommend solutions for incident response and digital forensics.
  • Available to work weekends, nights and holidays as required and willingness to work on-call in the event of a security breech or other emergency..

Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in information technology or related field plus 2 to 5 years of experience in IT security. GCIA, GCIH and CISSP (or equivalent) certification (preferred). Knowledge of current security risks and protocols required. Good analytic and problem solving skills with ability to work under close supervision, as well as the ability to take independent initiative when needed. Experience in information security, specifically with penetration testing, intrusion detection, incident response or digital forensics. Demonstrated track record of high ethical character and ability to understand sensitive information and maintain confidentiality. Strong interpersonal and communication skills at all levels of the organization, from line workers to senior management level. Strong critical thinking, complex problem solving skills as well as highly organized and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

We offer a competitive salary, benefits and the opportunity to be a part of a very rewarding time in the Museum’s history! 

For consideration e-mail resume with salary requirements to:

Be sure to include the title of the position you are interested in and your salary requirements.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an equal opportunity employer.


The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an equal opportunity employer.