Cyber Security Specialist


CrossRealms is a fast-growing Chicago-based IT Managed Services and solutions provider comprised of certified expert consultants, engineers, and business team members. We specialize in designing customized, enterprise-class solutions that are comprehensive, resilient, and scalable. Through our technology expertise and proven track record of transformative results for companies large and small, we aim to build long-term relationships and are committed to meeting and exceeding client needs. Our services and solutions are in use by a wide variety of industries, including legal, manufacturing, healthcare, and more.

Position Title:
Cyber Security Specialist 

As a Cyber Security Specialist, you will ensure systems are in place to provide a secure environment. Use industry knowledge to not only suggest best practices but to also put them in place. Expected to have a solid foundation in managing information security policies and a hands-on role that requires a high degree of technical security expertise in ensuring security policies and controls.


  • Ensure the integrity, security, and resiliency of critical operations
  • Provide support and engineering for web and email proxies, SIEM, vulnerability management, cloud environments, IDS / IPS and firewall reviews
  • Identify and analyze potential threat activity targeting client networks via monitoring systems, alerts, vulnerabilities, SIEM tools and network traffic.
  • Harden the configuration of devices and networks utilizing best practice with minimal interruption.
  • Conduct security event monitoring, advanced analytics and response activities
  • Respond to and resolve or escalate security and networking incidents.
  • Interact with stakeholders and possess the ability to influence direction, articulate risks and sell secure solutions
  • Generate best practices for the technology or tool.
  • Take initiative to determine how a system should work and make improvements of its usage.
  • Develop and maintain documentation for security systems and procedures.


Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 5+ years in IT and security for an enterprise-level organization.
  • IT security certifications (CISSP, GIAC, CEH or similar)
  • Advanced to expert-level knowledge and understanding of enterprise security best practices, security engineering and integration as required.

Job Type: Fulltime 
Job Location: Chicago (onsite – Chicagoland based applicants only) 

Job Category: Technology
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Chicago (onsite – Chicagoland based applicants only)

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