Date Posted:

May 7,2024

Apply Before:

Jun 30,2024

Department:

Tech

Location

Remote (Work From Home)

No# of Posts

3

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Job Description:

“Our CPA firm is looking for a full-time Rockstar TECH Security Specialist at TGBS”

About the company Tax Goddess

Solid, growing, and lively/fun Tax Strategy & CPA firm. We have been in the business for over 19 years and we are ranked the Top 1% Tax Strategists in the USA. This would be a long-term opportunity for the right person. We are a progressive, computer-savvy, 100% digital CPA Firm, so you must have mad computer skills.

Job Summary 

As a TECH Security Specialist at TGBS, you will be responsible for safeguarding remote end-user devices and Cloud systems. You will plan and implement security measures to protect sensitive data and systems from cyber attacks, hacking attacks, intrusion, infiltration, and natural disasters

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and secure on-site networks remotely and cloud systems against threats and unauthorized access.
  • Develop and implement security policies and protocols.
  • Conduct regular security assessments and audits to ensure compliance with security standards.
  • Manage firewall and intrusion detection systems.
  • Analyze security breaches to determine their root cause and implement preventive measures.
  • Stay updated with the latest cybersecurity trends and hacker tactics.
  • Train and guide staff on information security best practices.
  • Coordinate with IT and other departments to improve security.
  • Respond to and recover from security incidents and breaches.
  • Manage security tools and software, ensuring they are updated and maintained.
  • Assist in the creation of disaster recovery plans and business continuity plans.
  • Report findings and suggest improvements to higher management.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or a related field.
  • 1 year of experience in an information security role.
  • Strong knowledge of firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, data encryption, and other industry-standard techniques and practices.
  • In-depth understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols.
  • Familiarity with web-related technologies and network/web-related protocols.
  • Problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, CEH, or similar are highly preferred.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience with network security and networking technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools.
  • Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies, and methods.
  • Experience designing secure networks, systems, and application architectures.
  • Knowledge of disaster recovery, computer forensic tools, technologies, and methods.

Qualified applicants must:

  • Manage and mitigate IT/Tech problems and issues for a team of individuals
  • Multitask. Our firm moves quickly and you need to be able to keep up and handle multiple projects at the same time. You are expected to manage your projects, and priorities, and ensure everything assigned is completed by the deadlines. Either work additional hours as needed, or communicate with management that you need an extended deadline.
  • Have excellent analytical skills to be able to keep up with current tech & you are expected to streamline and make more efficient our firm (automating systems, streamlining, finding software to process complex tasks, etc.)
  • Be Proactive – Find issues, seek out problems, and correct them before they occur. Consider how you can make your position obsolete (so that we can move you into more senior-type tasks & projects).
  • Recommend new tech as it gets released if it is appropriate for our systems, workflows, teams, etc.
  • High communication skills are mandatory. Be ready to Skype on call, work through issues with staff and clients, assist and train, film videos for training modules, etc.  FLUENT spoken English & proper grammar usage are required. This position requires you to be online and monitor our team, computers, and Slack communications, and be very active while you are on the clock, we need someone available for standard USA working hours and available on-call if needed.
  • Have at least 5 years of previous experience in a similar role. -Have at least 3 years of previous job experience in IT security
  • All pertinent work experience must either have been with a firm/company/individual in the United States or usable for a company operating in Arizona, U.S.A.
  • Be flexible! Sometimes other teams will need your assistance (marketing, admin, operations, sales, etc.), and be prepared to take on any task to help the overall team.

Major plus if you have:

  • Security clearances to work in the USA
  • Familiarity with Slack, Insightly, Google Suite, ProConnect Tax Online, Lacerte, QuickBooks, ATX, Jotform, SQL, Zapier, Infusionsoft, IFTTT, WordPress, WooCommerce, PHP,
  • Server management experience
  • Familiarity with multiple programming languages is not mandatory but would be a bonus

What you will get in this position:

  • To work with a global organization, that focuses on tax minimization for USA company leaders
  • An engaging, fun, and exciting workplace working closely with the Owner and Tax Goddess herself
  • Paid Training. Training isn’t just necessary to our company, it is vital. We make sure that employees develop the skill set that allows them to undertake a greater variety of work.
  • Spiff and bonuses. 
  • We provide a reward for every new idea you bring into the company to help streamline our processes. 
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program. We provide a $200 incentive for every qualified candidate who stays with us for more than 90 days.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity. No company politics.
  • Employees are genuinely appreciated. Our company has a culture of appreciation. We don’t take for granted our people’s fantastic work.
  • Collaborative environment. We make sure that no one is left behind, and we actively support everyone’s career progress.
  • Work from home. 

System requirements :

  • Internet Speed: At least 10mbps
  • CPU: Core i5 (8th generation minimum) or i7 (8th generation minimum)RAM: Minimum of 16GB
  • Storage: Minimum 256GB SSD or 500GB HDD
  • Operating System: Genuine Windows (Preferably Pro).
  • Audio: A good quality headset preferably equipped with noise cancellation
  • Video: A laptop/pc with a webcam or a good-quality webcam

To ensure the security of our firm, we can only consider candidates who have a Windows operating machine. Having Windows Pro would be a significant advantage. If you are a Mac user and wish to apply, please note that you will need to acquire a Windows operating machine once you are accepted to perform the job with us.

Hours:

You must have overlap time with both the USA and India/Africa time zones as our team is Global. The department works 24/7 on shifts to cover staff working globally. Please make sure you can work flexible hours before you apply.

How to Apply: 

Must be willing to follow our hiring process:

  1. Fill up the jot form, Send your proposal along with your updated resume.
  2. Answer the Critical thinking through videoask along with a technical assessment 
  3. Technical Interview with the Head of Department and the hiring team 
  4. Behavioral  interview with HR
  5. Hiring decision and job offer with HR department head
  6. Satisfactory Background and credit check

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please apply by including “super-badass-enthusiastic TECH Security Specialist” in your submission. Submissions without this will be ignored.

Make your mark. Apply today!

Tax Goddess provides equal contractor opportunities to applicants and staff without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Shauna Wekherlien

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We are ranked in the Top 1% of Tax Strategists in the US, as per AICTC. Protecting our client’s confidential information is our topmost priority. So, we have to be very careful in selecting the best staff. Due to this, we have a bit lengthy hiring process. Please bear with us patiently.

Thanks for your cooperation!

Our Hiring
Process

  1. Job Application
  2. Application Screening/Finalizing Candidate and Informing them
  3. Written Test
  4. General Interview
  5. Technical Interview
  6. Interview with the CEO
  7. Police Verification/ Background check
  8. Final Interview
  9. In-House Training
  10. Departmental Training
  11. Final Test