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Sr. Cybersecurity Engineer

Houston, TX · Information Technology

Key duties

  • Assist CISO with the delivery of cybersecurity and managed security services
  • Interact with Clients in person and telephonically to assist in the business development process, implement cybersecurity solutions and respond to incidents
  • Recommend, install and configure security architecture solutions such as firewalls, network segmentation, network monitoring, SIEM systems, endpoint detection and response and vulnerability management systems based on Client needs, risk tolerance and budget
  • Implement third party tools to assist in detection, prevention and analysis of security threats
  • Conduct and supervise risk assessments, vulnerability scans, vulnerability assessments, penetration tests, incident response, remediation efforts and red/purple team events
  • Monitor firewalls, networks and systems for security breaches through the use of software that detects intrusions and anomalous behavior
  • Perform and lead on-site and remote incident response and investigation
  • Conduct and/or assist with deployment and management of software-based security awareness training and social engineering campaigns
  • Provide all necessary support for cybersecurity and managed security services
  • Develop knowledge and expertise of key cybersecurity and data privacy regulations
  • Attend and/or present at conferences and events


Skills and competencies
Key technical skills include:

  • Demonstrable experience conducting penetration tests, web application penetration tests, vulnerability assessments and red team exercises
  • Demonstrable experience conducting malware investigation and analysis
  • Demonstrable incident response experience
  • Demonstrable experience with next generation anti-virus software, endpoint detection and response systems, intrusion detection, and firewalls
  • Demonstrable experience with risk assessment tools, technologies and methods
  • Demonstrable experience with vulnerability scanning tools
  • Demonstrable experience with designing secure networks, systems and application architectures
  • Demonstrable experience planning, researching and developing security policies, standards and procedures
  • Demonstrable experience and knowledge in system administration, supporting multiple platforms and applications
  • Demonstrable knowledge of cloud environments such as AWS, Azure and GPC
  • Preferable experience, knowledge of or the ability and willingness to learn:
  • network security issues to peers and management

Minimum Experience:

  • 3-5 years continuous experience as civilian operator in information security function OR military assignment as cyber operator or equivalent function OR equivalent information security assignment in government or law enforcement agency
Computer science or information security related degrees and certificates will not replace on-the-job experience but will be considered in addition to it.
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