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Cybersecurity Consultant

  • Location: Plano, Texas, 75024
  • Salary: 50.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

This international network integration leader has an immediate 6-12+ month contract opportunity in Plano, TX for a Cybersecurity Consultant.  Will be working remotely initially but must be available to work onsite in Plano, TX in the future.  The Cybersecurity consultant is responsible for developing business plan and service menu of cybersecurity business (SOC, IR, etc), for providing up-to-date cybersecurity trend, and for fulfilling hands-on incident handling and vulnerability management.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, design, establish CSIRT and SOC operation process and service.

  • Research and analyze security standards, trend, security systems and technology.

  • Provide complex technical advice, recommendations and consultancy on networks, infrastructure, products, and services supplied to customers.

  • Develop business plan, use case and cybersecurity solutions for customers to meet ROI

  • Work with SOC/IR/delivery team to continuously enhance service and its quality.

  • Develop security strategy and planning for customers, aligning with groups

  • Prepare security program plans and execute IT controls, processes, audit tools, interfaces and utilities for authentication.

  • Document  procedures and process.

  • Determine the most effective way to protect computers, networks, software, data and information systems against any possible attacks.

  • Analyze IT cyber security operations and systems, hardware configurations, physical security, and operating procedures across organization.

  • Implement security risk analysis for current and new systems to find system weaknesses or disclosures.

  • Recommend solutions to stakeholder to strengthen IT Cyber Security Framework

  • Publish and present the insight and trend to IT/non-IT executives and customers.

  • Conduct information security management reviews.

  • Ensure technical implementation and business processes are aligned

  • Define, implement and maintain corporate security policies and procedures

  • Conduct incident handling and response efforts ad needed

  • Coordinate the technical response and investigation efforts with regional investigators

  • Provide training and coaching for CSIRT team 

  • Project management as needed. Manage 3rd party vendor services as needed.

  • Security Incident Trend Analysis. Investigating new security vulnerabilities, threats and proper response o Suggest counter measures for Kaizen activities.

  • Incident Response Plan improvement. Tests and updates the Incident response plan periodically


  • BA/BS degree or higher in International Relations, Security Studies, Intelligence Studies, Cyber Security, Computer Science, or related field

  • 10+ years of experience in the field of Cyber Security preferably with Fortune 500 company.

  • 4+ years of experience in managing CSIRT & SOC operation for organization.

  • 3+ years of experience leading high-functioning teams

  • 5+ years of vulnerability management / risk assessment experiences.

  • Experience with collecting, analyzing, and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data from multiple sources

  • Experience in managing SOC/IR service provider

  • Ability to handle high pressure situations with key stakeholders

  • Proficient in Incident Management and Response

  • In-depth knowledge of security concepts such as cyber-attacks and techniques, threat vectors, risk management, incident management etc.

  • Experience in threat management

  • Proficient in preparation of reports, dashboards and documentation

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills

  • Good Analytical skills, Problem solving and Interpersonal skills

  • Experience with cyber, incident response and digital forensics, security engineering, security operations, computer network operations, information operations, information warfare, or topical cyber