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Cybersecurity Specialist

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

Posted 21 days ago

This international network integration leader has an immediate 6-12+ month contract opportunity in Plano, TX for a Cybersecurity Specialist.  Will be working remotely initially but must be available to work onsite in Plano, TX in the future.  The cybersecurity specialist / solution architect is responsible for assessing security posture of customers, providing technical advice, and developing improvement plan. This candidate would be to architect and develop and propose new solution offerings with presales team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

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

  • Conduct cybersecurity assessment to identify area of potential vulnerability.

  • Develop business plan, use case and cybersecurity solutions for customers.

  • Develop security strategy and planning for customers.

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

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

  • 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

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

  • 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.

  • Coordinate the technical response and investigation efforts with regional investigators.

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

  • Security Incident Trend Analysis. Investigating new security vulnerabilities, threats, and proper response to suggest counter measures.


QUALIFICATION

  • BA/BS degree or higher in Cyber Security, Computer Science, or related field

  • 5+ years of experience with cybersecurity architect, product selection, and implementation.

  • 5+ years of experiences with risk assessment and vulnerability management.

  • Extensive experience in the design and implementation of complex IT systems

  • Extensive experience in building cybersecurity reference architecture.

  • Significant technical expertise in one or more of the following areas.

  • Cloud: O365, Azure, AWS, Zscaler

  • Network: Proofpoint, Palo Alto

  • EPP, EDR : Tanium, CrowdStrike, Cylance, D-ATP

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

  • Experience with MFA, PKI, SSO, Identify access management. 

  • Excellent documentation skills.

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills

  • Good Analytical skills, Problem solving and Interpersonal skills.

  • Work experience in consulting firm.