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Cyber Security Compliance Engineer

Cyber Security Compliance Engineer

Direct Hire
Houston, TX
   |   January 10 2019


This is a direct hire opportunity in Downtown Houston with excellent benefits. Our client, an energy company, has an immediate opening for an experienced IT Security Engineer/ Administrator. Your primary responsibility will be maintaining and enhancing security standards and maintaining SOX compliance.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Management of IT Security Plans which may include Mission Critical and non-Critical environments
  • Incident and Risk Management
  • Management of POAM and Risks
  • Perform security assessments of all changes that have an impact on overall security posture
  • Be able to provide recommendations when required, to ensure overall security posture
  • Support security projects and new initiatives
  • Create strategies, controls and architecture
  • Maintain the organization’s data loss prevention and security information
  • Actively audit the infrastructure and applications for security problems while prioritizing fixes
  • Build repeatable and testable security infrastructure
  • Research emerging trends and technologies to assess the threats they may face
  • Provide security expertise on system, network, encryption, authentication, and governance
  • Recommends configuration changes to improve the performance, usability, and value of


  • Understanding of basic security policies and have some knowledge of FISMA and NIST is desirable
  • Knowledge of IT systems (hardware, software, networks), applications and the people that use them
  • Basic understanding of network and system architectures and detecting security issues during development and integration
  • An understanding of the array of threats and vulnerabilities that characterize the modern-day cyber-attack
  • An understanding of the roles of incident management and security/compliance auditing.


  • An understanding of exploits, common vulnerabilities, common network intrusion methods, and various attack patterns and tactics.
  • Background in managing and using different security controls.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and written.
  • Understanding of Risk Management frameworks.
  • Relevant certifications might include: Associate of (ISC)2 for CISSP, SANS Global Information Assurance, Certification Security Essentials Certification (GSEC), CompTIA Security+

5-7 years of IT Security Experience in a large environment is required
Extensive hands-on experience configuring routers and Firewalls
Experience with SOX Compliance
Experience with Cisco required, Palo Alto is a strong plus
Excellent communication skills are a must