Access Talent Today, LLC - Austin, TX

Seeking a Cyber Security Engineer / Architect to join a team providing Security Operations Services for a major state & local government customer located in Texas. This position reports to the Technical Director and is a member of the on-site team providing cyber security design, architecture, and compliance management and oversight services.

Working with fellow team members, the Cybersecurity Engineer / Architect will be responsible for a wide variety of activities to secure, manage, and continually evolve the environment.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Infrastructure management and operations of core tools including SIEM (Splunk) and Privileged Access Management solution (CyberARK)
  • Participate, coordinate and lead the Firewall Rule Change Board to ensure changes are managed in accordance with process, standards, and policy requirements
  • Audit and validate compliance with approved firewall rules and security device configurations
  • Design, develop, and implement Master Security Baseline Configurations (MSBC) for in-scope systems including data center and cloud infrastructure. Supported systems include Windows, Linux, UNIX, and various cloud IaaS/PaaS/SaaS platforms
  • Define standards and data flows for IDS/IPS and other security devices in the environment
  • Working with the Security Operations Center, define endpoint logging and SIEM filtering for effective security event capture, monitoring and triaging
  • Perform threat intelligence analysis based on feeds, emerging threats, and best practices.
  • Support emergency response activities including threat and incident remediation
  • Support disaster recovery and business continuity activities
  • Lead the coordination and collaboration with peer support teams to design and implement security features and standards for data center and cloud systems including Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) standards
  • Coordinate with peer support organizations and teams to assess malware issues including response, remediation, and prevention activities
  • Document, update and maintain policies, procedures and job aids associated with management of the environment
  • Provide data flow design and analysis to support cybersecurity requirements
  • Develop standards and baselines in accordance with best practice, compliance requirements and NIST guidance
  • Develop reports, recurring deliverables and presentations for management and executive stakeholders


Required Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline and nine (9) years related experience; OR, Master’s Degree and seven (7) years of experience in a related discipline (e.g. Information Security).
  • Cybersecurity certification (CISSP or CRISC preferred; alternatives include CompTIA Security+, CEH, CISA, CISM, GSLC, C-CISO, etc)
  • Experience with NIST RMF and SP800-53R4
  • Experience providing and coordinating cyber security assessments and audits
  • Experience with the development and documentation of cybersecurity policies and standards
  • Cyber security in data center and cloud environments
  • Experience with one or more public cloud services including Azure or AWS
  • Work in a team environment
  • Experience with SIEM and/or PAM tools such as Splunk, CyberARK or similar tools
  • Experience with management of security devices including firewalls, IDS/IPS
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office including Word and PowerPoint


Posted On: Tuesday, April 21, 2020

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