Sr. IT Cybersecurity Specialist (Hybrid)

Houston, Texas • Salary: $145k - 150k per year + benefits • Posted: 1 month ago

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Sr. IT Cybersecurity Specialist (Hybrid)

We have an immediate need for a direct hire Sr. IT Cybersecurity Specialist to join a global oil exploration and production company. The ideal candidate is an experienced and dynamic individual who will manage day-to-day IT Security operations, oversee Security Incident Response, manage the 3rd party risk management program, coordinate with the security team to address risks, and ensure needs of the business and operations are addressed in a timely manner.

Location: Houston, Texas (Hybrid with 3 days onsite, 2 days remote per week)

This job expects to pay around $145,000 – 150,000 annually plus benefits.

What You Will Do:

  • Contribute to IT security vision, roadmap, and execution plan
  • Oversee the day-to-day operational support of the IT Security team including leading the weekly status meetings, handling, and prioritizing help desk tickets, managing projects/ deadlines/ resources, and overseeing Incident Response
  • Define/update /oversee IT Security policies/procedures/standards and drive enforcement.
  • Support the Head of IT Security in establishing overall enterprise information security architecture (EISA) with the organization’s overall security strategy
  • Support the Head of IT Security in planning the IT Security budget and staffing needs
  • Support the Head of IT Security in advising senior management (e.g., Chief Information Officer, Executives, Board Members) on risk levels and security posture
  • Oversee the information security training and awareness program (including Phishing campaigns)
  • Establish scoring and grading metrics to measure the maturity and effectiveness of Cybersecurity program

What Gets You The Job: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in cyber security, Computer Science, or a related Information Technology field.
  • 7+ years of experience. in cyber security with 3 years’ experience serving in a Cybersecurity supervisory role.
  • Big 4 experience
  • Experience delivering cybersecurity and risk management information and analysis to leadership across the organization.
  • Familiar with security best practice standards such as NIST 800-53, ISO 27001, COBIT, OWASP, etc.
  • Knowledge of cloud security principles, particularly in popular cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP).
  • Experience and working knowledge of Microsoft E5 Security suite (MDE, Intune, Purview).
  • Strong MS Active Directory administration skills and experience.
  • CISM certification preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in a Security Operation Center (SOC) preferred.
  • Proven experience enhancing the maturity of an enterprise-wide cybersecurity program.
  • Strong experience building/managing 3rd party risk management program.

Irvine Technology Corporation (ITC) is a leading provider of technology and staffing solutions for IT, Security, Engineering, and Interactive Design disciplines servicing startups to enterprise clients, nationally. We pride ourselves in the ability to introduce you to our intimate network of business and technology leaders – bringing you opportunity coupled with personal growth, and professional development!  Join us. Let us catapult your career!

Irvine Technology Corporation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Irvine Technology Corporation complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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