Cyber Security Specialist/Consultant (5+ years)

Raleigh, NC, United States

Coffman Engineers, Inc.

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Company Description

At Coffman Engineers, we serve as both prime consultant and sub consultant on projects large and small, including commercial, retail, institutional, government, industrial, and project/construction management. Incorporated in 1979, we have employees in more than 19 locations serving clients across the United States and overseas.

To meet client objectives and to integrate our many disciplines, we can create teams comprised of civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, fire protection, and corrosion control, as well as project/construction managers and professionals in a variety of specialty services. This ability has made us a leader in the engineering and construction communities, and has strengthened our reputation as being progressive, innovative, and a great place to work.

Job Description

Coffman Engineers has been making a positive impact in the communities where we work for over 45 years. Our unique cultural balance of challenging projects and lively staff engagement has set us apart as a leading multidiscipline consulting engineering firm across the US. 

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Cyber Security Specialist/Consultant (5+ years) to join our team in our Raleigh office. The ideal candidate will possess in-depth knowledge of cybersecurity principles, practices, and technologies, along with a proven track record of successfully implementing cybersecurity solutions for a variety of clients across different industries. The Cyber Security Specialist Consultant will be responsible for assessing clients' cybersecurity needs, developing customized security strategies and solutions, and providing expert guidance and support to ensure the protection of sensitive information and assets from cyber threats.


Requirements Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or a related field.  
  • Higher Degree such as Masters or Ph.D (preferred, but not required)
  • Professional certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, CEH, or equivalent are highly desirable.
  • Proven experience working as a cybersecurity specialist or consultant, with a minimum of 5 years in the field.
  • In-depth knowledge of cybersecurity principles, practices, methodologies, and technologies.
  • Strong understanding of regulatory compliance requirements such as GDPR, HIPAA, PCI DSS, etc.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to assess complex cybersecurity issues and develop effective solutions.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively interact with clients, stakeholders, and team members.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with security assessment tools, penetration testing techniques, and incident response procedures.
  • High level of integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality in handling sensitive information and data.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive cybersecurity assessments for clients to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and compliance gaps.
  • Analyze existing security measures and infrastructure to determine areas for improvement and optimization.
  • Develop customized cybersecurity strategies and solutions tailored to meet clients' specific needs and requirements.
  • Implement security controls, protocols, and technologies to safeguard against unauthorized access, data breaches, and other cyber threats.
  • Provide expert guidance and recommendations to clients on best practices for cybersecurity risk management and mitigation.
  • Collaborate with internal teams and external stakeholders to ensure the effective implementation of cybersecurity solutions.
  • Stay abreast of emerging cyber threats, vulnerabilities, and industry best practices to continually enhance the effectiveness of security measures.
  • Conduct security awareness training and education sessions for clients' personnel to promote a culture of cybersecurity awareness and compliance.
  • Assist clients in responding to and mitigating cybersecurity incidents, including conducting forensic investigations and implementing remediation measures.
  • Prepare and deliver clear and concise reports, presentations, and recommendations to clients' executives and stakeholders.

This position is not eligible for sponsorship.

Additional Information

Why You Want To Work Here

You could choose to work anywhere, so why work at Coffman Engineers? Because we are different – our culture sets us apart. Simply stated, we are a group of creative, high-performing people who like working together and believe that what we do makes a difference. Employees say that it feels like working with a group of friends in a small office while enjoying the benefits and perks of working for a large firm. Our culture is not the only thing that makes us different, but it drives everything we do.

Coffman offers comprehensive benefits, including a flexible PTO program and a fun office environment.  Our downtown Spokane office is located near the historic Davenport Hotel and the city’s public transportation center, and within walking distance of Riverfront Park.  Whether it is delivering the best possible service to our clients, or competing in an office-wide ping-pong competition, we welcome the dedicated and the driven. Join us.

Don’t take our word for it. Check out what others are saying:

Coffman at a Glance:

  • 45 years in business 
  • 750+ employees serving clients throughout the U.S. and overseas from more than 21 locations
  • Multi-discipline engineering services plus corrosion control, commissioning and project/construction management
  • #27 Top 80 Engineering Firms, Building Design+Construction, 2019
  • #29 Zweig Group Hot Firm List, Zweig Group, 2021
  • #161 Top 500 Design Firms, Engineering News-Record, 2023


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This position is direct with Coffman Engineers; we are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled individuals.

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Tags: CEH CISA CISM CISSP Compliance Computer Science GDPR HIPAA Incident response Industrial PCI DSS Pentesting Risk management Security assessment Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: Flex hours Flex vacation

Region: North America
Country: United States
Job stats:  10  2  0
Category: Consulting Jobs

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