Cyber Security Lead

Houston, Texas, United States

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate logo is a managed IT services provider focusing on infrastructure, operational and project requirements across the corporate enterprise market.

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Cyber Security Lead

Houston, Texas, United States - Full time

We are a global managed IT services provider focusing on infrastructure, operational and project requirements across the corporate enterprise market.

Established in 1999, our growth has been 100% organic and founded upon the solid principles of 'doing the right thing' for the customer. This has led to great customer retention, repeat projects and a reputation for delivery - even under pressure and in the most challenging environments.

We understand that we need exceptional talent to accomplish our mission - therefore we place great emphasis on the people component of IT, and we strive constantly to attract, develop, and retain the best people. We cultivate an ethos and environment within which our people are focused, nurtured, and continually challenged to develop and improve their competencies in a fun and rewarding culture.

We like to think we get the work/life balance right at

While everyone is challenged and must work hard on the job, we always try to offer flexible work schedules and organize events and fun nights out with our team and their families.


Role Type: ONSITE Houston downtown.

Duration: Until at least the end of the year.

Engagement: W2

Start date: ASAP

Notes: Emphasis on incident response

The core tasks, duties, and responsibilities are listed in the job description below:


  • Detect and analyze opportunistic and persistent threats, deploying counter measures and conducting risk and vulnerability assessments across the enterprise.
  • Design, implement, monitor, and analyze security intelligence generated by company security controls.
  • Participate in detection and response of cyber incidents, assist in recovery of operations and assist in formulating, updating, and communicating short- and long-term organizational cybersecurity strategies and policies.
  • Develop tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) and lead triage, containment, and eradication of threats.
  • Participate in threat hunting activities and threat analysis to maintain a high degree of awareness on the current threat landscape.
  • Provide effective incident response, by correlating intelligence from intrusion prevention systems (IPS), endpoints and third parties.
  • Develop and produce reports on all activities and incidents to help maintain day-to-day status.
  • Develop and report on trends and provide focus and situational awareness on all issues.
  • Maintain documentation for all systems and create user guides and standard operating procedures.
  • Adhere to enterprise change management procedures and corporate security policies.
  • Produce reports identifying significant or suspicious security events to appropriate parties. Include latest security threat information and tie back to specific intrusion sets of nation state actors when possible.


To be seriously considered for this role, please have the following:

  • Communicates effectively (written/verbal) with technical and non-technical audiences, possesses strong interpersonal skills, is self-motivated, and is innovative in a fast-paced environment.
  • Thorough understanding of the relevant incident response steps, as well as knowledge of various security architectures and frameworks (Zero Trust, SABSA).
  • Experience administering enterprise vulnerability management and security awareness solutions
  • Experience administering multi-factor authentication systems
  • Experience managing enterprise security appliances and/or security monitoring software (IPSs, firewalls etc.)


This position is in a location that does not offer relocation. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not, now or in the future, require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.


The applicant who fills this position will be eligible for the following compensation and benefits:

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Short Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Basic & Voluntary Life and AD&D insurance
  • We contribute 3% of your salary to your 401K account (regardless of whether you participate)
  • 15 days of PTO when you join us and 20 days once you reach your first year
  • 9 Paid observed holidays
Job region: North America
Job country: United States
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