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Cybersecurity and Risk Advisory Services Consultant

Overview:

Alliant Cybersecurity is seeking a Cybersecurity and Risk Advisory Services Consultant to be based in Houston, TX to help expand its Cybersecurity and Risk Advisory practice. In this role, you will be responsible for:
  • Client project execution providing Information Security consultation with a project foundation approach, within recognized frameworks (ISO, NIST, etc.).
  • Supporting our clients with meeting their cybersecurity posture improvement and compliance obligations by:
    • Evaluating client business Information Security posture, remediation of findings and compliance preparation.
    • Providing clear, organized findings and recommendations to clients, whilst tracking progress towards resolution, remediation and compliance.
    • Working with clients to implement industry best practices and identify and eliminate security vulnerabilities, supported by industry leading tools.
    • Producing detailed, high-quality reports for clients and industry third parties.
    • Sharing your knowledge and expertise with clients, towards further improving their Information Security robustness.
    • Working with a team oriented project methodology.
    • Contributing your thoughts, mastering our tools, sharing industry news, and lessons learned.
    • Growing the business by identification of new opportunities through your client engagements or network.
    • Being a team player and having the capability and ambition to develop your skills in our fast-paced industry.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years Enterprise InfoSec and/or SMB IT Security consulting experience.
  • Hands on Information Security specific experiences in at least two of the following domains:
    • IT Systems Hardening
    • Access Management
    • Vulnerability Management
    • Incident Management
    • Endpoint security
    • Cloud Security
    • Governance
    • Network security
    • Compliance (NY DFS, GDPR, SOx, PCI/PA-DSS / HIPAA, etc.)
  • Ability to engage, discover, map and analyze client challenges holistically and to formulate scope and detailed action plans. Problem solving skills are key within this context.
  • Ability to work both autonomously as in concerted (client) matrix teams.
  • Clear understanding of risk management and demonstrable real-world applicable experience.
  • A goal oriented pragmatic attitude, with great attention to detail.
  • Ability and willingness to learn and develop continuously (and sometimes rapidly.)
  • Microsoft Suite skills, including and not limited to pivot tables, charting. (Focus: Excel, Word, PowerPoint and SharePoint.)
  • A ‘can-do’ attitude will go a very long way to start with: Solution finding and appreciation for pragmatic risk management.
  • Accredited college Bachelor’s degree 
  • Valid current driver’s license
  • Experience with leading security systems, tools and methodologies.
  • Friendly, respectful, ethical and inquisitive outgoing personality.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills.
  • Ability to travel up to 70% on a monthly basis.
  • May require working both traditional and non-traditional hours.

Certifications:

  • Primary relevant certifications: CISSP, CISM, CISA, and/or GSEC.
  • Secondary: CCSP, CIPP, CEH, CSXP or similar certifications.

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