Senior Security Engineer

  • Location: Houston
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #9243

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Security Engineer to join our team. As a Senior Security Engineer, you will be responsible for ensuring the security of our organization's information systems, networks, and data. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including IT, engineering, and operations, to develop and implement security policies and procedures, manage security incidents, and oversee risk management.

The Job:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain security policies and procedures based on industry standards such as NIST and ISO.
  • Design, implement, and maintain security controls, including firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, data encryption, and access controls.
  • Manage security incidents, conduct investigations, and implement remediation actions.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure security requirements are integrated into the engineering process.
  • Conduct security assessments and risk analyses and develop risk management plans.
  • Provide guidance and support to junior security team members.
  • Keep up-to-date with emerging threats, technologies, and trends in cybersecurity.
  • Manage and maintain patch management processes and ensure timely patching of vulnerabilities across systems.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in cybersecurity engineering, policy development, and risk management.
  • Strong knowledge of industry standards such as NIST and ISO.
  • Hands-on experience with security technologies such as firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, and data encryption.
  • Knowledge of vulnerability assessment tools and methodologies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or CISA are preferred.



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We offer benefits such as weekly pay, health insurance, 401k and even profit sharing to our consultants.




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