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Specialist - IT Cybersecurity -- Houston, TX

Houston, Texas
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Energy Transfer is looking for an experienced Cybersecurity professional to assist with managing security tools, conducting investigations and incident response, following industry best practices. Our Cybersecurity Team is responsible for protecting both the business and its data while preventing, monitoring and reacting to Cyber threats. In this role, you will be expected to undertake complex projects requiring additional specialized technical knowledge, all while making well-thought out decisions on complex or ambiguous IT issues while ensuring complex IT solutions are successfully implemented.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Analyzes known and emerging threats to determine risks against company assets and takes action when and where needed to both proactively protect and respond to threats.
Collaborates with OT and IT Teams, and others to implement and refine information security strategies that reflect best practices.
Supports cyber security event investigations.
Reviews industry guidance for cyber security, identifies gaps in cyber security controls and recommends/implements technical or administrative solutions to remediate.
Reviews existing and new services/providers/architectures for compliance with established company standards and policies and recommends methods to correct.
Regularly interacts with internal and external customers on security-related projects and operational tasks.
Investigates and utilizes new technologies and processes to enhance security capabilities and implement improvements.
Develops documentation to support tools, proceses, investigations and incidents.


Education and/or Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

_To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements for this position are listed below: _

2-5 years of progressively responsible roles in information security including most, if not all, of the following (required):
Incident handling and response
Experience with the NIST CSF
Experience with Anti-malware and EDR solutions
Advanced oral and written communication skills
Advanced interpersonal, analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
Ability to technically evaluate security technologies & provide security recommendations
Experience with firewalls
Familiarity with risk management methodologies

Required experience is commensurate with the selected job level:
The Senior IT Specialist level requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and 5-8 years of relevant job related experience

Preferred Qualifications:
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
Experience with complex, multi-platform environments including SCADA and ICS
Experience with Cisco's security suite of products
Familiarity with ITIL, NIST CSF, NIST SP800-82 & SP800-53

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Dental insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off
Monday to Friday

Bachelor's (Preferred)

Information security: 2 years (Required)
NIST CSF: 2 years (Required)
Anti-malware and EDR solutions: 2 years (Required)
SCADA: 1 year (Preferred)
ICS: 1 year (Preferred)
Cisco: 1 year (Preferred)

CISSP (Preferred)
CISA (Preferred)
CEH (Preferred)

Work Location: One location
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  • Job Reference: 705562917-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent