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Cyber Security Consultant

World Wide Technology

12/13/2021

Posting ID: 5000764152206

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Why WWT?

Fueled by creativity and ideation, World Wide Technology strives to accelerate our growth and nurture future innovation. From our world-class culture to our generous benefits to developing cutting-edge technology solutions, WWT constantly works towards its mission of creating a profitable growth company that is a great place to work. We encourage our employees to embrace collaboration, get creative, and think outside the box when it comes to delivering some of the most advanced technology solutions for our customers.

At a glance, WWT was founded in 1990 in St. Louis, Missouri. We employ over 6,000 individuals and closed nearly $12 Billion in revenue. We have an inclusive culture and believe our core values are the key to company and employee success. WWT is proud to announce that it has been named on the FORTUNE "100 Best Places to Work For®" list for the tenth consecutive year!

Want to work with highly motivated individuals that come together to form a high-performance team? Come join WWT today! We are looking for a Cyber Security Consultant to join our Global Security Consulting Practice

Why should you join the Global Security Consulting Practice team?

WWT works to secure the future and solve the most complex cybersecurity issues for the largest businesses and governments in the world. Our Global Cybersecurity Practice is staffed by former CISOs, CIOs, security analysts, architects, and engineers. WWT applies a consultative approach to help customers develop and execute holistic cyber programs by aligning business, architecture, and operations.

Security continues to be one of the fastest-growing business lines at WWT. As one of our four core market competencies, we work with some of the largest and most complex clients on the planet to help them manage risk and defend their organizations from continuous threats. Our talented team of security consultants, architects, and engineers drive innovative, outcome-based solutions across our enterprise, telecommunications, and public sector customers.

What will you be doing?

WWT is currently seeking a Cyber Security Consultant supporting a wide range of clients in the commercial and federal space. This role is primarily a delivery role involving the delivery of services for cybersecurity engagements with Fortune 500 companies. The Cybersecurity Consultant will be providing a multitude of services to assist clients with improving their overall security posture and maturity. This will be accomplished by applying industry best practices and guidance from regulations, standards, and frameworks like the National Institute of Standards and Technology Cybersecurity Framework (NIST CSF, 800-53, etc.), International Standards Organization (ISO 27001 & 2, etc.), Center for Internet Security (CIS), Payment Card Industry (PCI), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA), Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC),

This position is for a mid-level security consultant performing a range of expert-level services that include the creation and maturation of an enterprise cybersecurity program. Programs will be based on an analysis of a multitude of drivers (i.e., business, regulatory, risk, technical, potential solutions), analyzing the current state and determining a solution that addresses a chosen framework. Additional factors will be leading practices and best-of-breed solution recommendations based on the total cost of ownership, return on investment, and compatibility with existing architecture and programs. The candidate must be able to direct an engagement, including the development of a cybersecurity plan, design, and implementation, along with the creation of professional-level deliverables. This individual will work under the direction of Professional Services and other consulting staff. As required, the Cybersecurity Consultant will participate with other key supporting roles for security, engineering, networking, and others needed to deliver an engagement from start to end successfully. This is not a managing role, but one must be willing to work as part of the engagement team.

Working in a team environment, the Cybersecurity Consultant will be representing WWT as the subject matter expert on all areas of cybersecurity. The Consultant will possess specific skill sets related to cybersecurity processes, be technically diversified with security products and solutions related to data security and possess the expertise to participate in a project comprised of technical and non-technical members. The Consultant will have extensive and demonstrated knowledge of risk management methods and approaches to measuring effectiveness, understand and eloquently explain cybersecurity concepts, and have practical experience dealing with highly diverse technical environments. The required skill set will include a demonstrable ability in the development of professional-level deliverables and highly effective skills in the presentation and communication of the deliverables in terms of findings, recommendations, controls, and business level concepts to reduce the risk for WWT Clients.

Travel is required and will be approximately 50-75% once travel resumes.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Will be a member of the team in cybersecurity delivery engagements for a wide variety of clients in different industry verticals
  • Understand emerging security and application architectural strategies. (Zero trust, devSecOps, Microservices, IAM, Authentication, RBAC, containerization, Access Controls, Governance, Compliance, etc.)
  • Evaluate and recommend cloud security strategies for multi-cloud integration and operations
  • Assess overall cybersecurity challenges within an environment, identify key strategic issues and advise on the best course of action, including recommendations and controls
  • Possess the ability to work in a client environment and develop a multitude of relationships with excellent communication skills
  • Through the application of industry standards and security best practices, develop and recommend plans to structure secure architectures and infrastructure and tools.
  • Define and promote Cybersecurity programs, architectures, and technologies that can meet compliance and regulation requirements while improving the security posture of an organization
  • Apply expert level knowledge for Architecture and engineering, networking, and systems.
  • Understand the security interplay in the areas of application assurance, data classification, network security, and emerging IT trends and threats.
  • Analyze and assess client-facing security challenges, identify recommendations for solutions, and define a roadmap to implement such solutions successfully
  • Develop and deliver workshops in the areas of cybersecurity and compliance.
  • Develop reports and supporting presentations for both client and internal discussions with excellent communication skills that need to be demonstrated to internal and external teams
  • Expertise in security policies, regulations, and standards (i.e., ISO, NIST, HIPAA, PCI, FFIEC, CIS) and develop segmentation policy and parameters for the creation of a segmentation framework.
  • Produce clear outcomes and results using industry best practices
  • Have HANDS-ON experience with networking, cloud, and security tools such as routers, switches, firewalls, IDS/IPS, threat detection, SIEM, endpoint threat detection, IAM IGL tools, Active Directory, DNS, windows and *NIX servers, VMware, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5-10 years of cybersecurity experience with an emphasis on networking and systems administration. The ideal candidate will have combined experience as a security practitioner and security consultant
  • Understanding of one or more IAM technologies (i.e., RSA IGL, Sailpoint, CA Identityminder, Oracle, Active Directory, Azure AD, Virtual Directories, Microsoft IM, Workday, SAP, ForgeRock, etc.)
  • A minimum of a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Assurance, or related field is required
  • Preferred certifications: CISSP, CISM, CRISC (at least one or comparable skills and experience)
  • Extensive knowledge of current and upcoming security technologies and operations
  • Experience in conducting Risk Assessments and security consulting projects and has participated in those assessments with clear deliverables and outcomes
  • Experience in Security operations, policy development, procedure development, and compliance design
  • Knowledge of the various industry and government strategies and standards in privacy and cybersecurity
  • Have expertise and working knowledge of industry frameworks, such as COBIT 5, ISO 27001 & 2, ISO 27005, and NIST SP 800-37, 800-53 and Cybersecurity Framework (HIPAA Security Rule and HITECH Act)
  • Extensive ability to perform concurrent tasks in complex environments under adjusting priorities
  • Ability to communicate and modify approach, language, and style to different audiences
  • Extensive experience in organizing resources, establishing priorities, and leading security initiatives
  • Must have excellent communication skills, writing skills, and the ability to work with team members at all levels
  • Must be a performance-driven team player with a superior attitude

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The well-being of WWT employees is essential. So, when it comes to our benefits package, WWT has one of the best. We offer the following benefits to all full-time employees:

  • Health and Wellbeing: Heath, Dental, and Vision Care, Onsite Health Centers, Employee Assistance Program, Wellness program
  • Financial Benefits: Competitive pay, Profit Sharing, 401k Plan with Company Matching, Life and Disability Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off: PTO & Holidays, Parental Leave, Sick Leave, Military Leave, Bereavement
  • Additional Perks: Nursing Mothers Benefits, Voluntary Legal, Pet Insurance, Employee Discount Program

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are more than a commitment at WWT -- it is the foundation of what we do. Through diverse networks and pipelines, we have a clear vision: to create a Great Place to Work for All. We believe inclusion includes U. Be who U are at WWT!

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Differently abled

Preferred Locations: MO, IL, GA, TX, CA, FL, NY, SC, KY, TN, KS and potentially others 

WWT has implemented a vaccine requirement for all of its U.S. workforce. All new hires must be fully vaccinated by December 8, 2021. Appropriate religious and medical accommodations will be made.

 


Job Number: #21-1446

Posting Locations:

Maryland Heights, Missouri

Contact Information

Recruiter: Jean Chambers

Phone: (410) 579-3072

Email: jchambers@careercircle.com

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