Cybersecurity Engineer

at Yoh
Published December 17, 2021
Location Dallas, TX
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Cyber Security Engineer
Direct Hire
Downtown Dallas, TX (Hybrid)
Vaccine is required.

The Cyber Security Engineer will analyze, assess, plan, and deploy security measures to help protect the organization from security breaches and attacks to its data, computer networks, personnel, and systems.  You will work closely with other cyber team members to reduce our overall attack surface by employing the appropriate technologies and processes to prevent, detect and manage cyber threats.  The Cybersecurity Engineer will identify, monitor, assess, and counter the threats posed by cyber actors against our information systems. You will provide strategic assessment, tactical analysis, and recommendations for risk reduction operations, including 3rd party vendors utilized by the organization.  This role will be a technical escalation resource for the analysts within the cyber team to provide additional support and guidance on troubleshooting and analysis of potential security incidents. As a senior member of the cyber team, you will assist in the mentoring and growth of the junior team members to help build their overall security knowledge and skills.

Ensure a world-class cyber defense program by working closely with other technical, incident management, legal, compliance, and cyber personnel to develop a deeper understanding of the intent, objectives, and activity of cyber threat actors
Implement cybersecurity processes and procedures to ensure cybersecurity threats are mitigated
Participate as a core member of the incident response team
Appropriately inform and advise management on incidents and incident prevention
Develop policies and/or advocates for changes in policy that support organizational cyberspace initiatives or required changes/enhancements
Document processes related to cybersecurity
Perform risk assessments to identify risk, recommend and implement risk reduction measures
Provide leadership, training, and mentoring to junior team members
Work collaboratively with cyber, technical teams, and business functions
Lead implementation efforts for various security technology improvements and initiatives
Static and dynamic threat analysis
Applies knowledge of data, information, processes, organizational interactions, skills, and analytical expertise, as well as systems, networks, and information exchange capabilities to manage acquisition programs
Lead and maintain data governance, data protection, and data lifecycle
Executes duties governing hardware, software, and information system acquisition programs and other program management policies

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, System/Computer Engineering, Cyber-Security, or Information Security is preferred. Five (5) years of cyber work experience may be substituted in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree.
5+ Years of Information Security/Cyber Security experience within enterprise-level organizations.
Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Customer service and quality-focused with proven process improvement skills
Strong understanding of cyber threat landscape, vulnerability management, and NIST CSF
Innovative problem solving, research, and analytical skills
Ability to multi-task and prioritize work effectively
Strong understanding of data security, data classification, and data loss prevention
Highly motivated self-starter
Strong sense of ownership and driven to manage tasks to completion
Related certifications: Security+, Network+, CEH, CISM, or CISSP a plus