Coalfire Systems Senior Security Consultant, Cyber Risk Advisory in Dallas, Texas

Senior Security Consultant, Cyber Risk Advisory

Assessment & Advisory Services
Dallas, TX



About Coalfire:

As a trusted advisor and leader in cybersecurity, Coalfire has more than 15 years in IT security services. We empower organizations to reduce risk and simplify compliance, while minimizing business disruptions. Our professionals are renowned for their technical expertise and unbiased assessments and advice. We recommend solutions to meet each client’s specific challenges and build long-term strategies that can help them identify, prevent, respond, and recover from security breaches and data theft. We’re on the cutting edge of one of the world’s most important industries, and we protect our clients from ever-evolving security threats through our innovative advisory, auditing, and ethical hacking solutions. We’re growing rapidly and are currently seeking a Security Consultant to join our Cyber Risk Advisory team.

What you’ll do:

As our Security Consultant, you’ll spearhead a team that proactively engages with forward-thinking organizations with a focus on quality cybersecurity engagements. Your work directly impacts what matters most to our clients: preserving their competitive advantage as a company that keeps client data safe and secure. You will lead research, and assess cyber-related policy, procedures, legislation, and implementation directives as a part of a talent-advantaged team of IT experts.

In this role, you will:

  • Support and guide information risk and security discussions with technical and non-technical groups

  • Identify enterprise information security and compliance related problems and challenges; research and develop technical solutions to rectify them

  • Participate in design and operationalization of tactical response and recovery activities in the event of an information security breach

  • Provide guidance on the administration and maintenance of security systems infrastructure, applications, devices, tools and software services

  • Perform information risk, security and related compliance assessments, including testing of related controls

  • Develop and operationalize enterprise information security programs and related components

  • Assess and remediate compliance with industry statutes and regulations across multiple industries that are relevant to IT (e.g. PCI, SOX 404, HIPAA, FEDRAMP, GLB, Patriot Act)

What you’ll bring:

  • At least four (4) years working experience in compliance, GRC, and cyber related policy

  • Knowledge and awareness of the latest information risk, security and compliance innovations, trends, challenges and solutions

  • Exposure to industry acclaimed information governance, risk and security standards/frameworks and professional practices (NIST, ISO, COBIT, ITIL, ISSA, etc.)

  • Knowledge of the typical enterprise risk and security operational practices

  • Knowledge of information security related solutions, tools and utilities

  • Bachelor’s degree (four-year college or university) in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Bonus points:

  • CISM, CISSP, CISA, CGEIT, or CRISC certification(s)

  • ITIL Foundations (or higher) certification

  • COBIT Foundations certification

Why you’ll want to join us:

Our people make Coalfire great. We work together on interesting things and achieve exceptional results. We act as trusted advisors to our customers and are committed to client-focused innovation as well as innovation in the industries that we serve. Coalfire offers our people the chance to grow professionally with colleagues they like and respect while tackling challenges that stretch their minds and expand their skill sets. We’re connected by our desire to innovate and our goal of helping to make the world a more secure place.

Coalfire’s high energy, challenging, and fast-paced work environment will keep you engaged and motivated. Work-life balance is a core priority at Coalfire – we work hard and we play hard, and the two often overlap. We host family-friendly events and happy hours along with professional meetups and informal networking sessions, and we’re active in our communities. Plus, we offer great benefits, including:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance with an employer contribution

  • Flexible paid time off (employees are encouraged to spend four weeks away from the office each year)

  • A generous 401(k) plan

  • A corporate wellness program

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • A kitchen stocked with snacks, coffee, and tasty beverages

Coalfire is an EEO employer.