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Security Consultant/Risk Analyst - Fort Worth, Texas
Ref No.: 17-01690
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Job Title: Security Consultant/Risk Analyst
Job Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Position Type: Contract  
Pay Rate:  DOE on W2
US Citizen, Green Card and GC EAD only.
No sponsorship available for this job, NO 1099 or C2C

Job Description
Our client is seeking an IT Security Consultant/Risk Analyst for a 12-month contract located in Fort Worth, TX. Will be part of a team responsible for Information Security Assurance including conducting Information security risk assessments, assist with risk mitigation guidance, and will play the role of a security consultant/liaison with other IT groups and Business units.Duties include:
  • Serve as the subject matter expert on all matters of Enterprise Information Security.
  • Perform security assessments for IT projects, including but not limited to, reviewing architecture designs, data flow diagrams, and recommending security controls/procedures to mitigate risk.
  • Work closely with application & infrastructure teams to understand business needs and assist with security architecture, secure coding, and design of Information Technology systems.
  • Confirm adherence to Company's Security policy and regulatory requirements such as PCI, PII, HIPAA, and SOX.
  • Provide guidance to security engineering team when escalations are required.
  • Understand security policies and procedures and assist in enforcing them.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, electrical engineering, computer engineering, information technology, or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in the field of Information Security, including 3 years of experience performing security and risk assessments (3rd party vendors & on premises) based on ISO 27002 or NIST 800-53 frameworks.
  • Extensive Programming background.
  • Knowledge of web services is a plus.
  • In-depth knowledge of secure coding practices and ability to communicate secure coding practices to the business as part of functionality requirement review.
  • Ability to think critically when assessing systems/processes/technologies without need of a checklist.
  • Experience with risk identification and recommending compensating controls to mitigate IT risk.