Cybersecurity Consultant

Long Beach Hybrid, CA 90810

Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Security Job Number: 24096

Job Description


Examples of Security Initiatives:
  • Data loss prevention across Google, Microsoft, and various environments
  • Web application vulnerability assessment and remediation
  • Secure remote access and VPN implementation
  • NIST assessment, compliance, and recommendations
  • Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) strategies
  • Managed Security Operations Center services
  • Incident response plan development and testing
  • Firewall optimization and tuning
  • Internal and external penetration testing
  • Ransomware prevention initiatives

Duties:
  • Plan and execute complex cybersecurity initiatives, coordinating contractors, vendors, and staff activities, reporting directly to the CTO.
  • Develop cybersecurity policies, procedures, standards, playbooks, trainings, and notices.
  • Implement new cybersecurity controls following NIST and CISA frameworks.
  • Research, recommend, and implement security technologies such as VPN, IDS/IPS, SIEM/SOAR, etc.
  • Provide operational support for existing security technologies.
  • Lead and coordinate incident response activities.
  • Conduct cybersecurity risk assessments.
  • Facilitate team meetings, project updates, training sessions, and other events.
  • Offer cybersecurity and IT security subject matter advice, findings, and recommendations to CTO and other executives.
  • Collaborate with technical team members and clients on cybersecurity consultations.
  • Coordinate third-party risk assessments and recommendations.
  • Assess Business Continuity preparedness and coordinate tabletop planning exercises.
  • Perform gap assessments of application/system disaster recovery plans.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Engineering, Mathematics, or related field.
  • Four years of experience as a Cybersecurity Engineer or Network Security Engineer in an organization with over 50,000 users.
  • Two years of cybersecurity incident response experience.
  • Valid CISSP certification.

Hourly Range: $65 - 85/hr

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