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Principal Cybersecurity Engineer

Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Posted on Nov 5, 2021 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Houston, TX 77001
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

*We are unable to sponsor for this permanent Full time role*

*Position is bonus eligible*

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a Principal Cybersecurity Engineer. Candidate will serve as the Subject Matter Expert for a collection of critical cybersecurity technologies, possessing the highest level of expertise in the design, deployment, maintenance and remediation of those technologies.


  • Provide expert-level support to teams deploying applications into common cloud computing platforms from ideation to deployment
  • Provide recommendations to improve the architecture and operational processes around cloud computing at WM, and follow through with Scripting and the use of native technologies to optimize the environment
  • Provides a clear technical capability roadmap for cybersecurity tools for which you are responsible, in coordination with Security Architecture
  • Coordinate with Cybersecurity leadership and business owners to determine business needs and requirements
  • Track developments and changes in the digital business and threat environments to ensure that they're adequately addressed in security strategy plans and architecture artifacts
  • Validate IT infrastructure and other reference architectures for security best practices and recommend changes to enhance security and reduce risks, where applicable
  • Review security technologies, tools and services, and make recommendations to the broader security team for their use, based on security, financial and operational metrics
  • Liaise with other security practitioners to share best practices and insights
  • Mentor and grow junior level associates
  • Will coach and mentor less-experienced engineers and act as team leader on more complicated digital projects.


  • Education and Experience
    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, cybersecurity, or a related field and a minimum of 7 years related work experience. An additional four years of relevant work experience may substitute for the Bachelor's degree. A Master's degree can substitute for 2 years of work experience.
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM) preferred
  • Security and Technical Experience
    • The Principal Cybersecurity Engineer should have a minimum of 5-7 years of direct, documented, and verifiable experience with the following:
    • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Experience with deploying enterprise-wide, complex technology projects
  • Experience and strong working knowledge of cloud computing technologies such as AWS and Azure
  • Ability to script and automate mundane tasks using tools such as Python and native functionality (CloudFormation)
  • Expert-level debugging skills, including the ability to analyze common markup languages such as XML or JSON
  • Experience and strong working knowledge of managing security infrastructure (eg, Firewalls, intrusion prevention systems (IPSs), web application Firewalls (WAFs), endpoint protection, SIEM, and log management technology)
  • Experience and strong working knowledge of vulnerability management tools
  • Experience and a strong working knowledge of the methodologies to conduct risk assessment exercises on new applications and services
  • Full-stack knowledge of IT infrastructure:
    • Applications
    • Databases
    • Operating systems - Windows and Linux
    • Hypervisors
    • Networks - WAN, LAN, SCADA, Storage and Backup
    • Direct experience designing IAM technologies and services:
    • Active Directory
    • Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
    • Amazon Web Service (AWS) IAM
    • Experience leading the deployment of applications and infrastructure into public cloud services

Reference: 1390899402

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