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Security Engineer

Company: Slalom Consulting
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Are you passionate about information security and risk management? Are you looking for an opportunity to build your career and brand? Slalom Consulting is seeking experienced security professionals to join our consulting practice as a front line adviser and to support for our clients in solving their information security challenges.

You will be joining the Security and Risk Services practice in Houston and have the opportunity to work with a team of experienced security and technology professionals with expertise across a broad array of domains. We enable our clients to realize the business value in prioritizing customer trust and security in everything they do, and we're always looking for talented people to help us achieve that goal. You will contribute to helping our clients, from early-stage startups to Fortune 100 companies across different industries and bring back insights to share with both our clients and with Slalom peers.

Slalom Houston Technology Enablement Team is looking for a motivated and experienced Industrial Control Systems Security Consultant and/or Sr. Consultant with great customer service skills to help clients assess, design, and strengthen their ICS/OT security capability and work to continually improve our own assessment methodologies. The successful candidate will possess strong consulting skills, be adept in leading multiple projects under tight deadlines, and possess in-depth domain expertise working with industrial control systems in a relevant industry such as Energy, Oil & Gas, Chemical, Transportation, Water/Wastewater, Telecommunications, or Manufacturing.


  • Serve as a subject matter expert and primary contributor in the areas of Information Security and Risk Management in relation to Industrial Control System (ICS) technologies
  • Works with clients to assess cybersecurity controls appropriate for ICS/OT environments, evolve those architectures to a more defensible posture, and improve the ability to resist, detect, respond to, and contain attacks
  • Act as a subject matter expert (SME) on ICS/OT topics for the larger consulting practice
  • Maintain knowledge of the functionality and technology of existing IT systems as well as:
    • Industrial Control System (ICS) technologies
    • NIST's Special Publication (SP) 800-82: Guide to ICS Security
    • Purdue Reference Architecture
    • General view of the current state of security threats across the ICS environments as well as within a large multi-national corporation.
    • Deep knowledge of quantitative and qualitative risk assessment method/frameworks, e.g., ISO27005, Allegro, etc.
    • Translate complex regulations and technology standards into actionable functional and technical requirements in cloud, hybrid, and on-premises environments
    • Lead teams through various phases of gap analyses - assessment, remediation planning, roadmap development, implementation of remediation actions
    • Communicate the business benefits of improved cybersecurity to operational technology staff and leaders across an organization
    • Demonstrate mastery across several different regulations (GDPR, HIPPA, FedRAMP, PCI, SOX), cybersecurity standards (NIST 800 series, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, Cloud Security Alliance STAR), and compliance standards (ISO 27001, SSAE 16 SOC 2)
    • Deliver on the vision, architecture, execution and quality assurance of security projects for Slalom clients
    • Guides stakeholders, ensures alignment with security strategies, roadmap development, and establishes architectures patterns to best practices
    • Collaborate and contribute to the development of Slalom best practices and security knowledge assets
      • Bachelor's degree in Management of Information Systems (MIS), computer science, computer engineering, or closely related field, or equivalent technical experience
      • 3-5+ years of information systems experience, of which 3 or more years within Information Security
      • Have a general understanding of security systems and recommended functionality & architecture within PCN, including the Firewalls, Windows AD event logs, syslog, anti-virus, file integrity, and vulnerability scanners for security events.
      • Technical skills including familiarity or direct technical experience with Identity and Access Management, Data Protection and Vulnerability Management technologies are a plus
      • Demonstrate experience with AWS and Azure security design patterns and practices
      • CISSP, GIAC Critical Infrastructure Protection (GCIP), GIAC Global Industrial Control Systems Professional (GICSP), GIAC Response and Industrial Defense (GRID), CISA, CISM, CRISC, and other security certifications, e.g. GIAC preferred
      • Experience within security and risk advisory consulting preferred
      • Working experience with GRC tools e.g., RSA Archer, Metric Stream, etc. is a big plus
      • Strong written, verbal, and presentation skills required
      • A positive attitude and humility - both extremely important to our team and our work
      • Be a flexible self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit

        About Slalom Consulting:

        Slalom is a purpose-driven consulting firm that helps companies solve business problems and build for the future, with solutions spanning business advisory, customer experience, technology, and analytics. We partner with companies to push the boundaries of what's possible-together.

        Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, WA, Slalom has organically grown to nearly 4,000 employees. We were named one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2016 and are regularly recognized by our employees as a best place to work. You can find us in 25 cities across the U.S., U.K., and Canada.

        Slalom Is An Equal Opportunity Employer And All Qualified Applicants Will Receive Consideration For Employment Without Regard To Race, Color, Religion, Sex, National Origin, Disability Status, Protected Veteran Status, Or Any Other Characteristic Protected By Law.


Keywords: Slalom Consulting, Houston , Security Engineer, Other , Houston, Texas

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