IT Security Engineering Consultant

Synoptek Denver , CO 80208

Posted 3 weeks ago

Overview

The 411

We think globally, act locally. As a Managed Services Provider Synoptek provides world-class strategic IT leadership and hyper-efficient IT operational support, enabling our global client-base to grow and transform their businesses. We are excited to have experienced continuous growth and in keeping with that momentum are seeking to add a Consultant to our talented team. Synoptek is a company with a heart and soul dedicated to the ongoing success and growth of our employees and continued business success of the customers we support. Want to see what we're made of? Head to Synoptek.com.

Responsibilities

A Day in the Life

This is an interesting role involving both hands-on-nitty-gritty systems engineering and consultative customer-focused finesse. We are seeking a strong technical resource who has a background in systems and network engineering and an inherent ability to communicate and develop lasting relationships with clients. This role works to deliver projects and provide consultative services through the lens of Security, Governance, Compliance, and Risk Management.

Qualifications

The Basics

  • Total Years of Technical Experience: 5+
  • Position Specific Experience: 3+
  • Mentorship/ Leads by Example Experience: 5+
  • Project/ Client Engagement/ Customer Facing Experience: 3+

Technical Aptitude

  • Familiarity and experience with Microsoft 365 and/or Azure

  • Familiarity with Security Frameworks (FedRAMP, ISO, NIST, COBIT, HIPAA/HITECH, PCI, etc.) and regulatory requirements

  • Define and deliver framework and methodology around security program and services with partners and customers. This includes participating in pre-sales on-site visits, understanding customer security and compliance requirements, preparing security risk assessments and strategy, and delivering custom solution engagements

  • Establishes, develops and grows information security, risk and compliance operational security architecture and security policies, principles and standards

  • Performs control and vulnerability assessments to identify weaknesses and assess the effectiveness of existing controls

  • Serves as the subject matter expert on all security documentation matters and consistently deliver the highest quality advisory services

  • Effectively lead IT projects, managing scope, schedule and budget with the objective of delivering quality work products

  • Be able to think through various technology solutions options as it relates to complex business problems and provide recommendations to team lead and/or client.

  • Working knowledge of leading application and integration architecture frameworks

  • Participate in client discovery meetings, and be able to clearly articulate scope, approach and level of effort for the proposal

  • Troubleshoot and debug basic system and network issues

  • Coach and mentor team members

  • Work as a consultant with our clients nationwide

  • Identify ways to improve our clients' systems and infrastructure (upgrades to hardware, software, and network

  • Ability to plan and execute projects with minimal oversight

Human Aptitude

  • Verbal Communication: Advanced

  • Written Communication: Advanced

  • Customer Service: Advanced

  • Presentation Communication: Advanced

  • Analytical/Problem Solving: Advanced

  • Mentoring: Advanced

  • Influence/Persuasion/Forward Thinking: Advanced

  • Executive Level Presence: Advanced

Education & Certifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business, computer science, information systems, engineering, or relevant discipline or equivalent experience.

  • Candidate must have one of the following or be willing to obtain within 6 months of employment: CISSP, CCSP, CISM, CRISC, CCNA, CEH

The Synoptek Promise

When you partner with Synoptek, you engage with an ever-growing, ever-evolving IT organization that provides a high-caliber level of team, results, growth and clarity. You are our ultimate investment and as part of that you will have access to continuous clarity in your personal and professional development, a team who has your back, mentorship to achieve rock-star level results. We foster a fun and connected environment with employee benefits extending beyond general compensation and into inspired camaraderie, beer-thirty, general office mayhem, a little fun in the midst of the chaos and an invested culture of learning.

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