IT Security Specialist

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Located in Farmers Branch, TX

IT Security Specialist JD

  • Must have current CEH Certification



Successful company in Farmers Branch has immediate opening for an experienced Security Specialist / Solution Architect - Ideal candidate will have the expertise to advice organization on any potential risks to the profitability or existence of the company. They identify and assess threats, put plans in place for if things go wrong and decide how to avoid, reduce or transfer risks.

Security Specialist is responsible for managing the risk to the organization, its employees, customers, reputation, assets and interests of stakeholders. May work in a variety of Control Frameworks as PCI, SOX, HIPAA, ISO 27001 and may specialize in a number of areas including:

  • Enterprise risk;
  • Corporate governance;
  • Regulatory and operational risk;
  • Business continuity;
  • Information and security risk;
  • Technology risk;
  • Market and credit risk.


General Duties:

  • Planning, designing and implementing an overall risk management process for the organization
  • Risk assessment, which involves analyzing risks as well as identifying, describing and estimating the risks affecting the business;
  • Risk evaluation, which involves comparing estimated risks with criteria established by the organization such as costs, legal requirements and environmental factors, and evaluating the organization’s previous handling of risks;
  • Establishing and quantifying the organization’s ''risk appetite'', i.e. the level of risk they are prepared to accept;
  • Risk reporting in an appropriate way for different audiences, for example, to the board of directors so they understand the most significant risks, to business heads to ensure they are aware of risks relevant to their parts of the business and to individuals to understand their accountability for individual risks;
  • Corporate governance involving external risk reporting to stakeholders;
  • Carrying out processes such as purchasing insurance, implementing health and safety measures and making business continuity plans to limit risks and prepare for if things go wrong;
  • Conducting audits of policy and compliance to standards, including liaison with internal and external auditors;
  • Providing support, education and training to staff to build risk awareness within the organization.



  • BE or BS Degree in one of the following subject areas: Computer Science, Information Technology or related field preferred

Qualified candidates submit resume to

Express Office: Farmers Branch
4101 McEwen
Suite 110
Farmers Branch, TX 75244