Security Analyst – SIEM

Houston, TX

Onsite  -  IT - Infrastructure / Network / Systems  -  Right to Hire  -  Job ID: 24-07626

Title: Information Security Analyst – Threat & Vulnerability Management
Location: Houston, TX (Hybrid)

Duration: Contract/Contract-to-Hire
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the US.

Key Skills Required:

  • Experience with Microsoft Sentinel for SIEM is a hard requirement
  • Strong experience in Threat & Vulnerability management is required

Under general direction, the Cybersecurity System Analyst executes vulnerability, threat and incident management processes to help ensure cybersecurity risks and threats are proactively identified and addressed to maintain the protection of information and information systems.  Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of IT industry trends and emerging technologies and an ability to relate them to the company and its objectives.
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the creation of the Cybersecurity strategy, program objectives and project plans.
  • Assists in the design and implementation of improves enterprise Cybersecurity processes and services, across multiple Cybersecurity domains/functions as necessary to ensure the protection of county information and IT assets.
  • Administers and maintains enterprise Cybersecurity technology platforms and services related to Elections Administrative Department as well as the Harris County enclave.
  • Fulfills customer requests and performs daily security operations, such as routine incident monitoring, analysis and response activities.
  • Performs analysis of Cybersecurity threats, vulnerabilities and exposures and provides effective recommendations, solutions and remediation plans.
  • Develops procedures, job aids, metrics/measures, reports, and presentations as necessary to support the overall delivery of Cybersecurity objectives.
  • Participates on Cybersecurity Incident Response Team (CIRT) investigation and response activities as required.

Required Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Education Required: Bachelors degree or currently pursuing a degree from an accredited college or university in Information Systems, Information Assurance, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Computer Science, or similar area of study
  • Certifications: CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Network + Certification or other relevant industry certifications
  • Two (2) years of progressive work experience in Information Security, Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field
  • Experience with SIEM tools, specifically Microsoft Sentinel
  • Direct experience operating enterprise security solutions, threat management, endpoint detection and response tools and technologies
  • Experience validating, analyzing, and prioritizing reported vulnerability and security risks related to solution implementation and design
  • A basic understanding of Cybersecurity concepts across most domains, applicable security models (e.g. NIST and CIS Critical Security Controls) and regulations (e.g. CJIS, PCI, HIPAA, Privacy)

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships across departments/teams and effectively communicate solution designs to stakeholders and leadership
  • Ability to confront challenges in a constructive fashion and influence others through consensus building techniques
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to drive adherence to cybersecurity processes and tools and to keep focus on multiple tracks of work and open issues in parallel
  • Strong technical writing, research, analysis and analytical/problem solving skills
  • A passion for Cybersecurity, self-starter mentality, flexibility and willingness to take on new challenges and ability to thrive in a team environment

Our benefits package includes:

  • Comprehensive medical benefits
  • Competitive pay, 401(k)
  • Retirement plan
  • …and much more!

About INSPYR Solutions:
Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients’ business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project, and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at
INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.