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Lead Security Engineer, Crypto

Houston, Texas
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
This is a perfect opportunity for the right person to become a key part of a team of cyber security professionals that are executing a pivotal role in protecting and defending the nation's critical infrastructure. The Lead Engineer, Cyber Defense Engineering will be responsible for operating a highly important Cyber Defense Encryption function and leading a small team of skilled engineers. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity for an individual who is looking for an opportunity in the Cyber Defense arena and wishes to grow within an organization.
Position Responsibilities
  • Lead a small team of Cyber Defense Engineers supporting the primary goal of Global Information Security - Cyber Defense, with a focus on Cryptographic Technologies and emerging crypto patterns
  • Create and Execute Cyber Defense solutions as directed by Cyber Defense management and in accordance with CME's Cyber Defense Roadmap
  • Manage projects according to project plans with a keen eye to objective delivery, cost adherence and minimizing risk
  • Contribute to and Manage a rolling 18-24 month plan/roadmap, gain approval for said plan and execute said plan in accordance with Cyber Defense Service Lifecycle (CDSL), ie ITIL v3-2011 Service Principles
  • Maintain acute industry awareness of; Cyber Defense Product Landscape, emerging and rising threat landscape and the latest/newest protocols/techniques/evolution in Cyber Security/Cyber Defense with a focus on Encryption Technologies and emerging Encryption patterns
  • Create complete Service Designs including, but not limited to, Technical Requirement Documents, Proof of Concept use cases, Technology Engineering Documents, Service Operations Guides, etc.
  • Perform operational knowledge transfer to associated support and consumer organizations

Position Requirements
  • 10+ years in IT Engineering and\or Cyber Security Engineering
  • Solid working knowledge of ITIL (ITIL Certification preferred)
  • A good understanding of Industry Security standards (ie ISO27001/2, NIST Cyber Security Framework, etc.)
  • Excellent knowledge of technical leadership and information analysis
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) designing, engineering, implementing, operating and supporting a Cryptographic Infrastructure consisting of such elements as; Enterprise Key Management System (EKMS), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Hardware Security Modules (HSM), Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP), Keyed-Hash Message Authentication Code (HMAC), Transparent Data Encryption (TDE), Enterprise Digital Rights Management (EDRM), etc. for Data-at-Rest, Data-in-Transit and Data-in-Use.
  • Solid understanding of High Availability, System Resiliency, Systems Design & Engineering, Databases and Web technologies.
  • A solid understanding of Cloud Technologies (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP), particularly Crypto implementations
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; must build strong relationships with partners (internally and externally)
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment
  • Proven execution capabilities. Success oriented. Ability to work under pressure, owning and meeting critical deadlines.

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  • Job Reference: 707275421-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: CME
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent