Cyber Security Specialist

Employer: FoxGuard Solutions
Job Location: CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia
Category: IT/Computers/Networking, Software/QA/DBA
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 6/28/2021
Closing Date: 8/18/2021
FoxGuard Solutions
FoxGuard Solutions develops customized cyber security, compliance, and industrial computing solutions. As a leading operational technology company we deliver reliable, secure and configurable solutions that include: several cyber security solutions, including Patch & Update Management Services as well as turnkey computing solutions for mission-critical applications designed to fit a customer’s intended use, expected life-cycle and desired price point.
Job Description

FoxGuard Solutions provides cyber security solutions to protect industrial control systems for critical infrastructure such as power, oil and gas, and manufacturing. We feature an exciting and dynamic workplace environment and are currently seeking a full-time Cyber Security Specialist. The ideal candidate will be a cyber security professional with five or more years of relevant industry experience. The candidate will work both internally as well as with external clients in the industrial controls market to meet industry compliance requirements. This role may also support other network and security related product offerings as necessary. Remote workers are encouraged to apply.

What you will be doing ….

To work within the Information Security Services team to assist in the evaluation and development of client Cyber Security Program requirements as needed.

  • Assisting in business opportunities alignment within the energy sector.
  • Capture and proposal development in response to identified opportunities.
  • Formulation of technical strategies and personnel requirements to fulfill successful captures.
  • Formulates cyber strategies to best meet evolving technological requirements.
  • Perform a variety of network security accreditation and policy support tasks, including project management support services.
  • Supports activities within FoxGuard for the strategic high priority development, testing, program assessments, policy and guidance, and education and training
  • Support customer and product management needs by providing cyber security consultation and guidance.
  • Provide guidance and implementation recommendations for security enhancements.
  • Draft white papers and other technical articles to support company growth initiatives.
  • Industry involvement with the development of best practices.
  • Participate in and support customer validation efforts including end-user customer acceptance tests.

What you will bring to the table…

  • BS Degree plus 4 or more years of progressive information security experience.
    • Advanced degree may be substituted for related experience (MBA/MS 1-2yrs, PhD 1-3 yrs).
    • Practical experience may be substituted in lieu of BS Degree (BS 1-2yrs)
  • Apply a range of cyber security concepts to mitigate risks in cyber security operations.
  • Apply the theory of cyber deterrence in developing future cyber security strategies and policies.
  • Knowledge of Linux or other Non-Windows Operating Systems.
  • Computer programming and scripting knowledge related to security operations.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including demonstrated ability to present to clients.
  • Strong analytical ability and problem identification/problem resolution skills.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience working with and securing Operational Technologies/Industrial Control Systems and associated computing environments.
  • Government Cyber Security related knowledge and practical experience.
  • Analyze technical and operational requirements for future cyber security systems.
  • Compare and contrast international cyber security policies, strategies, and capabilities.
  • Develop and apply decision frameworks using the guidelines of cyber security ethics, law, and strategy.
  • IT and Cyber Security certifications such as:
    • Network+
    • Security+
    • CISSP
    • CISA
    • GSEC
    • GISCP
  • Manage the development of cyber security standards and capabilities.
  • Identify the missions, authorities, and responsibilities of key cyber security organizations within the international community.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to manage multiple tasks and projects through subordinates.

What we can offer you… 

FoxGuard Solutions offers a competitive salary with a great benefits package, which includes dental, medical and vision insurance, as well as 401k, wellness programs, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, educational assistance and paid-time-off – and don’t forget Ice Cream Fridays! That’s right ice-cream every Friday!

Sharing and Options