Cyber Security Consultant

Ref#: 20943

Function: Consulting

Location: US, VA, Dulles

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OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 

The opportunity:

We are looking for a dedicated and meticulous cybersecurity specialist to join our growing team. In the role you will operate independently and as part of a team to ensure our software, hardware, and related components are protected from cyber attacks.
The job description will include developing security systems, analyzing current systems for vulnerabilities, and handling any and all cyber attacks in an efficient and effective manner. Candidates should have strong IT skills and a deep understanding of cyber hacker methodology.

You are great at:

• Develop unique, effective security strategies for software systems, networks, data centers, and hardware
• Implement/build-in security systems to software, hardware, and components
• Research best ways to secure company-wide IT infrastructure
• Build firewalls to protect network infrastructures
• QA software and hardware for security vulnerabilities and risks
• Monitor software for external intrusions, attacks, and hacks
• Close off security vulnerability in the case of an attack
• Identify cyber attackers, report to upper management, and cooperate with police or other legal forces to detain perpetrator

What it takes:

• Bachelor’s degree in computer science or STEM subject prefered
• Strong IT skills including knowledge on hardware, software, networks, and data centers
• Skills of perception and QA, ability to identify vulnerabilities and overall issues
• Forensic approach to challenges
• Ability to think like a hacker and anticipate hacker moves
• Experience in professional cybersecurity a plus
• Cyber security incident response experience and skills
• Experience working with or knowledge of Encase, SANS SIFT workstation, Internet Evidence Finder, Volatility, Mandiant Redline, Splunk, and FTK (Forensic ToolKit)
• General understanding of automated sandbox technology and reporting
• Experience working with or familiary with SOC tools including SIEM, IDS, etc.
• Industry security certification – CISSP, GCFA, GCFE, and/or GREM

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA), Equal Employment Opportunity  and Employee Polygraph Protection Act

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