Harris County was founded in 1836 and is located in the Gulf Coast region of Texas approximately 50 miles from the Gulf of Mexico. Harris County covers over 1700 square miles with over 4 million residents, making it the most populous county in Texas and third most populous in the United States. The Harris County Central Technology Services (CTS) exists to support the mission of Harris County by developing, implementing and supporting high quality, innovative and cost effective information technology solutions. Job Description Under minimal direction, the Senior Enterprise Information Security Professional reviews, designs, documents, and implements cybersecurity solutions to support the overall direction and vision of Harris County Universal Services and information systems. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to Responsible for the design and implementation of multiple enterprise-wide security solutions to address Cybersecurity needs as they are identified and prioritized. Current projects may include Identity and Access Management (IAM), Mobile Device Management (MDM), Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), Secure Remote Access, Cloud-Based Web Filtering, Office 365, Azure ATAATP, Security Operations Center (SOC)Security Information Event Management (SIEM), Privileged Access Management (PAM), Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and Data EncryptionProtection for cloud storage and collaboration platforms. Works on projects or issues of high complexity that require in-depth knowledge across multiple technical areas and business segments. Conducts independent research, analysis and stakeholder interviews to gather and document each projectrsquos scope, requirements and dependencies. Works with threat management to review and communicate project security vulnerabilities and risks to stakeholders and consults on remediation efforts. Leads vendor evaluation, proof-of-concepts and product selection Provides technical leadership and hands-on testingengineering throughout the project lifecycle (Initiation, Planning, Execution, Control and Closure). Develops documentation as necessary to support the overall delivery of Cybersecurity objectives. This includes but is not limited to project plans, communications, executive presentations, job aids, training materials, architecture diagrams, technical reference documentation metricsmeasures packages, and Request for ProposalOffers (RFPRFOrsquos). Designs, documents and implements procedures to ensure long-term health and operational support for all new platforms. Relates cybersecurity policies and practices to project implementation efforts related to NIST CSF. bull Demonstrates in-depth knowledge and understanding of the global threat landscape, cybersecurity trends, emerging technologies and an ability to relate them to the county and its objectives. Must be able to weigh business needs against security concerns and articulate issues to management and stakeholders. bull Works on multiple projects as a subject matter expert, including projects or issues of high complexity that require in-depth knowledge across multiple technical areas and business segments. May serve as a general security subject matter expert and project consultant to IT staff and other departmentsagencies as necessary to support the demand for cybersecurity expertise. May also participate in the evaluation and implementation of other new security solutions and technologies. bull Coaches and mentors more junior level managerial and technical staff. May be required to work more than forty hours during the workweek andor weekends or on-call 24 hours a day to meet special projects or deadlines. Participates on Cybersecurity Incident Response Team (CIRT) investigation and response activities as required. Requirements High school diploma, or G.E.D. equivalency from an accredited educational institution AND five (5) years of progressive work experience in Information Security required, including direct experience designing, implementing and executing security solutions, processes, tools, and technologies. Experience designing, implementing and executing security solutions, tools and technologies across complex, large-scale environments, all the way from project initiation to the desired end state of operationally healthy and sustainable services Experience validating, analyzing and prioritizing reported vulnerability and security risks related to project implementation and design Ability to build and maintain strong relationships across departmentsteams and effectively communicate solution designs to stakeholders and leadership Exceptional leadership, verbal and written communication, and project management skills 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 analyticalproblem 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 General Information HOURS 40 hours per week Monday - Friday Weekends and 24 on-call infrequently, as needed NOTICE Applicants for this position will be subject to a criminal background check that includes being fingerprinted. This applies to any position with network access to CJI (Criminal Justice Information) systems or access to an area where CJI is received, maintained or stored either manually or electronically (i.e. custodian, maintenance). Automatic Disqualifiers Convictions, probation, or deferred adjudication for any Felony, and any Class A Misdemeanor. Convictions, probation, or deferred adjudication for a Class B Misdemeanor, if within the previous 10 years. Open arrest for any criminal offense (Felony or Misdemeanor). Family Violence conviction. Preferences Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or similar area of study from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) or CompTIA Security+ Certification. Experience in design, implementation and operational support of security solutions, tools, technologies and processes bull Experience in threat intelligence gathering, research and analysis Experience participating in Cybersecurity Incident Response Team (CIRT) activities Experience consulting with business and technology partners on general security requirements and best practices. A broad understanding of cybersecurity concepts across all domains, applicable security models (e.g. ISO 2700X, NIST and CIS Critical Security Controls) and regulations (e.g. SOX, PCI, HIPAA and CJIS) Experience with SharePoint and PowerBI reporting Physical Requirements Must be able to lift at least 20 lbs. andor move boxes and equipment as needed. Subject to kneeling, crouching, handling, climbing, walking, sitting, twisting and reaching are needed to perform the essential functions.