Senior Security Consultant

Senior Security Consultant

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Role Description

We are looking for a Senior Security Analyst who will be responsible for providing security consulting, acting as a virtual Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), and conducting risk assessments for our clients. The successful candidate will work with clients to identify and assess their security risks and develop strategies to mitigate these risks. They will also work closely with our clients’ management teams and IT departments to ensure that their security programs are comprehensive, effective, and aligned with their business objectives.

Role Duties

  1. Act as a virtual CISO for our clients, serving as their trusted advisor for all security-related matters
  2. Conduct security risk assessments and provide recommendations for risk mitigation
  3. Develop and implement security policies, procedures, and standards for our clients
  4. Work with clients’ IT teams to ensure that their security controls are properly configured and functioning as expected
  5. Provide guidance and support to clients’ management teams on security-related issues
  6. Develop and deliver security awareness training to clients’ employees
  7. Conduct periodic security assessments to ensure that our clients’ security programs are effective and up-to-date
  8. Participate in the development of new security service offerings
  9. Keep up-to-date with the latest security trends, technologies, and regulations
  10. Ability to perform after-hours work and to be on-call when needed


  1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field
  2. At least 5 years of experience in security consulting, security risk management, or related field
  3. Experience working as a virtual CISO or similar role is strongly preferred
  4. Familiarity with security frameworks such as NIST, ISO 27001, or CIS Controls
  5. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  6. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  7. Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  8. Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or CRISC are a plus


Xigent offers a competitive base salary with quarterly bonuses based on meeting defined goals. We provide a comprehensive benefit package that includes paid time off, medical, dental, long-short term disability and 401(k) plans.

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About Xigent

At Xigent, we specialize in delivering greater business outcomes through IT services and solutions for midsized organizations. We pride ourselves not only in our exemplary customer service, but also in the partners we carefully select to work with, right down to the staff we hire. We believe that the strongest, most productive business relationships are built on a foundation of trust, transparency, accountability, and a demand for continuous improvement. That is why we expect our five core values to shine in everything we do as a company and every person we bring on board:

  1. The Fire Within!
    Drive continuous improvement and measurable value with a tenacious pursuit of excellence
  2. Be One Team
    One team, one goal = Greater Results
  3. Be Real
    Cultivate relationships with honesty and transparency
  4. Build the “Wow”
    Drive value through differentiating capabilities
  5. Method Over Madness
    Operate freely within a culture of discipline

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