Allied Consultants Security Engineer in Austin, Texas

Allied Consultants, Inc. is an Austin-based firm which has for 25 years been a premier provider of technical and business professionals to clients in Texas. We are currently seeking an experienced Security Engineer to be a key resource on a technical services team.

Allied Consultants offers its family of consultants excellent rates, a local support staff, and an attractive benefits package which includes medical insurance (Allied shares a percentage of the cost), life insurance, a matching 401(k) plan and a cafeteria plan.

Candidates selected for interview will be required to undergo criminal background checks and may be required to complete a drug screen in accordance with Federal and State Law. Offers of Employment are contingent on a successful background check

Allied Consultants is an equal opportunities employer.

The Worker, as a Security Engineer, will perform highly advanced analysis to develop requirements and documentation for DLP policies, practices, guidelines and standards by evaluating network and security technologies for:

  • local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs)

  • cloud infrastructure

  • virtual private networks (VPNs)

  • routers

  • firewalls

  • related security and network devices (hardware and software)

The Worker will also develop requirements for ongoing operations using Symantec DLP Tool Set. The Worker will also review and provide solutions to resolve capacity related issues (Firewall CPU, bandwidth, drive space, etc.).

The Worker will also develop detailed instruction and documentation for knowledge transfer and training of the client's staff in the prevention, detection, and understanding of DLP.

The Worker must have strong experience working in a team environment and coordinate with other divisions as needed. The Worker may also help formulate responses to requests for information on IT policies, practices, guidelines and standards

The Worker must be able to work under limited supervision of the Section Manager of Network and Communications.


  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Must be able to work independently

  • Must be able to work in a diverse team environment

  • Knowledge of project management and software development methodologies

  • Must possess problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task

  • Must be able to work around projects and deadlines with readiness to put in extra efforts when necessary

  • Perform related work as assigned

Onsite Requirements: Worker will be required to work on site with the team. Working remotely will be limited and must be pre-approved by the Direct Supervisor.

Minimum Requirements:




Working knowledge and proficiency with Data Loss Prevention tools, reports, processes and practices


Experience in the implementation of Data Loss Prevention solutions


Experience in developing DLP standards/guidelines across multiple platforms and operating systems


Working knowledge of Security best practices, standards and procedures as implemented in Network, Mainframe, UNIX, Linux and Windows environments


Experience with Data Protection or Data Governance tools (e.g., data discovery, data mapping data lineage, data loss prevention, database activity monitoring, data modeling)


Knowledge of Data Protection, Data Governance, or data lifecycle methodologies and concepts


Experience leading security programs and projects.


Experience developing security programs and initiatives





Knowledge and experience integrating DLP systems with Cloud (SaaS, PaaS) and CASB solutions.


Public sector experience (Federal, State or Local Government)


Proficient with the Microsoft Office products, including Word, Visio, Excel and PowerPoint

ID: 2019-4012

Response Deadline: 3/22/2019

Duration (Hours): 960

Visa Restrictions: Authorized to work in the US

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Street: LBJ State Office Building