Information Security Analyst/IT Governance Specialist

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/8/2023 11:34 AM)
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Knowledge Services is seeking an Information Security Analyst/IT Governance Specialist.  Role can either be direct hire or contract to hire.   

Hybrid work schedule between plant locations in Houston and working from home, along with about 30-40% domestic and international travel to Europe. 


The Information Security Analyst/IT Governance Specialist will improve the IT Disaster Recovery Planning, Documentation, and Testing program.
• In collaboration with manufacturing plant engineers this position documents: manufacturing control systems, hardware maintenance and replacement policies, and critical hardware failure points.

• Performs antivirus updates, IT security audits, and network penetration tests.

• Authors and implements disaster recovery plans. Ensures best practices for all IT systems.

• Catalog and diagram IT components on control systems.
• Develop and maintain proactive hardware maintenance & replacement policies.
• Identify critical hardware failure points and propose redundancy/replacement opportunities.
• Ensure critical operating system, hardware, and software patches are applied.
• Deploy and support relevant antivirus tools.
• Perform periodic security audits, network penetration testing, etc.
• Develop, execute, maintain, and monitor disaster recovery/backup plans.
• Ensure IT best practices are in place for IT equipment/users within the control system network.
• Support physical security monitoring and access equipment. (Cameras, badge readers).


Information Security Analyst/IT Governance Specialist Requirements:
• Minimum 3 years’ experience within IT Security, IT governance, IT disaster recovery, and business continuity

• Technical writing and documentation experience
• Disaster recovery and business continuity experience
• IT controls experience
• Experience working in disconnected environments/networks
• Strong understanding of IT security best practices
• Experience with manufacturing DCS systems a plus
• Diplomatic communication skills, able to communicate across multiple levels of the organization. (Executives, Plant Managers, Control Engineers, Hourly Operators, IT staff)
• Successful examples in leading change management initiatives
• Experience involving diagnosing and resolving complex IT problems within an organization/enterprise.
• Demonstrated ability to problem-solve and troubleshoot technology related issues.
• Good organizational, time management, leadership, and interpersonal skills.



• Security certifications are a plus (CISM, CISSP, CompTIA Security+, CISA, etc.)
• General IT related certifications are a plus (CompTIA A+, MTA, MCSE, etc.)


Knowledge Services is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants with disabilities may contact the Talent Division via telephone, e-mail, and other means to request and arrange for accommodations. If you need assistance to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time. Please contact the Talent Services Team at or 317.806.0005.






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