IT Security Manager

Surveying And Mapping, LLC
Austin, TX 78735
United States


Job Description
Who We Are

SAM is the nation's largest combined geospatial solutions and inspection service provider in the industry. We use the industry's most advanced software and hardware for collecting and analyzing complex spatial data across a wide range of markets and scientific disciplines. Our national reach, expertise, and applied technologies uniquely equip us to capture physical environments from coast to coast - delivering practical insights and high-quality spatial data with unrivaled speed and accuracy.

Your Impact at SAM

The IT Security Manager is responsible for the IT Security team and works with all other IT teams within the company. Operationally responsible for all aspects of IT security including servers, storage, network (voice/data), physical security systems, data center environmental controls, private cloud services and related cyber security controls. Position reports to the Director of IT.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • IT Security Operations - Responsible for the configuration, monitoring, reporting and analysis, and troubleshooting of IT security systems and services.
  • Security Event Response - Main technical escalation point in the event of a security event and coordinates response, tracking, isolation and post incident reporting.
  • Technical Consultation - Architectural review of new systems or services, recommending controls and verifying implementation.
  • Team Leadership - Coordinate and plan project team member tasks and efforts. Provides status reports and performance/skills assessment feedback of project team members to the Director of IT.
  • Project Management - Provide leadership at the personnel and technical level to manage IT projects from conceptual, cost analysis, architecture, approval, implementation and post production support phases.
  • Budgeting - Assist in preparing IT annual budget and tracking all CapEx and OpEx expenditures.
  • Vendor Relationship Management - Involved in new service vendor selection process and contract negotiations.
  • Auditing - Coordinates and conducts routine security audit tasks to ensure compliance with established IT standards, policies and configuration guidelines.
  • Mentoring - Instruct and help develop less experienced system and network administrators and other technical staff where appropriate.
  • Supports the Company to achieve its vision and mission, while successfully practicing its core values related to employees, ethics, operational excellence, safety, integrity and corporate social responsibility.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned to help accomplish the Company's strategic goals.

What You Bring to SAM

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Technology or job experience related equivalence.
  • Experience (type and amount):
    • 10-15 years experience in managing IT infrastructure and people with demonstrated experience in maintaining cyber security systems.
    • Experience in the following technologies:
      • Active Directory security
      • Audit control programs
      • Badge and Camera security systems
      • Cloud security configuration
      • Cyber Insurance and Cyber Security Incident Response Plans
      • Cyber Security training for end users.
      • Device tracking and theft protection
      • EDR/MDR
      • Email and Web Filtering
      • Firewall rules and reporting
      • Mobile Device Management
      • MSSP
      • MFA solutions and configuration
      • Productivity and Data theft monitoring
      • Vulnerability Scanning
    • Successful as a project or technical lead in at least three large IT implementation projects.
      • A large project is defined as having over a $250k budget, over 500 devices affected or involving 5 or more people on the project team
    • Demonstrated team leadership skills across multiple technology platforms
    • Demonstrated ability to translate technology to business leadership.
  • Licenses/Certifications (specify if required or preferred):
    • CISM preferred, CISSP required
    • ITIL foundations certification preferred
    • Any other IT Security certifications a plus
  • Soft Skills:
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical groups
    • Project management leadership experience
    • Professional with a "Customer Service" attitude
    • Motivated and results oriented with an ability to respond quickly in a dynamic environment.

Our Perks

  • Opportunity for hybrid work schedules for office positions - Work-life balance is on us
  • Company paid premiums for medical, dental, vision, LTD and life insurance (HSA and FSA plans available)
  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick, holidays and parental leave) - Accrual starts immediately
  • 401(k) program offers 100% employer match up to 5%
  • Paid continuing education courses and tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program - Your mental health is our priority
  • No glass ceiling! Truly a place to spread your wings (Ask about our Career Pathing!)
  • Trainings throughout the year - Specialized in-house trainings programs designed to assist you in advancing in your career
  • Office snacks, free food and fun-themed events for employees throughout the year
  • Passion for our Community - You have endless opportunities to volunteer alongside your peers with our Corporate Social Responsibility Program

Our Culture

Our entrepreneurial culture is a key factor in SAM being recognized as a Top Workplace for eleven consecutive years, and we make it our mission to ensure every one of our employees learns how to build and manage a business, not just be the subject matter expert on the team. At SAM, our employee's development is instrumental to our success. Your learning will be supported by specialized in-house training programs and mentoring by the industry's leading experts, who just happen to be on our staff! We make SAM a GREAT place to work, but it all starts with YOU!


SAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. SAM also participates in the federal E-Verify Program.