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Sr. Cybersecurity Specialist - Hybrid Job


Houston, Texas, US

Job Skill Group:  Information Technology
Date:  Mar 16, 2023


Hess is a leading international independent energy company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. 

We have an industry leading position in the Bakken in North Dakota – a key U.S. shale play. Hess is also one of the largest producers in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico and a key natural gas producer and supplier to Peninsular Malaysia and Thailand. The company is engaged in exploration and appraisal activities offshore Guyana, participating in one of the industry’s largest oil discoveries in the past decade, as well as the Gulf of Mexico, Suriname and Nova Scotia.

Hess aims to attract, retain and energize the best people by investing in their professional development and providing them with challenging and rewarding opportunities for personal growth. We are always looking for talented professionals who share our values and are passionate about making a difference in the world and in their careers. We strive to meet the highest standards of corporate citizenship by protecting the health and safety of our employees, safeguarding the environment and creating a long-lasting, positive impact on the communities where we do business.

For more information about Hess Corporation, please visit our website at 



This member of the Hess Office of Cybersecurity team works with IT and other business organizations. The role focuses on security operations, including processes and technical controls leveraged to protect, detect, and respond to cybersecurity incidents.

This role directly interfaces with internal IT, Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP), and other members of the Office of Cybersecurity.



  • Supports teams responsible for incident response, security tools, vulnerability management, and security operations.
  • Ensures log monitoring of systems, networks, and applications.
  • Maintains Incident Response Readiness through the facilitation of training and exercises.
  • Assists in the analysis of incidents and threats.
  • Advises on operational playbooks and procedures.
  • Reviews and recommend security technologies solutions to improve security posture.
  • Works with threat-hunting teams
  • Supports the testing and validation of security controls as directed.
  • Servers as an Incident Response Commander, as required.




  • IT Security Operations required
  • Working knowledge of managing security infrastructure and tools (e.g., firewalls, endpoint protection, vulnerability scanners)
  • Strong knowledge of IT infrastructure
  • Working knowledge of NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF), NIST 800-53, NIST 800-82, and CIS.



Education, Training & Certifications

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent experience in computer science, information systems, cybersecurity, or a related field
  • Optional Certifications: CISSP, CISA, CISM, CCSP, PMP, CSM, GSTRT, GPGM




The Hess Way of Working refers to competencies considered absolute pre-requisites for success. How you deliver results is as important as what you achieve. Every employee is expected to demonstrate the behaviors within these competencies to be considered an influential performer and, ultimately, earn career growth opportunities.

  • Behavioral Expectations:
    • Effectively build trusted relationships
    • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to lead structured meetings with Leadership members
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision or with a larger team
    • Ability to quickly adapt to new work processes, procedures, and/or requirements
    • Ability to think critically and strategically
    • Ability to identify inefficiencies and seek creative, workable solutions
    • Ability to set priorities, determine actionable steps and deliver the expected result
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and manage deadlines
    • Highly motivated and self-starter

Hess is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Hess is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, click here or send an email to

Posting Notes: Lisa B Willet | Employee | Information Technology | United States| Texas | Houston | | |  | | No | 26514