Public Consulting Group

Information Security Engineer

Job Locations US-TX-Austin | US | US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/15/2023 3:04 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Information Technology
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area


About Public Consulting Group

Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986, PCG employs approximately 2,000 professionals throughout the U.S.—all committed to delivering solutions that change lives for the better. The firm is a member of a family of companies with experience in all 50 states, and clients in six Canadian provinces and Europe. PCG offers clients a multidisciplinary approach to meet challenges, pursue opportunities, and serve constituents across the public sector. To learn more, visit


• Functions as a consultant on security matters as a recognized expert and leads cross-functional
teams in making risk-based decisions.
• Applies technical and functional security expertise to evaluate and manage business requests and
small projects.
• Collaborates across multiple teams, including security, leadership, IT, business stakeholders, and
vendors, to gather business requirements and evaluate solutions/risks.
• Assesses third-party vendors as part of InfoSec’s Security Risk Assessment Program (e.g., Inherent
and Residual Risk Scoring).
• Identifies threat/attack surfaces for all PCG infrastructure (i.e., on-prem, hybrid, cloud-only).
• Validates and aligns security solutions (e.g., Advanced Threat Protection, Intrusion Prevention,
Email/Collaboration Security, Data Loss Prevention, encryption) against/with defined goals and
objectives, and creates measurements of security solutions for key stakeholders.
• Prepares, maintains, and improves documentation to support compliance and regulatory efforts
(e.g., Policies, Standards, Regulatory Reports).
• Manages the lifecycle of security tools, licenses, and products, including procurement and renewals,
in alignment with PCG’s finance team schedule.
• Bridges potential gaps between technical and non-technical resources to assist in providing clarity to
requirements, risks, and communications.
• Recommends security enhancements to management.


Required Skills: 

• Experience implementing and operating programs for Information/Cybersecurity or Security Risk
• Working technical knowledge of security, as well as industry trends.
• Risk management expert with advanced knowledge of industry or geographic standards and
regulations e.g., NIST, HIPAA, GDPR, CCPA.
• Ability to handle complex situations and make decisions and recommendations with limited data.
• 5+ years in cybersecurity and risk management space, specially working with various standards and
• Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication, including ability to present and influence
peers, management, and leadership across PCG and its customers.
• Solid analytical/problem solving skills with capability to identify solutions to unusual and complex
• Ability to work within high-performing virtual teams with flexible hours covering footprint of PCG.
• Builds excellent relationships with key internal resources based on trust and confidence.
• Ability to get results while maintaining a service orientation.



Education: B.S. or B.A. degree is a plus, with related discipline experience. M.B.A. or other advanced
degree in business or social sciences is a plus


Experience: 3+ year of experience in information security or information risk management. General
operating knowledge of security for application and infrastructure, security threat/risk/data
Familiarity with industry standards NIST-800, HIPAA, FERPA and various security protocols, such
as PKI, SSL, Encryption, Data Redacting, DLP.
Familiarity with functions of Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Malware protection, EDR, ATP, Vulnerability
scan, Email Security Systems, O365/M365 DLP, Data Encryption, Forensics Antivirus, SIEM (Log
Analysis) a big plus.
Understanding of various systems and operating systems, like MS Active Directory, MS
Windows, MS Exchange, Unix/Linux OS.


Certification: Information Security, Technology, Risk, and/or Management certifications are a plus







Compensation for roles at Public Consulting Group varies depending on a wide array of factors including, but not limited to, the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience.  As required by applicable law, PCG provides the following reasonable range of compensation for this role: $115,000-135,000. In addition, PCG provides a range of benefits for this role.

EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.


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