Specialist, Senior IT Security in Houston, TX


Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is one of the largest publicly traded partnerships and a leading North American provider of midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals. Our services include: natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transportation and storage; NGL transportation, fractionation, storage and import and export terminals; crude oil gathering, transportation, storage and terminals; petrochemical and refined products transportation, storage and terminals; and a marine transportation business that operates primarily on the United States inland and Intracoastal Waterway systems. The partnership’s assets include approximately 50,000 miles of pipelines; 260 million barrels of storage capacity for NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals; and 14 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage capacity.

Make the most of your talents in a fast-paced environment driven by people who strive for achievement. Enjoy corporate strength, stability, and a rewarding career at a growing industry-leading and diverse operating company with a track record for success. Tap into the professional possibilities of Enterprise Products Company.

The Senior IT Security Specialist will work as part of the IT Security & Compliance team to manage risks to the information assets and systems of the organization by actively hunting for cyber threats, improving monitoring for such threats, and responding to these threats. They will also work with IT and other departments to promote secure practices and improve information security processes and policies. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Threat hunting
  • Improve security monitoring and incident identification
  • Incident response and resolution
  • Improve enterprise-wide security log collection, correlation, and reporting
  • Work with the Security team to improve and automate processes
  • Monitor for changes in attack surface and risk related to attack surface
  • Identify areas for improved security controls and mitigations
  • Stay current on emerging threats and mitigation strategies
  • Identify actionable threat intelligence sources and integrate into monitoring process
  • Produce reports to communicate security risk and status to upper management


The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Security certifications (CISSP, CISA, Security , GIAC) are preferred
  • 5 years experience in a relevant, dedicated information security role
  • 5 years experience with network administration, server administration, and/or workstation administration
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Active member of one or more security associations (ISSA, ISACA, InfraGard, etc.)

The following skills and knowledge are desired:

  • Threat hunting
  • Log analysis and developing log correlation rules
  • Incident handling
  • Forensics
  • Malware analysis
  • Endpoint detection and response (EDR)
  • Intrusion detection
  • Vulnerability scanning and remediation
  • Risk assessment

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