Cybersecurity Specialist


Dallas, TX, US

For over 75 years, Murata Electronics has been a tireless innovator, committed to developing technologies that profoundly change the world around us. Our solutions are inside more state-of-the-art products than you may imagine. Additionally, we enable other global companies to turn their visions into reality – from mobile communications to computers and networking, medical devices to power solutions, smart home technologies to automotive electronics. Our past innovations drive today's technology – and our present innovations are shaping tomorrow's.

Whatever the future holds, you can be sure that Murata will be a part of it.

General Summary

The Cybersecurity Specialist will provide essential support in identifying and resolving security threats and vulnerabilities. This role will be a crucial role in managing key security reporting systems, including patch, vulnerability, firewall, IDS, SIEM, NGAV, EDR, Active Directory, Data Loss Prevention monitoring, and audit log management programs. The Cybersecurity Specialist is responsible for assisting in the development and maintenance of Information Technology compliance policies and procedures, ensuring that existing and new systems adhere to the required standards. The position will work with auditors to discuss our current environment and assist with the development and execution of remediation plans. Additionally, perform periodic audits of the IT environment to ensure proper security measures are in place. The expertise will be instrumental in maintaining a secure and compliant IT environment.

Workplace Policy


Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Investigate and respond to system alerts generated by firewall, IDS/IPS, NGAV, IBM Managed SIEM, and Active Directory monitoring. Collaborate with vendors to resolve security-related issues promptly.
  • Provide support for the implementation of Murata's various security tools. Install and troubleshoot client agent installs, review weekly and monthly agent status and scan reports, respond to real-time alerts, and assist with documentation.
  • Assist IT Teams in prioritizing vulnerability remediation and deployment of patches to assets. Troubleshoot and resolve deployment issues to ensure a secure IT environment.
  • Assist in the implementation of Murata's security systems, including the review of logs and reports from various tools such as firewall, IDS/IPS, NGAV, EDR, SIEM, and event log monitoring.
  • Schedule internal and external vulnerability scans and take necessary actions for investigation and remediation efforts. Document the findings and follow-up actions.
  • Assist with the administration of security systems and asset inventory tools. Collect and manage data and run reports as needed to ensure compliance and security.
  • Assist with the development and documentation of various IT Security systems and procedures to ensure standardized and effective practices.
  • Provide IT security-related end-user support, addressing queries and concerns promptly and professionally.
  • Perform periodic audits IT security systems to ensure proper application of privileges and correct security configuration.

Miscellaneous Job Responsibilities

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience working with network management tools with a focus on security systems.
  • Experience with deployment, management and reporting of compliance and security systems including network-based patch management, firewall, IDS/IPS, vulnerability and security event log management systems.
  • Experience with Active directory and Windows server management from a compliance and vulnerability management perspective.
  • Experience supporting various Linux distributions and MacOS.
  • Experience with endpoint security tools such as anti-virus, ITM, EDR and others.
  • Analytical skills with proven problem-solving ability is a must. Experience with threat hunting and/or anomaly investigations is a plus.
  • Understanding of PC and Local Area Network (LAN) technologies.
  • Ability to work with end users in applying security technology to the work environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • IT Security/Cybersecurity certification.
  • Experience working with regulatory agencies and 3rd party auditors is a plus.
  • Experience in end-user support for Microsoft Office applications is preferred.
  • Demonstrated extensive organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently and within a team.
  • Identifies problems and solutions that others might miss; provides detailed insight and constructive criticism into problems and complex situations.
  • Ability to take a vague concept and turn it into a design specification with limited guidance.
  • Effectively applies specialized knowledge and skills to perform work tasks; shares technical expertise with others.
  • Defines requirements and resources needed to implement new ideas; converts ideas from general concepts into actionable plans.
  • Breaks down large problems into smaller, more manageable components; identifies key factors that influence the viability of different solutions; clarifies information needed to solve problems.

Imagine the possibilities as a member of Murata's innovative global team.

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    Murata offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.
    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/Disabilities/Veterans

Additional Position Information: 

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth