Company: Anadarko
Skills: IT - Software Development, Security
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: The Woodlands, Texas, United States
No location/work authorization restrictions found.

Job Summary

This is a highly technical and hands-on position within Anadarko's Enterprise IT Security organization whose primary responsibility is to provide strategic and operational Cybersecurity expertise. The responsibility includes defining and implementing technical Security architecture and maintaining accountability for the operational execution of the defense-in-depth infrastructure.

The Sr Security Analyst must serve as an Information Security technical expert while promoting a business-value driven approach to implementing Security infrastructure and controls. This position will be located at Anadarko corporate headquarters in The Woodlands, TX.


  • Overall 8+ years of experience in various verticals of IT with at least 5 of those years in a Cybersecurity role

  • A solid understanding of current and emerging technologies, platforms and solutions that support the business, and a broad understanding of the challenges facing Oil and Gas Exploration and Production industry

  • Strong hands-on architecture, implementation, and operations experience with various networking, security, and systems technologies including Firewalls, NAC, IDS/IPS, DLP, VPN, Secure Email Gateways, SIEM, next gen AV, etc.

  • Experience designing and implementing security automation solutions

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.Strong leadership skills required in order to communicate, consult and negotiate across multiple IT and business groups

  • Experience architecting and deploying cybersecurity environments based on NIST, ISO, and/or CIS frameworks

  • Experience in designing, implementing and operating security controls for complex hybrid cloud environments including on-premise, IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS implementations preferred

  • Experience and strong understanding of application security, DevOps, and overall SDLC preferred

  • GIAC and CISSP certifications preferred

  • Knowledge of IT Service Management/ITIL preferred


  • Accountable for the definition, maintenance, and hands-on implementation of Cybersecurity infrastructure

  • Develops and implements Cybersecurity roadmap of the required technology and processes

  • Provides direction and guidance to leadership and the organization on emerging Cybersecurity risks, technology, and trends

  • Provides guidance on the architecture and design of Cybersecurity solutions and provides technical hands-on expertise and consulting to various technical teams

  • Accountable for the effective execution of Security architecture and associated training

  • Takes an active role in leading critical incident response, including the identification, triage, analysis, processing, final resolution and lessons learned

  • Produces, communicates, and maintains Cybersecurity related standards, procedures, guidelines, and policies

  • Takes corrective actions when a defined operations process is not yielding desired results

  • Participate in on-call rotation for urgent support activities

Travel Requirements

The percentage of travel required for this position is 10%.


High School diploma or GED required, Bachelor's degree in an IT, Engineering or closely related technical field is strongly desired

Equal Employment Opportunity

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in recruiting, hiring, developing, compensating and promoting applicants and / or employees. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for employee's and applicant's disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following 'Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law'

Anadarko is among the world’s largest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies, with headquarters in The Woodlands, Texas. Our diverse portfolio of assets encompasses premier positions in major U.S. onshore shale and oil-focused opportunities in deep-water basins worldwide.


Each day, our 4,500 employees worldwide are focused on living our core values of integrity and trust, servant leadership, commercial focus, people and passion and open communication in all we do. We are committed to our mission of delivering a competitive and sustainable rate of return to shareholders by exploring for, acquiring and developing oil and natural gas resources vital to the world's health and welfare.


We want a diverse set of individuals who share our values and place priority on safety and environmental protection to help us achieve our mission. We’re planning for the future and looking for exceptional people to be part of it. If our values and mission excite and interest you, we want to hear from you! Learn more at


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