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Sr. Cyber Security Engineer

Charlotte, North Carolina | IT
Job ID: 74375
Listed on 8/25/2017

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Position Title:  Sr. Cyber Security Engineer

Job Description:

Provide guidance and support in the development of progress at all system layers, including data, processing, and front-end systems. This position is responsible for design, development and implementation of information technology systems, as well as consulting with project owners to resolve issues regarding operations, implementations, and system status. Research and recommend strategies for department direction on Operational Management Systems, technical interfaces, automated system solutions, and server-related topics. Provide technical expertise on complex projects and research new technology for use by department.


  • Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
  • Collaborate with Project Managers, Managers, Architects, Directors, and VPs in recommending strategies and tactical implementation procedures
  • Research emerging technology products and make strategy recommendations to management and leadership
  • Coordinate and perform routine operating system and application reconciliations maintenance, including backup and recovery processes for applications
  • Develop plan for application business continuity, including monitoring system utilization/performance for capacity planning purposes
  • Act as a technical expert to provide technical support and software upgrades for applications
  • Design and configure customer-based systems and applications; provide guidance to database administrators in the configuration, tuning and maintenance of databases
  • Design disaster recovery plans
  • Assist in troubleshooting application, networking and operating systems problems
  • Manage relationships with hardware and software vendors
  • Work with Developers, Architects, System Administrators and Software Analysts as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner
  • A general working understanding of infrastructure technologies and concepts
  • Ability to demonstrate lateral thinking required to solve complex technical problems
  • Demonstrated knowledge in network design, network architecture, protocols and network topology
  • Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP and the OSI Model as they relate to security applications
  • Demonstrated knowledge of network devices and basic network appliances
  • Demonstrated knowledge of network diagramming software, such as Visio
  • Ability to perform duties in a very fast pace environment and ability to learn new technology quickly

Preferred Qualifications:

  • System administration for multiple technology applications in a large corporate environment
  • Experience with scripting languages such as PowerShell, Perl, Python, VBScript, etc.
  • Experience migrating security applications from a physical to virtual infrastructure
  • Cable industry experience
  • Current CISSP certificate


  • BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, MIS or related field or equivalent work experience in lieu of 4 year degree
  • 5-7 years experience designing or configuring systems and/or applicationsDocumented administration experience and deep knowledge of at least two cyber security applications (Symantec Endpoint Protection, FireEye, McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator, , etc.)