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Security Engineer - II

Cary, North Carolina | Technical
Job ID: 102674
Listed on 12/31/2020

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Security Engineer - II

Job Summary: The Security Engineer is expected to work as a member of a security team and should be able to communicate effectively and intelligently via phone, email, or ticket escalations. This role requires a good understanding of networking and the ability to work in multiple customer and vendor platforms.


  • Incident management through troubleshooting of security devices/solutions including steps to minimize the impact
  • Work with peers to design, engineer, document and implement change requests in security devices
  • Review threat analysis of customer networks and systems
  • Provide log/network/malware/device analysis and making recommendations for remediation of security vulnerability conditions
  • Training of peers, briefing customers and other organizations outside Operations

Desired Skills/Experience:

  •  Associates/Bachelors degree in Computer Science / Engineering / Information Security or equivalent professional experience
  • ITIL Foundation training or certification
  • At least one security certification such as Sec+, CYSA+, CCSE, CISSP, CCSP, JNCIP, CCNA Security, GCIH
  • Able to Obtain and / or already have US Government Security Clearance
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in a dedicated security device engineering or SOC position
  • Direct hands-on experience with Splunk or other SIEM tools
  • Experience with some of the following security devices/platforms:
    • Fortigate/FortiAnalyzer/FortiAuthenticator/FortiManager
    • Cisco/Juniper/CheckPoint/Palo Alto Firewalls
    • IPS/IDS
    • FireEye
  • Experience on UNIX/Linux operating systems
  • Strong writing/communication skills in a customers engagement/service environment
  • Good organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Ability to work and excel within a team environment