Cyber Security Engineer

IT Lowell, Massachusetts


We have an exciting opportunity for a Cyber Security Engineer to join our team. In this new position, you will take an active role in the execution of our IT Security solutions and integrations, while collaborating closely with both internal and external partners.

As a Cyber Security Engineer, you will be deeply involved in managing and improving the security of Captivate's products and platforms. You will be responsible for designing and implementing controls to protect corporate and production systems according to industry best practices. You will also serve as a technical resource for all matters regarding information and cyber security and will be responsible for projects with cross-functional teams, so strong communication skills are a must. You will design and implement security best practices for a physical/cloud hybrid environment.

We are looking for a passionate individual, looking to accomplish a lot in the field of cyber security, with the necessary experience to implement great security solutions.

What You’ll Do:

  • Plan, implement, manage, monitor and upgrade security measures for the protection of Captivate data, systems and networks
  • Install security measures and operate software to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls and data encryption programs
  • Test and identify network and system vulnerabilities
  • Monitor computer networks for security issues
  • Investigate security breaches and other cyber security incidents
  • Troubleshoot security and network problems
  • Respond to all system and/or network security breaches
  • Ensure Captivate data and infrastructure are protected by enabling the appropriate security controls
  • Participate in the change management process
  • Fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard
  • Develop company-wide best practices for IT security
  • Perform penetration testing
  • Help colleagues install security software and understand information security management
  • Research security enhancements and make recommendations to management
  • Stay up-to-date on cyber security trends and security standards

What You Bring:

  • 3 to 5 years of professional IT Security experience
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field
  • Proven track record of identifying needs and implementing solutions
  • Experience running Security Awareness, Phishing, and other end user security training programs
  • Knowledge of the intricacies related to Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance (GRC): NIST, SOX, PCI DSS, and/or state privacy laws
  • Familiarity with the Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SSDLC)
  • Experience with firewalls (functionality and maintenance), Office 365 Security including but not limited to Microsoft EMS (Enterprise Mobility Suite) and Exchange Online, VSX and Endpoint Security
  • Experience implementing Data Classifications and Data Loss Prevention policies
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS and MS Azure
  • Understanding of patch management for Windows (Servers, Workstations and Applications), mobile devices (IOS and Android) and other technologies, with the ability to deploy patches in a timely manner while understanding business impact
  • Knowledge of network access control, network segregation and isolation, and wireless technologies
  • General network and system engineering experience 
  • Experience with Security information and event management (SIEM) such as LogPoint
  • Experience with Privileged Access Management(PAM) solutions like Cyberark or Thycotic
  • Hands-on knowledge and experience designing, implementing, and supporting vulnerability management, data encryption, data loss prevention, SIEM, intrusion prevention, anti-virus, and/or other security controls
  • Knowledge of various operating systems including but not limited to: Windows, macOS, iOS, Android, and Linux
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis, and network/security applications
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • Strong attention to detail

Certifications and Licenses: 

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) would be a plus
  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) would be a plus

Why You Should Work at Captivate
Captivate offers a generous FTO (flexible time off) policy, matching 401k, commuter benefits & health insurance programs offered through Cigna. We encourage work-life balance through team building activities, employee outings and celebratory events. Captivate offers a great work environment and provides employees the opportunity to make an impact, through employer gift match programs & volunteer opportunities.

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