Security Engineer

Business Technology Charlotte, North Carolina


Position at CTE

CTE is seeking a Security Engineer to join the Cyber Security team to drive engineering design, security policy & procedure, implementation and management of security system projects, and act as an escalation point for operations support. The ideal candidate should have advanced experience with Firewalls, IDS, Email Filtering, Endpoint Protection, Vulnerability Management, Group Policy and possess excellent troubleshooting, communications, and project management skills.  This role will partner with the Director of Infrastructure & Security to drive the company’s security strategy, security platform roadmap, and continuous improvement efforts within the areas of his/her responsibility.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
The Security Engineer is responsible for design, staging, configuration, implementation, and support for all Cyber Security platforms including firewalls, IDS/IPS, AV and Malware Protection, URL Filtering, and Disaster Recovery technologies. The ideal candidate will provide technical leadership in planning and carrying out security measures to monitor and protect sensitive data and systems from Cyber Attacks. This is a technical role helping assess, plan, and deploy Cyber Security protection platforms.  This role will be part of the IT Infrastructure Team, interacting with other IT team members as well as various internal customers and external vendors.

  • Engineering and implementation of department and company initiatives and projects
  • Serve as an escalation path for operational support personnel
  • Development of system maintenance and operational standards and procedures
  • Manage Third Party Access
  • Vendor relationship, strategy, and planning coordination with manager
  • Responsible for design, staging, configuration, implementation, and support for Cyber Security platforms
  • Develop information security plans and policies
  • Manage vulnerability management platform and procedures
  • Assist with Incident Response Management
  • Monitor and Investigate Security Breaches
  • Manage Security partner relationships – escalate issues when appropriate
  • Perform Infrastructure Security system maintenances, upgrades and migrations
  • Partner with Security Analyst to be technical escalation for any Security platform or incident 

Education and/or Experience:

  • CCNA Security, CISSP, CISM, or other Security certification is required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems
  • 5+ Years Security Engineering experience required
  • 8+ years Infrastructure Engineering (Network and/or Systems) experience required
  • Strong understanding of Enterprise Patching is a required
  • Strong understanding of Enterprise PKI is required
  • Strong understanding of DNS protection and filtering is required
  • Strong understanding of Active Directory and Group Policy is required
  • Strong understanding of Firewall and IDS/IPS is required
  • Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies, and methods
  • Experience designing secure networks, systems, and application architectures
  • Direct experience with anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewalls, and content filtering
  • Ability to proactively address the cybersecurity demand from the business/industry
  • Knowledge of disaster recovery technologies and methods
  • Strong troubleshooting ability
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and written
  • Team oriented and able to work across other internal departments
  • Strong attention to detail and strong documentation
  • Cisco ASA
  • Cisco Firepower
  • Proofpoint
  • Cisco AMP
  • Cisco Umbrella
  • Tenable
  • Office365
  • KnowBe4
  • Splunk
  • Active Directory

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to complete the application without an accommodation, please call 704-731-7701 for assistance.