Cyber Defense Engineer
Company COCC
Location Rocky Hill, CT (hybrid/remote)
Preferred GIAC Certifications GSEC, GCSA
Travel 0%
Salary Not provided
Contact Name NL
Contact Email nicole.lewis/at/
Expires 2023-06-02

Job Description

What we need…

We are looking for a Cyber Defense Engineer with a focus in DevSecOps to support and maintain COCC’s managed Cybersecurity services. The position will focus on process improvement & automation and will be responsible for maintaining infrastructure (including upgrades and patches). In addition, the Engineer will be responsible for analysis of existing platforms and participate in the process to enhance current solutions. The candidate should have a comfort level working with a diverse set of individuals and their backgrounds, must be able to work without supervision and use advanced knowledge to make judgement calls

Who will be a great fit…

Someone who enjoys working in a close, collaborative, team environment and has a passion for automation and continual improvement. If you are the kind of person who thinks that there’s always a better way to do something and loves to see it through, you’ll be a great fit with our team!

What’s in it for you…

COCC offers a unique and collaborative experience as you grow your career with us and all of the benefits you’d expect from an award-winning employer plus:

A hybrid schedule or remote (based on location) allowing you the flexibility to balance your work/life needs
A customized training plan to successfully onboard you through your first year
A robust employee training and development program aligned with career pathing objectives
Generous PTO offering as well as competitive pay and benefits
On-site fitness center / off-site fitness/wellness reimbursement
Tuition Reimbursement
One-on-one career coaching
Financial planning assistance with certified professionals
Fun employee events such as company outings, trivia, sports leagues wellness events
Peer recognition programs

What you’ll do…

Act as a subject matter expert (SME) for COCC security platforms and services.
Design, develop and implement changes for COCC managed security services through scripting and automation.
Manage enterprise grade security equipment as a platform owner.
Assess security configurations for enhancements/fixes and implementations.
Manage intermediate and advanced projects
Train and mentor junior analysts.
Ability to work some weekends, and some weeks require work over 40 hours
What you’ll bring…

Bachelor’s degree and or three or more years’ experience supporting security-oriented network services, will consider appropriate work experience and/or relevant certifications
A desire to continually learn and improve
Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to diverse audiences.
A strong understanding of Internet protocols, including TCP/IP, HTTP(S), DNS, and SMTP.
Experience operating and maintaining enterprise-class security platforms using best practices (firewalls, web proxies, DLP, email encryption, etc.)
Scripting knowledge in one or more common languages (Python, Bash, PowerShell, etc.)
Experience with configuration management / IaC tools a plus (Ansible, Terraform, etc.)
Experience with public cloud services a plus (AWS, Azure, etc.)
The salary range of this position is $80,000 - $120,000

COCC is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace. All applicants are required to pass a credit, background, and substance test prior to employment. COCC procures background and consumer reports in compliance with all Federal and State regulations, including The Fair Credit Reporting Act and CT Department of Labor laws regarding pre-employment screens. COCC is an equal opportunity employer committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

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