Cyber Security Engineering III - Cyber Security Technology Engineer - W2 Eligible Only


Our client is looking for a Cyber Security Technology Engineer to join their team in Charlotte, NC.

The Cyber Security Technology Engineer position is a member of the Information Protection and Risk Management (IPRM) team and reports to a Director of Cyber Security Technology. The Engineer works with a team to design and implement technical controls and tools to meet specific security requirements and defines processes and standards to ensure that security configurations and tools are maintained.

Job Responsibilities

The Cyber Security Technology (CST) engineer is a subject matter expert (SME) in engineering solutions for email security gateways. Under direction from the Director and in line with stated strategic objectives, the CST Engineer will conduct industry research, explore the products available on the market to meet the requirements, OR devise a plan to build a solution internally. The CST email security engineer will assist management in creating business cases to obtain project funding and will work with project managers and other engineers to successfully implement projects on time and on budget. The engineer will also be responsible for ongoing incremental engineering required to continuously achieve the best coverage and operation of the technology, and as the SME, will assist in troubleshooting system degradations and outages if required.

Some (but not all) of the primary responsibilities the role will be primarily involved with are as follows:

  • Provide technical assistance, solution design, and hands on development support for security controls for an email security program
  • Administration of the enterprise email security gateways (e.g. maintenance, configuration, and policy management)
  • Identification and resolution of incidents impacting email
  • Support and assist the SOC and CSIRT with security incidents and to design new policies to identify and mitigate risk
  • Participate in developing and providing operational documentation to ensure a well-managed and mature security infrastructure
  • Perform other duties and/or special projects as assigned
  • Support various teams in understanding incident impacting email, and offering guidance

 Technologies sets the role may secondarily support are as follows:

  • Cloud access security brokers (CASB)
  • Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solutions
  • Database access firewalls and database activity monitoring solutions
  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • Key and Certificate Management solutions



  • Minimum 5+ years of previous mail gateway experience
  • Highly technical and analytical expertise, with a proven deep background (preferred 5+ years IT experience in addition to cybersecurity) in technology design, implementation, and delivery.
  • Knowledge and experience creating and maintaining policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and technical documents
  • Experience configuring email and authentication (SMTP, SPF, DKIM, DMARC, DNS)
  • Troubleshooting email in large and complex environments
  • Microsoft Exchange and Office 365 (O365) experience
  • Experience with Proofpoint Email Protection
  • Knowledge and experience creating and maintaining policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and technical documents
  • Ability to perform data analysis using standard office productivity software.
  • Ability to propose and implement creative solutions to eliminate malicious (e.g. phishing) and unwanted email (e.g. spam, "graymail")
  • Provide complex technical guidance, oversight, and enforcement of security directives, policies, standards, plans, and procedures
  • Cross-functional understanding of email operations, security practices and the user experience
  • Develop project documentation including detailed security plans, security architecture designs, detailed security implementation and deployment plans, test plans, and security-focused operational procedures and training materials


  • Ability to perform data analysis using standard office productivity software
  • Strong knowledge of current cyber security threats and techniques, as well as a dedicated and self-driven desire to research current cyber security products
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills with a strong attention to detail
  • A strong customer/client focus with ability to manage expectations appropriately and provide superior customer/client experience and build long-term relationships
  • Effectively works as part of a technical teams on projects and resolving incidents
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, with an ability to make independent decisions when appropriate
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to learn and use business productivity and management software
  • Must be willing to work after-hours and weekends when technical issues arise which require immediate resolution

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