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Senior Cyber Security Engineer

Lanham, Maryland
Job Type
30 Aug 2022

Job Summary

We are looking for a Senior Cyber Security Engineer that is part of a Cyber Security team. The team is looking for a knowledgeable engineer with a passion for learning, running various security systems, and an interest in the security domain. This role provides technical and tactical expertise to a 24x7 team of dedicated security engineers focused on maintaining operational stability while reducing risk, and collaborates globally across the organization with a variety of stakeholders from service desk technicians to system architects, and developers. The candidate needs to have strong problem-solving skills and be able to determine root cause along with providing relevant solutions.

Duties and Responsibilities -

Demonstrate knowledge of current cyber security standards needs to be maintained to provide proper guidance.

Collaborate and coordinate with critical infrastructure and network engineering teams to provide technical security requirements.

Access, analyze, and optimize operational tasks, functions and processes.

Provide technical and tactical expertise to a 24x7 team of dedicated security engineers focused on maintaining operational stability while reducing risk

Administer and maintain both network and endpoint security controls, primarily focused on tier 2/3 support.

Maintaining proper saturation of endpoint security controls; versions, scoping and exclusions.

Documentation of Knowledgebase articles, How-to's, policies and procedures.

Respond to alerts as they arise and troubleshoot to mitigate complex issues

Develop system performance metrics and create alerts and dashboards around them

Tune and make system optimizations

Perform periodic rolling application and operation system upgrades.

Special Requirements:

All employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and emergencies.

Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays when required to meet operational needs.


Education: High school diploma or equivalent


7+ years of Cyber Security experience

Experience actively Debugging Attacks

Experience with Identity & Access, End Point Detection, Multi-Factor Authentication, End Point Detection


Experience with Endpoint Protection, NGFW, IDS/IPS, WAF, Proxy, PKI and Advanced Threat Protection.

Experience with cloud, automation and scripting.

Ability to juggle multiple priorities where you are the driving force ensuring completion and on-time delivery.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in a clear business relevant manner that is adjusted to the audience; up, down and across the organization.

Independent sound decision making is the skill most used on a daily basis.

Collaboration, mentoring and training members of your team

Passionate about security and self-driven to one-day become an expert.

Proven ability to rapidly learn new technologies

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Good interpersonal, customer support, verbal and technical writing skills; be a self-starter with the ability to achieve deadline-driven priorities.

Ability to collaborate and work in a team environment, exhibit professional initiative, self-direction, willingness and ability to document knowledge and share with others is required.

Strong communication skills and creativity as a problem solver is a must.

EEO Statement

Astound Broadband is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace, support, and thrive on each other's differences to maximize the experience of our teammates and our community.  We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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  • Job Reference: 697993793-2
  • Date Posted: 30 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Astound Broadband Powered by RCN
  • Location: Lanham, Maryland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent