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Cyber Security Engineer

Ziply Fiber

Ziply Fiber

Posted on Wednesday, January 10, 2024

This is a remote position.

Position Title: Cyber Security Engineer

$90,000 to $150,000 annually DOE

Comprehensive health benefits include - medical, dental, vision, 401k, flexible spending account, paid sick leave and paid time off, quarterly performance bonus, training, career growth and education reimbursement programs.

We may be building internet, but we are reaching real people. We strive to build relationships and provide customers and communities with refreshingly great experiences.

We emphasize our values in all our interactions:

Genuinely Caring: Our customers and colleagues are people, and quite possibly our neighbors. We put ourselves in their shoes and give them our full attention.

Empowering You: We empower our customers to choose the products that best meet their needs, and we support our employees to implement solutions that elevate the experiences of our customers and coworkers.

Innovation and Improvement: We always look for ways to make the experiences of our customers – and each other – better.

Earning Your Trust: We earn trust by communicating simply and transparently as real people, not as a corporation.

Job Summary:

This is a remote position

The Cyber Security Engineer applies Information Technology (IT) security principles, methods, and security products to protect and maintain the availability, integrity, confidentiality and accountability of Company IT resources and physical security access of property and personnel. Accountable for executing assigned tasks to implement the goals of the Company Information Security initiatives, on time and within approved budget.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Essential Duties and Responsibilities listed below are a range of duties performed by the employee and not intended to reflect all duties performed.

· Maintain security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, antivirus software, and encryption tools.

· Configure and manage security tools and technologies to protect the organization's network and systems.

· Perform regular security assessments, vulnerability scans, and penetration testing to identify and address weaknesses in the infrastructure.

· Patch and update systems to address known vulnerabilities.

· Develop and implement security playbooks to effectively handle security incidents, breaches, and cyberattacks.

· Investigate security incidents, collect evidence, and work to mitigate and prevent future occurrences.

· Develop and enforce security policies, standards, and procedures in compliance with industry regulations and best practices.

· Provide security awareness training to employees to promote a security-conscious culture.

· Monitor network traffic and system logs for unusual or suspicious activities.

· Analyze security data to identify trends, potential threats, and vulnerabilities.

· Conduct security audits and assessments to ensure compliance with relevant regulatory requirements and industry standards (e.g., NIST, ISO 27001, PCI).

· Stay updated on the latest cybersecurity threats, trends, and technologies.

· Research and recommend security enhancements and solutions to keep Ziply Fiber protected

· Must be available to work regular business hours Pacific Standard Time.

· Must also be available to work on-call, evenings and weekends as needed.

· Performs other duties as required to support the business and evolving organization.


· BS in Information Technology or equivalent technical discipline.

· Minimum 3-5 years direct Cyber Engineer or information assurance experience

· Strong experience working with market standard Vulnerability Assessment tools

· Must have experience with network monitoring, network security, network equipment programming, firewall configurations and DLP solutions, log monitoring and event correlation

· Experience with policy and process documentation

· Understanding of DNS, DHCP and LDAP

· System hardening experience utilizing STIGs, CIS or USGCB

· Security Incident Response experience

· Strong oral and written communication abilities with experience writing policies

· Must possess strong ​analytical and troubleshooting skills

· Must be able to serve as a technical resource to IT staff

· CISM, CISA, CRIS, CISSP, Security+ or similar certification preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Ability to work independently and apply sound judgment and reasoning skills to a variety of situations

· Ability to multi-task and collaborate effectively with other personnel to meet deadlines.

· Strong verbal and written communication, attention to detail, and organizational skills.

· Ability to work within critical deadlines.

· Ability to adjust to rapidly changing priorities and schedules.

· Ability to provide excellent customer service.

Work Authorization:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US for any employer. Sponsorship is not available for this position.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for bending, stooping, sitting, walking, or standing for prolonged periods of time; most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position with frequent opportunity to move about. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

Work is performed in an office setting with exposure to computer screens and requires extensive use of a computer, keyboard, mouse, and multi-line telephone system. The work is primarily a modern office setting.

Diverse Workforce / EEO:

Ziply Fiber requires a pre-employment background check as conditions of employment. Ziply Fiber may require a pre-employment drug screening.

Ziply Fiber is a drug free workplace.