Global Data Consultants

  • Sr. Cybersecurity Engineer

    Job Locations US-PA-Hershey
    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/24/2018 4:07 PM)
    Job ID
    Lindsey James
  • Overview

    GDC is currently recruiting for a Sr. Cybersecurity Engineer in the Hershey, PA area.

    Position Overview

    The Sr. Cybersecurity Engineering will serve as the Cybersecurity Engineering subject matter expert responsible to ensure successful performance of the Engineering team in order to enable Cybersecurity Operations. This includes support of the mission to Prevent, Detect, Analyze, and Respond to threat activity (internal or external), information system vulnerabilities, and cyber incidents; strengthen the organization's ability to defend against sophisticated and emerging cyber threats; and enable mission recovery more quickly from attacks and incidents originating in cyberspace. The Sr. Cybersecurity Engineering will be accountable to the Cybersecurity Operations Manager for the successful architectural planning and implementation of defense-in-depth capabilities across the enterprise, and for the deployment, sustainment, and operations of all aspect of the engineering team and Cybersecurity tools and capabilities, to include, but not limited to, next-generation firewalls, firewall management solution, web security proxies, SIEM tool, data loss prevention solutions, case management system, anti-virus, host-based advanced threat detection, and all other network and host-based monitoring and response capabilities. The Sr. Cybersecurity Engineering must ensure all Cybersecurity tools and capabilities are fully operational and available, and are appropriately patched and configured at all times.


    • Deploying, securely configuring, patching, operating, maintaining, monitoring, administering, and troubleshooting of network-based cybersecurity capabilities. e.g. NGFW firewalls, IDS/IPS, web security/proxy devices and servers, email security, and associated applications.
    • Expeditiously responding to outages and prioritizing, resolving, and documenting service-related incident tickets.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • 5-7 years of experience managing firewalls and proxies in a heavily regulated industry (e.g. HIPAA, PCI, NIST 800-53) for security boundary components/firewalls.
    • Experience managing and administering the following:
      • Palo Alto, or similar capability, next-generation firewalls (NGFW).
      • Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS).
      • BlueCoat Secure Web Gateway (SWG), or similar capability, to include Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB).
      • Email security solutions such as IronPort or similar technology.
      • Firewall management tools (e.g. FireMon, AlgoSec) is a plus, as is experience managing data loss prevention capabilities.

    Preferred Experience

    • CCNA-Security, GICSP, GSEC, Sec+ CE, CISSP, or SSCP preferred.
    • Palo Alto Accredited Configuration Engineer (ACE) preferred.
    • Blue Coat Proxy Certified Administrator is a plus.
    • Experience managing NGFWs in a software defined network preferred.
    • Experience implementing SNORT, BRO, Suricata, or Yara signatures preferred.

    What We Do

    GDC IT Solutions (GDC) is a full-service Information Technology (IT) company providing solutions that empower businesses to increase employee productivity, maximize investments, and improve operational efficiencies. With experienced and certified professionals, we deliver services in the areas of application development, data center, 24/7 multilingual service desk, desktop lifecycle management, project management, business process consulting, and IT staff augmentation. 

    What Makes GDC Different:

    Our employees are our greatest asset continually driving our success each and every day. We attract and maintain the best talent to provide a personal customer experience at every touchpoint. Our technology professionals care about day-to-day client interactions and resolving customer issues quickly and efficiently, the first time. We deliver services with a code of high ethical responsibility, both to protect our clients and to assure that the work is carried out at the maximum level of professionalism. We are technology experts remaining one step ahead as technology evolves and constantly engaging to understand our clients’ business technology needs in order to deliver the best possible solution. 

    Why Work for GDC?

    • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation: GDC fully supports and embraces continuing education and industry certifications to stay ahead of trends and remain current within the technology landscape. We recognize that our employees add the real value to our clients and to our business. By approaching our daily operations with a passion for innovation and a shared-learning environment, everyone can make a positive difference.
    • Career Growth: GDC is one of the fastest growing companies in the region!  Sustained growth means ongoing opportunity. Many of our senior leaders have grown within the company, starting with the helpdesk or other entry-level roles to become thought leaders in the fields of IT infrastructure, application development, project management, and business development.
    • Employee-Centric Environment: GDC prides itself on employee satisfaction with a firm belief that happy employees are the most productive employees. In appreciation of our employees and their contributions, we sponsor numerous events throughout the year including an annual gala, golf, lunch barbeques and more.
    • Comprehensive Benefits Package: GDC offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401(k), short and long-term disability, and group life
    • Holiday and Vacation: GDC firmly believes in a comfortable work-life balance, and we offer comprehensive holiday and paid-time-off (PTO) packages.  We provide a generous PTO package, and we encourage our staff to use it — whether it’s for vacation or other personal reasons everyone needs time to relax and refresh.

    Equal Opportunity Workplace:

    GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


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