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Principal Cybersecurity Engineer

Posted on Jan 11, 2022 by Request Technology

Illinois, IL
Immediate Start
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Principal Cybersecurity Engineer

Salary: $100k-$150k + 25% Bonus

Location: Houston, TX

*We are unable to sponsor for this permanent Full time role*

*Bonus Eligible*

Prestigious Fortune 500 company is looking for a Principal Cybersecurity Engineer proficient in network security with previous experience working in a large enterprise environment. This role will serve as a subject matter expert for a collection of critical cybersecurity technologies, possessing the highest level of expertise in the design, deployment, maintenance, and remediation of those technologies.


  • Full-stack knowledge of IT infrastructure - Applications, Databases, Operating Systems (Windows and Linux), Hypervisors, Networks (WAN, LAN, SCADA, Storage and Backup, Designing IAM technologies and services, Active Directory, lightweight directory access protocol, AWS
  • Expert level debugging skills, including the ability to analyze common markup languages such as XML or JSON
  • Ability to script and automate mundane tasks using tools such as Python
  • Strong working knowledge of cloud computing technologies such as AWS and Azure
  • Experience and strong knowledge of managing security infrastructure (eg, Firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, web application Firewalls, endpoint protection, SIEM, and log management technology)
  • Working knowledge of vulnerability management tools
  • Bachelor's degree in CS, MIS, cybersecurity, or similar area, in lieu of degree, High School Diploma and 4 years of relevant experience
  • Minimum 7 years related work experience. An additional 4 years of relevant experience may substitute for the bachelor's degree. A Master's degree can substitute for 2 years of experience
  • Certifications to include CISSP, CEH, CISM


  • Provide recommendations to improve the architecture and operational processes around cloud computing, and follow through with Scripting and the use of native technologies to optimize the environment
  • Coordinate with cybersecurity leadership and business owners to determine business needs and requirements
  • Track developments and changes in the digital business and threat environments to ensure that they're adequately addressed in security strategy plans and architecture artifacts
  • Will coach and grow junior level associates
  • Will coach and mentor less experienced engineers and act as a team leader on more complicated digital projects
  • Review security technologies, tools, and services, and make recommendations to the broader security team for their use, based on security, financial and operational metrics

Reference: 1458807545

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