Cyber Security Engineer
Posted on: June 24, 2022
At CoreCivic, our employees are driven by a deep sense of
service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to
better the public good. CoreCivic is currently seeking a Cyber
Security Engineer located at our corporate office in Brentwood, TN.
Come join a team that is dedicated to making an impact for the
people and communities we serve. Who We Are: CoreCivic is a
diversified government solutions company with the scale and
experience needed to solve tough government challenges in
cost-effective ways. We provide a broad range of solutions to
government partners that serve the public good through high-quality
corrections and detention management, innovative and cost-saving
government real estate solutions, and a growing network of
residential reentry centers to help address America's recidivism
crisis. We are the nation's largest owner of partnership
correctional, detention and residential reentry facilities and have
been a flexible and dependable partner for government for more than
30 years. What We Have:
- More than just a job but the start of a successful career.
- Supportive environment where employee growth is promoted.
- Comprehensive benefits package & competitive wages.
- PTO & paid holidays.
- Paid job training & other great incentives.
- What You Get To Do: The Cyber Security Engineer is responsible
for cyber security assessment, continuous monitoring, vulnerability
and penetration testing activities to support the CoreCivic NIST
800-53 program. Detects security threats, conducts detailed and
comprehensive investigations and drives issues to remediation and
- Detects and responds to advanced
threats, actor techniques, anomalous or suspicious activity to
identify potential and active risks to systems and data.
Investigates incidents, provides resolution, or makes
recommendations for corrective action or enhancement to security
systems and controls as needed.Stays current on emerging
vulnerability and threat trends and correlates these threats
against CoreCivic systems and data under NIST 800-53
guidelines.Performs assignments involving cyber security
governance, policy, and process review/redesigns across the IT
enterprise.Assists in the implementation of security
policies/requirements to support the NIST Cybersecurity Framework
(CSF) and make recommendations in terms of accepting, mitigating
and escalating risk.Stays current on all aspects of cybersecurity
and applies technical application security testing expertise to
assist in identifying weaknesses and vulnerabilities that affect
the confidentiality, integrity and availability of corporate
protected, sensitive and confidential company information and
data.Recommends new capabilities and efforts to improve the
effectiveness of a continuous monitoring program and assists with
developing and maintaining plans of action and milestones
- Collaborates on security issues related to systems and
workflows ensuring internal security controls for business
operations are in place and adhere to applicable InfoSec
regulations. Serves as an internal consultant to various levels of
management and facility leadership regarding emerging
Follows and adheres to defined processes, policies and
- Domestic U.S. travel may be required.
Graduate from an accredited college
or university with a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or
related field is required. Three years of work experience in
information technology security operations, working with various
system logs and security tools to detect and resolve security
threats is required. Additional years of related work experience
may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year
basis.Working knowledge of network topologies, security tools such
as SIEM, HIDS/HIPS, NIDS/NIPS, security analysis tools. CEH, CISSP,
or SSCP certification preferred. Experience with Cloud Computing
and technology. Must have strong verbal and written communication
skills; ability to communicate effectively with internal and
external business partners as well as technical, and non-technical
staff. Must have the ability to work in a team environment and
manage multiple activities simultaneously. Strong critical thinking
and problem solving skills are required. U.S. citizenship is
required. Minimum Age Requirement: Must be at least 18 years of
age. A valid driver's license is required. CoreCivicis a Drug-Free
Workplace and EOE - including Disability/Veteran.
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