Sr. #Cyber #Security #Engineer

Vesta Solutions Cyber Security department is focused on providing the best possible security solutions to protect public safety solutions, operators, and users.

Job Description

Under limited supervision, this position architects, designs, and assists in deploying, maintaining, monitoring, managing, and tuning security tools related to the Network and Security Operations Center (NSOC). Cyber Security Engineers work with other engineers and analysts to correlate and analyze security-related data and respond to threats in accordance with policies as appropriate. Cyber Security Engineer participates in and leads architecture and controls design cross group functional elements, balancing the technical, business, and compliance requirements in pursuit of risk control and reduction in the cybersecurity stance of the company and clients. The Cyber Security Engineer is expected to exhibit excellent judgment, prudence, and adherence to ethical standards.

Essential duties, responsibilities and competencies :


  • Monitor the operational support systems to proactively identify service impacting events which are candidates for automation and which relate to PSAP connectivity and functionality.
  • Design, deploy, and train for maintenance a nationwide IAM solution.
  • Structure, then automate a national scale log aggregation and monitoring solution.
  • Design, configure, and document security deployment schema, including:
o Firewalls
o Anti-Virus / Host based or End Point solutions
  • Perform APT correlation if needed between multiple event sources such as firewall and system logs, threat intelligence feeds, anti-virus logs, IDS and IPS logs.
  • Conduct Vulnerability Assessments as required.
  • Conduct Risk Assessments as required.
  • Document and create deployment designs and processes for security devices and solutions.
  • Actively participate in ongoing internal training.
  • Represent the company publicly.
  • Mentor NOC Staff and junior SOC staff in security areas.
  • Own issues and exceptions and works them through to resolution.
  • Produce transparent written and verbal communications.
  • Prioritize time and financial spend to maximize spend / risk reduction return.
  • Create controls and mitigation strategies and frameworks as needed.
  • Ensure expectations for delivery or resolution are met and communicated transparently to clients, both internal and external.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Cyber Security, Information Systems, or STEM discipline or at least 7 years equivalent work experience required.
  • CISSP, CISA, CISM CCSP, CEH or other GIAC – DoD 8140 / 8570 IAT / IAM certification required within 6 months of hire.
  • Strong working knowledge of networking devices, including IDS/IPS systems, firewalls, packet capture tools, and file integrity monitoring tools.
  • Able to independently originate and review security architectural documents (technical or process) and suggest improvements or remedial actions.
  • In depth knowledge of networking protocols, system calls, TCP/IP stack, OSI model & PKI systems.
  • Advanced level of knowledge of incident response, detection and prevention.
  • Intermediate level of knowledge of NIST and NENA security standards.
  • Intermediate working knowledge of either COBIT or ITIL.
  • Ability to script or code in at least one language. (Python, BASH, C#, PowerShell preferred)
  • Strong knowledge of at least four of the following:
o Hacking and Incident Response
o Network Forensics
o Security Engineering
o Networking Protocols
o Security analysis / investigation
o Scripting / coding language (Python, BASH, C#)
  • Proven track record of exhibiting strong judgement and adherence to ethical standards.
  • Strong problem solving skills, analytical abilities and ability to deliver high performance.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with others.
  • Ability to work productively with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to provide effective mentoring to increase the skill level of NOC personnel.
  • Ability to work the required hours to ensure delivery of services and meet deadlines.
  • On call rotation is a requirement of this position.

Basic Requirements

Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related degree with at least 7 years work experience.
Scripting or coding experience in at least one language. (Python, BASH, C#, PowerShell preferred)
Experience with at least four of the following:

o Hacking and Incident Response
o Network Forensics
o Security Engineering
o Networking Protocols
o Security analysis / investigation
o Scripting / coding language (Python, BASH, C#)

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Travel Percentage

Under 10%

Relocation Provided


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EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to no discrimination because of race, color, creed, marital status, age, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, protected veteran, or any other legally protected characteristic.


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