Cyber Security Engineer

Smithfield Foods
Smithfield, VA
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Smithfield Foods

Cyber Security Engineer

Smithfield, VA
Application Security
Jun 20

The Cyber Security Engineer will support various programs and strategic initiatives within the company. This position will maintain various endpoint, email and web security solutions. The selected candidate will be proficient in all aspects of endpoint protection, email security, incident response and log analysis.

Core Responsibilities

  • Manages security technology solutions for endpoint, email and network threat protection.
  • Conducts security testing of cloud and virtualization systems.
  • Investigates security alerts and supports response and remediation activities.
  • Maintains technical expertise relevant industry standards and best practices in information security technologies such as:
    • Endpoint protection / enhanced detection and response;
    • Intrusion detection and response;
    • Cloud deployment models including public, community, private, and hybrid;
    • Cloud service delivery models including infrastructure-, platform and software-as-a-service;
    • Cloud security;
    • Email threat protection;
    • Incident response and investigation;
    • Virtual compute, storage, and networks;
    • Virtual infrastructure management;
    • Penetration testing
  • Configure and monitor web application firewall
  • Works with managed security services to monitor logs and report security events
  • Performs log analytics work to investigate incidents and identify potential threats
  • Perform analysis of system security on Windows and Linux hosts
  • Understand and deploy encryption technologies such as TLS, IPSEC, PGP, certificates, etc.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university and 3+ years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, required
  • Minimum of 2+ years with endpoint protection or information security technology, required
  • Experience in MS Azure cloud security and protection technologies
  • Experience with endpoint protection solutions and advanced email threat protection
  • Experience with Windows Active Directory security
  • Endpoint remediation/ forensic investigation experience
  • Experience with Web Application Firewall management
  • Experience with analyzing log data through analytic tools
  • Excellent writing, interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment
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