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Cybersecurity Engineer

at GM Financial

Posted: 2/21/2019
Job Reference #: 34386

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-TX-Arlington
    Requisition ID
    Employee Type
    Full Time-Regular
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    The Cybersecurity Engineer is responsible for evaluating emerging security technology and developing, deploying, and maintaining systems and procedures. This team member assists with identifying and mitigating threat to the corporate network, corporate assets, and corporate users. This team member identifies core requirements, designs and implements security technologies, and works with stakeholders to transfer knowledge and assist with long term support of those tools. Security technologies may include, but not limited to: Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Security Incident Event Management (SIEM), User Behavior Analytics, Host Intrusion Prevention (HIPS), and Web/Email Gateway. This team member will be responsible for both technical implementation of systems and communication of security requirements to management and security leadership. Additional, this team member will be responsible, as necessary, with assisting in investigations into security threats.



    • Analyze operating system and security tool implementation and configuration to develop and spearhead implementation efforts.
    • Develop detailed proposals and plan for new information security systems that would enhance or enable new capabilities for network or host systems.
    • Develop detailed knowledge and responsibility transfer plans with appropriate documentation for long-term support teams
    • Interface with business and IT partners to drive security enhancement and implementation efforts.
    • Participates in emergency response team activities for responding to various security incidents
    • Develop reporting and alerting from a SIEM solution
    • Prepares and develop information procedures, standards, and/or other technical requirement documents
    • Participates in periodic information systems risk assessments
    • Prepares technical requirements and standards
    • Perform other duties as assigned
    • Conform with all corporate policies and procedures



    • Detail oriented
    • Local and wide area networking concepts, principles and protocols
    • Advanced knowledge in Infrastructure design and management
    • Working knowledge of management processes such as personnel administration, planning and budgeting
    • Strong working knowledge of Intel platforms, iSeries and pSeries servers
    • Advanced understanding of IT Service Management (ITSM) best practices and processes
    • Experience with UML Design Tools
    • Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP, OSI model and imp subnetting
    • High level understanding of technology infrastructure, security concepts and platforms
    • Demonstrated success in project management
    • Advanced knowledge of IBM pSeries hardware, operating systems and TSM backup infrastructure
    • Advanced knowledge of the OSI model and security that is associated with each layer
    • Understanding of routing and switching protocols as they relate to load balancing
    • Strong understanding of application layer protocols including HTTP, SSH, SSL, and DNS
    • Knowledge and stay abreast on the latest security and privacy legislation, regulations, advisories, alerts and vulnerabilities
    • Knowledge of IT security processes and controls as well as IT infrastructure and networking technical knowledge
    • Proven expertise developing custom rule sets for tools to identify specific attacks and exploits based on feedback and requirements from business stakeholders including Compliance and Legal Counsel
    • Cybersecurity related certifications strongly preferred


    • Ability to think strategically and make collaborative decisions
    • Ability to apply structured analysis methods to various types of data to establish trends, determine variability and business impact
    • Communicates quickly, clearly, concisely, appropriately, and intelligently
    • Foster open communication, speaks with impact, listens to others, and writes effectively
    • Experience with alternate management methods using SSH, serial connections, and the command-line interface TMSH
    • Ability to effectively negotiate with vendors on upgrades and acquisitions
    • Effective planning, time management, negotiation, and delegation skills
    • Expert level IT security processes and controls knowledge as well as IT infrastructure and networking technical knowledge
    • Ability to approach problems with an open-mind and create new and innovative ideas and methods
    • Advanced technical writing
    • Experience in documentation tools such as Visio and Microsoft Office products
    • Advanced information security standards/frameworks (ie, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, ISO 27001) skills
    • Advanced experience with Network and VLAN segmentation
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Ability to approach problems with an open-mind, use existing information and resources
    • Creative, Innovative, problem-solving and maximizing your potential to solve problems and improve methods
    • Think positively when faced with obstacles, build on others ideas, think logically and intuitively


    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience strongly preferred


    • Minimum of 1-5 years of experience in large and complex business environments with a successful track record working directly with senior level management with at least 1 year of experience in one or more of the following domains: Cybersecurity, Information Security, Network Engineering, or Network Operations, Information Technology, Application Development preferred

    Work Conditions

    • Normal office environment 0-20% travel may be required
    • Some after-hours work and periodic 24x7 on-call support will be required
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