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NASCO Cybersecurity Engineer II in Boston, Massachusetts


The Cybersecurity Engineer II provides engineering support and capability to consult/troubleshoot security related matters for enterprise products, information systems and network architectures. This role promotes compliance with security policies and procedures, recommends secure best practices during architecture, designs and implements phases of the product lifecycle. This position protects against the unauthorized access, modification, or destruction of systems or data. This role demonstrates the importance of building security requirements and practices into the systems engineering process and the software development lifecycle. A wide degree of security-relevant creativity and latitude is expected.Communicates with manager regarding status of projects and initiatives.


  • Provides daily, ongoing security oversight of assigned moderately complex systems, including the security impact of proposed modifications, additions, and technology refresh evolutions

  • Works within a team to develop customized technical solutions to unique problems while adhering to security policies, procedures, standards and best practices

  • Develops creative technical and procedural solutions to effectively secure information systems without introducing significant operational overhead

  • Aids in the development of architectural designs, and reviews new product implementations

  • Assists withtroubleshooting and performs research to identify the cause of issues and identify potential solutions

  • Provides mitigation recommendations to reduce identified security risks

  • Establishes and enforces security best practices, protection objectives, process improvements and effective security controls with associates and customers

  • Assists in security incident response and documentation

  • Assesses the overall security risks to the system by understanding system security vulnerabilities and associated threats

  • Analyzes impact of software installations, configurations and infrastructure modifications to minimize system downtime when recommending security remediation’s

  • Assists in mentoring junior team members on security operations processes and procedures

  • Advises associates of the security features and procedures used in their products and systems

  • Performs regularly scheduled security reviews (e.g., technology, operations and personnel)

  • Participates in annual reviews of policies, procedures and security controls in support of security framework assessments


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Technically proficient knowledge of network and security architecture principles, enterprise-grade firewall and intrusion detection and prevention systems fundamentals, endpoint security systems and other security protective/detective systems

  • Knowledge of cybersecurity operation processes and essential security program functions that include event monitoring and security information and event management technologies, risk management, vulnerability scanning and management, access controls and authentication measures

  • Ability to connect threat analysis to risk management principles to formulate security priorities and provide business level risk decision support

  • Ability to gather, analyze and interpret business drivers and developing practical security solutions that provide value to security and support the business

  • Ability to work with customers to understand and respond to their information security needs and/or concerns, represent our security program and how the program protects the customers’ data, and discuss the roadmap designed to continuously improve our security posture

  • Ability to present technical information to technical and nontechnical audiences using collaborative systems and presentation software

  • Ability to quickly learn and understand complex environments, independently reaching stretch goals, and continually improving knowledge and capabilities


  • 8 years of experience in Information Security

  • Experience working in firewall, DLP, orIDS/IPS tools

  • 5 years of experience implementing and enforcing security directives, policies, publications and regulations

  • 5 years of experience with software and security architectures and has a clear understanding of security protocols and standards

  • 3 years of experience in networking concepts and services

  • 5 years of experience with IT system, local and wide-area network administration, telecommunications, and/or security protection technologies including multi-factor authentication and single sign-on technologies

  • 5 years of experience conducting risk assessment work, IT auditing of compliance requirements, or framework gap analysis

  • 5 years of experience with multiple cloud provider security standards and cloud administration capabilities

Required Training, Certification and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, business administration or a related field; experience can be substituted

Benefits and Perks:

  • Work/Life Balance – NASCO helps you find success at the workplace, and at home.

  • Matching 401(k)

  • Employee Recognition and Bonus Programs – When NASCO is successful so are our employees!

  • Tuition Assistance – Learn, develop, and grow… on our dime!

  • E-Learning – Comprehensive and current library of e-learning and performance support assets, available on demand and at no cost.

  • Choice of Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical, Dental and Vision Plans

  • Company-funded spending/reimbursement accounts to help with out-of-pocket medical expenses

  • Wellness Program

  • 17 Days of Paid Time Off (PTO) per year – not including major holidays. That’s just starting out.

  • Company discount plans on mobile, technology services, etc., to help you save money.

NASCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer/veterans/disability/race/color/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/national origin. Must have legal authority to work in the US.

We will not accept applicants that use AI when answering the screening questions. Applicants who use AI to answer any questions or to complete their application will not be considered for employment.

Location US-Home Office/ Remote

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Category Information Technology - All Openings

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