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Cyber Security Engineer (Email) in Knoxville, Tennessee, US at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 8/28/2020

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Job Description


The Cyber Security Engineer position is assigned to the Information Security department. This position will be responsible for providing engineering/technical support, identifying and defining best practices standards, and ensuring operational excellence for TeamHealth's Security Operations team. Primary activities would include managing, coordinating, and troubleshooting activities related to our email security technologies to ensure appropriately integration into our business and zero trust email security program. This position will also be involved in supporting our threat and vulnerability program, Tier 2 & 3 SOC support, and providing technical oversight for our security operations technologies/programs. 

In this role, the Cyber Security Engineer is expected to proactively review and/or recommend changes/enhancements to new or existing technologies, respond to security alerts/issues, and collaborate/align with Enterprise Information Technology teams on various projects/tasks. As a member of the Security Operations team, expectations are to remain vigilant against cyber threats, comply with internal information security policy/standards, and reduce overall risk in the environment. 


  • Provide technical engineering services to manage, monitor, support, and proactively enhance policies/controls related to email security technologies
  • Propose and implement creative solutions to eliminate malicious/unwanted email
  • Drive investigations and response to email base attacks/compromise within the enterprise (Detect, Respond, Recover)
  • Provide technical oversight and support for various information security systems: access control, endpoint protection, data loss prevention, security information and event management, and threat/vulnerability management.
  • Analyzes data from various information security systems and reports findings to management.
  • Leads forensics investigations and associated tracking related to information security concerns and incidents
  • Conduct access control reviews, configuration management reviews, vulnerability assessments, penetration tests, and security risk assessments
  • Assess impact of new technologies/architecture on current enterprise security posture
  • Provide Tier 2 & 3 support for Security Operations Center
  • Raise awareness and contribute to the development of IT Security policies and their corresponding procedures.
  • On-call and after hours support 


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience/training
  • Minimum 5 years of IT experience with 2 years of experience in Information Security (preferred) or Systems Administration role
  • Comprehensive understanding and experience with architecting, implementing and operating email security technologies in a large enterprise
  • Experience with DKIM, DMARC, SPF and email filtering services
  • Experience with email security configurations for on premise Exchange 2016 and Office 365
  • Cross functional understanding of email and security operations
  • Collaborate/Communicate effectively with technical & non-technical team members, colleagues and leaders
  • Ability to think strategically and suggest creative solutions
  • Flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities
  • Proactive approach and enthusiasm for problem identification and resolution
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with CISCO ESA preferred
  • IT and/or Security Certifications preferred but not required
  • Experience with security frameworks such as NIST and familiar with PCI-DSS, HIPAA, and SOX compliance standards.



  • Job performed in a well-lighted, modern office setting;
  • Occasional lifting/carrying (10 pounds or less);
  • Occasional standing/bending/stooping/reaching;
  • Moderate stress;
  • Prolonged sitting; and
  • Prolonged work at a computer/PC.


Cooperative, positive, courteous and professional behavior and conduct is an essential function of every position. All employees must be able to work with others beyond giving and receiving instructions. This includes getting along with co-workers, peers and management without exhibiting behavior extremes. Job functions may require personal leadership skills such as conflict resolution, negotiating, instructing, persuading, speaking with others as well as responding appropriately to job performance feedback from the supervisor. Additionally, the information contained in this job description has been designated to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.