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Cybersecurity Engineer
Company PRA Health Sciences
Location Raleigh, NC
Preferred GIAC Certifications GDSA, GCDA, GCIA, GMON, GCWN, GCUX
Travel 0%
Salary Not provided
Contact Name PRA
Contact Email phanmichelle/at/
Expires 2020-01-14

Job Description

Do you want to watch clinical development change, or do you want to be the one to shape it?
Because we’re hoping you’re here for the latter.

Who are we?
We Are PRA.

We are 16,000+ employees strong, operating in more than 85 countries. We are committed to saving lives and we are constantly striving to be the best at what we do. Our impact is real and we see it every single day. We help get life-saving drugs into the hands of those who need them most.

Who are you?
You are an experienced Cyber Security professional with the drive to learn that refuses to accept “just good enough” solutions. You know that you know nothing and that every day gives you the opportunity to get better. Your work matters and for you Cyber Security isn’t just a necessity but a passion. You keep up to date with threats and technology and try to think of new ways to detect and prevent threats. You want to be part of a team that can learn from you and from which you can learn. You want to work in a place where you are a valued part of the team, where you can make a difference and where you can develop new skills and improve existing ones.

Then, welcome to PRA!

What will you be doing?
As PRA’s Cyber Security Engineer you will be a part of the PRA Data Privacy and Cyber Security team responsible for data privacy, cyber security engineering and operations. You will be responsible for improving PRA’s Security prevention and detection systems.

Other Duties are:
Maintain and configure Security Platforms, including constant optimizations of the configuration and detection capabilities.
Work on Cyber Security Projects to specify and deliver new controls.
Work with IT System and Network Engineers to support with your Cyber Security expertise for new Projects and existing solutions.
Cooperate with our Cyber Security Analysts to ensure detection capabilities fit the needs and identify gaps.
Support remediation efforts during Incident Response
Participate in Cyber Security exercises such as Tabletops and Capture the Flags in order to improve detection and response capabilities
Serve as security subject-matter expert for IT Teams, Business Units and other Security Professionals

You might be required to share on-call duties and perform work on weekends and overnight, to respond to high priority security incidents.

Location: Raleigh office preferred, partially remote possible.

What do you need to have?
All relevant experience will be reviewed, positions are open across multiple experience levels.

8+ years’ experience in Cyber Security
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security or Information Technology
Security Engineering Certifications e.g. GDSA, GCDA, GCIA, GMON, GCWN, GCUX, CCNA/CCNP Security, MCSE, LPIC
Security Engineering Training and/or Experience for one or more of the following: AWS, Firepower, Active Directory, IronPort (CES), zScaler, Cisco AMP
Experience with Threat Intelligence
Experience with Python, PowerShell or other scripting language

Minimum Requirements:
1 years of relevant experience
Bachelor’s degree
Equivalent combination of education, training and relevant experience may be considered in place of the education and experience stated above.
Security Training or experience with in one or more of the following: SIEM, IDS/IPS, Firewalls, Endpoints Protection Platforms & Endpoint Protection and Response Platform, Network Security, Cloud Security
Advanced Knowledge in network & server infrastructure security
Advanced problem-solving ability
Advanced communication (verbal and written) skills in English
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.