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Security Engineer I
Summary
Title:Security Engineer I
ID:1049
Department:Internal Systems Development
Location:Houston, TX
Description

Security Engineer I

Location      Houston, TX
Type             Regular, Full Time
Pay rate       Commensurate with experience
Travel           Periodic local and overnight travel


 

The Security Engineer I is responsible for planning and deploying security measures to protect cPanel infrastructure, and is responsible for communicating with internal and external reporters of security concerns on cPanel infrastructure.


These are the essential duties for which you'll be responsible for
  • Identify, evaluate, deploy and administer hardware and software that enable cPanel to proactively secure cPanel infrastructure
  • Regularly monitor automated security notifications from cPanel infrastructure, and take steps to ensure the volume is reasonable and useful
  • Collaborate with the Systems Administration team to keep cPanel infrastructure up to date
  • Identify opportunities, and work with the Systems Engineering Manager to improve cPanel security operational practices
  • Quickly evaluate and respond to security reports from external parties and escalate to management in cases where the report has a high level of severity
  • Scan and evaluate Internal Development and 3rd party applications for security vulnerabilities
  • Contribute knowledge from personal analysis to company databases
  • Establish familiarity with cPanel infrastructure through resolving general Systems Administration tickets
  • Assists Security Engineer II and III in deploying frameworks for controls and levels of access
  • Exemplifies the Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Collaboration and Follow-through

These are the skills, requirements, and experience we require
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 0 to 2 years of Security Engineer, or equivalent, experience
  • 1 year of programming experience in either scripting or compiled languages
  • 2 to 4 years of Systems Administration experience
  • 1 year of experience in the Web Hosting industry preferred
  • Project Management skills - able to perform all aspects of software development lifecycle, including requirements, development, quality assurance, and documentation
  • Oral Communication - able to speak clearly and effectively in positive or negative situations
  • Written Communication - able to communicate effectively in all written work, utilizing proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Time Management - able to use time effectively under limited supervision; able to complete projects in a timely manner
  • Planning/Organizing Skills - able to prioritize work activities, use time efficiently and work through projects and tasks in a self-motivated manner
  • Adaptability - able to adapt to changes in the work environment and able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events
  • Computer Knowledge - strong knowledge of word processing software; strong knowledge of electronic communication systems; able to navigate the internet
  • Problem Solving Skills - able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner, gather and analyze information skillfully; able to apply independent judgment on a regular basis in making decisions
  • Interpersonal Skills - able to interact with co-workers and customers in a professional and effective manner
  • Technical Skills -
    • Able to identify vulnerabilities in Web Application projects, such as XSS, CSRF, SQL Injection and others
    • Familiar with MySQL database administration, including database replication
    • Good working knowledge of Linux and underlying components and hosting related services such as Web Servers (Apache, nginx, etc), Mail Servers (Exim, Sendmail, etc.), and DNS Servers (BIND, NSD, etc.)
    • Good working knowledge of web development technologies including Javascript, Ajax, and jQuery
    • Good working knowledge of SQL syntax and usage
  • Travel - Occasional local and overnight travel may be required, some by interstate air
In return for all the above, we offer the following:
Competitive Salary
Full Health, Vision, and Dental coverage
Flexible Spending Account
Free on-site lunch
Paid Vacation
Tuition Reimbursement
Casual Working Environment
401K Matching

 

EEO Statement

At our company, we take great pride in our diverse and talented workforce. We recognize that our continued success as a company depends largely on the collective strengths of our employees.

cPanel provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related) or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to hiring, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  Privacy is taken seriously at cPanel, Inc. Information submitted is kept internally and not shared with third parties.

 
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