Direct Client- Cybersecurity Engineer (Hybrid work)

  • Lincoln, NE
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 6 days ago


Depends on Experience
Contract - Independent
Contract - W2
Contract - 4 Month(s)
50% Travel


ISO 27001
CIS Controls

Job Details

Direct Client- Direct Client- Cybersecurity Engineer (Hybrid work)


· Design, implement, and maintain cybersecurity infrastructure, including firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), endpoint protection, and data encryption solutions.

· Conduct security assessments and penetration testing to identify vulnerabilities and weaknesses in systems, networks, and applications.

· Develop and implement security policies, standards, and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry best practices.

· Monitor and analyze security events and alerts to detect and respond to security incidents in a timely manner.

· Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and deploy secure architectures for new projects and initiatives.

· Perform threat hunting activities to proactively identify and mitigate potential security threats.

· Configure and manage security tools and technologies, such as SIEM, DLP, WAF, and identity and access management (IAM) systems.

· Conduct security awareness training and education programs for staff members to promote cybersecurity best practices and awareness.

· Stay current with emerging cybersecurity threats, vulnerabilities, and technologies to continuously improve security posture.

· Participate in incident response activities, including incident triage, containment, eradication, and recovery.



· Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cybersecurity or related field.

· Minimum of 5 years of experience working in cybersecurity engineering or a related role.

· An Associates degree is acceptable with a minimum of 7 years of experience.

· Strong understanding of cybersecurity principles, threat landscape, and attack vectors.

· Proficiency in configuring and managing security technologies such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, DLP, and endpoint protection solutions.

· Experience with security assessment tools and techniques, including vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, and risk assessment methodologies.

· Familiarity with security frameworks and standards such as NIST, ISO 27001, CIS Controls.

· Excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze complex technical issues and develop effective solutions.

· Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders.

· Relevant certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Clous Security Professional (CCSP), or other relevant certification is preferred.

· Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment while adhering to deadlines and project requirements.

· Must be able to pass background checks and employment screenings.