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CyberSecurity Engineer - Server

Company: Nelnet
Location: Trenton
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Nelnet is a diversified and innovative company committed to enriching lives through the power of service as a student loan servicer, professional services company, consumer loan originator and servicer, payments processor, and K-12 and higher education expert. For over 40 years, Nelnet has been serving its customers, associates, and communities.The perks of working at Nelnet go beyond our benefits package. When you join the Nelnet team, you're part of a community invested in the success of each individual. That support comes through in our work, as we are united by our mission of creating opportunities for people where they live, learn, and work.Nelnet's Cybersecurity Engineers work closely with our various business lines and our IT shared services team to help run, administer, and implement our application development environment securely. It is imperative that our engineers understand the business, the goal, information technology, and cybersecurity.This position requires work in support of the Company's contract with the United States Department of Education ("ED"). As such, the United States Government requires that any applicant for this position must complete United States Government security clearance. Effective June 1, 2018, ED has informed Nelnet that security clearance applications for foreign nationals are not being accepted or processed. In light of this direction from ED, Nelnet will be unable to hire applicants without United States citizenship for such positions.**The successful** **Nelnet** **Vulnerability Operations** **,** **Cybersecurity Engineer:**+ Isa self-starter and canconsistentlyproduceoutstandingresults with minimal supervision.+ Hasexceptional troubleshooting skills and is extremely detail oriented.+ Performsvulnerability and compliance scanningon a regular basis.+ Performs regular deep analysis of vulnerability and compliance scan results.+ Monitors security vulnerability information from vendors and third parties.+ Works closely with system owners to recommend, scheduleand/or apply fixes, security patches,and any other measures required.+ Collaborates on IT projects to ensure that security issues are addressed throughout the project life cycle.+ Develops and validates baselinecomplianceconfigurations for operating systems, applications, networking,and telecommunicationsassets.+ Verifies iffindingsare actual threats or false positives.+ Participates in department-wide change control and IT governance processes, on behalf of theNelnet CyberSecurityGroup (CSG).+ Stays up to date on the latestglobal vulnerabilitylandscape andpublishedcompliance guidelines.+ Respondsto audit findings, directing remediation, tracking progress,providing status reporting, and creating/maintaining evidence documentation.+ Develops and maintains documentation for security related systems.+ Isflexible and nimble in afast pacedenvironment.+ Maintains a positive,customer centricattitude.+ Colorado Residents Range for this position is $80,000 - $110,000 depending on experience**EDUCATION:**Knowledge equivalent to the completion of a Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity, computer science, systems administration, information systems, or related areas.**EXPERIENCE:**+ Minimum fouryears IT operations experience, such as managingservers, networks, virtualization, and/orstorage.+ Minimum fouryearsexperienceimplementing and supporting cybersecurity technologies, such as:+ Systems Security+ NetworkDefense+ VulnerabilityAnalysis+ Compliance (e.g.DISA-STIG and CIS Benchmarks)+ Incident Response+ Forensics+ Monitoring+ Policy/ProcessDevelopment+ Hands on experience with vulnerability scanningand analysisin largescaleenterprises.+ Ability to work with a remote team via collaboration tools (Microsoft Teams, E-Mail, and Video Conferences).+ Experience withPowerShellscripting.**COMPETENCIES - SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES:**+ Any relevantCybersecuritycertifications, such as:Security+, SSCP, CISSP, GSEC, GCIA, GCI, CEH, etc.+ Any relevantITcertifications, such as:server, desktop, network, virtualization, and/orstorage.+ Enterprise level experience with:+ Vulnerability scanning products+ Nessus+ Tenable+ Rapid7+ Qualys+ Palo Alto Prisma+ Configuration-Management solutions+ Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (MECM) - formerly (SCCM)+ Chef+ Ansible+ Linux+ Python,Bash,and/or other scripting languages+ Private Key Infrastructure (PKI)+ Atlassian products Jira and Confluence+ ServiceNow, preferably includingSNOWsecurity related modules(VR, GRC, etc.)+ AgilemethodologyColorado residents; pay range for this role is $80,000 - $110,000Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, HSA and FSA, generous earned time off, 401K/student loan repayment, life insurance & AD insurance, employee assistance program, employee stock purchase program, tuition reimbursement, performance-based incentive pay, short- and long-term disability, and a robust wellness program. Click here to learn more about our benefits: LINK ( .Nelnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer, complies with Executive Order 11246, and takes affirmative action to ensure that qualified applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, color, religion/creed, national origin, gender, or sex, marital status, age, disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance.Qualified individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to apply or compete for positions at Nelnet may request such accommodations by contacting Corporate Recruiting at 402-486-5725 or .Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.

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