Security Engineer

Rocky Hill, CT, USA Req #338
Friday, March 26, 2021
Who we are...
COCC delivers complete enterprise processing solutions to financial institutions throughout the northeastern United States. Listed among American Banker's FinTech 100 and the Inc. 5,000 fastest growing companies in the nation, COCC inspires the industry with innovation and top quality support. Designated as a Top Workplace in Connecticut, COCC recognizes employees as the core of our success! COCC offers a progressive training program to support employees in personal and professional development. 

What we need…  

COCC is looking for a DevOps Security Engineer that will serve as a strong technical resource in supporting and enhancing COCC’s Managed Security Services. The ideal candidate will have a strong grasp of network security controls including firewall, proxy, multifactor authentication and email security, and be able to help manage/troubleshoot/enhance these environments.  Additionally, the position will also serve as a resource for championing further automation with other security-oriented platforms. The candidate should have a comfort level working with a diverse set of individuals and their backgrounds, a collaborative approach to problem-solving, and a consultative mindset. Must be able to work without supervision and use advanced knowledge to make judgement calls.


What’s in it for you…

All the benefits you’d expect from an award winning employer plus:

  • A robust employee training and development program
  • Generous PTO offering as well as competitive pay and benefits
  • On-site fitness center
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • One on one career coaching
  • Financial planning assistance with certified professionals
  • Fun employee events such as company outings, trivia, sports leagues and wellness events
  • Peer recognition programs


What you’ll do…

  • Support and enhance COCC’s managed security services, with a larger focus on our webhosting platform/services
  • Participate in process improvement & task automation across our platforms and services
  • Serve as technical expert in assisting analysts in addressing break/fix issues & infrastructure enhancements
  • Maintaining services, including upgrades and patches
  • Participate as a valued team member, and apply technical expertise to help inspire change, issue resolution, and innovation
  • Apply critical thinking skills to problem solving
  • Develop plans to implement enhancements, and execute

What you’ll bring…

  • Bachelor’s degree with an IT-related discipline preferred
  • Security certification (Security+, GSEC, etc) or equivalent experience a plus
  • Three to seven years’ experience in Cyber Defense 
  • Experience with automation tools (Ansible, GIT, etc)
  • Experienced in Splunk a plus (SPL, Dashboard, Rule creation, etc) 
  • Experience managing firewall and proxy policies, email security, DLP, and multi-factor authentication
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical information and explain in detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and management both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work effectively with both internal staff and clients
  • Ability to train, mentor, and collaborate with other team members
  • Scripting knowledge required for automating tasks – examples include Python, Perl, and PowerShell
  • Strong understanding of Internet protocols, including TCP/IP, SMTP, DNS, and HTTP(S), etc.
  • Experienced with cloud computing services such as AWS, Azure, etc a plus
  • Experienced with virtualization and container technologies a plus


COCC is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace. All applicants are required to pass a credit, background, and substance test prior to employment. COCC procures background and consumer reports in compliance with all Federal and State regulations, including The Fair Credit Reporting Act and CT Department of Labor laws regarding pre-employment screens. COCC is an equal opportunity employer committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.  

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  • Rocky Hill, CT, USA