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Cyber Security Engineer

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School Group

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RoleOverview

A Cyber Security Engineer must display an excellent understanding of technology infrastructures using Firewalls, VPN, Data Loss Prevention, IDS/IPS, Web-Proxy and Security Audits. Top candidates will be comfortable working with a variety of technologies, security problems and troubleshooting of the network.

Essential Functions

  • Planning, implementing, managing, monitoring and upgrading security measures for the protection of the SG’s data, systems and networks.
  • Troubleshooting security and network problems.
  • Responding to all system and/or network security breaches.
  • Ensuring that the organization's data and infrastructure are protected by enabling the appropriate security controls.
  • Participating in the change management process.
  • Testing and identifying network and system vulnerabilities.
  • Daily administrative tasks, reporting and communication with the relevant departments in the organization.

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific descriptions of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or can be considered essential to this position.

Key Relationships

  • Add positions consulted for this role, both internal and external. Also include direct reports, if any, and level of supervision.

Qualifications

Basic

  • A degree in Computer Science, IT, Systems Engineering or a related qualification.
  • 2+ years of work experience with incident detection, incident response and forensics.
  • Experience with Firewalls (functionality and maintenance), Office 365 Security, VSX and Endpoint Security.
  • Proficiency in Python, C++, Java, Ruby, Node, Go and/or Power Shell.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail with an analytical mind and outstanding problem-solving skills.
  • Great awareness of cybersecurity trends and hacking techniques.

Preferred

  • Master’s degree
  • Experience working remotely as part of a team.  
  • Experience working in a start-up company, non-profit or entrepreneurial environment. 
  • Self-directed and disciplined with the ability to work independently in an ever-changing environment.  

Why volunteer with us?

We are a community of people from different parts of the world who share a common belief in improving education which will eventually reduce poverty and improve the quality of life and living conditions globally. Volunteering with us will enable you to build your resume and gain invaluable experience in a supportive environment. 

  • In the USA, School Group is a Certifying Organization, offering the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) to eligible volunteers. 

  • School Group will provide a letter of recommendation to all volunteers who are able to showcase outstanding performance for professional references. 

Other information

This is a volunteer position. There will be no financial compensation. Our organization is 100% volunteer-run. We welcome volunteers located anywhere in the world, as long as they can connect reliably to the internet. 

How to apply

Please email your resume to apply@schoolgroup.org. We would love to hear from you! 

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About School Group

Location:

1700 Atlas RD, Cedar Park, TX 78613, US

Mission Statement

To establish a leading global educational research and development organization with a goal to improve learning, performance, evaluation, and measurement in the educational sector.

Description

School Group is a platform that aims to connect schools from various parts of the world. Our goal is to provide an e-learning community that focuses on a cross cultural peer learning experience. In doing so, we hope to promote collaboration, communication and to bridge the educational gap in a rapidly changing 21st century generation. For more information, please visit our website www.schoolgroup.org.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Software Engineering
  • Network Administration
  • Database Administration
  • SQL / MySQL

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • 10 hours/ week

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