, Wisconsin

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Job ID:
R23610 Cyber Security Engineer (Email Security)- Open to Remote (Open)

Compensation may vary based on the job level and your geographic work location.

Compensation Minimum:$101,500

Compensation Maximum:$162,500


Job Family Summary

Drives IT security engineering solutions, framework, roadmap, program optimization, process engineering, risk remediation, and mitigation of operational risk in a high-velocity culture by introducing technology, requirements, deliverables, gaps and systems design. Analyzes competitive strategies, cyber technologies, metrics models, and performance indicators. Contributes to robust and innovative strategic solutions and builds resilient support for next-generation systems to solve business challenges and enhance the control environment.
Job Description:

Job Level Summary
  • Requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise in own job discipline or field.
  • Leads others to solve complex problems.
  • Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations.
  • May lead functional teams or projects.

Primary Accountabilities
  • Design, develop, integrate, and test cyber products.
  • Research, engineering, and integration of new security solutions with an emphasis on email security (preferably Proofpoint), certificate management, data loss prevention: engineering architecture and customer outreach.
  • Provide internal SME or 'Consultant' level support to internal customers
  • Applies service-oriented security architecture principles to meet the organization's confidentiality, integrity, and availability requirements.
  • Performs cyber defense incident triage, including determining scope, urgency, and potential impact, identifying the specific vulnerability.
  • Makes recommendations that enable expeditious remediation.
  • Design, develop, and maintenance of the security systems and solutions.
  • Manage key internal and cross functional and stakeholder relationships to ensure expectations and opportunities to collaborate are transparently communicated.
  • Identify, design and implement automated solutions to enable security needs.
  • Transforms business requirements into technical specifications.
  • Designs and develops system-security measures to ensure Cybersecurity is fully integrated.
  • Validates current and future-state architectural models to assess impact across all Cybersecurity technology systems.
  • Establishes process, procedures, solutions and security artifacts based on Internal Controls criteria required to demonstrate adherence to compliance.

Specialized Knowledge & Skills Requirements
  • Demonstrated experience providing customer-driven solutions, support or service.
  • Must have strong experience with email security technology and best practices (Proofpoint is preferred)
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of software engineering architectures, system/software designs, and system deployments.
  • Working knowledge and of Cyber Security, Cyber Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical / Computer Engineering.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of security technologies and application development methodologies with an emphasis on
  • Demonstrated experience performing cyber threat analysis, incident response, forensics analysis, penetration testing, and ethical hacking.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of directory services and identity stores.
Travel Requirements
  • This position requires travel up to 10% of the time.
Education & Licenses
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information assurance, MIS or related field, or equivalent work experience.

Additional Job Information:

This role is responsible for building, deploying and, administrate solutions.

Preferred skills:
  • Proofpoint- email security, data loss/data leakage prevention
  • Certificate Management
  • O365 / Exchange / email administration


  • Offer to selected candidate will be made contingent on the results of applicable background checks.
  • Offer to selected candidate is contingent on signing a non-disclosure agreement for proprietary information, trade secrets, and inventions.
  • We are open to hiring candidates to work remotely (anywhere in the USA).
  • Depending on qualifications, candidates can be considered at all levels.

When you work at American Family you can expect benefits that support your physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing. You will have access to comprehensive medical, dental, vision and wellbeing benefits that enable you to take care of your health. We also offer a competitive 401(k) contribution, a pension plan, an annual incentive, and a paid-time off program. In addition, our student loan repayment program and paid-family leave are available to support our employees and their families. Interns and contingent workers are not eligible for American Family Enterprise benefits.

We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

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For more than 85 years, American Family Insurance has built its reputation on sound principles. We strive to provide you industry-leading service, exceptional claims experience and products that build long-term relationships. This is accomplished by treating policyholders fairly in a helpful and caring way and making it easy and convenient to work with us. We know our customers like family.  American Family Insurance thrives by conducting its business in accordance with the highest ethical standards and the law at all times. Integrity is part of our culture and always has been. The reputation we enjoy and trust-based relationships we have built with our customers are determined by the example set by management and the character and good judgment exercised at all levels of our organization. It’s a way of doing business that our customers have come to expect from us and a standard that we continue to live up to.  1-800MYAMFAM (1-800-692-6326)

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