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Associate Cyber Security Engineer



Holmdel, NJ, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
We are seeking a skilled and experienced Associate Cyber Security Engineer to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will possess a strong understanding of both compliance and security principles, including expertise in PCI DSS, SOC, ISO standards, and PrivacyShield. This role involves working closely with various departments to ensure our systems and processes meet stringent security and compliance requirements.


  • Implement and maintain compliance with industry standards such as PCI DSS, SOC 2, ISO 27001, and PrivacyShield/Data Privacy Framework.
  • Conduct regular audits and assessments to ensure ongoing adherence to compliance requirements.
  • Develop and update policies, procedures, and documentation to support compliance efforts.
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors to facilitate compliance audits and assessments.
  • Design, implement, and manage security measures to protect company data and infrastructure.
  • Monitor and analyze security incidents, vulnerabilities, and threats.
  • Respond to security incidents and coordinate remediation efforts.
  • Perform regular security assessments, including penetration testing and vulnerability scanning.
  • Implement and manage security tools and technologies, such as firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and endpoint protection solutions.
  • Configure and manage security tools such as Splunk, Sophos, KnowBe4, Qualys, AWS, etc.
  • Administer the IAM system to manage user access and privileges to ensure proper access controls are in place. Perform user access audits at a regular interval.
  • Conduct security incident readiness reviews and tabletop exercises at regular intervals.
  • Manage and monitor the company's network security infrastructure, including firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, cloud gateways, email servers, endpoint protection systems, Extended detection and response (XDR) and VPNs.
  • Perform network vulnerability assessments and penetration testing to identify and address potential security weaknesses.
  • Perform Firewall audits and segmentation tests as required by compliance guidelines.
  • Identify, assess, and mitigate security risks across the organization.
  • Develop and maintain risk management frameworks and processes.
  • Provide recommendations for security improvements and risk mitigation strategies.
  • Conduct security risk assessments for new projects and technologies.
  • Provide security awareness training to employees and promote a culture of security.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of incident response plans and disaster recovery procedures.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest security trends, technologies, and regulatory changes.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field.
  • Relevant certifications such as CEH, CHFI, Security+ or equivalent.
  • In-depth knowledge of security protocols, cryptography, authentication, authorization, and security vulnerabilities.
  • Experience with security monitoring, incident response, and forensics.
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• We know that there are benefits of being in the office and working from home. WorkWave promotes a healthy work/life balance and provides employees with the flexibility of collaborating in the office or the option to work virtually if desired.
• We have employees in over 30 states, 7 countries and many regional offices - each with their own set of perks and opportunities to give back to the local community.
• Whether you work remotely or take advantage of one of our offices, you’ll find a community of WorkWavers that value diversity, and care deeply about our products, clients, our communities and each other.
• Our HQ is based at our state of the art home office in the historic Bell Works complex located in Holmdel Township, New Jersey
• With everything you could find in a great downtown -- from restaurants and retail to art and culture the Bell Works “Metroburb” is a microcosm of innovation, possibility, and inspiration and WorkWave is proud to be a part of it
• Pharmacy, urgent care, bank, restaurants, florist, gym, dentist, outdoor patio bar and weekly farmers market all conveniently located on the first floor - making running errands on a break a breeze.
• We work hard but play hard too...need a break? When in the office kick back in our common area, play a game of arcade basketball, video games in our game rooms or face off in a ping pong match
WORKING REMOTE? Great! Our teams are well versed at working collaboratively in a fully virtual environment. We keep our offices available to all to use when working remotely isn’t feasible, or to help with cross training, team building and/or brainstorming.
• Employees can expect a robust benefits package, including health and dental and 401k with company match
• Find your perfect work/life balance with our Flexible Time Off policy or generous PTO plan (role dependent) and paid holidays
• Tuition reimbursement
• Robust Employee Assistance Program through TotalCare offering free counseling 24/7/365, plus financial counseling, legal guidance, adoption assistance services and much more!
• 24/7 access to virtual medical care with Teladoc
• Quarterly awards based on peer nominations
• Regional discounts and perks
• Opportunities to participate in charitable events and give back to the community
• We understand the impact of attracting and keeping top talent and reward intellectual curiosity and a thirst for personal and professional growth
• Encouraging our employees that already have an intimate knowledge of and passion for our products to apply for other roles within our walls just makes sense!
• Our employees have access to extensive video libraries for soft skill and role specific training available 24/7 and live trainings are provided throughout the year
• 10 Time winner of Best Place to Work in New Jersey by NJBiz!
• WorkWave has been recognized with multiple awards for its outstanding products, growth and culture, including the Inc. 5000, SaaS Award, IT World Awards, Globe Awards, Silver Stevie Award for Employer of the Year, and Best Place to Work Inc. Magazine
• Recently named one of The Software Report's 3rd annual list of the Top 100 Software Companies of 2022 (worldwide!)
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status: Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At WorkWave, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you feel like you could make a great impact in this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles!
WorkWave supports salary transparency, however please note that salary estimates provided by websites (LinkedIn, Glassdoor, etc.) and not by WorkWave may not accurately reflect the actual salary range for the position.