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Security Engineer/Analyst

Bring Your Individual Talents and Become Part of the Summit 7 Systems Team

Location: Huntsville, AL

Position Type: Full-Time/Exempt

Summit 7 is a people incubator. Summit 7'ers regularly speak at conferences, and architect environments for Inc 5000 or top Defense and Aerospace companies. They also write industry leading books. Summit 7 has a history of employing some of the leading Microsoft experts in knowledge management and security. Continuing this practice, the team is comprised today of rock star administrators, developers, and architects that are the guiding voices amongst tech forums and in the board rooms of our clients. Additionally, Summit 7 is in the serious business of protecting the US defense industrial base from cyber threats and helping them meet challenging security and regulatory compliance challenges.


Essential Functions:

checkmark_redDemonstrate use and understanding of security technologies such as Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) & Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)
checkmark_redEvaluate, respond, and mitigate alerts that originate from the SIEM and the Cyber security product suite, e.g. NGFWs, IDS/IPS, Anti-virus, Web Application Firewalls, Conditional Access Policies, etc.
checkmark_redExperience administering firewalls such as Check Point, SonicWall, FortiGate, Azure Firewall, etc.
checkmark_redUnderstanding of SIEM event tuning to reduce false positives.
checkmark_redDemonstrate understanding of important strategies to gather events, analyze them, and determine if we have a cyber incident.
checkmark_redDemonstrate an understanding of what Incident Handling is, why it is important, and an understanding of best practices to take in preparation for an Incident.
checkmark_redDemonstrate an understanding of high-level strategies to prevent an attacker from causing further damage to the victim after discovering the incident.
checkmark_redDemonstrate an understanding of the general approaches to get rid of the attacker's artifacts on compromised machines, the general strategy to safely restore operations, and the importance of the incident report and lessons learned meetings.
checkmark_redDemonstrate the ability to scope an event to ensure the proper remediation steps.
checkmark_redProvides technical evaluation and analysis. Supports activities, process, and tools needed to improve overall security posture of the organization.
checkmark_redApplies security concepts, reviews information, executes defined tasks, analyzes requirements, reviews logs, and creates documentation. Performs investigation and data loss prevention, data manipulation, and coordination of activities. Performs actions to address or mitigate risks and vulnerabilities. Reviews and defines controls.
checkmark_redConducts security assessments and other information security routines consistently. Investigates and recommends corrective actions for data security related to established guidelines.
checkmark_redManaging Risk - Assessing and effectively managing all of the risks associated with their business objectives and activities to ensure they adhere to and support Enterprise Risk Management Framework.
checkmark_redEffective Communications - Understanding of effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.
checkmark_redInformation Assurance - Knowledge of and the ability to protect information and information systems while ensuring their confidentiality, integrity and availability.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Resolute dedication to unparalleled customer service.
  • Fast turnaround of client requests.
  • Ability to work in a team and communicate effectively.
  • Ensure requests are routed to the proper resource in order to be resolved quickly and efficiently.
  • Escalate service requests appropriately.
  • Responsible for entering all time and expenses as they occur.
  • Continuous education, expansion, and refinement of technical knowledge and credibility through industry standard certifications
Enhancing Customer Relations:
  • Interpret and discuss information with others and regularly provide advice and recommend actions involving complex issues.
  • Demonstrate professional attitude with client over the phone, on-site and through emails to resolve all client requests/questions.

Job Specification:


  • Associates or bachelor's degree in Computer Science or MIS from a reputable institute or 5+ years of progressive IT or related experience, special preference for Service Desk/Desk Side support experience.

  • At least one of the following:

    • Security+

    • Network+

  • Those authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship are encouraged to apply. with the ability to pass an extensive background check.

  • This position is located in Huntsville, Al. Applicants who are not within commuting distance must be willing to relocate at their own expense.

Optional / Desired Qualifications:

  • Windows 10 Administration
  • ConnectWise Knowledge
  • Office 365 Administration
  • Windows Server 2008R2, 2012R2, 2016 Administration
  • Linux Experience
  • Incredible customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently and a strong desire for personal and professional development.
  • Ability to identify and evaluate trends in industry best practice policies.

Work Conditions:

Work is typically performed in an office environment. Must be able to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time. The person in this position may need to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer. May occasionally need to position self to maintain computers, including under the desks and in the server closet. The person in this position frequently communicates with employees and clients. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.


Salary: $90,000 - $110,000 depending on qualifications.


2 Parade St NW
Huntsville, AL 35806


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