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At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview

The Cyber Defense Engineer is responsible for identifying, designing and implementing controls that protect the assets of the company and providing integration and orchestration of the information produced from those controls.  This includes but is not limited to identifying security threats and vulnerabilities, implementing protective measures and responding to any information security incidents.


The Cyber Defense Engineer serves as the primary engineer focused on improving integration between security products and operational workflows.  They will lead the Vulnerability Management program throughout TE. They are responsible for performing the threat modeling, control analysis, control design and roadmap for that category.  They lead security projects, designs solutions, consult with other IT teams to provide secure designs, create best-practices and guidelines, manage themselves and teams to their roadmaps, etc.


Cyber Defense Engineer Responsibilities

  • Manage Vulnerability Management Program (Qualys):
    • Manage asset inventory and scan schedules through API automation
    • Develop reporting to be used by infrastructure teams to patch on risk based priority
    • Integrate workflows with ServiceNow and Security Operations
  • Automate and integrate security technologies through APIs and custom scripts
  • Implement new security controls as required for regulatory compliance
  • Evaluate new technologies and provide guidance on architecture and strategic direction
  • Endpoint and server hardening through configuration and group policy
  • Provide Level 3 support to identify root causes of complex issues
  • Threat hunting / analysis
  • Work with SOC / Cyber Intelligence teams to convert threat data into useful detection
  • Subject Matter Expert for escalations from Service Desk / Service Delivery / Security Operations Center
  • Stay up-to-date on security trends, malware techniques, and industry standards

Required Qualifications

  • At least 5 years IT experience implementing enterprise-wide endpoint security.
  • Experience with security incident detection and response tools and processes, including other internal and external investigating organizations.
  • Experience with Vulnerability and Patch Management
  • Demonstrated experience with at least one programming/scripting language (Python, Ruby, Powershell, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience in understanding networking technologies and protocols
  • Demonstrated systems administration experience with Windows and Linux/UNIX-based operating systems
  • Experience in a technology-planning role.
  • Must have technology passion and staying current with emerging security trends.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience with new technology evaluations, software package selection and buy vs. build analysis.
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.
•             Generous 401(k) Plan
•             Tuition Reimbursement
•             Benefits start on day one
•             Charity Donation Matching Program
•             Competitive Paid Time Off
•             Employee Resource Groups
•             Employee Stock Purchase Program
•             Healthcare for Associates and Families
•             Health and Wellness Incentives
•             Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.



Middletown, PA, US, 17057

Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  49307
Alternative Locations: 

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

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