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Security Engineer

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Security Engineer

Category: Cyber Security Consulting

City: Lansing, Michigan, United States

Position ID: J0121-2879

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is seeking an experienced and highly motivated security professional to help secure and protect CGI and client environments. Applicant’s responsibilities will include evaluating new technology, installing, operating and maintaining security tools / controls, and working to continuously improve CGI security engineering practices.

Applicant must have specific experience with public and private cloud security solutions and capabilities, network security, as well as general information security and risk management expertise. Applicant must also be a skilled communicator, with an ability carry on detailed technical discussions with team members, as well as an ability to summarize and clearly communicate work status, key issues and risks to management. Finally, applicant must be able to thrive in a dynamic environment, remaining organized while working on multiple projects with multiple stakeholders in parallel.


Working through the secure system development lifecycle to assist in one or more functions to operate and maintain an automated security platform, including:

  1. Logging and auditing functions with System Incident and Event Monitoring (SIEM) and orchestration efforts

  2. Leveraging next generation firewall knowledge to build automated workflows

  3. Building incident and event monitoring into automated workflows

  4. Leveraging automated vulnerability assessment and vulnerability management capabilities

  5. Correlating security analytics into meaningful information and reports

  6. Managing API interfaces

  7. Integrating security logs into compliance software

  8. Developing remediation recommendations for findings where automated actions have not yet been applied

  9. Working collaboratively with team members and stakeholders, and clearly and proactively communicating work status, key issues and risks to management.


• Must be able to pass a CGI background check to start employment

• 5 years of Information Security experience and a Bachelor's Degree

• Must have expert proficiency in the following areas:

  1. System Incident and Event Monitoring (SIEM), Log Monitoring, Log Management and Incident Response

  2. Public and private cloud security solutions and capabilities. Familiarity with Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud SaaS and PaaS compliance and risk management.

  3. Network security and endpoint security

  4. Proficient oral and written communication skills

  5. Experience with security certification standards

• Must understand the scope of future duties list above and how to integrate security functions into SaaS offerings, and drive continuous improvement into the security services / functions.

Skill Set Years of Experience Proficiency Level

Information security job experience 5 years Moderate

SIEM experience 5 years Moderate

Next generation firewall experience 5 years Moderate

Understanding of common security vulnerabilities 5 years Moderate


• Security relevant certifications: CISSP, Security+, CASP, CEH, OSCP, GPEN/GWAPT

• The application of Secure System Development Life Cycle, Dev Secure Ops or Agile methodologies

• Understanding of Threat Hunting techniques and management

• Understanding of Penetration Testing and Application Security

• Understanding of ITSM and IAM integration

• Understanding of API security techniques and management

• Familiarity with Hardware Security Module (HSM) and PKI solutions

• Familiarity with VPN architecture and secure network design a plus

• System hardening and development background

• Demonstrated security testing experience

• Vulnerability Assessments/Penetration Testing, Static/Dynamic Code Analysis & Code Reviews and Secure Development Lifecycles.

• Ability to travel as needed up to 25%

Skill Set Years of Experience Proficiency Level

Scripting skills (Bash/Python/Perl/Ruby) 2+ years Junior Penetration testing tools experience 2+ years Junior Knowledge of security and architecture frameworks 2+ years Junior Est. Salary Range (Colorado Only): $76,000-$115,000*

*Disclaimer: In accordance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, effective January 1, 2021, a good faith hourly or base salary range must be posted for all positions where the work may be performed in the state of Colorado. Therefore, this good faith salary range will only apply where this described position will be performed in the state, and should not be considered the compensation range in other locations or for other positions.

At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI’s benefits include:

• Competitive base salaries

• Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category

• 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members

• Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans

• Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment;

• Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more


  • Communication (Oral/Written)

  • Customer Service & Support

  • Detail-oriented

  • Firewalls

  • Problem Solving/DecisionMaking

  • Python

  • Cyb.Sec.Eng. (Sensor /Device)

  • Cyber

  • Cyber Security Consulting

  • CyberSecurity Incident Respons

  • Cybersecurity Practitioner

  • Information Assurance

  • Information Security Mgmt

  • InfoSystemsSecurityArchitctPro

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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