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Senior Cybersecurity Engineer

Department: WCIU Technical
Location: Chicago, IL

Weigel Broadcasting Co.

Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company owns and operates national television networks, as well as local broadcast stations throughout the country. Weigel is a leader in the media industry with "MeTV," Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one rated classic television network, as well as the "Movies!" Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, tNhe "DECADES" Network, the "H&I" Network and the “Start TV” Network in association with the CBS Television Stations. Weigel's local stations include CBS, ABC, The CW, MyNet and Telemundo network affiliates. Weigel and its affiliate companies broadcast network and independent television stations in Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Houston, Phoenix, Seattle, Denver, St. Louis, Nashville, Salt Lake City, Hartford, Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.

Senior Cybersecurity Engineer

General Job Description:

Weigel Broadcasting Co. has an immediate opening for a Senior Cybersecurity Engineer to join our growing Corporate Security and Infrastructure team. The Senior Cybersecurity Engineer helps shape, plan, and carry out our information security strategy. Acting as technology implementer, incident responder, and business interface, the Senior Cybersecurity Engineer is a bridge between technology and diverse business functions to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the information assets of Weigel Broadcasting Co.

We seek a threat hunter to defend and continuously improve enterprise defenses while maintaining up to date on attack vectors and the techniques of threat actors. The Senior Cybersecurity Engineer responds to security issues in applications and systems to identify, evaluate and remediate threats, and refine the organizational security posture in a planned, deliberate manner.


Individually implement, and/or coordinate the activities of others to remediate vulnerabilities and detected threats in a 24x7 environment.

Collaborates with engineering staff in implementing consistent security safeguards and controls throughout the organization.

Monitors and evaluates organizational security posture.

Engineer and provide escalation support on technologies such as: Cisco NxOS, Cisco IOS-XE, Cisco FirePOWER, Cisco AnyConnect, end-point firewall, and Deep Packet Inspection

Responsible for breach response and security threat activities: assesses scope, escalates and communicates issues upstream as appropriate

Revising and developing processes to strengthen the security operations framework, review policies, and highlight the challenges in managing Service Level Agreements (SLA) of the enterprise systems.

Actively participates in periodic security reviews. Manages remediation activities.

Tracks and reports overall organizational security health.

Involved in organization’s information security policies and procedures among employees, contractors, and other third parties and refers problems to appropriate department managers or administrators.

Supports and increases organizational information security awareness through education programs and communications.

Performs or provides direction and guidance to other staff in performing configuration changes to network or security devices.


In-depth familiarity with security policies based on industry standards and best practices.

In-depth knowledge of Cisco security stack including Cisco Cloud Email Security, Cisco Umbrella, Cisco FirePOWER Management Center, Cisco SecureX, Microsoft WFAS, Crowdstrike Falcon, AnyConnect, AMP for end-points, Multi-Factor Authentication, Malware Sandbox, Endpoint Protection Platforms, DLP, NAC, SIEM Technologies, Protocol Analyzers, and Vulnerability Scanning.

In-depth knowledge of Cisco NxOS, Cisco IOS-XE, and Meraki LAN/WAN infrastructure

Understanding of incident management process development and/or incident management experience

Understanding of CVSS and OWASP the MITRE ATT&CK framework

NOC experience.

10+ years of NOC experience.

5+ years of DPI (Deep Packet Inspection) experience.

5+ years working within the information security field, with emphasis on security operations, incident management, intrusion detection and security event analysis

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with limited supervision.

Ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.

Advanced technical writing skills.

CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) Security or similar experience.

CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker), GSEC (SANS GIAC Security Essentials), CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) or similar experience

Our Perks & Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance package

Long Term Disability Insurance

HSA Plan

401k with Company Match

Vacation/PTO/Sick/Paid Holidays

Paid Qualified-FMLA Leave

Weigel Broadcasting Co. maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against.

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