• Enterprise Security Solutions Engineer (EMAIL)

    Job Locations US-NC-Morrisville
    Posted Date 3 days ago(7/17/2018 2:22 PM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    NikSoft Systems Corporation is a recognized Information Technology solutions provider. Founded in 1998 and based in Reston, Virginia, NikSoft is a CMMI Level 3 Certified company with an established reputation for excellence and on-time delivery with a consistently high customer satisfaction rating from its Federal Government and private consulting contracts.


    NikSoft is currently conducting a search for a professional and experienced Enterprise Security Solutions Engineer to add to its team in support of the United States Postal Service. Candidate must be able to provide technical leadership to deliver enterprise security architecture, engineering, and implementation. This role is action and solution oriented with an emphasis on email protection.


    • Experience with architecting, implementing and operating email protection services in large enterprises:
      • Boundary messaging gateways
      • Security add-on tools for Microsoft Exchange
      • End-point solutions targeted specifically for email protection
    • Provide guidance and leadership to determine, develop, plan, test, and implement email protection and security requirements for the enterprise
    • Collaborate with business and IT staff to understand strategic and tactical business, application, or service requirements, then translate those into securely designed solutions
    • Ability to propose and implement creative solutions to eliminate malicious (e.g. phishing) and unwanted email (e.g. spam, graymail)
    • Provide complex technical guidance, oversight, and enforcement of security directives, policies, standards, plans, and procedures
    • Cross-functional understanding of email operations, security practices and the user experience
    • Develop project documentation including detailed security plans, security architecture designs, detailed security implementation and deployment plans, test plans, and security-focused operational procedures and training materials
    • Prepare justifications and business cases for recommendations on CyberSecurity initiatives
    • Good communication skills, both oral and written
    • Develop and present program status / metrics to USPS management
    • Identify roadblocks and propose effective solutions
    • Provide guidance on integrating Presidential Executive Orders and governmentally mandated security controls into the strategic email security plan


    • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field required; Master’s degree in related field preferred.
    • 8+ years of proven experience improving enterprise messaging systems and reducing email threats and unwanted messages
    • General TCP/IP networking knowledge
    • IP Addresses, Masks, Default Gateway, DNS, Subnetting, Knowledge of common assigned ports
    • SMTP troubleshooting skillS- MTA, MDA, MUA
    • Experience administering a Mail Delivery Agent, preferably Exchange or Office 365
    • Resourcefulness, can pull together the right cross-functional teams to get an issue resolved
    • Self-motivator that thrives providing users with world-class support and can manage a set of competing priorities
    • Desired Certifications: CISSP, Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), SFCP, GCIA, ISSEP, ISSMP, GCIH, GCFA, CSLC, CISM, CCNA, CCNP

    ** US Citizenship status and Active DoD Secret Clearance (preferred but not required), must successfully complete the government’s security process (required) **




    NikSoft’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.


    NikSoft Systems Corp is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment.  NikSoft is an EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran employer. For more information about our other openings, please visit


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