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Company Name:
C2 Essentials Inc
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Morrisville, North Carolina
United States
Information Technology
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 - 8 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Eli Linthicum

Sr. Security Engineer (End-Point Protection) MS Defender

We are currently conducting a search for a Sr Security Engineer (End-point Protection) to add to its team in support of the United States Postal Service's Cybersecurity program. The successful candidate will experience an unparalleled large-scale enterprise environment with over 800 Information Technology systems, 10s of 1000s of servers and desktop devices, processing billions of dollars in annual revenue and supporting a diverse user base spread across the entire US. Join the team to scale your career to the next level.



The successful candidate will provide architecture, design, and engineering expertise related to end-point protection in a large-scale enterprise environment with emphasis on Microsoft Defender for Endpoint which is also referred to as Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP).



  • Bachelor's degree in an Information Technology or relevant field.
  • 3-5 years of engineering experience working with endpoint security technologies to include Microsoft Defender for End-point Protection, and other industry end-point toolsets; preferably in a large organization.
  • Enable users to access cloud services and on-premises applications and enable modern management capabilities for all endpoint devices.
  • Assesses OS version and device management as well as the status of Windows Defender AV services or other endpoint security software.
  • Provides guidance for configuration of endpoint protection and device restriction profiles.
  • Enables the Microsoft Defender ATP service by explaining how to deploy an ATP agent profile using an onboard endpoint.
  • Provides deployment guidance, configuration assistance, and education on threat and vulnerability management, attack surface reduction, next-generation protection, endpoint detection and response, automated investigation and remediation and secure score.
  • Reviews simulations and tutorials (such as practice scenarios, fake malware, and automated investigations).
  • Does deep dives into reporting and threat analytics.
  • Integrates Office 365 ATP with Microsoft Defender ATP.
  • Conducts walkthroughs of the Microsoft Defender Security Center portal.
  • Assists with resolution of issues and removing any adoption blockers.
  • Analyze, develop, and communicate key onboarding process and technology improvement feedback for the development/engineering teams to enhance the entire deployment cycle.
  • Develop, foster, and maintain effective working relationships with various groups within the organization including engineering, account teams, enterprise servicessupport, and partner teams to deliver key business metrics.
  • Advanced experience of Windows domain, workstation platform, registry, protocols, etc. to include emerging platforms with mobility (iOS, Android)
  • Experience engineering computer builds/security policies
  • Providing security guidance of technical engineering for endpoint environments, settings, policies, and design configurations
  • Able to communicate complex issues to other engineers and work with other engineers and/or vendor to debug and/or change configuration to solve systemic configuration problems


Desired Qualifications:

  • 3 + years working experience in SecOps leveraging: MDATP, Windows Defender Anti-Virus, Endpoint Detection and Response or Symantec.
  • Experience with Microsoft Intune, System Center Configuration Manager, Windows 10 and Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection.
  • Windows Server administrative experience with Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2.
  • Proven experience configuring mail clients (Outlook Desktop, mobile clients) and trouble-shooting connectivity.
  • Experience with Windows Desktop OS experience including Windows 7, 8.1, and/or Windows 10.
  • Exchange Server, Mail Flow, SCCM, EDR, Defender Anti-Virus, Network Firewall experience.
  • Microsoft Cloud technologies: Microsoft Defender ATP, Office 365 ATP, Microsoft Endpoint Manager (Intune), Azure Active Directory, Microsoft Threat Protection.
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • MacOS management experience.
  • Certifications (one or more) preferred: CISSP, Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), SFCP, GCIA, ISSEP, ISSMP, GCIH, GCFA, CSLC, CISM, CCNA, CCNP
  • Microsoft certifications in MCSA Office 365, MS-500, or MCSA/MCSE.


****Candidates must be able to obtain a Postal Sensitive Clearance (US Citizenship or Green Card required). Additionally, candidates must not have traveled outside of the USA for a combined period not to exceed 6 months within the last 5 years.***


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