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Security Engineer

Cox Automotive

Atlanta, GA
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Company Cox Automotive
Title: Security Engineer
JobID: 1716354
Category: Information Technology
Industry: Cox Automotive
Job Type: Full-time


The Security Engineer is responsible for security system evaluation, design, configuration, and deployment. The Security Engineer provides support to planning, designing and implementing security controls which safeguard and monitor events for information systems, enterprise applications, outsourced services and data.
Information Security
  • Deep understanding of security threats and researches , designs, configures and deploys solutions to protect from current and future threats. Reviews firewall and critical system access changes for possible security risks.
  • Performs reviews of security solutions deployed on-premises and in the cloud to identify potential gaps in coverage.
  • Advises on security concerns and provides options and solutions to resolve these concerns.
  • Reviews proposed security infrastructure changes of all other team members as well as other groups and departments to maintain a high level of security integrity.

Security Administration

  • Proposes and helps review security plans and policies to improve the security environment.
  • Performs on-going security system maintenance and device change management to maintain persistent availability and uptime.
  • Researches and implements new technologies to improve and grow the security infrastructure (e.g. applications, systems, outsources services).
  • Plans and monitors capacity of all security devices to keep ahead of future growth, reporting capacity needs and works to ensure maximum uptime.
  • Works towards providing a fully redundant high availability security infrastructure at all times.
  • Maintains operational guidelines, diagrams and documentation for security and infrastructure.
  • Emerging Technology Monitoring
  • Obtains information and stays up to date on the latest threats and security trends in a fast and efficient way so as to keep secured against these threats.

Service Desk and Incident Management

  • Assists in the investigation and resolution of security issues.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science degree or related field or equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education
  • Working experience with information security
  • Working experience with Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) & Intrusion Protection Systems (IPS)
  • Working experience with Firewall configuration and monitoring
  • Working experience with endpoint protection solutions
  • Working experience deploying and maintaining security solutions both on-premises and cloud
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  • CISSP, CISM, or CSSP certification(s)
  • Network / System Administration experience / background

About Cox Automotive


Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, retail, financial and wholesale solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. The Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader®,®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, vAuto®, VinSolutions®, Xtime®, incadea® and a host of other brands. With a complete and connected view of the automotive ecosystem, Cox Automotive is a global company connecting people, cars and capabilities with services that link the automotive value chain. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit

Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-3003 Summit Blvd

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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