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Cybersecurity Engineer

Advocates for Human Potential, Inc.

Advocates for Human Potential, Inc.

Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024

Advocates for Human Potential (AHP) is seeking a Cybersecurity Engineer implement and optimize our cybersecurity operations. Your responsibilities will include managing compliance requirements and implementing technological controls to ensure the company remains compliant. You will also be involved in managing security alerts from various security platforms and taking guided action when incidents arise, along with interacting with and managing various vendors the company engages with. Your cybersecurity expertise, problem-solving skills, and attention to detail will be critical in improving the company's security posture as we continue to grow.


  • Incident Response: Participate in Incident Response efforts, including preparation, detection, analysis, containment, eradication, recovery, and post-incident activities.
  • Security Tool Implementation: Deploy, configure, and maintain cybersecurity tools and technologies to protect against unauthorized access, data breaches, and other threats.
  • Security Monitoring: Monitor cybersecurity event logs to distinguish true positives and initiate appropriate responses to identified threats.
  • Identity Access Management (IAM): Manage and improve IAM processes and solutions to ensure secure and efficient access control across all systems and platforms.
  • Data Governance: Develop and enforce policies and procedures for data governance to ensure the integrity, availability, and confidentiality of critical data.
  • Data Loss Prevention (DLP): Implement and oversee DLP strategies and technologies to prevent unauthorized access to, or disclosure of, sensitive information.
  • Security Assessments and Compliance: Conduct regular security assessments and audits to ensure alignment with required security frameworks (e.g., CIS18, HITRUST, NIST) and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Implement Security Configurations: Implement controls and technologies to meet compliance requirements such as HIPPA, HITRUST, FISMA, etc.
  • Process and Workflow Documentation: Document processes and workflows related to cybersecurity practices, including security and identity validation for sensitive transactions.
  • Vendor Management: Oversee current vendor relationships and act as the primary point of contact for problems and meetings.


  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology or equivalent professional experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in IT and cybersecurity roles, with a strong focus on security and compliance.
  • Relevant cybersecurity certifications (e.g., CISSP, GIAC, etc.) are preferred.
  • Engineering Level Certifications (MCSE, CCNP, etc.)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proven experience in cybersecurity, particularly in areas of incident response, security tool implementation, security monitoring, IAM, data governance, DLP, and compliance.
  • Familiarity with cybersecurity frameworks such as CIS18, HITRUST, and NIST.
  • Strong analytical skills to evaluate the security of systems and to identify and mitigate risks.
  • Ability to develop and maintain security documentation and procedures.
  • Knowledge of current cybersecurity trends, threats, and techniques for protecting against them.
  • Experience with cloud security best practices and technologies to protect critical infrastructure.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure to improve response times to threats.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team to achieve high levels of uptime and security for the organization's infrastructure and critical systems.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to effectively collaborate with team members and report to management.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Research suggests that women and Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals may self-select out of opportunities if they do not meet 100 percent of the job requirements. At AHP, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Salary Range: $110,000 - $130,000

To be transparent with applicants about salary and in compliance with various state pay disclosure requirements, AHP publishes the following information which is current as of the date of posting. The base salary range above represents the low and high end of the AHP salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be high or low in the range based on a range of factors including but not limited to location, experience, and education. The range listed is just one component of AHP’s total compensation package for employees.

Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, AHP provides a variety of benefits to employees, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family, a retirement plan with a 3% match, student loan repayment assistance, employer-paid life and disability insurance, generous paid time off, and much more.

About AHP

AHP influences change in health and business systems to support vulnerable populations—from creating policy to ground-level, hands-on work. We help organizations and individuals reach their full potential through professional consulting; research, evaluation, and data analytics; technical assistance and training; and virtual solutions, publications, and events. Our areas of expertise include behavioral health, mental health policy and services, substance use disorders, workforce development, homelessness, housing and employment programs, trauma-informed care, criminal justice, women and children, veterans, health care reform, and population health management.

AHP is proud to be certified as a Great Place to Work® for eight consecutive years. We earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by employees in anonymous surveys. We value employee well-being and are actively engaged in creating an environment that supports work-life balance, self-care, and mental and emotional health.