IT Security Engineer in Greensboro, NC at ITG Brands

Date Posted: 7/20/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

If working for a company that values its people and recognizes the importance of work/life balance is appealing to you, look no further than ITG Brands!


ITG Brands is the U.S. division of Imperial Brands. We are the nation's third-largest tobacco company with offerings of some of the most well-known cigarette, cigar and vaping products. ITG Brands carries at its core, the mindset that, in order to succeed, a company must treat its people well and give them the tools they need to win.  We are currently searching for an IT Security Engineer for our Corporate office located in Greensboro, North Carolina.


In this role, you will work with and report directly to, Manager, IT Security and will be responsible for research and development of IT security strategy and processes, and coordination of security recommendations and requirements to support the Company’s Information Security Programs.



Duties and Responsibilities:

(This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary by ITG Brands)


  • Responds to, analyzes, and resolves enterprise security issues, concerns, questions, incidents, and events; evaluates and identifies risks and threats; makes resourceful, practical decisions and addresses unexpected problems; coordinates with departments in the development of information security standards and practices
  • Performs Security Incident Detection and Response activities to include: analyzing events and patterns and coordinating response activities; review system security configurations; research technical and security topics and maintain information on industry trends; analyze system logs and access lists.
  • Performs vulnerability scans and internal security assessments and tests; develop and maintain scripts, routines, and software to perform vulnerability threat assessments
  • Develops and maintains security systems including but not limited to: Anti-Malware, Security Awareness Training, Web and Email Content Filter, Identity Management, Access Control, Privileged Access, Log Correlation and Analysis systems and solutions.
  • Develops and performs system, network and account review processes to ensure compliance with security policy and that Least Privilege and Separation of Duty risks are mitigated
  • Develops, analyze and maintains Emergency Operations Plans; research, develop, document and implement business continuity, disaster recovery and incident response solutions.
  • Participates as a key member of the security incident response team; evaluate security incidents, developing solutions and communicating results to management
  • Performs design review and analysis; perform threat and risk analysis; develop and evaluate plans, principles, and procedures for reducing the overall risk level of the organization.
  • Develops and analyze information security models, maintaining methodology to track Security Plans for each sensitive and critical application and general support system within the organizations.
  • Responds to and assist in information security assessment requests; evaluate vendor products and services; advise management of risks and best security practices.
  • Develops and maintains enterprise level security policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures to ensure ongoing security compliance; recommend security improvements; ensure that technology decisions are compliant with organizational technology and security strategies.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned


Required Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma / GED and 7+ years related working experience or
  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems (MIS), Information Technology, Cyber Security or related field of study and 3+ years related work experience
  • Experience with Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Risk Assessments, and Incident Management Processes


Licenses, Registration, Certifications, or Special Requirements:

  • Security+


Knowledge of:

  • General understanding of complex security concepts
  • Vulnerability mitigation
  • Security Incident Response
  • IT System Administration
  • Intermediate to Advanced level Excel skills
  • Microsoft Office Professional or similar application

Skilled in:                

  • Performance of system and account reviews
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem/situation analysis
  • Effective time and task management
  • Multitasking capabilities
  • Flexibility and adaptability


Ability to:

  • Maintain the confidentiality and ensure the integrity of security concerns and investigations
  • Analyze Data anomalies and system security
  • Plan, organize, prioritize and manage projects or programs
  • Maintain effective working relationships
  • Demonstrate critical thinking
  • Work with diverse populations and varying education levels
  • Receive and communicate information orally and in writing
  • Prioritize assignments, workload, and manage time accordingly


Preferred Qualifications:

Education and Experience:



Licenses, Registration, Certifications, or Special Requirements:



Knowledge of:

  • In-depth understanding of complex security concepts
  • Development of Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery and Incident Management Processes
  • Development of Vulnerability Management Processes
  • Coordination of security incident response activities and system and account reviews
  • System security development


Skilled in:                

  • Performance of Risk Assessments


Ability to:

  • Analyze Security Intelligence Data


Work Environment and Physical Demand:


  • Requires light physical effort. Occasionally lifts or moves light objects (under 10 lbs.).
  • Walks, sits, or stands for prolonged periods.
  • Requires prolonged machine operation including computer and keyboard equipment.


Job Requirements


  • Competitive benefits package that includes medical/dental/vision/life insurance/disability plans
  • Dollar for dollar 401k match up to 6% and 5% annual company contribution
  • 14 Company-paid holidays
  • Generous paid time off
  • Casual dress policy Monday through Friday
  • Education assistance
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Employee recognition programs
  • Employee discounts, including Verizon Wireless and select car manufacturers



  • The salary range for this position is $73,000 - $97,000


If you are a qualified candidate and interested in this position you may visit our website at


All candidates must consent to an independent investigation of their background, references, past employment, education, criminal record, and drug screening.

ITG Brands provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class.

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