About Katalyst.

Katalyst is the premier technology solutions provider in the Carolina’s. We provide technology services as well as the right technology products to serve the needs of our clients. These services include IT engineering, adoption, managed and cloud services. Our goal is to drive success through technology all while empowering people and organizations.


Katalyst is looking to hire a Security Engineer to strengthen our team of highly qualified and certified Engineers. As a Security Engineer at Katalyst, you will primarily be responsible for the design, deployment, and support of IT infrastructure projects for our client base in the Carolina’s. The position will require collaboration with our pre-sales engineering team for customer meetings, analysis in conceptual design, and product research. We need an advanced expertise in managing and maintaining network security systems to provide daily support to our valued client base.  To be a successful Security Engineer at Katalyst you will need the technical know-how as well as the interpersonal skills to be a true consulting engineer and team player.

Job Functions:  

  • Design and deployment of security solutions including NGFW / NGIPS, S2S VPN, Remote Access VPN, MFA, NAC, Web / DNS filtering, Endpoint Security, EDR and Email Security.

  • Work directly with Katalyst’s partners to design solutions and deploy cutting edge technologies with vendor best practices.

  • Assist clients in troubleshooting network and security incidents.

  • Moves, Adds, Changes, and Deletions for client security requests.

  • Create and maintain documentation for projects and/or ad-hoc client requests.

  • Review in depth logs on various platforms to guide clients on both performance, functionality and/ or security concerns.

  • Train customers on the various technologies that we design and deliver on.

  • Work closely with Project Manager’s to ensure project scope and timeline are defined and maintained.

  • Regularly collaborate with pre-sales engineers to scope out level of effort for services and products.

  • Occasionally meet with customers to work through designs of solutioning different technologies.




  • Experience:

    • 5+ years total work experience in IT.

    • 3+ of those years directly in a security specific role.  

  • Preferred Qualifications:

    • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) – Security or equivalent certification.

    • Understanding of the TCP/IP protocols and security practices at all layers of the OSI model. 

    • Hands on production experience of at least several of the following technologies: NGFW / NGIPS, S2S VPN, Remote Access VPN, MFA, NAC, Web / DNS filtering, Endpoint Security, EDR and Email Security.

    • Working with project managers on a defined scope of work for a project.

    • Knowledge of some security frameworks (NIST, PCI, CIS, ISO 27K, etc.)

    • Working knowledge of Cisco security products including Firepower, Identity Services Engine, Umbrella, Cloud Email Security or Email Security Appliance.

    • Experience in security maintenance of network and security devices in a large enterprise environment (routers, switches, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems).

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders. 

    • Must demonstrate strong analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills.

    • Ability to set priorities and adapt to changes in a quick, professional manner.

    • Ability to use discretion when handling confidential information. 

    • Ability to effectively perform in a team environment.


What can you expect in return? 

  • An organization that puts a high value on family, with a culture that expects you to work hard but provides the flexibility to make time with family when it matters. 

  • Full benefits package.

  • Dynamic environment with frequent day travel in the Carolinas and an occasional overnight.

  • Continuous learning opportunities. 


We embrace creativity, tenacity and grit – if you do too, and possess the qualifications we seek in a Security Engineer, Katalyst may be a great place for you to thrive!


Please reach out to our Career Development Manager at to apply for this position.  We look forward to receiving and reviewing your application!


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Katalyst is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.