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 seasoned 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 network security systems including firewalls, VPN, ISE, and IDS/IPS solutions, with a focus on Cisco ASAs and associated Firepower services.

  • Design and deployment of secure network appliances with a focus on Fortinet technologies. 

  • Troubleshooting client network security incidents.

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

  • Maintain documentation applicable to network security systems, processes and procedures.

  • Monitor networking equipment and the health of the network.

  • Review and interpretation of security logs.

  • Assist with ongoing compliance and development of security policies and procedures.

  • Work closely with our team of Project Manager’s to ensure job scope and timeline are defined and maintained.



  • Required: Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) – Security.

  • Preferred: Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) – Security.

  • Working knowledge of Cisco ISE.

  • Working knowledge of Cisco Firepower services and related offerings.

  • Detailed understanding of the TCP/IP protocols. 

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

  • Strong understanding of best network security practices at all layers of the OSI Model.

  • Advanced knowledge of Cisco firewall and information security principles and practices.

  • Knowledge of compliance requirements

  •  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 Collaboration 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. 


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