Cyber Security engineer is an intermediate-level position, you will be developing security for your company’s systems & projects and handling any technical problems that arise. Security engineers identify IT threats and software vulnerabilities, build and test robust security systems (e.g. firewalls) and serve as the “security point person” on policies & procedures.
It’s a job that often requires an in-depth knowledge of hard skills (e.g. secure network architectures, secure coding practices, protocols, etc.) and a fair amount of previous work experience. As always, the scope of a security engineer’s job responsibilities will depend on the size and complexity of the organization. Following certifications will help you get a job as a cybersecurity engineer:
CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker
CCNP Security: Cisco Certified Network Professional Security
GSEC / GCIH / GCIA: GIAC Security Certifications
CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional