Protecting and defending our Partners and their customers against brand damaging cyber-attacks, so they can focus on growing their business.

It’s an incredibly rewarding mission that the BLOKWORX team is dedicated to achieving.

Exciting challenges lie ahead—threats are constantly evolving and therefore so are we. Guided by our core values, we’ll meet these challenges with dedication, vigor and a big dose of humor. Join us!

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Cyber Defense Technician – Remote, Region Specific

The Cyber Defense Technician has the primary responsibility of monitoring and responding to alerts and events reported by the BLOKWORX Security Monitoring and Response platform. The Technician will respond to service requests delivered via our ticketing system, email, and phone call. The Technician will perform first response security remediation, including but not limited to blacklist/whitelist management and device network isolation. The Technician will escalate advanced security incidents to SOC Analysts and ensure correctness of incident and event detections in service requests. Additional duties will include standard NOC support, including troubleshooting basic network connectivity issues, implementation tasks for security services onboarding, and client VPN access support. Cyber Defense Technician will report to SOC Manager and/or senior Analyst on shift.

The Cyber Defense Technician requires 1-4 years of network support experience and/or network security operations. The Technician needs the ability to interpret and evaluate incidents and events as reported by the BLOKWORX Security Monitoring and Response platform. The ability to communicate technical concepts and narrative clearly both orally and in writing is required. Fundamental understanding of network and security principles and concepts is required. Experience in performing intrusion detection analytics working with the examination of logs and dashboard events is preferred.

Years of experience: 1-4

Education: Associate degree or above preferred, or equivalent experience in a NOC/SOC environment. Military/government experience is welcome!

Certifications: CompTIA Security+, CASP, or GIAC GSEC preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer

BLOKWORX provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, age, ancestry, gender, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Network Security Engineer 1

Do you take pride in the hum of a well-tuned network? Is working with clients who appreciate the service and peace of mind you deliver appealing? Would contributing to a solution focused, team driven environment be appealing? If yes, read on, that’s exactly how we thrive at BLOKWORX.

We are an award-winning Cybersecurity Service Provider, with a solution mindset and a passion for technology and defending our clients. Our mantra is can do and we go above and beyond to serve our clients. We recognize the importance of team and mutual respect, and the ideal candidate will contribute to our positive growing environment. This is a real opportunity for a hardworking professional to both support and learn from the best!

Network Security Engineer Outcomes:

  • Analysis of network security posture and applying discretionary enhancements to configuration and design.
  • Development of process to reduce threat surface through practical application of network security knowledge and skillset to partner network design.
  • Perform project technical scoping and consultation with partners for network implementation efforts.
  • Configuration, deployment, and maintenance of serviced Next-Generation Firewall platforms, monitoring sensors, and consolidated network security appliances.
  • Maintenance of network infrastructure including switches and wireless access points.
  • Design and implement network security policy.
  • Determine network bandwidth needs and recommend measures to meet those requirements
  • Conduct network modeling and analysis to construct a reliable, high-performance integrated network
  • Define, document, and enforce system standards
  • Design, recommend and implement new solutions to improve the resilience of network operations
  • Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problems and outages
  • Schedule firmware updates and upgrades
  • Engage in data network fault investigations
  • Secure network systems with policies that define and monitor access
  • Provide remote configuration and troubleshooting support for partner and client networks
  • Report network operation status based on project management and priority information Work closely with the Senior Engineers in order to identify potential issues and resolve existing deficiencies.

Qualified candidates will possess the following skills, abilities and experience:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in network administration, design, and troubleshooting
  • Comprehensive knowledge of network administration, design, troubleshooting, and related network hardware and software with Palo Alto, Cisco, and Aruba
  • Bachelor’s degree, Associate’s degree, or equivalent experience (including military) in network administration, information technology, or computer science
  • Previous experience in IT, security or systems support, or network administrator positions preferred
  • Additional certifications preferred, such as Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Palo Alto Networks Certified Security Engineer (PCNSE), CompTIA Network+
  • Retain familiarity with various network types including LANs, WANs, WLANs, and VoIP networks and routing protocols including BGP, EIGRP, OSPF; SD-WAN experience a plus
  • Increase job knowledge through continuing education and professional development opportunities, attend conferences, and read professional industry publications
  • Possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to perform well under pressure
  • Have high attention to detail
  • Be an efficient and effective communicator
  • Work well independently and in team settings
  • Enthusiastic and dependable team player
  • Self-motivated
  • Passion for the Technology industry and a desire to seek further education in the field


  • No Recruiters Please!
  • Remote
  • Only applicants authorized to work in the United States will be considered


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