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Cyber Security Engineer

Date: Mar 22, 2021

Location: Bonita Springs, Florida, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 21063

Herc Rentals Inc. is a premier, full-service equipment rental firm – providing our customers the equipment, services and solutions they need to achieve optimal performance safely, efficiently and effectively. A pioneer of the equipment rental industry, Herc Rentals continues to evolve and grow through technological innovations, expanded product offerings and value-added services and consultative solutions to support its customers’ projects. 


With more than 55 years of equipment rental expertise, approximately 4,900 employees and approximately 270 company-operated locations across North America, Herc Rentals serves a broad range of end markets, including construction; industrial operations, refineries and petrochemical operations; governmental entities and contractors; disaster recovery and remediation; infrastructure; railroad operations; utilities; film, television, live entertainment and special event production; agricultural operations; and facilities management..



Short Description

At Herc Rentals, cyber security is a strategic imperative, with engaged and active senior leadership support. The Cyber Security Engineer II is critical in the continuing development of a leading IT security program that operates within an IT culture where your expertise and ideas will have full opportunity to flourish. You will make an immediate impact in keeping Herc Rentals’ IT ecosystem secure, including its web sites, mobile applications, business applications and infrastructure.  You’ll have the resources needed to succeed and the opportunity to focus on your core job responsibilities. 

You are the right person for this role will if you are ready to meet any challenge in a dynamic and evolving cyber security landscape. You will be motivated to protect Herc Rental’s assets, investments, and brand and are excited to learn and cross train. 

You will

  • Make meaningful change through critical and dynamic thought to stay ahead of emerging threats
  • Be a key member of the 24/7 Herc Cyber Incident Response Team
  • Partner with technical leaders to ensure remediation efforts adhere to corporate standards and policies
  • Improve the secure software development lifecycle
  • Mentor others within the organization



  • Provide technical input and recommendations for mitigation of security findings
  • Perform static and dynamic code analysis (manual and tool based) for security defects
  • Analyze and break down configuration weaknesses, coding flaws, and other vulnerabilities as needed for Dev and Operations teams to address
  • Assist with the vulnerability management program as needed
  • Assist in security assessments to ensure the architecture is secure and adopts the zero-trust methodology
  • Assist in security assessments of Herc’s mobile and web applications, cloud environments, and infrastructure
  • Assist with penetration testing


  • 4 years of experience in cyber security
  • 2 years of web development or software engineering experience preferred
  • Certifications in one or more of the following: GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT), Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP), Offensive Security Web Expert (OSWE), or Offensive Security Exploitation Expert (OSEE)

Educational Background

BS in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or equivalent experience


  • The ability in automate and make use of JSON restful API’s
  • Secure software development lifecycle experience.
  • Experience with IPv4, Routing, DNS
  • Experience with Microsoft Active Directory
  • Experience with one or more vulnerability management tools
  • Deep and broad understanding of cyber weaknesses (hardware, software, processes, people) and how attackers exploit them
  • Proficient in scripting in one or more languages (Python, Bash, PowerShell)
  • Ability to ensure development teams follow industry methodologies and best practices, including OWASP Testing Guide to uncover vulnerabilities across API’s and Web Applications
  • Exposure to Cloud Computing (AWS & Azure)
  • Understanding of Windows and Linux
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and/or project ownership skills
  • Ability to develop excellent working relationships with a variety of other enabling teams
  • Excellent attention to detail, data accuracy, and data analysis
  • Self-motivated and works with a high level of intellectual curiosity and a high degree of integrity
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with development teams to ensure secure code is released
  • Coordinate with external security pentesting activities and vendors
  • Ability to perform basic forensics on workstations and servers
  • Assist in maintaining current standards
  • Develop cyber security program documentation


  • Web application pen testing experience
  • Strong coding skills in one or more languages/frameworks, including PHP, .Net, JSP, JCR, OSGI, jQuery, Javascript, XML, C/C++, C#, Java, SQL, assembly, Ruby, and others
  • Splunk
  • Experience with Encase
  • Vendor Risk Management Experience
  • OCI, AWS & Azure
  • IPv6
  • Network Sniffing Tools


Our long-term strategy underscores the understanding that our success depends on the dedication and capability of our team members. We are focused on attracting, retaining and empowering talented and dedicated people to build the best team in the equipment rental industry. We also seek to build a team that reflects the variety of people, cultures and communities we interact with every day and to create an inclusive, productive environment in which all team members feel valued and respected.


Herc Rentals provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive medical, dental, vision care, life insurance coverage, paid vacation and holidays. 


Herc does not discriminate in employment based on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, nationals origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

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