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Cyber Security Engineer II

Date: May 2, 2023

Location: Bonita Springs, Florida, United States

Company: Herc Rentals


Req #: 50949

Founded in 1965, Herc Rentals is one of the leading equipment rental suppliers in North America with trailing twelve month total revenues of nearly $2.34 billion as of June 30, 2022. Herc Rentals’ parent company, known as Herc Holdings Inc., listed on the New York Stock Exchange on July 1, 2016, under the symbol “HRI.” Herc Rentals serves customers through approximately 335 locations and has approximately 6,100 employees in North America.


We serve a diverse group of customers in a wide array of industries. We support professional con-tractors in construction and remediation. Our industrial customers include large industrial plants, refineries and petrochemical operations, automotive and aerospace manufacturers. We support government and infrastructure projects at the municipal, state and federal level. And, we continue to expand our services for customers in commercial and retail, healthcare, hospitality, recreation, and entertainment and special events.

Short Description

At Herc Rentals, cyber security is paramount, not an afterthought.  Come be part of an exciting and strong company and IT culture as we establish our in-house team and build from the ground up a top tier security program.  You will have a huge impact on keeping Herc Rentals secure by seeking out Herc’s vulnerabilities in our web sites, mobile applications, business applications and infrastructure and managing their remediation.  You’ll work with industry leading tools (e.g., Qualys, Veracode, Tanium, Altiris) to identify and assess vulnerabilities.  You’ll have plenty of room to grow into dynamic application security testing and penetration testing.



  • Lead our Incident Response initiative
  • Mentor and Train CyberSecurity Team
  • Perform CyberSecurity technical reviews of proposed architecture
  • In charge of our 24/7 On-Call
  • Able to script and automate CyberSecurity processes
  • Perform threat hunting exercises
  • Lead internal Purple Team strategy
  • Ensure On-Call staff can act to emerging threats
  • Establish Real-Time response objectives to limit risk of malware spread
  • Establish Zero-Trust methodologies and deploy them at Herc
  • Assist in Static and Dynamic Code Analysis



    Professional Experience

    3+ years of related professional experiences
    Certifications such as CISP, GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC), GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT) or CompTIA Security +
    Professional experience in Information Security

    Educational Background

    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cyber Security, or related discipline

    Conditions of Employment


    • Ability to develop excellent working relationships with a variety of other enabling teams
    • Diverse Cloud Computing (AWS & Azure)
    • Excellent attention to detail, data accuracy, and data analysis
    • Excellent organizational and/or project ownership skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience with data metrics & normalization with the ability to provide qualitative & quantitative analysis and recommendations
    • Experience with dynamic application security testing and/or penetration testing a plus
    • Fundamental understanding of OWASP Top 10 Web application Security Risks
    • Intermediate to Proficient in scripting languages
    • Network Switching and Routing (Cisco, Juniper), Familiarity of TCP/IP and associated protocols.
    • Self-motivated and works with a high level of intellectual curiosity and a high degree of integrity
    • Understanding of Windows and Linux
    • Understanding of a variety of technical concepts with focus on cloud computing, automation, networking, systems administration, application development, and information security best practices
    • Vulnerability & Secure Code solutions such as Tenable Nessus, Rapid7 Nexpose, Qualys, WhiteHat, HP Fortify, Veracode, AppSpider

    Herc Rentals values its employees and provides excellent compensation and benefits packages which are not limited to the following.


    Keeping you healthy

    Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

    Life and disability insurance

    Flex spending and health savings accounts

    Virtual Health Visits

    24 Hour Nurse Line

    Healthy Pregnancy Program

    Tobacco Cessation Program

    Weight Loss Program



    Building Your Financial Future

    401(k) plan with company match

    Employee Stock Purchase Program



    Life & Work Harmony

    Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacations, Sick Days)

    Paid parental leave.

    Military leave & support for those in the National Guard and Reserves

    Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    Adoption Assistance Reimbursement Program

    Tuition Reimbursement Program

    Mechanic Tool reimbursement of up to $300 per year

    Auto & Home Insurance Discounts


    Protecting You & Your Family

    Company Paid Life Insurance

    Supplemental Life Insurance

    Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

    Company Paid Disability Insurance

    Supplemental Disability Insurance

    Group Legal Plan

    Critical Illness Insurance

    Accident Insurance


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



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