Cybersecurity Engineer (Remote) Job at School Specialty, LLC, Lombard, IL

  • School Specialty, LLC
  • Lombard, IL

Job Description

People Passion Purpose
Everything School Specialty offers is designed for one purpose to help students succeed. We believe every student can flourish in an environment where they feel safe and inspired to explore and grow.

Were determined to positively impact the future, one child at a time. We need to talk if you share our passion:

Transforming more than classrooms.


School Specialty offers Medical, Dental, & Vision plans (Effective Day 1), Wellness programs, Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401 (k), Unlimited PTO for Salaried Exempt employees, which can also be used for dedicated volunteer hours, Education Reimbursement, Paid Holidays, Fall & Winter Flexible Hours, Employee Discounts and much more!

Cybersecurity Engineer 

As skilled Cybersecurity Engineer you will design, implement, and manage security measures that protect our organization's information systems. The successful candidate will work with cross-functional teams, including IT and other business units, to ensure the security of our operations.

The base salary range for this role is $89K-$128K Annually 
This is a remote position, but qualified candidates must be within 60 miles of either Greenville WI, Mansfield OH, or Lombard IL.  

Summary of Primary Responsibilities
  • Recommend and drive the adoption of technical controls to strengthen security posture.
  • Utilize approved tools/vendors to conduct vulnerability scans and penetration tests as part of our Vulnerability Management program.
  • Perform administration and maintenance duties on security-specific platforms (Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Management, DLP, and related).
  • Assist with Cybersecurity-related audits & assessments.
  • Participate as a core member of the incident response team.
  • Interact with and manage vendors and contractors regarding security products and services.
  • Develop and maintain security policies, procedures, and standards in alignment with industry best practices.
  • Monitor and respond to security incidents and alerts, conducting thorough investigations and providing remediation recommendations.
  • Collaborate with IT and other departments to ensure security is integrated into all technology initiatives.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest security trends, threats, and technology solutions.
Minimum Experience Requirements
  • Strong understanding of cybersecurity principles, frameworks, and best practices (e.g., NIST, ISO 27001, CIS Controls).
  • Proficiency with security tools and technologies such as firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), SIEM, and encryption solutions.
  • Experience with vulnerability management tools and practices.
  • Knowledge of network and application security.
  • Azure cloud security experience.
  • Ability to perform risk assessments and provide mitigation strategies.
  • Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CEH, or equivalent are preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a similar role.
Preferred Skills and Knowledge 
  • Desire to work in a team environment
  • Willingness to perform after-hours and on-call duties as needed
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new environments and technologies
  • Self-starter and confident
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
  • School Specialty, LLC. is a Drug Free Workplace. All applicants are subject to a drug screen and background check as a condition of employment.  
  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
  • If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
Job Grade: 13 

Job Tags

Holiday work, For contractors, Local area, Remote job, Flexible hours,

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