Eaton Careers

IT Security Architect

Cleveland, Ohio
Information Technology


Job Description

Join Eaton’s Information Technology IT team and help positively impact our business by implementing leading technologies and working on exciting and challenging enterprise projects.  We are currently seeking a Security Operations Architect to join our Architecture, Governance & Security Center of Excellence (AGSCOE).  This role will be based at any Eaton facility. No relocation is being offered for this position.  If the candidate resides within 50 miles of Beachwood, Ohio, the candidate must work at that site. If the candidate resides more than 50 miles away from Beachwood, Ohio, the candidate will work remote from another US Eaton Facility or an approved home office.
The Security Operations Architect will design, engineer, and implement cyber security solutions to improve Eaton’s technical capabilities, including open source tools and custom development.  As a Security Operations Architect, you will administer, operate, and optimize cyber security technologies, leveraging security and operational best practices.  You will play a key role in the Protect, Detect, Respond strategy to protect Eaton’s intellectual property and brand in a highly complex, global, multi-technology, regulated and diversified business environment.   
Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours. 
In this role:
  • You will configure and deploy new hardware-based and software-based security tools that provide network and endpoint security
  • You will provide new capabilities through implementation of open-source applications and development of automation scripts
  • You will tune and optimize existing systems to minimize external threats and meet internal needs, balancing security and operations
  • You will collaborate with Cyber Security Incident Response Team to improve prevention, detection, and response capabilities
  • You will analyze customer requirements and applies enterprise IT security rules
  • You will monitor critical technology platforms for performance, availability, and capacity
  • You will execute ITSM processes (Change, Request, Incident, Problem management) on technical IT systems at the component level
  • You will perform tasks with a schedule that may involve nontraditional working hours
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.
We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • 5 years of IT experience architecting, developing or configuring enterprise applications
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the US on a continuous basis without company sponsorship
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a technical discipline such as: B.E / BTech / MCA / Equivalent (EITC) or B.S. Comp Science / Mathematics / Engineering / Equivalent
  • 5 years IT experience in security operations, endpoint security, network security, or a graduate of Eaton's Leadership Development Program
  • Excellent proficiency with the English language (written and verbal). Additional language capabilities are a plus.
  • 10 years of IT experience in information technology
  • Deep understanding of networking, firewalls, DNS, proxy, and VPN
  • 3 years of experience with enterprise-class security technologies (e.g. IPS, IDS, SIEM)
  • 3 years of experience with open source security technology (e.g. Bro, Cuckoo, Elastic)
  • 3 years of experience with scripting and programming languages (e.g. python, java, etc.)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Up to 5% travel will be required for this position

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Information Technology

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 056916