Acadia Healthcare

Security Engineer II

Job Locations US-TN-Franklin
Job ID
Department Number
976 IT


Our Team:

We are improving the lives we touch. We need passionate, talented people working together who share our desire to create a world-class organization that sets the standard of excellence in the treatment of speciality behavioral health and addiction disorders. Acadia Healthcare is headquartered in Franklin, TN and is a leading provider of behavioral healthcare services in the nation. Our organization values input from employees and fosters collaboration to create a team oriented service delivery system. This role will sit at our corporate office in Franklin, TN.


Our Benefits: 

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Opportunity for growth that is second to none in the industry 

Your Job as a Security Engineer II: 

The Security Engineer II is required to monitor and implement security measures which protects computer systems, networks and data.  Team members are to be self-starters and to be able to tackle various areas within the security program using their technical expertise and/or available resources in order to manage and mitigate any potential security risk. This role has the flexibility to work remote, however will require you to be in the office 90% of the time. 


Your Responsibilities as Security Engineer II:

  • Performs day to day monitoring of information security and cybersecurity, including reviewing, analyzing and interpreting reports from various systems to identify anomalies, trends, threats or breaches.
  • Evaluates, selects and documents the use of system and application vulnerability scanning tools to identify vulnerability and provide appropriate solutions.
  • Collaborates with IT Infrastructure on a routine basis for purposes of reviewing and providing recommendations for information security such as patch reports, network design, change management and other projects as assigned.
  • Assist in creation of security policies, standards and procedures; propose changes/improvements to the processes and procedures.
  • Develops information security awareness training for all employees and work to ensure all staff understand their responsibilities as they relate to information security.
  • Attends the change management meetings for security coordination and reporting purposes.
  • Serve as an escalation for all Security related support issues and assists with containment of threats and remediation of environment during or after an incident
  • Stays updated on current information security trends and applies that knowledge into operational policies and procedures to be implemented as part of Acadia’s information security program.
  • Construct documentation for all Security Systems within scope of responsibility.
  • Mentor’s and assist with the training of Intern’s and team members

Your Skills and Qualifications as a Security Engineer II:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ Years of experience.
  • Solid understanding of information technology and information security including; firewalls/UTM’s, IDS/IPS, VPN’s, penetration testing, security event monitoring, and other security systems with an emphasis on threat hunting and log analysis.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Working knowledge of security frameworks and governing bodies such as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Comfortable with multiple, current operating environments.
  • Ethical hacking and malware analysis experience is a plus.









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