Senior Security Engineer

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Kforce Technology Staffing
Contract W2, Temp
$60.00 - $80.00 hourly

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce has a client that is seeking a Senior Security Engineer in Austin, TX.

Duties Include:
* In collaboration with other stakeholders, the Senior Security Engineer will research, design, and support other teams in the administration of cybersecurity controls in hybrid environments (i.e., IDS/IPS, firewalls, CASBs, network and server hardening, next gen AV, web-content filtering, email security, SIEM, two-factor authentication, APT and DLP solutions)
* Help educate, advise, and guide other teams in applying Information Security Best Practices
* Investigate, evaluate, recommend, acquire, plan, design, and test new and emerging security technologies/processes which will prepare the client for the future
* Help define cybersecurity architecture and standards
* Stay abreast of current attack vectors and vulnerabilities and proactively implement strategies to prevent them from compromising our environment
* Lead and Participate in Incident Response and supportive resolution efforts
* As a Senior Security Engineer, you will use various security tools to perform monitoring and analysis of security notifications and events to help support the detection and response of security threats
* Develop process to conduct moderately complex cyber forensic investigations including acquiring, collecting, documenting, and preserving evidence
* Test infected systems and use sandboxes and similar technologies to assess threats, activities of suspect processes, lateral movement, and root cause analysis
* Stay abreast of industry best practices for information security and the current threat landscape
* Manage and lead the Vulnerability Management Program and related efforts
* Participate in risk assessments and audits
* Create, update, and maintain various forms of documentation for Information Security such as, but not limited to, system manuals, process & procedure documentation, system drawings, network diagrams, and "How To" documentation

REQUIREMENTS:
* Certifications preferred including those of the EC-Council, Offensive Security, and GIAC
* 5+ years of experience in design and implementation of firewalls, IDS/IPS, anti-virus, content filtering, data loss prevention, endpoint security, SIEMs, email security, network vulnerability scanning, incident management, and related technologies and processes
* 3+ years of experience and a good understanding of AWS architecture, tools, and cloud methodologies
* Good understanding of security and encryption support across AWS services
* Strong knowledge of enterprise networking
* Strong cryptographic knowledge
* Solid understanding of network protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, and ARP
* Some experience and a solid understanding of performing red team simulation efforts
* Ability to collaborate well with others
* Ability to think out of the box
* Ability to communicate clearly both orally and written
* Ability to work under pressure and multitask
* Ability to influence and lead others
* Ability to think strategically

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


Company Information

Kforce is a professional staffing and solutions firm specializing in the technology areas of application development, project management, business analysis, enterprise data management and infrastructure for commercial and government organizations. Kforce has been matching job seekers and employers since 1962. We are committed to having a meaningful impact on all the lives we serve and offer exciting job opportunities across the United States. Kforce specializes in providing strategic partnership in the areas of Technology and Finance & Accounting. Our staffing specialists work to understand your career goals and offer career advice in order to help you become a more marketable technology professional. Your success is our mission. Gain meaningful connections with your skills and our network.

Dice Id : kforcecx
Position Id : ITWQG2035930
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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