Cybersecurity Engineer

risk assessments, vulnerability scans, Active Threat Hunting, incident response planning, penetration testing, security audits, capacity planning, security assessment, Cybersecurity Engineer
Contract W2
Depends on Experience
Travel not required

Job Description

Looking for a Cybersecurity Engineer with significant experience managing cybersecurity systems. This person will have hands-on responsibilities in the management and administration of a comprehensive information security program.
Responsibilities include:
• Assist with planning and implementing cybersecurity measures to protect networking, servers, applications, and computer systems.
• Monitor and utilize security toolsets to identify suspicious and malicious activities and inadequate security practices across the network (e.g., analyze network traffic, vulnerability scans, identification of computer viruses, unauthorized user activity) which may compromise the integrity and availability of systems).
• Perform Active Threat Hunting responding to security events and initiating remediation efforts.
• Assist with incident response planning, respond and investigate cybersecurity events and incidences.
• Writes reports for management regarding incidences and false positives.
• Review security information and event management logs and reports, provide findings and recommendations to IM leadership.
• Perform risk assessments and mitigation planning.
• Facilitate internal and external penetration testing.
• Assist with the development and implementation of information security policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures.
• Review the designs of proposed major applications and upgrades for compliance with security policy; perform routine security audits, report findings and recommend related system enhancements.
• Participate in capacity planning and security assessment; participate in business continuity, cyber incident, and disaster planning and recovery procedures.
• Maintain relationships with local, state and federal law enforcement and other related government agencies to stay current on IT security related updates/changes.
• Work with outside consultants as appropriate for independent security audits.
Required Skills:
• 5+ years of experience in managing enterprise cybersecurity systems
• Bachelors of Science in Computer Science or related field
And one of these certifications:
• Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
• Global Information Assurance Certification Security Essentials (GSEC)
• CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+)
If you think you are a good fit for this position, please don’t hesitate to apply now!
PeopleWare Staffing, Inc. is dedicated to placing quality individuals into contract and full-time positions.  There is no fee charged to our candidates or contractors.  Our philosophy is to keep everyone's best interest at heart and make sure there is a good match on skills and personal interests. 
PeopleWare offers its contractors health, dental, and vision insurance, along with a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution. For more information please visit our website:

Please Note:
- We are unable to sponsor H1-B visas at this time.
- No third party candidates will be considered for this position.
- U.S. citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply.
Dice Id : ppleware
Position Id : D9421
Originally Posted : 2 years ago
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