Network Security Engineer

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Kforce Technology Staffing
Full Time, Perm
Competitive

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce has a client in Davie, FL that is seeking a Network Security Engineer.

Duties and Responsibilities:
* The Network Security Engineer will provide an interface between the business and IT for technical security projects
* Create security strategies to improve controls and architecture for critical security infrastructure including endpoints, mobile devices, authentication and authorization, logging, detection
* Maintain the security information and event management solutions SIEM
* Provide subject matter expertise on system, application, and network security
* Execute vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, and patch management activities, serving as primary contact for scanning-related issues and manages relationship with partners
* Assess, configure and deploy Endpoint security solution to enable early detection of threat and malicious activities
* Participate in security incident response plan, support detection and classification, define containment, remediation and recovery strategies with the team
* The Network Security Engineer ensures security requirements are been identified and developed early in project lifecycle
* Monitor and verify that the network is appropriately protected from internal or external threats
* Identifies security risks, threats and vulnerabilities of networks, systems, applications and new technology initiatives
* Assess risk arising from third-parties, vendors and partners in our ecosystem and design controls to mitigate such risks
* The Network Security Engineer continuously improves internal security controls to protect systems and data from unauthorized access, modification, and destruction

REQUIREMENTS:
* Bachelor's degree preferred in Computer Sciences, Information Technology, Information Security or other related field
* At least one industry standard certification such as Security+, GSEC, GCIH, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or other security vendor certification
* Five (5) years of related work experience in technology, infrastructure, engineering, architecture and security
* Practical knowledge of any combination of Payment Card Industry (PCI), GDPR, NIST standards, or ISO27000 series
* Understanding of and practical experience with internal/external certificate authorities, Microsoft Windows preventive and detective controls, Microsoft Active Directory design/architecture and security, data loss/leak prevention and multifactor authentication
* Experience of network design, mobile security, network and firewall security technologies and vulnerability management, scanning
* Hands-on expertise operating in an AWS or Azure environment a plus, including architecture and security capabilities in the cloud
* Knowledge of web application security, browser security models, and application security vulnerabilities such as the OWASP Top Ten
* Deep understanding of network attacks, DDoS, Phishing, email protocols/security/spam, encryption, authentication, logging and log analysis, IP and device reputation, and security rules and policies
* High degree of skill and knowledge in managing and part taking in incident response, Intrusion Prevention Systems, Intrusion Detection Systems, SEIM, Endpoint security solutions
* Flexibility to travel as required up to 15% overnight travel

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 : ITEQG1997276
Originally Posted : 4 months ago

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