Senior Security Operations Engineer

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Kforce Technology Staffing
Full Time, Perm
$90,000 - $120,000 annually

Job Description

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Senior Security Operations Engineer in Long Beach, CA.

* Senior Security Operations Engineer will oversee Vendor Risk Management program
* Oversee preparation of Risk Assessment questionnaires from clients, carriers, and strategic partners
* Prepare reports that take note of security breaches and the extent of the damage caused by these breaches
* Install software that is created to protect sensitive information, such as firewalls and data encryption programs
* As a Senior Security Operations Engineer, you will monitor the company's networks to keep an eye out for any security breaches and investigate it if one does occur
* Research the latest in information technology security trends to keep up to date with the subject and use the latest technology to protect information
* Develop a security plan for best standards and practices for the company
* Conduct frequent testing of simulated cyberattacks to look for vulnerabilities in the computer systems and take care of these before an outside cyberattack
* Make recommendations to managers and senior executives about security advancements to best protect the company's systems
* Senior Security Operations Engineers act as an advocate for secure data management across the enterprise, identify and report challenges to senior team members and the CISO
* Assist team members in gathering evidence to support internal and external audit requests
* Support compliance efforts for relevant cyber security regulatory frameworks
* Actively participate in periodic reviews of information security policies, standards, and procedures
* Assist in the continuous improvement of security training, education, and awareness programs
* Assist Systems Engineers in maintaining security tools (anti-virus software, security monitoring, vulnerability scanning) as needed

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Sciences or related field or equivalent combination of education, training, and relative experience
* 3-5 years of experience in information security and information technology
* Experience with computer network penetration testing and techniques
* Experience with modern security tooling (Next-Gen Firewalls, Web Application Firewalls, Endpoint Defense, Privileged Access Management, etc.)
* Knowledge of HIPPA SOC2
* Ability to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities and explain how to avoid them
* Understanding of patch management with the ability to deploy patches in a timely manner while understanding business impact
* Knowledge of enterprise infrastructure
* Deep knowledge and experience in Windows Server Oss
* Broad knowledge and experience in Microsoft Windows 10
* Broad knowledge and experience in Linux server operating systems
* Scripting capability in one or more languages (Bash, Python, PowerShell, etc.) preferred
* Ability to relay technical information to non-technical users
* Good verbal and written communication skills
* Certifications (Security+, CEH, CISM, CISSP, etc.) preferred

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 : ITAQG1990480
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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