Remote IT Security Engineer

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Kforce Technology Staffing
Full Time, Perm
Competitive

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce has a client in San Diego, CA that is seeking a Remote IT Security Engineer.

Summary:
The Remote IT Security Engineer is responsible for proactively maintaining information security systems, processes, and procedures to protect and preserve the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of all data and systems.

Responsibilities:
* Reviews current corporate policies and helps redefine policies and procedures
* Stays current on IT security trends and news
* Manages security monitoring and threat detection systems for cloud environments
* Proactively updates and maintains tools for monitoring and support
* Supports cloud compliance/certification activities and participates in security audits/reviews
* Provides consulting and influences other teams to mature cloud/DevOps security
* Serves as a security expert and provides technical leadership to other staff members
* Conducts security reviews of web applications, services, integrations, and APIs
* Pinpoints methods and attack surfaces attackers use to exploit weaknesses and logic flaws
* Conducts Cloud & Network infrastructure reviews, Systems infrastructure, Application configurations, and Software Code reviews
* Reviews, maintains, and enhances current scanning and testing tools
* Manually verifies security vulnerabilities identified by automated tools
* Performs manual testing to supplement results of automated scanning and testing tools
* Documents identified security vulnerabilities and related matters in a clear, concise, and timely manner
* Meet with the operations and application teams to review, describe, and explain identified security vulnerabilities and possible remediation
* Resolves issues and provides statuses that which may impact testing
* Applies fixes and remediation for detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard

REQUIREMENTS:
* 3 years of combined IT and security work experience with a broad range of exposure to systems analysis, application development, database design and administration; Minimum of 2 years of experience with information security
* Strong understanding of security controls/services in public cloud environments (AWS/Azure)
* AWS Certified Security Specialty
* Experience on a Security Operations or DevSecOps team, or experience responding to security incidents autonomously utilizing excellent coding skills
* Strong understanding of cloud and Kubernetes networking and network security
* Experience in technologies such as Terraform/Azure DevOps, encryption technologies, IAM, K8s, and containers
* Proficiency in programming and scripting languages such as C#, JavaScript, , Shell Scripting, BASH, REST APIs, JSON, and XML
* Understanding the best practices, control frameworks, and applicable existing and new legal/regulatory requirements (e.g., SEC Regulation S-P, FINRA cybersecurity recommendations, data privacy and breach notification laws, ISO 27001, NIST CSF and SP 800-53, CIS, CSA CCM, and PCI DSS)
* Experience with other security solutions, such as EDR, SASE, firewalls, DLP, NAC, IDS/IPS, and vulnerability assessment tools
* Knowledge of security frameworks and standards, including MITRE Att&CK, OWASP, and NIST
* Understanding the best practices, control frameworks, and applicable existing and new legal/regulatory requirements (e.g., SEC Regulation S-P, FINRA cybersecurity recommendations, data privacy and breach notification laws, ISO 27001, NIST CSF and SP 800-53, CIS, CSA CCM, and PCI DSS)
* Ability to work within an Agile/Scrum framework and to manage work in Jira


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 : ITWQG1952031
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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