Cyber Security Engineer

Cyber Security Engineer

Kforce Technology Staffing

Cyber Security Engineer

Details of the offer

Kforce has a client in search of a Cyber Security Engineer in Lowell, MA.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Cyber Security Engineer to join our team. In this new position, you will take an active role in the execution of our IT Security solutions and integrations, while collaborating closely with both internal and external partners.
As a Cyber Security Engineer, you will be deeply involved in managing and improving the security of the products and platforms. You will be responsible for designing and implementing controls to protect corporate and production systems according to industry best practices. You will also serve as a technical resource for all matters regarding information and cyber security and will be responsible for projects with cross-functional teams, so strong communication skills are a must. You will design and implement security best practices for a physical/cloud hybrid environment.
We are looking for a passionate individual, looking to accomplish a lot in the field of cyber security, with the necessary experience to implement great security solutions.
Key Tasks:
* Plan, implement, manage, monitor and upgrade security measures for the protection of data, systems and networks
* Install security measures and operate software to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls and data encryption programs
* Test and identify network and system vulnerabilities
* Monitor computer networks for security issues
* Investigate security breaches and other cyber security incidents
* Troubleshoot security and network problems
* Respond to all system and/or network security breaches
* Ensure data and infrastructure are protected by enabling the appropriate security controls
* Participate in the change management process
* Fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard
* Develop company-wide best practices for IT security
* Perform penetration testing
* B.S. in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field
* 3 to 5 years of professional IT Security experience
* Proven track record of identifying needs and implementing solutions
* Experience running Security Awareness, Phishing, and other end user security training programs
* Knowledge of the intricacies related to Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance (GRC): NIST, SOX, PCI DSS, and/or state privacy laws
* Familiarity with the Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SSDLC)
* Experience with firewalls (functionality and maintenance), Office 365 Security including but not limited to Microsoft EMS (Enterprise Mobility Suite) and Exchange Online, VSX and Endpoint Security
* Experience implementing Data Classifications and Data Loss Prevention policies
* Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS and MS Azure
* Understanding of patch management for Windows (Servers, Workstations and Applications), mobile devices (IOS and Android) and other technologies, with the ability to deploy patches in a timely manner while understanding business impact
* Knowledge of network access control, network segregation and isolation, and wireless technologies
* General network and system engineering experience
* Experience with Security information and event management (SIEM) such as LogPoint
* Experience with Privileged Access Management (PAM) solutions like Cyberark or Thycotic
* Hands-on knowledge and experience designing, implementing, and supporting vulnerability management, data encryption, data loss prevention, SIEM, intrusion prevention, anti-virus, and/or other security controls
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.

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