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Information Security Engineer

Kforce has a client in search of an Information Security Engineer in Madison Heights, Virginia (VA). Summary: The Information Security Engineer's primary function is to manage and maintain client security solutions, through the processing and management of incident and request tickets, as they are assigned. The Information Security Engineer is expected to contribute to internal documentation and adherence with SLA targets and requirements. The role includes hands on troubleshooting, interfacing with clients and associates as needed to resolve complex cases, maintaining and patching contracted managed security platforms. Information Security Engineers are expected to participate in and contribute to planning and implementation of strategic and operational projects in efforts to achieve overall client and client goals. Information Security Engineers are expected to be able to troubleshoot complex problems with little oversight, take ownership and work independently as needed to resolve customer issues. Duties and Responsibilities:
Projects - Provide contributions as assigned to any/all in-scope projects
Serve as primary escalation point for customer incidents and requests as assigned, as well as any daily activity encountered during the daily operations of client's Managed Security Services
Act as liaison between MSS and parallel or upper tier groups to ensure resolution of escalated issues
Case Management - Creation and regular maintenance of cases for client impacting security issues, administrative and maintenance tasks, as well as appliance issues; Information Security Engineers are also responsible for managing Ticket/Case queue to ensure that all applicable cases are resolved within applicable SLO/SLA requirements
Tuning and Maintenance- regularly participate in tuning, maintenance and patching activities of all applicable MSS platforms within established guidelines and procedures
Associates degree in Computer Information Systems or related field preferred
3-5 years of general IT and Networking Experience
1-3 years of Security Engineering Experience, preferably within a MSS or multi-tenant environment
Proven ability and past experience performing security analysis for information technology is required
Experience with a variety of information and network security tools (Microsoft AD/OMS, NetSkope CASB, TrendMicro Deep Security, SailPoint IdentityNow or similar technologies)
Experience in the administration of security technologies, SIEM, log analysis and forensics
Experience in Security Analysis preferred
Excellent writing and communications skills
Familiarization with defense-in-depth concepts
Self-starter able to complete objectives with little supervision
Applicants must be fully authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
Industry/Vendor Certifications: Security Engineers should possess the background and experience necessary to obtain Industry certifications. Possible applicable certifications include, but are not limited to:
MCSE
MCSD
Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (CISSP-ISSEP)
Security
GSEC
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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. Compensation Type: Hours


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