Security Engineer

Company: Kforce Technology ( Learn More )

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Job Description


Kforce has a client in search of a Security Engineer in Chicago, Illinois (IL).Essential Job Functions:
  • Assist in the preparation, approval, implementation, and adherence of the Information Security Policies within the Firm
  • Develop and maintain all documentation related to Global Security Team operations and functions
  • Manage projects and tasks related to the Firm as directed by the Global Information Security Manager
  • Identify and communicate to management the cause of all information security incidents, making recommendations as to how the specific incidents can be mitigated in the future
  • Assist in the development and authorization process of all new IT policies introduced, ensuring that the necessary security audits and tests are carried out prior to being introduced into production
  • Participate fully in all efforts to develop security policies to meet client or other compliance requirements
  • Serve as a liaison to the General Counsel in e-Discovery related matters, executing searches and producing output as required by the Firm
  • Perform investigations as requested by Human Resources, Information Technology, or General Counsel
  • Plan for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Job Requirements


    • Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered in lieu of the degree when the experience is closely related to the functions of the job
    • 5+ years of experience in an Information Security department required
    • Excellent working knowledge of networking and security standards required
    • Excellent working knowledge of CISSP, CEH required; certification preferred
    • Excellent documentation skills and authentication methods experience required
    • Effective communication skills, both written and oral
    • Strong organizational skills, capable of coordinating multiple activities in results-oriented environment
    • Willingly asks questions where appropriate and guides others whenever possible
    • Ability to work well with others and contribute to the success of the team, communicating openly with all other IT members, members of the Firm and clients
    • Ability to travel 20% domestically/internationally
    • Ability to lift 25 pounds
    • Must be customer-service focused
    • High degree of initiative required
    • Excellent knowledge of the ISO 27002 standard preferred
    • Excellent knowledge of a Microsoft Exchange email environment preferred
    • Good knowledge of disaster recovery 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.