Information Security Engineer - Level 2
Kforce Inc.

New York, New York

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Kforce has a client with a field office in New York, NY that is seeking an Information Security Engineer - Level 2. This position will be 100% remote. The Information Security Engineer will be joining a distributed, highly collaborative team that is responsible for the setup and maintenance of security equipment for a global network.Responsibilities:
  • Operational management of security platforms including, but not limited to: firewalls, load balancers, web proxies, certificates, endpoint security technologies
  • Documentation and implementation of firewall policy and rule changes
  • Manage physical equipment such as the rack, stack, and installation of security equipment in any company location including enterprise data centers
  • Assist in supporting the security platforms protecting our enterprise systems and environment
  • Assist and train team members in the use of cloud security tools and the resolution of security issues
  • Provide technical support for complex, medium to high-risk systems problems
  • Instill cooperation and/or resolve problems on security related activities that span other areas such as network, database management, applications development, and other systems related areas
  • Implement automated approach to delivering key security management processes
  • Communicate security risks and solutions to business partners, platform & product teams
  • Serve as a project lead, or a project member, on projects of varying size and complexity and risk
  • Develop procedures for automating security tasks during build and deployment
  • Assist in design documentation, project plan development and implementation of new security platforms and technologies


  • Bachelor's degree with a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, EE, or comparable discipline preferred
  • 5+ years of hands-on firewall design, implementation, and change management experience with physical and\or virtual Next Generation firewalls
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience working with cloud implementations
  • Strong technical skills and will have the technical credibility to be a participant in the architecture, design, and implementation of complex security solutions including interconnectivity with third party partners and market data providers and DMZ configuration and hardening
  • Knowledge in other technical areas such as database management and networking so incumbent can represent his/her area on major cross functional problems that span other areas
  • Broad knowledge of monitoring tools
  • Diagramming using Visio or equivalent tools
Extensive knowledge with relevant experience in at least five of the following categories:
  • Third party and VPN connectivity architecture and design
  • DMZ network segmentation design best practices
  • Intrusion Detection/Prevention System tuning
  • Security hardening and configuration techniques
  • Application firewall design
  • Antivirus/Endpoint protection design and implementation
  • Patching and vulnerability remediation management
  • Web Proxy architecture/design
  • Cloud (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS) hosted security solutions
  • PKI and certificate management concepts
Preferred security certifications:
  • Microsoft Azure security Engineer Associate
  • GSEC
  • GCIH
  • GMON

The pay range is the lowest to highest compensation we reasonably in good faith believe we would pay at posting for this role. We may ultimately pay more or less than this range. Employee pay is based on factors like relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, location, performance, union contract and business needs. This range may be modified in the future.

We offer comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, HSA, FSA, 401(k), and life, disability & ADD insurance to eligible employees. Salaried personnel receive paid time off. Hourly employees are not eligible for paid time off unless required by law. Hourly employees on a Service Contract Act project are eligible for paid sick leave.

Note: Pay is not considered compensation until it is earned, vested and determinable. The amount and availability of any compensation remains in Kforce's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified in its discretion consistent with the law.

This job is not eligible for bonuses, incentives or commissions.

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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