Cyber Security Engineer

at Kforce Technology
Published June 24, 2022
Location Louisville, KY
Category Default  
Job Type Contractor  



A Kforce client in Louisville, KY is seeking a Cyber Security Engineer in a fully remote position.


This position is responsible for safeguarding computer networks and systems. The Security Engineer will help plan and carry out an organization's information security strategy. They develop a set of security standards and best practices for the organization and recommend security enhancements to management as needed. The Security Engineer provides expert judgment and analysis for the design, development and implementation of technical products and systems. Resolves highly complex technical issues and conducts advanced research. The Security Engineers are also responsible for educating the workforce on information security through training and building awareness. They should have direct experience with anti-virus software, intrusion prevention, firewalls, and content filtering.

Duties Include:

  • Develop the environment to manage cybersecurity risk to systems, assets, data, and capabilities
  • Develop and implement the appropriate safeguards to limit or contain the impact of a potential cybersecurity event; Control access to digital and physical assets, provide awareness education and training, secure data, maintain baselines of network configuration and operations, repair system components and deploy protective technology
  • Implement the appropriate measures to quickly identify cybersecurity events; Utilize continuous monitoring solutions that detect anomalous activity and other threats to operational continuity; Maintain visibility into the networks to anticipate a cyber incident
  • As a Cyber Security Engineer, you will contain the impact of a cyber incident; Maintenance and continual improvement the Incident response plan