Cybersecurity Consultant

at Kforce Technology
Location Round Rock, TX
Date Posted September 15, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Contractor

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce Inc. is seeking a full-time Cybersecurity Consultant - to remotely support our enterprise technology client based in Round Rock, TX. W2 Candidates only.

Day to Day Responsibilities of the Cybersecurity Consultant:

  • Cybersecurity Consultant will provide security expertise to small to midsize projects and programs; supports senior staff in larger projects and programs; translates security requirements into specific systems, applications, and product designs
  • Contributes as a security subject matter expert; provides leadership and day-to-day support to company's Security and Resiliency professionals leading security vulnerability remediation and incident response activities to business units and IT
  • Understands and articulates security strategy, policy, standards, and procedures; guides business units and IT's development and implementation of security controls
  • Partner closely with business units and IT to help drive the security strategy and improve the overall security posture
  • Cybersecurity Consultant collaborates with business units and IT regarding secure product configuration, deployment, and aligning and adhering to applicable security policies and standards to minimize security vulnerabilities
  • Work with business unit and IT stakeholders to ensure High-Value Assets (HVAs) are identified, tracked, and prioritized in applying cybersecurity programs and activities
  • Articulates risk and impact to senior staff with the proven ability to convey the urgency and need to remediate a vulnerability commensurate with the risk it presents to company technologies business units
  • Cybersecurity Consultant defines and reports program roadmap, status, development issues, and success metrics; Delivers metrics-driven scorecards or dashboards to keep senior staff apprised of business units' security risks and vulnerabilities
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