Kforce IT Security Engineer in Hillsboro, Oregon

Our Kforce client is looking for an IT Security Engineer in Hillsboro, OR. They're looking for people who can grow, think, dream and create. They thrive in a culture that embraces diversity and rewards imagination. They seek achievers, leaders and visionaries. As the Senior IT Security Engineer, you will use extensive knowledge of international standards, industry best practices, professional experience, collaboration and good judgment to implement a business focused information security strategic roadmap. This role will be part of a team that is responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining security technology footprint which allows the company to move rapidly and securely into new business enabling technologies.Responsibilities:

  • Work with Business IT teams to continually improve the security posture of their application and solution portfolios

  • Deployment of security tools and capabilities across a globally distributed environment

  • Work with peers throughout the company to collect input on needed security capabilities

  • Gain understanding of the effectiveness of security policies and technologies

  • Contribute to the development of an annual Security roadmap outlining key initiatives in support of the Information Security Strategy

  • Develop business cases for the adoption of new technology, standards and processes

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related filed, or equivalent work experience

  • 7 years of information technology experience with a minimum of 3 years in an information security related role

  • Knowledge of information security standards, principles and practices

Demonstrated relevant security expertise in implementing secure solutions and services for a mix of the following areas:

  • Enterprise DLP, including SaaS-based DLP and on-prem DLP capabilities

  • CASB solutions (API-based and inline)

  • Workstation Operating Systems (Windows / MacOS)

  • Enterprise DRM capabilities

  • Office 365 security capabilities

In addition knowledge in the following areas are highly desirable:

  • HIPS/HIDS, Anti-Virus

  • Application Security

  • Database Security (Oracle/MySQL)

  • Compliance - SOX, PCI, ISO 27001

  • Colocation

  • Cloud Security Technologies

  • National and International Privacy laws and regulations

  • The ability to assess risk and translate it to business relevant considerations and facts

  • Ability to learn and apply new concepts quickly

  • Proven analytical and problem-solving ability

  • Superior communication, ability to explain complex concepts in plain language and graphics

  • Ability to balance and prioritize work

  • Must be trustworthy in keeping sensitive data confidential

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional - Strongly 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.Compensation Type:Hours