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  • New Milford, NJ 07646

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Information Technology (IT) Security Engineer

Kforce Technology • New Milford, NJ

Posted 6 days ago

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Banking - Financial Services
Information Technology


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Job Description


Kforce has a client seeking an Information Technology (IT) Security Engineer in New Milford, New Jersey (NJ).

Essential Functions:
  • Responsible for the network security architecture, review of internal and external IT projects and applications for risk and adherence to security policies, standards and industry best practices

  • This position will evaluate and deploy security technologies and make recommendations for hardware/software products

  • The Information Security Engineer will perform incident response activities for security events, vulnerability management and penetration testing

  • The Information Security Engineer must work independently, make decisions based on sound security principles, and be proactive in identifying issues, and troubleshooting problems

Job Requirements


  • Technical degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Technology, or similar discipline preferred

  • 7 years of related experience and/or training in Information Technology/Information Security, plus 3 years of related system management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Knowledge of issues and problems related to information security

  • Knowledge of contemporary hardware, software, and network architectures

  • Strong technical background in systems and networking

  • High level of integrity and sound judgment concerning security, privacy issues and complex situations

  • Effective, efficient written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong service commitment

  • Excellent planning skills

  • Ability to work as a productive, responsible, self-motivated member and/or leader of a team

  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively

  • Ability to understand and implement cultural change related to technology

  • Solid understanding of network components (WAN, LAN, routers, switches, firewalls)

  • Advanced: 10-Key, Database, Spreadsheet, Word Processing/Typing

  • Intermediate: Alphanumeric Data Entry, Presentation/PowerPoint

  • Basic: Accounting, Contact Management

  • Bondable

Preferred Candidate will be or possess:
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

  • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

  • GIAC Certification

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.

Job ID: ITAQG1687370
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