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Cyber Security Engineer III

Kforce Technology Staffing
Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Kforce has a client in search of a Cyber Security Engineer III in Princeton, NJ.

Key Tasks:
* A nalytical triage and prioritization of concurrent incidents
* Analyze, respond to, and lead security incidents, including Application and Network attempted and realized breaches; The incident response should include host and network based log analysis, correlation of network indicators, PCAP data, incident timeline generation, and root cause analysis among other data sources
* Perform daily in-depth analysis of current network threat activity and trends developing in the future
* Perform Application Penetrations testing as needed and analyze any findings that may result
* Perform Vulnerability Scans as needed and analyze any findings that may result
* Correlate event data for IDS systems, Firewalls, Secure Web Gateways, SIEMs, and other security systems for potential threats
* Initiate escalation procedure to counteract potential threats/vulnerabilities
* Prepare detailed written analyses of incidents with remediation and prevention documentation
* Document and conform to processes related to security monitoring
* Provide briefing of findings to both technical and non-technical senior management audiences
* Research and identify key indicators of compromise on the network, servers, and end user workstations
* Ability to deal with ambiguity and make expert judgments in situations for which little to no precedent exists
* Demonstrated skills for identifying and responding to IT security threats
* Stays alert to security threats and takes appropriate actions
* Works closely with the other technology areas to ensure that security is properly implemented across the environment
* Stays current with security technologies and makes recommendations for use based on business value

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering/Related field or equivalent industry experience
* OSCP Certification is desired for this position
* Additional certifications such as CISSP, GPEN, GCIH and GCFA or other Security disciplines desired
* Minimum of 5 years of experience within network forensic analysis, including analysis of log data and network devices in support of intrusion analysis or information security operations; Minimum of 3 years' experience with Perl, Python, or other scripting language in an incident handling environment
* Ability to communicate clearly end effectively with the company technical and business stakeholders
* Participation in teams as valued team contributor and leader
* Convincingly articulates requirements and execution plans for complex technical undertakings
* Ability to use personal influence and communications processes to align technology to business objectives
* Self-motivated without the need for significant management oversight
* Strong analytical and conceptual skills

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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