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TEKsystems Information Security Engineer 2 in Kansas City, Kansas


Description: Work with the Information Security team to plan, engineer and maintain the security environment of the Cooperative’s IT network systems and infrastructure. In a cloud-based environment, prevent possible security threats and identify areas of weakness in network systems. Cultivate a culture of security awareness and education to ensure security policies are adhered to. Responsibilities include: -- Respond promptly and effectively to network security incidents and possible breaches, conducting incident response analyses when needed -- Document security processes and procedures, and write Wikis for any internal security changes -- Implement, manage, and upgrade security controls and policies for the protection of the data systems and network, identifying security gaps and implementing enhancements when needed -- Monitor and ensure compliance to standards, policies, processes and procedures -- Evaluate network and security technologies, developing requirements for local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), virtual private networks (VPNs), routers, firewalls and related security devices, adhering to industry standards -- Test and identify network and system vulnerabilities, and lead remediation projects -- Collaborate with the Information Security Architect on security solution proof of concepts and log analyses for the SIEM system to ensure policies and security requirements are met -- Work with Information Security Architect to produce security metrics for the security management team -- Collaborate with other departments to ensure that best security practices are followed at all times -- Collect, analyze and summarize data trends to assist with preparing system security reports -- Update job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging security practices and standards, participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications and participating in professional networks -- Participate in change management processes, such as taking ownership for new requests, or proactively exploring opportunities to add value -- Work with IT infrastructures using firewalls, VPN, data loss prevention, IDS/IPS, web-proxy and security audits


Security, Firewall, Information security, Siem, Nist, Vulnerability management, Cyber security, Security engineering, Vulnerability, Architecture

Top Skills Details:

Security,Firewall,Information security,Siem,Nist,Vulnerability management,Cyber security,Security engineering

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Requirements Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field preferred 2 – 5 years of experience with information security frameworks and/or IT risk management with a focus on security, performance and reliability Experience with engineering, implementing and troubleshooting information security solutions for IT security controls Knowledge of NIST, ISO 27001, or other security frameworks Knowledge of security networking, engineering, protocols, cryptography, authentication, authorization and access Able to interact effectively with broad cross-section of personnel to communicate and enforce security measures, educate and problem-solve Knowledge and understanding of IT as it relates to business risk Able to balance security and functionality Knowledge of complex technical issues with ability to manage and resolve in a timely manner Able to use creative thinking to secure DFA data, systems and network Strong written and verbal communication skills

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.