IT Security Engineer/Cybersecurity Engineer at Kforce Inc

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Location: Montebello, California

Job Description:


Kforce has a client in Montebello, CA that is seeking an IT Security Engineer/Cybersecurity Engineer who will identify, evaluate, and implement technical security controls to prevent, detect, contain, and respond to information security threats which includes supporting the technology efforts of Altura. This person is required to analyze threats using a variety of security technologies including a SIEM, email filtering, phishing detection, web filtering, firewalls, intrusion prevention, data loss prevention, and data encryption.


  • Work closely with Altura's MSSP

  • Reviews and provides guidance for security configuration of Servers, Firewalls, VPN, Intrusion Prevention Systems, Routers and Switches

  • Lead projects and project teams within and outside the IT Infrastructure department

  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of current and emerging security threats, recommending upgrades to the organization's technical infrastructure to protect against such threats

  • Assists in the development and maintenance of information security strategy and will be required to provide support across other technology and business units

  • Ensuring the implementation and operation of the appropriate security controls across the organization are aligned with Information Security policies and standards


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or a similar program required; In lieu of a college degree, 4 years of progressive experience in information security as an engineer, architect, analyst, or other related position required

  • At least one security industry certification is preferred: CompTIA Security+, EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC), Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certified Security - Specialty, Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate

  • Appropriate certification in risk management and/or health care compliance desirable

  • 2+ years of experience in information security as an engineer, architect or analyst required

  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant legal and regulatory requirements (i.e. HIPAA, SSAE-18 SOC2, PCI, privacy, etc.) is required

  • Basic knowledge of Python, PowerShell, Bash, SQL, and security concepts

  • Knowledge of healthcare industry and hospital operations preferred

The pay range is the lowest to highest compensation we reasonably in good faith believe we would pay at posting for this role. We may ultimately pay more or less than this range. Employee pay is based on factors like relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, location, performance, union contract and business needs. This range may be modified in the future.

We offer comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, HSA, FSA, 401(k), and life, disability & ADD insurance to eligible employees. Salaried personnel receive paid time off. Hourly employees are not eligible for paid time off unless required by law. Hourly employees on a Service Contract Act project are eligible for paid sick leave.

Note: Pay is not considered compensation until it is earned, vested and determinable. The amount and availability of any compensation remains in Kforce's sole discretion unless
and until paid and may be modified in its discretion consistent with the law.

This job is not eligible for bonuses, incentives or commissions.

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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