Cybersecurity Specialist

3+ months agoNew York, NY


Kforce has a client seeking a Cybersecurity Specialist in Brooklyn, NY.Summary:The resource will be an IoT subject matter expert in vulnerability and penetration testing, cloud security, WiFi security, LTE/4G networking, secure and resilient network design, IoT, industrial control system/SCADA cybersecurity and related urban technologies initiatives. Normal business hours Monday-Friday 35 hours per week (not including mandatory unpaid meal break after 6 hrs of work). If more than 35 hours per week, consultant must request OT in agency's timekeeping system and the PM must approve hours worked above the weekly max.Responsibilities:

  • Performing network architecture assessments via requests through the established Cyber Spend Review and Cloud Review intake processes
  • Analyze and remediate findings discovered during scheduled internal and third party scans and pen tests
  • Review and triage vulnerability alerts into manageable reports, provide relevant analysis, suggest mitigations, track remediation, managed scheduled scans, identify gaps and expand scan coverage
  • Conduct cybersecurity risk assessments
  • Develop and standardize security documentation


  • Minimum of 12 years of experience beyond the requirements in the other labor categories
  • Knowledge of network architecture design, security assessments, penetration testing, and cloud security
  • Experience with integration of Cybersecurity standards
  • Experience evaluating security vulnerabilities, developing mitigation strategies, and implementing remediation
  • Ability to analyze cybersecurity documentation including security policies, plans and procedures
  • Knowledge of Windows and Linux servers, VMWare, Cisco IOS, and Mobile OS Android/Apple IOS
  • Knowledge of public-key cryptography, understanding of encoding, encryption, and hashing techniques
  • Knowledge of next generation firewall products, intrusion detection systems, DMZ, IPSec, DNS, SMTP, HTTP proxies
  • Willingness to travel within the five borough of NYC
  • Knowledge of DMZ, IPSec, DNS, SMTP, HTTP proxies
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.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."