Security Engineer

3+ months agoIrving, TX


Kforce has a client in search of a Security Engineer in Irving, TX.Summary:We are seeking an individual with a passion and excitement for microservice based applications, containers, and the willingness to learn and build security skills and in a fast-paced dynamic environment. Are you up for the challenge?Responsibilities:

  • Work closely and collaboratively with infrastructure and development teams, to drive cloud security initiatives
  • Build & maintain security solutions integrated into CI/CD Jenkins pipeline
  • Administer container-aware monitoring tools/solutions; Manage addition/deletion of cloud accounts, ensuring continuous monitoring; User administration; Signature management and tuning; Assist customers with solution integration features; Produce reports, scorecards and related metrics
  • Develop tools to assist in container security automation
  • Drive strategic automation of container-aware monitoring tools/solutions to detect and prevent risks
  • Keep stakeholders updated with communications and weekly reporting
  • Drive mitigation of reported risks from container-aware monitoring tools/solutions
  • Track and report on the status of cloud container security risks to corporate/industry requirements
  • Assist in the implementation of a formalized information security awareness offerings
  • Be aware of new security products (i.e. Aqua, Twistlock, Clair, Grafeas, etc.), evaluate product features and make recommendations up to and including Proof of Concepts testing
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience
  • AWS Associate or Professional certification or a willingness to obtain within 6 months
Ideally, you'll also have some experience with:
  • Public cloud experience (Azure or AWS or GCP, etc.)
  • Experience in: building micro-service based applications via images/containers, container orchestration (i.e. Kubernetes, Docker Swarm), container runtime (i.e. Docker, Rocket)
  • Familiarity with hosted container services (i.e. AWS: EKS, ECS, Fargate, GCP: GKE, Azure: AKS)
  • Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployments using Jenkins
  • Proficient with Source Control Management tools such as Git (Gitlab/GitHub)
  • Image lifecycle management - Artifactory
  • Scripting Python, UNIX Shell Scripting
  • Linux and/or UNIX
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Possesses customer centric attitude
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical concepts
  • Performance oriented, self-directed ability to drive change & manage multiple projects
  • Fast learner, capable of rapidly assimilating to existing processes and technologies
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."

Job ID: Kforce-1911224-WQG