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Kforce Cyber Security Consultant in Round Rock, Texas

Kforce Inc. is seeking a Cyber Security Consultant to remotely support our enterprise technology client based in Austin, TX. Summary:The Security Consultant will be a member of our internally facing, corporate Federal Cybersecurity organization with responsibility for contributing significant security and compliance experience and technical skillset across a variety of projects and engagements. The Security Consultant will be considered a security, compliance, and technical expert and will assist in the development and communication of authoritative security-focused policies, standards, guidelines and control requirements. This role interacts with all levels of the organization, particularly within the Global the Digital (IT) organization. The Federal Cybersecurity team ensures customer satisfaction through professional engagement and use of a risk-based approach. Responsibilities: * Participate as a Security Consultant on various projects & initiatives across the Federal providing security and compliance guidance & direction * Define security requirements while engaging directly with stakeholders within the Federal's Business Units and the Information Technology organizations to ensure products, services and solutions are designed to adhere to those requirements across the Federal's environments * Consult with internal, technical and business teams to provide security and compliance guidance and/or solutions to minimize security risks and guide internal customers in the development and implementation of security controls for their environments * Provide subject-matter expertise to established policy exception process through standard review and dispensation processes * Strong knowledge and understanding of information security practices and policies, including Information security frameworks, standards, and best practices * Strong knowledge and understanding of Federal compliance requirements, including DFARS 252.204-7012, ITAR, NIST 800-171, and CMMC Level 3 * Strong knowledge in application, cloud and network security concepts * Detailed technical knowledge and experience with general network security, authentication, security protocols, access control, cryptography, application security and data protection * Foundational understanding of secure coding practices and standard code defect issues such as un-validated input, SQL injection, X-Site Scripting, hard coded credentials, etc. and their implications to system security state * Knowledge and experience in infrastructure and network security with hands-on experience with one or more security technologies such as Firewalls, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems, Vulnerability Scanning, WAF, Wireless LAN, NAC, DLP, DDoS Mitigation, WAN security, SIEM, Content Filtering, Cloud Security gateways, Secure Proxies, SSL crypto solutions, etc. * Experience with Threat Modelling 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.Compensation Type:Hours