Kforce Network Security Analyst / Penetration Tester in Tampa, Florida

Kforce has a client in Tampa, FL that is seeking a Network Security Analyst/Penetration Tester.Essential Functions:

  • Primary role is performing penetration tests, vulnerability assessments, IT policy audits, network security guidance and best practice consultative engagements for our banking, financial industry and government customers; additionally, incident detection response and forensics

  • Participates in cross-team and company-wide initiatives to improve incident detection and response

Role Includes:

  • Penetration testing software and performing penetration tests

  • Perform vulnerability scans

  • Tenable Nessus auditing, Dashboards and reporting tools

  • Penetration testing (Web application, Network Internal and External, and Remote Social Engineering)

  • Snort, intrusion detection systems, forensics and data analysis techniques

  • Core Impact (Core Security) Penetration Testing

  • Python Scripting and SQL familiarity

  • Analyze IT security environment and threat and vulnerability assessments

  • Configure, test and evaluate hardware and software products to enhance information security

  • Analyze network and system intrusions, breaches and other information security incidents in support of IT security incident response plan

  • Writes comprehensive assessments, reviews, audits and investigation reports outlining methodology

  • Generating CIS benchmarks using NIST standards and recommendations, analysis and recommendations

  • 2 - 3 years of Core penetration testing experience

  • Experience with running Vulnerability assessments and using tools such as Tenable Nessus and Core Impact

  • Cisco Firewall configuration experience

  • In-depth knowledge of networking (OSI model, protocols, routing, etc)

  • In-depth knowledge of operating systems (UNIX-based systems, Windows, OSX, IOS, etc)

  • Familiarity with information security concepts and the CIA triadStays current on information security trends and industry news

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:YearsMinimum Compensation:70000.00Maximum Compensation:75000.00