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Security Engineer

Job title: Security Engineer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Portland
Industry:
Remote: No
Reference: 459863
Contact name: Adrienne Salzwedel-Bass

Job description

24 Seven is teaming up with a well-known company based in Portland, OR to help them find a Security Engineer to join their team in this hybrid role. This is a 40/hr week, 12 month contract with potential to extend. While on contract you'd qualify for benefits and more.

Responsibilities:
  • Implement and manage security measures to protect computer systems, networks, and data.
  • Conduct regular security assessments and penetration testing to identify vulnerabilities.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement security solutions.
  • Monitor security incidents and respond promptly to mitigate risks.
  • Stay abreast of the latest cybersecurity trends, threats, and technologies.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance on security best practices.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of security policies and procedures.
  • Perform security audits and ensure compliance with industry standards.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.
  • 3+ years of proven experience as a Security Engineer or in a similar role.
  • Strong knowledge of cybersecurity principles, practices, and technologies.
  • Experience with security tools such as firewalls, antivirus, and intrusion detection/prevention systems.
  • Familiarity with risk assessment and vulnerability management.
  • Certifications like CISSP, CEH, or similar are a plus.
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of industry regulations and compliance standards.
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