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Information Security Engineer in Tampa, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/27/2018

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Job Description

The candidate must possess a thorough understanding of all aspects of computer, application, cloud infrastructure and network security, including such areas as database security, web application security, systems rights management, physical and technical controls, firewall administration, encryption technologies and network protocols to name a few. Collaborate with IT, security team, and business members to architect and deploy new information security technologies. Assists in maturing the threat detection and incident management processes.

  • Assist in the execution of information security strategies.
  • Formulate, implement and monitor security technologies and controls.
  • Perform security assessments and vulnerability scans, and work with IS teams to ensure remediation.
  • Assist in all areas of security during security incident response including maturing people, process and technology.
  • Assist in the coordination and delivery of security awareness training as required.
  • Make recommendation for enhancing data systems security.
  • Monitor security systems (i.e. IDS/IPS, SIEM, AV, etc.) and ensure proper escalation and resolution of alerts are met.
  • Make recommendation on how to grow information security systems and controls for increase monitoring, alerting, and prevention.
  • Make recommendation for enhancing information security systems and solutions such as multi-factor authentication, vulnerability management, and endpoint protection.


  • Four year college degree or greater from an accredited institution in Computer Science, MIS, or a similar field, or equivalent experience
  • Previous experience as a DBA, Developer, System Administrator, Web Server Administrator
  • Current information security certification (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CEH, OSCP, GCIA etc.)
  • HIPAA Privacy and Security Rule knowledge required
  • Experience with Linux and Windows Operating Systems
  • Experience in Cloud Architecture and security controls
  • Experience in performing secure code reviews for Java, .Net, SQL
  • Experience with using JIRA and Confluence
  • Experience in using Veracode, Alert Logic or similar code and vulnerability scanning tools
  • Experience in reviewing findings from vulnerability scans, identifying false positives or recommending remediation steps
  • Experience in performing vulnerability assessments for new technologies and creating security requirements
  • Experienced in OWASP Web Application Security testing
  • Experienced in API and Microservice security assessments and testing
  • 3-5 years of information security focused experience
  • ISO experience is a huge plus
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of users and management
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills are required