Security Engineer

Kforce Inc.

San Jose,CA



Kforce is looking to add a Security Engineer to an existing team in Milpitas, California (CA). This is a long-term project and we are looking for someone who is willing to be onsite 100% of the time. While in this group you are working on continuous assessments of vulnerability management and risk to ensure that security architecture is up to snuff. By doing this the team's goal is to continue to enhance and improve customer experience and retention.

Daily Duties
  • Perform architecture reviews (e.g., assess technical, business process and information architecture, categorize risk, determine vulnerability, apply security models and templates, look for potential threats, identify right level of engagement based on risk)

  • Track defects and their resolution and ensure code updates are written and deployed

  • Evaluate current and future technology for new recommendations or ways to enhance effectiveness

  • Respond to new architecture reviews and service request from the team

  • Update to the team and communicate action and results from defect tracking

  • Interpreting Business & Security Requirements

  • Engage with leadership on continued strategy and goals around security risk analysis & planning

  • Evaluate vendor products for security requirements

  • Manage issue resolution with vendors on security issues

  • Establish and maintain policy on security architecture, communicate best practices and guidelines

  • Evaluate both on prem as well as cloud-based products to ensure they meet security standards

  • Ensure security standards are consistent across applications on a desktop or mobile device


  • 5+ years of working in application security

  • 3+ years of security architecture experience

  • Solid foundation and experience adhering to OWASP top 10 & OWASP top 10 mobile security standards

  • Experience using testing methodologies such as: SAST, DAST, IAST, RASP

  • Experience with RESTful web services

  • Hands on experience with Burp Suite Pro

  • Experience with Python, Java

  • Experience working in an enterprise level environment

  • Experience working in Agile/Scrum environment

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.

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