Kforce Information Systems Security Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Kforce has a client in search of an Information Systems Security Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts (MA).Summary:The purpose of this role is to plan, develop and execute systems security engineering activities to help the company product, system and application owners/developers understand and meet security requirements. This role includes performing day to day systems security engineering, engagement with system owners/developers in support of milestone reviews, system, network, enterprise, security engineering reviews, and other support that lead to a more secure the company. The role will have the critical function of providing security control baseline requirements to PMs and developers, translating security and providing advice on how to meet requirements, and evaluating the implementation of requirements. This role operates in collaboration with other Information Services teams, program managers, and business unit program managers.Information System Security Engineer (ISSE):

  • Define information system security requirements and functionality by designing system architecture, developing and implementing security designs, and assessing the effectiveness of security solutions against present and projected threats

  • Produce formal and informal reports, briefings, and direct input to the customer regarding security and functionality requirements, system architecture, and security designs

  • Conduct risk assessments throughout the life-cycle as well as continuously monitoring security relevant changes of the IT system


  • Support the development of FISMA, PCI, and HIPAA compliant environments

  • Responsible for working with, when needed, third party vendor ISSE services

  • Responsible for providing ISSE expertise to Iron Mountain business units

  • Performs validation steps, comparing actual results with expected results and analyze the differences to identify impact and risks

  • Knowledge of the Information Assurance Technical Framework (IATF)

  • Knowledge of Network Security Frameworks

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