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Security Engineer
Fort Lauderdale, Florida  |  Remote, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on December 3, 2021
Job Id #51021 Posted September 30, 2021


  • Security Engineer (Linux, Windows, Network)


  • A Cyber Security Engineer will have an analytical mind and a detailed understanding of cyber security methodologies. Cyber Security Engineers are expected to have a meticulous attention to detail, outstanding problem-solving skills, work comfortably under pressure and deliver on tight deadlines.
  • The position requires an excellent understanding of technology infrastructures including Firewalls, VPN, Data Loss Prevention, IDS/IPS, Web-Proxy and Security Audits.
  • Position must be comfortable working with a variety of technologies, security problems and troubleshooting of the network.
  • The position will have a very high access profile and must maintain confidentiality of all information at their disposal. This includes SSH keys, PHI data, user credentials and passwords, encryption and decryption keys, credit card data, company emails and financial information


  • Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information
  • Identify and define system security requirements.
  • Design computer security architecture and develop detailed cyber security designs.
  • Work with Cloud Engineers to configure and deploy log capture from all servers that hold PHI or have PHI process through it.
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols
  • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices such as firewalls, Intrusion detection system, email scanning systems and DB Log servers
  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks.
  • Perform multiple vulnerability tests per year
  • Assess and audit security incident management process and make changes as necessary to maintain compliancy.
  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancements
  • Participate and/or lead annual security audits (SOC1, SOC2, HITrust).
  • Point of contact for all Security Incidents from a technical perspective
  • Author Reason for Outage (RFO) documents as needed
  • Maintain the highest level of Confidentiality as a highly trusted associate.


  • Five to seven years proven work experience as a System Security Engineer or Information Security Engineer
  • Knowledge of disaster recovery, computer forensic tools, technologies and methods
  • Experience in building and maintaining security systems
  • Detailed technical knowledge of database and operating system security
  • Hands on experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc.
  • Experience with network security and networking technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols
  • Familiarity with web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols
  • Hands on knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies and methods
  • Ability to communicate network security issues to peers and management
  • Ability to read and use the results of mobile code, malicious code, and anti-virus software
  • Problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Certifications such as CISSP, GSEC, CEH or CISM desired
  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field

Working Time:

  • 9 to 5 EST

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

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