Kforce Security Analyst - Risk, Governance, CISSP in Roseland, New Jersey

Kforce has a client seeking a Security Analyst in Roseland, New Jersey (NJ). Well-rounded security generalist, accountable for partnering with the different Business Partners to 1) understand the business strategy, 2) drive security, risk and privacy programs in the Business, 3) implement risk reduction activities, etc.Essential Functions:

  • Ambassador and Evangelist for the Information Security Program

  • Work closely with Business Units to educate them on information security policies and compliance

  • Monitor, schedule and communicate information security metrics, events and trends

  • IT and Business Unit collaboration for security architecture, engineering, implementation and operations

  • Good communicator who can translate tech language into business terms

  • Basic understanding of security infrastructure (including IDS, IPS, Secure OS, Anti-Virus, Encryption, Firewall, etc.)

  • Moderate level understanding of application security concepts and controls

  • Able to see security risks in its different shades through high level discussions or by reviewing documents

  • Collaborates effectively with cross-functional entities across the enterprise

  • Business analysis skills

  • Able to connect the dots

  • Risk Management, Risk Assessment, Risk Response, Risk Identification

  • Business requirements/analysis


  • Understanding of security infrastructure (including IDS, IPS, Secure OS, Anti-Virus, Encryption, Firewall)

  • Effective communication

  • Understanding of laws/regulations

  • GDPR, BCR, NY DFS, Cyber regs

  • Frameworks - NIST, ISO, PCI, etc.

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