RESPONSIBILITIES:Kforce has a client, a growing company in the Phoenix, AZ area is seeking a Senior IT Security Analyst with Cloud experience. We are working directly with the Hiring Manager.Accountabilities: Participates in Information Security planning and engineering for the company by evaluating new technology for the organization through quantitative and qualitative methods; This includes providing highly skilled technical assistance in complex information security planning, engineering and architecture for the organization Performs complex security analysis and design, project planning, control, and implementation, as guided by the Information Security management team Ensures all appropriate parties are informed of plans, progress, and status May manage a project team from a technical perspective Develops detailed reports and metrics based on in-depth analysis and presents to the Information Security team on a periodic basis Participates in Information Security incident response and is responsible for root cause analysis and reporting Provides detailed recommendations for future risk mitigation of similar incidents Develops and maintains detailed procedural documents and user guides for Information Security technology utilized by the Information Security teams Trains Information Security analysts on deployed technologies such as anti-virus, intrusion prevention, data leakage prevention, syslog, vulnerability scanning, web gateways, firewalls, etc.REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent work experience Six years progressive IT security skills, IT audit experience can be included in experience understand threat detection and threat hunting inside and out Experience with in-depth technical analysis and reporting within the Information Security industry Thorough knowledge and understanding of the technical Information Security environments and processes Technical expertise in Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)/Intrusion Detection System (IDS), SIEMs and other Computer Network Defense (CND) security tools Strong familiarity with ISO 27001 and ISO 27002 standards for Information Security Strong familiarity with NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) 800 series Working knowledge of various regulatory controls (e.g. SOX, PCI-DSS, GLBA, etc.) and GRC processes Technical expertise in anti-virus solutions, virus outbreak management, and the ability to differentiate virus activity from directed attack patterns Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is a plus but not required Excellent interpersonal, written communication, technical writing and presentation skills, essential Ability to correlate network activity across networks to identify trends of unauthorized or suspicious useKforce 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.