Senior Cybersecurity Engineer in Fort Lauderdale, FL at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 5/14/2020

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Senior Cybersecurity Engineer Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Senior Cybersecurity Engineer for one of our clients in the south Florida area who researches, evaluates, designs, develops, and prototypes security features for products including systems, applications and/or solutions with a focus on embedded systems. This role integrates new security features and updates into existing products and ensures the security of all products is maintained throughout the product lifecycle; creates crypto libraries for embedded systems based on research papers or documentation describing standard methods and algorithms; provides product security engineering recommendations and resolves integration and testing issues; builds a standardized set of security product requirements and produces metrics to report performance against those requirements; performs security assessments of company products that may include vulnerability and risk assessments, threat analysis, and security code reviews to identify potential design and implementation vulnerabilities; leads or participates in security architecture and design review meetings; detects and mitigates security risks; and reviews and defines security diagnostics and tools to facilitate the analysis and reporting of security events.


  • Research, analyze and evaluate algorithms and methods for cyber security in embedded systems
  • Design, recommend, implement, and prototype security controls in firmware
  • Evaluate solutions footprint, performance and power consumption
  • Serve as a security expert and provide guidance
  • Perform threat analysis and security code reviews to assess vulnerabilities and risks in company products
  • Support compliance/certification activities and participate in security audits/reviews
  • Support and take leadership of new cybersecurity and software security development projects for collaboration with various product teams
  • Keep abreast of and provide recommendations on emerging security technologies/tools


  • Demonstrates successes in technical proficiency and independent thought
  • Ability to work on complex problems in which analysis of situations or data requires an in- depth evaluation of various factors
  • Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
  • Exercises good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Ability to work with little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments
  • Possesses a broad understanding of technical principals and theories
  • Ability to synthesize external data and research findings for application that may impact technical objectives

Experience/Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline, and a minimum of 5-8 years related experience, or Master's degree and 2-5 years' equivalent experience, or a PhD and 0-2 years' experience.
  • Mapped to the Global Career Framework level and title, should not be modified. This flows from the appropriate level and should not be the starting point for the process.
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About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.