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Information Security Engineer

  • Location: Tempe, 85283
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 29 days ago

Long term contract Opportunity!

Join the team at this Fortune 500 communications provider that's been around for nearly a century and be part of a mission to improve people's lives by connecting them to the power of the digital world.

Position: Information Security Engineer
Location: Remote
Term: 6 Months Contract

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Administration of IBM QRadar SIEM.
  • Experience developing custom content in IBM QRadar.
  • Supports customers at the highest levels in the development and implementation of doctrine and policies.
  • Performs analysis, design, and development of custom correlation rules, reports, and dashboards.
  • Analyzes performance and overall health of SIEM platform.
  • Designs, develops, engineers, and implements solutions that meet security requirements (relating to SIEM solutions and event collection).
  • Analyzes general information assurance-related technical problems and provides basic engineering and technical support in solving these problems.
  • Technology escalation point for QRadar SIEM and underlying event collection components.
  • Working IBM QRadar SIEM
  • Develop custom correlation, reports, and dashboards.
  • Implement and test custom parsers in QRadar SIEM
  • Configure and tune SIEM platform to ensure optimal performance.
  • Provide expertise in event collection and parsing related to SIEM platform.
  • Asses existing SIEM platform and identify key system flaws and areas of improvement
  • Perform annual assessment of SIEM configuration and custom content
  • Develop detailed supporting documentation regarding technical projects (such as materials to support an architecture review board)
  • Manage customer expectation and attend all mandatory review / regulatory discussions related to the specific project being delivered
  • Help establish baseline and plan for improvement of a large enterprise deployment of QRadar SIEM and event collection platform.

Required Skills:

  • 10+ years of IT Security experience with Bachelor’s Degree or 8+ year of IT Security experience with Master’s Degree.
  • Expert in QRadar SIEM platform
  • Experience writing custom parsers
  • Familiarity with AWS
  • Exposure to at least one industry standard data parsing language.
  • Possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments.
  • Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks.
  • Operates with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems
  • Contributes to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable.
  • Security certification desired.
  • Advanced experience in networking (TCP/IP) protocols, computer/network security, and system administration.
  • Advanced knowledge of event collection technologies.
  • Background in INFOSEC operations, endpoint management, and network topology.
  • Windows and Linux skills desired.
  • Linux scripting skills desired.

If this sounds like the perfect fit, Apply Today!


Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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