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Information Security Lead

  • Location: Irving, 75063
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 28 days ago

Grow your career as an Information Security Lead with an innovative global bank in Irving, TX. Long-term contract with excellent growth potential. Will start working remotely until offices reopen, then will be required to be onsite 2-3 days per week. Will be responsible for managing high availability, complex, and fault tolerant security services globally.
  • Handle day-to-day operational onboarding of applications, support application issues, perform root cause analysis/resolution for application and system issues including but not limited to resolving defects and performing enhancements on the systems in collaboration with multiple teams in to meet safety and soundness requirements.
  • Provide operational and technical application support for onboarding integrations requests.
  • Responsible for managing and reviewing application integration requests and assist support teams during the on-boarding process (i.e., DEV/UAT/PROD/COB).
  • Communicate across organizations at all levels.
  • Responsible to assess the risk and associated impact of all operational issues, change events, and react quickly to escalate to technology management in a timely manner when required.
  • Work closely with the development team to ensure the operational requirements are met during the project transition.
  • Coordinate, triage and troubleshoot activities with support teams. (i.e., Application/SA/DBA/GIDA/CATE).
  • Responsible for identifying trends and escalating issues to the appropriate manager.
  • Off hour support is required to support operations.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • 5-10 years of experience in information security.
  • Certificates: ITIL, Information Security Industry certification on any one of CISSP, CISA, and CISM required.
  • Strong knowledge of modern Authentication platforms including but not limited to Mobile and Biometrics based authentication.
  • Hands on knowledge of SOAP, REST, WCF, XML and Webservices based frameworks.
  • Proficiency in one or more of these scripting languages – Python, Unix Shell, Perl & PowerShell scripting.
  • Hands-on experience working with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 & 7, Microsoft Windows Server 2012+, Solaris 10 & AIX 6/7.
  • Knowledge of Web/Application services like IIS, WebSphere, WebLogic, etc. to support application integration.
  • Experience with NoSQL and/or Microsoft SQL & Oracle RDBMS. Ability to interface with these databases, analyze & write complex queries & procedures.
  • Working knowledge of open source product and technologies like openSSH, openSSL, Shinken, Nagios, Chef, etc. is a plus.
  • Experience following and developing procedures for operational support along with good documentation skills.

About our client
Our client stands as one of the worlds most renowned global banks and trusted brand with over 200 years of continuously evolving financial services. Its teams provide unique insights to more than 200 million clients and enable progress all over the world. While growing your career, you will work alongside some of the smartest minds in the industry who are excited to share their knowledge and to learn from you.

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

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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