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Senior Security Architect

  • Location: Plano, 75024
  • Salary: 90.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 7 months ago

Long term contract in Plano, TX for a Senior Security Architect.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline, or equivalent professional experience.
  • Development
    • 3 years of recent hands own software development experience using programming languages such as Rust, Go, C/C++, JavaScript and/or Java.
    • Recent hands own software development experience in scripting languages such as Bash, PowerShell, Perl, etc.
    • Recent experience in using DevOps CI/CD tools such as Git, Jenkins, Artifactory, SonarQube, Burp Suite, TruffleHog etc.
    • Software development experience using web protocols such as gRPC, REST and WebSocket.
  • Design
    • Deep knowledge of OOA/OOD concepts is preferred.
  • Cloud
    • Cloud software development using containers such as Docker, Kubernetes etc., serverless computing using CDN, Lambda etc., and infrastructure as code using Terraform, YAML, etc.
    • Deep understanding of cloud systems and hands own experience in setting up, managing, and troubleshooting cloud network and software deployments.
  • Mobile
    • Mobile application development experience for Android and iOS platforms using Objective C, Swift, Java, Flutter, etc.
  • Security
    • Understanding of PKI, cryptography, key security, key derivation, hashing algorithms, and knowledge of cryptographic frameworks and standards.
    • Working knowledge of cryptographic tolls and libraries such as OpenSSL is preferred.
    • Experience in leveraging cloud security tools and function to secure cloud systems such as AWS, Azure and/or GCP.
    • Experience in deploying applications and securing applications and sensitive data in cloud environment.
    • Experience in securing IoT devices and communications between IoT devices and cloud using protocols such as gRPC, TLS, MQTT, etc.
    • Knowledge of cybersecurity protections of embedded applications, mobile applications, web applications, cloud and on-premises systems.
    • NIST publications related to IoT, mobile, server, cloud and key management security.
    • Able to perform secure code review on infrastructure scripts and code. Identify vulnerabilities and provide guidance to development team and provide development support in remediating findings.
    • Provide support and expert advice in remediating for any security incidents identified in production as well as pre-production systems.
    • Software development experience/expertise to compliment product security and application security initiatives.
  • Methodology
    • Recent working knowledge of Agile/Scrum methodology is required.
  • Problem Solving
    • Able to think outside the box and excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Communication
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Able to communicate clearly with team, peers and executives.

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

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