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Senior Systems Engineer

  • Location: Dallas, 75201
  • Salary: 105.63
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 months ago

Contract Opportunity!

Position: Senior Systems Engineer
Pay rate: $105.63/hr.
Location: Dallas, Texas 75201
Term: 7 Months Contract

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Provide high-level architectural guidance and assists the team in aligning architecture and engineering to business requirements.
  • Provide expert analytic investigative support of large scale and complex security incidents.
  • Continuously improve processes for use across multiple detection sets for more efficient operations.
  • Suggests and develops security measures, practices, and processes to safeguard information against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and leadership skills; proven collaboration and influencing skills.
  • Works across the organization to foster a culture of applying applicable and relevant security design patterns, in accordance with the needs of the company and guides the teams in the organization in anticipation of future use cases.
  • Actively works with the security team to set and refine organization-wide security strategy.
  • Fosters a security first mindset across the organization. Drives security awareness and culture across the organization.
  • Collaborate with the global security operations teams to provide guidance on incidents escalated to tier 2 or tier 3.
  • Take escalations from the global security operations center and treat appropriately
  • Establish runbooks
  • Participates in the gathering of information security metrics on a monthly, quarterly, and yearly basis.
  • Experience leading complex technical projects, meeting target timelines, facilitating project meetings, authoring project documentation, and negotiating issue resolution.
  • Leads incident response across the engineering organization as needed.
  • Uses systematic debugging to diagnose issues across the organization.
  • Supervise direct reporting staff by monitoring performance against set goals and objectives.
  • Manage and lead security projects and/or initiatives.
  • Provide technical support for security initiatives involving security infrastructures, frameworks, methodologies, and/or platforms.
  • Provide mentorship for other security engineers.
  • Educate peers, security personnel, and other security staff about security infrastructures, frameworks, methodologies, and/or platforms.

Is it a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Understanding of the tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) used by threat actors against endpoints
  • Experience on security teams supporting large organizations
  • Several years of experience with AWS and Azure cloud offerings
  • Experience with vendor endpoint security controls
  • Experience with network-based endpoint security controls
  • Proven ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Direct experience of Linux/Unix and Windows operating systems, enterprise SIEM, and packet capture analysis toolset
  • Knowledge of regular expressions and at least one scripting language (PERL, Python, PowerShell)
  • Experience with PowerBI Reporting is a plus

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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For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

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