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Blue Team Cyber Security Research Consultant

  • Location: Charlotte, 78666
  • Salary: $70.32 - $77.67 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 11 days ago

Work with the brightest minds at one of the largest financial institutions in the world. This is long-term contract opportunity that includes a competitive benefit package!

Our client has been around for over 150 years and is continuously innovating in today's digital age. If you want to work for a company that is not only a household name, but also truly cares about satisfying customers' financial needs and helping people succeed financially, apply today.

Position: Blue Team Cyber Security Research Consultant
Location: 
Charlotte, Dallas, NYC, San Fran, Des Moines, IA, Minneapolis, St. Louis
Term: 9 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Lead initiatives including the research, analysis, design, testing and implementation of the most complex computer network security and protection technologies for company information and network systems and applications.
  • Act as professional ethical penetration tester utilizing hacking tools to modify or create proof of concept exploits that mimic techniques of the most sophisticated attackers.
  • Review and analyze complex advanced computer security incident response activities and technical investigations of information security related incidents.
  • Identify vulnerabilities and associate those to a severity rating by deriving impact and ease of exploit.
  • Conduct security risk assessments to ensure compliance with corporate information security policies and adherence to best practices.
  • Communicate to the line of business on the inherent risks, providing meaningful mitigation strategies.
  • Provide leadership to principal engineers and supports special projects.
  • Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues and managers to resolve issues and achieve goals.


Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Need experience and education in tactical cyber-attack evaluation, exploit testing and analysis, malware reverse engineering, cyber intelligence, and red or purple teaming.
  • Will have experience in using tactical expertise in exploit testing, and exploit proof-of-concept development and analysis.
  • Experience developing offensive tradecraft for cyber defender trainings and partnering with cyber defenders to resolve identified capability gaps.
  • Experience in conducting technical research and identifying methods to detect emerging cyber threats, emulating full-life cycle cyber-attack methodologies, and have a deep, technical understanding of evolving Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs). Lastly, have a well-rounded understanding of the Cloud threat landscape, endpoint/network defenses and detection methodologies, or incident response, in addition to an expertise in how adversarial cyber threat actors think and attack.
  • 5+ years of Cyber Security Research experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education.

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.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer including disability and veteran and provides reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA). If you are a person with a disability needing assistance applying, or at any point in the hiring process, please email us at MATRIX_HR@MatrixRes.com. To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.

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 MatrixRes.com/Benefits for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.