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Cybersecurity Engineer

  • Location: Irving, 75039
  • Salary: $56 - $61 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 3 months ago

Grow your career as a Cybersecurity Engineer with an innovative global bank in Irving, TX. Long-term contract with excellent growth potential. Will be required to be onsite 2-3 days per week.

Will be responsible for leading a variety of engineering activities including the evaluation, design, product certification, deployment of hardware, software, and/or VA-centric tools in coordination with the operations and internal customers teams. Will support the Cyber Security Operations Vulnerability Assessments (VA) organization; including the certification and ongoing support for tools used by the different VA teams to support their mission on an ongoing basis. Will be the lead engineer ensuring the tools available for the VA team remain secure and compliant. Will serve as a technical subject matter expert for the engineering team. Certification work and recommendations will play an important part in maturing the company’s security posture. Will be technically challenging and rewarding, but will also provide ample opportunity to establish partnerships, mentor colleagues and shape team culture.

  • Test, evaluate, and certify according to corporate standards all the VA-centric tools assigned to the team.
  • Write documentation such as Standard Builds, Releases, Architecture diagrams, and requirements documentation making them available on tools such as Confluence.
  • Explore new automation tools and technologies, always keeping the future at the forefront of all activities and decisions as requested.
  • Assist in maintaining all currently supported VA tools compliant and properly certified.
  • Effectively handle issues and escalations, as well as resolve production problems, reporting to management on status and technical matters.
  • Provide technical/strategic direction to team members.
  • Review requirement documents, define software/hardware/tools requirements and update processes and procedures as necessary.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with audit and regulatory requirements for financial sector.

  • 5+ years of experience supporting tools and performing certification workflows and processes, particularly in tools appropriate for Penetration testing teams.
  • Experience with operating systems: Linux, ESX, Containers including supporting Linux systems hosted in a cloud environment (OpenShift, VMWare, etc.).
  • Proficient in basic scripting and automation of tasks using Ansible, Python, bash, etc.
  • Experience using Ansible/Chef.
  • Working knowledge of networking protocols and infrastructure designs; including routing, firewall functionality, host and network intrusion detection/prevention systems, encryption, load balancing, and other network protocols.
  • Familiarity with penetration testing, vulnerability assessment teams workflows and tools.
  • Understand and assist in implementing monitoring in cloud and of the PaaS/IaaS.
  • Strong understanding of IT Risk and IS security fundamentals in cloud.
  • Prefer Bachelor’s/University degree.
  • Prefer CISSP.

About our client
Our client stands as one of the world's 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.

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 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 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.