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Engineer, IT Security Platforms (Web Application Firewalls/Bot Management)

  • Location: Fort Worth, 76155
  • Salary: $52.65 - $62.65 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 18 days ago

Leverage the latest technology to solve business problems in a collaborative environment at this Fortune 500 transportation giant. Top technical resources are retained on long term contract engagements.

Position: Engineer, IT Security Platforms (Web Application Firewalls/Bot Management)
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Term: 11 months

Minimum Qualifications - Education & Prior Job Experience
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training.
  • 3 years of technology experience, with a focus on information security technology development and administration, web app development, or web application pen testing.

Preferred Qualifications - Education & Prior Job Experience
  • Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training.
  • 5+ years of technology experience, with a focus on information security technology development and administration, web app development, or web application pen testing.
  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, GIAC or other security certifications are desired.
  • Strong technical background with Akamai Web Application Firewall (WAF) and bot mitigation security policies.
  • Experience working with Akamai performance and security tools.

Skills, Licenses & Certifications
  • Solid comprehension of HTTP protocol and demonstrated ability to troubleshoot using HTTP logs and Splunk or other analytics tools.
  • Strong technical background in web development and familiarity with potential attack vectors/methods.
  • Strong technical background in scripting languages (Python, PowerShell, or JavaScript).
  • Basic understanding of DNS, Networks, Firewalls, SSL Certificates.
  • Working understanding of Agile Framework.
  • Self-motivated learning, good attitude.

Language & Communication Skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and written with all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to explain technical concepts and adjust messaging based on the audience, including non-technical groups.
  • Ability to influence through outstanding interpersonal skills, collaboration, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment, as well as independently.

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.