Back to Job Search

Information Security Engineer

Posted over 1 year ago

This fast growing nationwide industry leader has an immediate 6 month contract-to-hire opportunity in Coppell, TX for an Information Security Engineer. This position requires working in the office Monday-Friday. Business Casual work environment with flexible hours.  Will be responsible for planning, implementing, and managing the overall system security strategy. The primary focus will be on Server, WLAN, and networks penetration testing.  Will be responsible for preventing and mitigating security breaches that may arise within company's computer systems. Requires an expertise in areas such as information security, network security, and mobile security. 

  • 4 years of Systems Security experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree and/or Security Certification (CISSP, CASP or CSSP).
  • Desktop, Server, or Network experience.
  • Experience with Proofpoint Security and/or Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection.
  • Strong documentation skills. 
  • Strong process/procedure oriented.
  • Knowledge of potential attack vectors such as XSS, injection, hijacking, social engineering, etc.
  • Knowledge of networking protocols, such as TCP/IP.
  • Knowledge and experience with HTTP and HTTPS, as well as their underlying implementations. 
  • Knowledge of Content Delivery Networks.
  • Basic programming knowledge.
  • Knowledge of Agile Development processes.
  • Critical thinker with strong problem-solving skills. 
  • Team player with good time management skills and great interpersonal skills.
  • Regularly perform security checks and troubleshooting.
  • Identify problems in a timely manner. 
  • Suggest and implement solutions for improvement.
  • Track existing processes and offer solutions for improvement.
  • Implement new processes with the goal to optimize company's security system.
  • Stay up to date with latest security technology and trends. 
  • Attend related conferences and educational events to stay competent.
  • Perform regular audits and provide reports. 
  • Monitor company's server traffic and tickets.
  • Ensure Patch Management is up to date for Server and Workstations.

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.