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Security Consultant (Remote - East Coast)

  • Location: Salt Lake City, 84101
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Come work for this global leader in assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory services to be a part of building a better working world for customers and communities.

Position: Security Consultant
Location: Remote - East Coast
Term: 6 Months Contract

Day-to-day Responsibilities:

  • Review security architectures and provide pragmatic security guidance that balance business benefit and risks.
  • Engage IT project teams throughout the SDLC to identify and prioritize applicable security controls and provide guidance on how to implement these controls
  • Perform threat modeling and risk assessments of information systems, applications, and infrastructure
  • Maintain Information Security Policies and Compliance standards and enhance the InfoSec risk assessment and certification methodologies
  • Define security configuration standards for shared and multi-tenant platforms and technologies
  • Develop appropriate risk treatment and mitigation options to address security risks identified during security review or audit
  • Translate technical vulnerabilities into business risk terminology for business units and recommend corrective actions to customers and project stakeholders
  • Provide knowledge sharing and technical assistance to other team members
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) in responsible technologies and have deep technical understanding of responsible services and technology portfolios

Is it a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science or a related discipline; or equivalent work experience.
  • Candidates are preferred to hold or be actively pursuing related professional certifications within the GIAC family of certifications or CISSP, CISM or CISA or similar cloud-security oriented certifications.
  • Five or more years of experience in the management of a significant Information Security risk management function
  • Experience in managing the communication of security findings and recommendations to IT project teams, business leadership and technology management executives

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 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.