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Senior Cyber Security Consultant - Python

  • Location: Charlotte, 28262-8522
  • Salary: $61.26 - $67.66 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 2 months 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: Senior Cyber Security Consultant
Location: Hybrid some onsite: Charlotte, Winston-Salem or Raleigh NC, Minneapolis, MN, Chandler AZ, Other locations possible
Term: 24 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Operate custom tooling platforms.
  • Scale out existing tooling and infrastructure.
  • Research innovative ways to identify control gaps at scale.
  • Develop algorithms to create new data categorization models using heuristics and ML.
  • Collaborate with other teams to identify problems and gaps that require new and unique solutions.
  • Identify automation opportunities.
  • Lead or participate in the research, analysis, design, testing and implementation of 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 attackers to identify vulnerabilities and associate with a severity rating by deriving impact and ease of exploit.
  • Review and analyze advanced computer security incident response activities and technical investigations of information security related incidents or breach related activates.
  • Perform tests on networking devices, appliance products and web based application.
  • Implement and develop custom penetration testing techniques and tools.
  • Perform security risk assessments to ensure compliance with corporate information security policies and adherence to best practices.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to more experienced Information Security Engineers and act as a mentor for these engineers interested in penetration testing and offensive security.
  • Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues and managers to resolve issues and achieve goals.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 2+ years of information security experience in converged testing (red teaming) demonstrated through work or military experience
  • 3+ years of experience with Linux operating system engineering or automation
  • 2+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: creating proof of concepts, creating exploits, or reverse engineering demonstrated through work or military experience
  • 4+ years of experience with Python
  • 2+ years of experience with MS Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), or AWS
  • 2+ years of experience with Elasticsearch development, integration or support
  • 4+ years of Cyber Security Research experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced Information Security technical skills
  • Proficient in working with systems, networks, and application vulnerability testing
  • Ability to manage complex security scenarios and develop innovative solutions to address the most recent cyber threats
  • Knowledge or experience of containerization related management stacks with Docker, Swarm or Kubernetes
  • Experience working in a large enterprise environment
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Machine learning experience

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.