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Senior IT Security Engineer

  • Location: Phoenix, 85002
  • Salary: $125000 - $133500 / year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 10 days ago

REMOTE opportunity with a FULL suite of benefits

Title: IT Security Engineer
Location:  Remote
Type: Permanent

Position Overview:

Under moderate supervision, executes security controls, defenses and countermeasures to intercept and prevent internal or external attacks or attempts to infiltrate company data or systems. Investigates attempted or successful efforts to compromise systems security and designs countermeasures. Develops, implements, administers, and maintains policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of company data and systems. Audits information systems, platforms and operating procedures in accordance with established corporate standards for efficiency, accuracy and security. 

Responsibilities

  • Implement control systems solutions including, but not limited to, Identity and Access Management (IAM), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Anti-Exploitation, Next Generation Firewalls, Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), Network Access Control (NAC), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Virtual Private Network (VPN), Malware Analysis, and Application Whitelisting
  • Transfer completed solutions to operational support teams
  • Respond to operation support issue escalations and resolve problems impacting performance and availability
  • Investigate security incidents and perform penetration testing to determine vulnerabilities and appropriate controls to prevent, detect, or respond to future events
  • Research developments in the security industry; assess organization’s needs; propose options and drive improvements of techniques, methodologies, services and technologies
  • Perform other duties as requested

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or related field and eight (8) years of experience in Security Systems technologies, OR
  • Master's degree in Information Systems or related field and six (6) years of experience in Security Systems technologies
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Familiar with security regulations and standards
  • Excellent communication skills including written, verbal, presentation and facilitation skills

Preferred

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification

Criteria/Conditions

  • Must be able to frequently sit, stand and walk
  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to ten (10) pounds
  • Ability to work for hours at a time in front of a computer and keyboard utilizing Microsoft desktop tools
  • Our client promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as allowed by applicable state laws

 

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.