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Systems Engineer/Cyber Focus

  • Location: Carrollton, 75006
  • Salary: 55.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 days ago

Title: Systems Engineer/Cyber Focus
Term: 6 Months
Location: Carrollton, TX
Long term contract opportunity in Carrollton, TX for a Systems Engineer/Cyber Focus. 
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Continuously improve the performance, agility, and innovation in the project through the consistent execution and improvement of process or procedures.
  • Work with Windows Workstations and servers, virtualization, storage systems, Linux and security appliances network switches, firewalls, etc. in an Active Directory environment to standup, configure, and deliver small (20-30 server/workstations) environments.
  • Perform server and network deployment and management through the entire product delivery lifecycle while working with the Software and Hardware Engineering teams to prioritize deliverables and validate product functionalities.
  • Applies an analytical approach with problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve issues.
  • Perform device patching & application maintenance including machine updates or application updates to support system wide patch and vulnerability management.
  • Changes/Updates to Server Configurations maintaining a high level of Configuration Management.
  • Identify objectives, perform execution, and follow programs and processes to ensure work is accomplished in accordance with budget and design requirements.
  • Perform system hardening.
  • Engagement in cybersecurity and engineering solutions, practices, and delivery processes.
  • Execute COTS solution integrations through collaboration with cross-discipline engineering teams, including software, hardware, test, and systems engineers.
  • Collaborate with peers for knowledge management, information sharing, and consistency of engineering processes and solutions across the organization.
  • Execution of tasks on active projects and communication of task related status and challenges.
  • Contribute to the development of engineering cost estimates to customer requirements.
  • Participate in direct customer communications with regard to program issues.
  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Good presentation skills with the ability to present to a variety of audiences.
  • Knowledge of engineering methodologies.
Desired Experience
  • Experience in project-based work with requirements driven deliverables.
  • Networking protocols and small to mid-sized network design.
  • VMware vSphere clusters.
  • Nuclear communications systems and terminology.
  • CISSP or equivalent preferred.
  • Knowledge of NEI 08-09 or NIST based assessment and control requirements.
  • Requirements based analysis, design, build through the use of a Standard V-Model approach to Systems Engineering.
About our client
Our client is a multibillion-dollar company that provides technologically advanced solutions for global aerospace and the defense industry. With over 68,000 employees they can continue their legacy of quality, trust, and customer service. If you want to work with the most innovative and passionate people and soar together, apply today.

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.

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