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Company: MATRIX Resources

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: July 14, 2014

Source: Matrix Resources

This nationwide industry leader has an immediate 6+ month contract-to-hire opening in Dallas, TX for a Security Engineer with a focus on Advanced Malware, Vulnerability and Threat Mitigation. Will detect, monitor, analyze, resolution of Advanced Malware related incidents; participate in providing containment recommendation. Will coordinate escalations to internal support teams to ensure timely delivery of Advanced Malware incident resolutions. Will perform vulnerability scans, remediation oversight, reporting and metrics for Fujitsu managed infrastructure. Will update and maintain policies, schedules and scan parameters for vulnerability scanning tools. Will maintain schedules, reporting requirements, and oversight for scanning requirements including threat assessments using industry standard vulnerability risk assessment standards. Will provide awareness and training to client personnel and external customers regarding advanced threats, vulnerabilities and overall risk. Will maintain standard operating procedures, processes and guidelines for Advanced Malware Mitigation. Will automate security analysis, administration and remediation procedures, workflows and tasks. Will maintain awareness of ...

This nationwide industry leader has an immediate 6+ month contract-to-hire opening in Dallas, TX for a Security Engineer with a focus on Advanced Malware, Vulnerability and Threat Mitigation. Will detect, monitor, analyze, resolution of Advanced Malware related incidents; participate in providing containment recommendation. Will coordinate escalations to internal support teams to ensure timely delivery of Advanced Malware incident resolutions. Will perform vulnerability scans, remediation oversight, reporting and metrics for Fujitsu managed infrastructure. Will update and maintain policies, schedules and scan parameters for vulnerability scanning tools. Will maintain schedules, reporting requirements, and oversight for scanning requirements including threat assessments using industry standard vulnerability risk assessment standards. Will provide awareness and training to client personnel and external customers regarding advanced threats, vulnerabilities and overall risk. Will maintain standard operating procedures, processes and guidelines for Advanced Malware Mitigation. Will automate security analysis, administration and remediation procedures, workflows and tasks. Will maintain awareness of trends in security regulatory, technology, and operational requirements. Will participate in client audits.

Requirements:

  • 7+ years of directly related practical experience and demonstrated ability to carry out the functions of the job.
  • Experience using various vulnerability scanning toolsets including but not limited to Nessus, nCircle, Critical Watch, Qualys, and IP360.
  • Experience with traditional and advanced malware mitigation toolsets including but not limited to McAfee Virus Scan Enterprise, Symantec Norton Antivirus, FireEye, Palo Alto Wildfire, and Trusteer.
  • Knowledge and experience with compliance requirements relating to PCI, SOX, etc.
  • Experience working in an IT Security Operations Centre, using SANS methodology.
  • Experience and extensive knowledge of Security Information Event Management.
  • Experience in Intrusion Detection or Prevention Systems.
  • Knowledge of: TCP/IP, computer networking, routing and switching.
  • Experience in Linux/UNIX and Windows based devices at the System Administrator level.
  • Experience with System log forensics (Syslog, Event Viewer).
  • Strong troubleshooting, reasoning and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills and good time management.
  • Able to speak and communicate effectively with peers, management and clients.
  • Able to write clear and concise technical documentation.
  • Able to speak and write fluently.

Experience:

  • SIEM experience.
  • Experience in security penetration testing.
  • Experience using ticketing systems such as Remedy.
  • Security certifications: SANS/GIAC (GCIH, GCIA or GCUX), CCNA, CISSP, or CISA certifications would be assets.
  • Knowledge of application security including web applications, web services, XML, SOA, AJAX, JSON, and web scanning tools.
  • Knowledge of: Strong Authentication, End Point Security, Internet Policy Enforcement, Firewalls, Web Content Filtering, Database Activity Monitoring (DAM), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions.
  • Knowledge of NIST, PCI, HIPAA.

Application Requirements
  • Client will not accept subcontractors
  • You must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.


Required Qualifications:
  • TROUBLESHOOTING
  • DATABASE SECURITY
  • Linux
  • Systems Administration
  • MCAFEE
  • IRC
  • certifications
  • Application Security
  • TCP/IP
  • RPC
Benefits/Perks
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • and Life Insurance for Full-time W2 Consultants. Supplemental Disability and Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Dependent Care Assistance. 401(k) with Roth feature. Free e-Learning Courses

About MATRIX

For more than 30 years, MATRIX has helped talented technology professionals get ahead in an ever-changing marketplace. Whether you are actively pursuing new job opportunities, or simply seeking market insight or career advice, we have you covered.

In the past 5 years alone, the MATRIX team has connected more than 12,000 IT and Telecom specialists with new contract, contract-to-hire and direct-hire opportunities at companies across the U.S. Our clients range in size from the Fortune 50 to small start-ups, and span all major industries. Over that same time, we’ve reached hundreds of thousands more technology professionals with our Staffing and Professional Services blogs, Salary Surveys, Tech Trend articles, Newsletters and, of course, through one-on-one conversations with our experienced Recruiters and Account Executives.

At nearly $200 million in revenue in 2013, MATRIX is able to offer access to top-tier client companies, value-added services and benefits that rival or exceed those of even our largest competitors. Our outstanding benefits package includes optional medical, dental, vision and disability insurance, as well as free and discounted skills training. The MATRIX team also offers more personalized services such as career advice, resume customization and interview preparation - keeping the focus on you, your career, and how best to assist you on your journey. So whatever your career destination, we’re how you get there.

Please Note: Your resume will never be submitted to a client company without your prior knowledge and consent to do so.

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