Hired by Matrix, Inc. Information Security Engineer in New York, New York
Information Security Engineer
Job Location:New York
About the Position
Our Client is seeking an exceptional Information Security Engineer to join its IT Security Team in their New York office.
Reporting to the Director of Security Engineering, this person will join a collaborative team responsible for leading the implementation of complex security solutions including interconnectivity with third parties, market data providers, DMZ configuration and hardening.
In addition to exceptional technical skills, the ideal candidate will demonstrate an ability to provide the highest level of support for troubleshooting incidents.
The successful candidate will have experience updating problem records in an incident tracking system and be comfortable interacting with various individuals in an ever-changing environment.
This is a senor role, but the client doesn't want someone with managerial experience as this is an individual contributor position.
Provide technical support for complex, medium to high risk systems problems
Instill cooperation and/or resolve problems on security related activities that span other areas such as network, database management, applications development, and other systems related areas
Lead or direct efforts to rack, stack and install security equipment in any company location including enterprise data centers
Assist in designing and supporting the overall security architecture of the enterprise systems environment
Design solutions to meet unique business requirements connecting and integrating systems with company wide impact
Bachelor’s degree with a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience
Two plus years of hands on technical experience in an IT Security discipline
Two plus years of hands on firewall design and implementation experience
Two plus years of experience as an engineer (preferably as a Security Engineer)
One or more security certifications (i.e. CISSP, GSEC, GCIH, GMON) preferred
Knowledge with relevant experience in at least five of the following: third party connectivity architecture and design, DMZ network segmentation design best practices, Intrusion Detection/Prevention System tuning, security hardening techniques, F5 load balancing/application firewall design, antivirus / Endpoint protection design and implementation, vulnerability scanning lifecycle management, penetration testing remediation, and proxy architecture / design
Sufficient level of knowledge in other technical areas such as database management and networking so incumbent can represent his/her area on major cross functional problems that span other areas
Excellent organizational skills and superior troubleshooting / problem solving ability
Financial services industry experience. If not, candidates must have come from well-known, reputable companies
Possessing a wide range of experience with not only system engineering, but also design
Palo Alto experience
In addition, the ideal candidate will be or have:
Good interpersonal skills and a team player attitude
Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize appropriately
Ability to explain complex problems and concepts to all levels in the organization
Self-starter who can anticipate issues that could delay or impact projects or create production problems and proactively resolve them without direction from others
Please submit your resume for consideration. Once submitted, feel free to contact Krishnan at 201-285-8705 for additional information.
Approx. Duration: 6 months with potential extension/hire
About Hired By Matrix
Hired by Matrix, Inc. founded in 1986, is a certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) dedicated to providing the highest quality of job opportunities to our candidates and staffing services to our clients. We are a full service staffing firm with experience recruiting and delivering for IT, Accounting & Finance, Administrative & Clerical, Clinical & Scientific, and Marketing disciplines. Our long history in the staffing industry and dedication to excellence are the key differentiators that have fueled our success for over 30 years.
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