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Hired by Matrix, Inc. Information Security Engineer in New York, New York

Information Security Engineer

Job Type:Contract

Job Location:New York

New York

Job Description:

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

Qualifications Required

  • 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.

Hired by Matrix offers our contract professionals competitive salaries, benefits after 60 days and a 401k option after one year.Equal Opportunity EmployerWBENC CertifiedWOSB Certified*CEO Sharon Olzerowicz serves on the WBENC Board and is a long-standing member of the Forum Governing Group.

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