Information Security Associate

Job#: 1362115

Job Description:

Information Security Associate

  • Location: Oklahoma City, OK
  • Shifts: 6a-2p CST, 2-10p CST, OR 10p-6a CST | including Sunday or Saturday
  • Duration: PERMANENT / Full Time


  • Entry level security analyst supporting 24x7 security operations center (SOC) monitoring and incident response (IR), and assisting with building, auditing, and documenting secure IT infrastructure(s).
  • Be a part of a security team supporting an Enterprise level unified communications program with facilities in all 50 states and territories.

Detailed Job Description

  • Monitor and analyze Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and Security Information and Event Monitoring systems (SIEM) to identify security issues for remediation.
  • Recognize suspicious/malicious intrusion attempts and compromises through reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information.
  • Assist in conducting investigations of information systems security violations and incidents, reporting as necessary to management.
  • Prepare incident reports of analysis methodology and results.
  • Communicate alerts to agencies regarding intrusions/ compromises/security or policy violations to/on their network infrastructure, applications, and operating systems.
  • Assist in conducting security audits to ensure that systems are being operated securely, and information systems security policies and procedures are implemented as defined in security plans.
  • Assist with identifying system vulnerabilities and system compliance with security and privacy regulations, laws, and contractual requirements through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices, and tracking remediation actions.
  • Assist with maintaining security documentation and periodic security reporting and metrics.

Must-Have Qualifications:

  • Degree in a related IT discipline. Experience may substitute for degree. 
  • Ideal candidate will have Sec+/A+/Network+ certification or equivalent. Must be willing to get Sec+ certified within 6 months of hiring.

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at [email protected] or 844-463-6178.

Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:

Okc, OK, US

Job Type:
Infrastructure and Security

Date Posted:
August 7, 2023