Cyber Security Engineer

Job#: 1368739

Job Description:

Our client is looking for a Cyber Security Engineer serving as an Information Security generalist with a focus on Red Team Operations and Disaster Recovery. If you are someone with 3-5 years in cyber security and have proven experience in disaster recovery this role may be for you.


  • Discover and document security gaps found through data analytics and sanctioned penetration testing. 
  • Generate recommendations to close identified security gaps. 
  • Plan and action security recommendations to completion. 
  • Expand and enhance the company’s existing incident handling and disaster recovery playbooks and plans.  
  • Facilitate and participate in tabletop exercises focused on various threats and response initiatives. 
  • Provide security-focused product evaluations, selection, recommendations, and implementation. 
  • Propose opportunities to improve recovery results based on targeted or continuous assessment. 
  • Recommend and assist with the implementation of internal/external security policies, testing, education, and remediation actions. 
  • Develop and apply automated investigation and remediation solutions. 
  • Learn and participate in other cybersecurity roles as needed. 
  • Promote learning and education of cyber resiliency practices and procedures within the organization. 
  • Increase awareness of cyber security threats to inform action with stakeholders. 
  • Remediate and recover from threats as needed. 


Minimum Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years experience in IT/Infosec Administration with at least 2 of those being focused on Disaster Recovery.
  • Hands-on experience with IT disaster recovery; particularly recovering Azure Active Directory.
  • Previous experience in business continuity or resilience planning for large enterprises.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Securing enterprise and manufacturing IT environment.
  • Experience with data governance and compliance.
  • Professional competencies in writing to support documentation and process management.
  • Awareness of core cyber security threats, specifically those that impact data integrity and accessibility strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking and analysis


  • Minimum of 5 years IT experience with at least 3 of those being in an IT security role 
  • Previous experience developing and implementing business continuity, disaster recovery, or resilience plans for large enterprises 
  • Practiced knowledge of penetration testing in a Windows and Linux environment 
  • Experience with the Microsoft suite of cloud-based security tools including Microsoft Sentinel and Defender 
  • Active Directory and Azure administration experience with an emphasis on recovery of such environments 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and experience with Windows operating systems 



  • Ability to be on call 24/7 if needed 
  • Availability to travel on short notice for possible extended periods of time if a company disaster or significant service disruption/security incident is declared 
  • US Citizenship 
  • Current passport and the ability to travel outside of the United States 

Soft Skills:  

  • Fluent in English 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to thrive in a WFH environment as part of a small, tight-knit team 
  • Superior attention to detail 
  • Superb organizational and time-management skills to achieve project deadlines 
  • Experience working across business units throughout a large organization 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to establish effective relationships with people in a multi-cultural, multi-language environment 


If you feel like you would be a good fit for this position please email your resume to the following address: [email protected]









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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.

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Greensboro, NC, US

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Date Posted:
August 29, 2023