Security Analyst

Job#: 2002503

Job Description:

As a Sr. Cyber Security Analyst, you will have the opportunity to work alongside a multi-disciplined team of Strategy, Digital and Technology professionals to bring the best of Apex Systems to our clients.
Your main tasks/responsibilities will include:

  • Support design and development of security solutions.
  • Manage the development, refresh, and implementation of security policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures.
  • Implement and manage security component within the cloud platform around automation, access controls, network, automated compliance, alerting and forensics.
  • Recognize areas for security improvements within the cloud platform’s automation, development, applications, access controls, network, automated compliance, alerting, and forensics.
  • Advise application development teams on code security.
  • Define and support secure continuous delivery approaches including tooling and automated testing.
  • Perform security operations tasks.
  • Coordinate remediation of pen testing findings or incidents management and deliver cloud transformation projects from the early planning phase through the successful deployment.
  • Assess the current state of clients’ cloud infrastructure, develop strategies and roadmap for improvement and advise in further securing the clients’ cloud environments and interaction with their on-premises infrastructure.
  • Assist clients in developing strategies to secure their cloud environment by providing high value consultancy work.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities % of TimeSecurity Operations Support (Administrative):
  • Create and document new processes/procedures to maintain and improve technical security controls.
  • Provide guidance and input to technical teams on programs and projects to ensure alignment with security policies and best practices.
  • Manage security-related Change Management support, which includes performing user setup and termination verifications.
  • Oversee verification of IT Audit security findings and ensure remediation is scheduled and completed.
35%Security Operations Support (Technical):
  • Optimize and automate redundant security-related functions.
  • Perform Incident Response in accordance with security policies and playbooks.
  • Manage technical maintenance support for security tools/applications/appliances.
  • Monitor correlative security tools for anomalous behavior.
  • Manage response to detected anomalies and set up preventive measures.
  • Manage Physical Security Operations including Badge system, camera system, access management.
50%Business Operations Support:
  • Manage and maintain tools/applications/appliances within acceptable corporate standards using NIST Cyber Security Standards.
  • Respond to IT or business unit security inquiries and perform security reviews.  Provide guidance for the same according to policy.
  • Manage and maintain technical controls as they apply to the Essent security program, such as GLBA, SOX, SSAE16, CFPB, NIST.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None, Time management as well as corporate and team goals will be managed by the VP, Information Technology.
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
  • Regarding education, one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field
    • 4 years of relevant experience
    • A combination of college education, training, and relevant work experience equivalent to 4 years.
  • Additionally, 6-10  years of related Information Technology experience defining, implementing, and adhering to security policies, procedures, and standards.
Strong Considerations:
  • OSCP, CASP, GCIA, GCIH, CEH, and Security+ certifications
  • Extensive experience with the following:
    • PowerShell
    • Python
    • APIs









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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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Winston Salem, NC, US

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Date Posted:
November 13, 2023