YARA Security Engineer

Job#: 2028896

Job Description:

Apex Systems is seeking an IT Security Engineer for a position in Charlotte, NC or Phoenix, AZ. The ideal candidate will have experience with IPS, IDS, Firewalls, and SOC background. This position will sit on a hybrid schedule (3 days onsite/2 remote) in the locations above. If interested, please apply within.


*This position is not open to C2C, and sponsorship is not available"



Position: IT Security Engineer

Location: Charlotte, NC or Phoenix, AZ

Contract Length: 6 months with potential to extend


2+ years of experience with YARA and RegEx

1+ year of SOC experience

1+ year of experience with detection engineering

Experience with YARA-L and Google Chronicle highly preferred




  • Lead or actively participate in responding to computer security incidents, focusing on events of moderate complexity.
  • Conduct thorough technical investigations of security incidents and perform post-incident digital forensics to pinpoint causes and propose future mitigation strategies.
  • Provide expert security guidance on medium-scale projects for internal clients, ensuring alignment with corporate information security policies and standards.
  • Develop, document, test, and maintain moderately complex security solutions across various domains including networking, cryptography, cloud services, authentication, email, internet, applications, and endpoint security.
  • Review and analyze security logs to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Implement industry-leading security solutions and best practices to address key information security components such as availability, integrity, confidentiality, risk management, threat identification, monitoring, incident response, access management, and business continuity.
  • Assess security vulnerabilities and risks, and propose appropriate remediation strategies.
  • Collaborate closely with peers, colleagues, and managers to resolve security issues and achieve organizational security goals.


Required Qualifications:

2+ years of experience in Information Security Engineering, demonstrated through work experience, training, military service, or education.









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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.

Employee Type:

Charlotte, NC, US

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Date Posted:
May 10, 2024