Information Security Sr in Carrollton, TX at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/12/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  812973

Apex Systems is currently looking for Senior Security Specialist for one of our largest financial clients. 

If you are interested in hearing more about this role, please send an updated copy of your resume to

The Information Security Operations team supports several enterprise tools and systems that are backbone for many of the critical applications and business processes. The Information Security Operations team ensures and enhances the availability, reliability and accessibility of Information systems and tools through a cost effective standardized support model. This team will demonstrate the the Information Technology (IT) department’s vision and alignment to the business objectives and strategy, present IT's identity within the business model, and carry IT's vision of technology roadmap. 


Responsibilities Include:

  • Establish, maintain and execute DR procedures for tools & systems managed by Information Security Operations team such as RSA (VPN), CA Control Minder (eTrust), or similar tools in Information security domain.
  • Work with Business Continuity management to ensure that tools & systems managed by Information Security Operations team adhere to disaster recovery and business continuity plan, disaster recovery (DR) strategy and procedures.
  • Work with the other technical teams to ensure that disaster recovery solutions are adequate, in place, maintained, and tested as part of the regular operational life cycle.
  • Develop procedures, understand and execute all testing steps necessary for a successful DR exercise (typically done every 3 months) for tools & systems managed by Information Security Operations.
  • Represent Information Security Operations team in all DR exercises.
  • Support the DR Site in case of a real Disaster Recovery scenario.
  • Provide ongoing feedback for risk management, mitigation, and prevention, including reporting Disaster Recovery activities to management.
  • Act as liaison for auditing and examination of disaster recovery processes.
  • Coordinate with other support teams to ensure issues impacting tools and systems are resolved quickly and effectively.
  • Augment production support team to ensure 24/7 coverage and operations. Responsibilities sometimes require working evenings and weekends, sometimes with little advanced notice.


  • 5-7 years of professional IT experience, with at least 3 years of information security experience
  • Bachelors Degree with a technical major, such as Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience with Security products in a senior role including knowledge of one or more technologies in authentication, authorization and access control domain, including Installation, Configuration, Administration, Policy Development and Troubleshooting etc.
  • Intermediate to advanced technical proficiency with Windows and Linux
  • Proficiency with scripting languages
  • Exceptional organizational skills with an ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Advanced problem solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively under aggressive timelines
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills with both Business/Management and Technical/Engineering resources

Preferred Skills 

  • Hands on experience in one or more technologies such as CA Control Minder (eTrust Access Control), RSA Authentication Manager Administration and Tivoli Access Manager will be a big plus
  • Previous experience as UNIX administrator will be a plus
  • Shell scripting experience would be a plus
  • Ability to understand and write the security rules/policies for the tools, troubleshoot and resolve the issues on a timely manner
  • CISSP or similar security certification will be a plus