Application Engineer III in Pittsburgh, PA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/3/2020

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Job Description

Job #:  1026021
Apex Systems is recruiting a Application Engineer for one of our large clients here in Pittsburgh.  The successful candidate will be part of a high performance Cyber Security Analytics team within our client's Information Security Division. The Cyber Security Analytics team is responsible for providing analytics and visualization to the Information Security and other functional groups within the organization with the goal of detecting and preventing adversarial attacks.  This Application Engineer will Architect, Design, Develop and Implement Security Analytics that covers multiple functional areas within the organization. They will consult with the business and operational infrastructure personnel regarding new and existing technologies that are part of organizations infrastructure and application ecosystem. They will also review and analyze highly complex data and information to provide insights, conclusions and actionable recommendations.
  • Responsible for understanding the Cyber Security Threat Landscape and applying innovative solutions to address threats using analytics
  • Build analytics that can be applied to the discovery and tracking of advanced adversaries
  • Assess N-Cloud Data Center Architecture (traditional, hybrid and public cloud ) for Security Attack Surface, identify the data sources, logs and events necessary to analyze insider and outsider threats
  • Design and Develop necessary Data Integrations to pull/push data into /out of Security Analytics Platforms
  • Look for innovation and creativity in technology design
  • Ability to identify use cases relevant to next generation cyber security threats and apply appropriate ML models to predict risks and threats
  • Deliver quality code within controlled environments using formal release management and continuous integration structures
  • Keep up to date with current trends, tactics, and vulnerabilities in the security space
  • Demonstrate knowledge of financial services and security domain
  • Adapt to a large and diverse program portfolio across multiple locations with a range of integration and analytics technologies

  • Experience in developing dashboards in Splunk, Tableau or Qlik
  • Experience in developing Machine Learning models using R, Python, Jupyter Notebook , TensorFlow,Tenser Board, Clojure etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in SQL, Splunk Search, Elastic Search etc.
  • Comfortable working with geographically dispersed team
  • Familiar with release management and version control including GIT
  • Excellent collaboration skills
  • Comfortable with a range of project and software development methodologies - experience with agile scrum preferable
  • Ability to problem solve and performance tune in a high paced development environment
  • Familiar with data modeling
  • Previous experience in AWS (IaaS, PaaS) , Azure (IaaS, PaaS, Office 365) architecture, design and development preferred
  • Experience working in Financial Services vertical preferred Bachelor's or Masters degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, advanced degree preferred 5-7 years of experience in information security or related technology experience required, experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus

Additional Notes:
  • Contract to hire
  • 5+ years experience 
  • Financial experience is highly preferred
  • Bachelors or Masters - Comp Science, Cyber Security, or others(any engg. With relevant experience)
  • Top 3 skills:
    • Splunk Search, Visualization Design and development, cyber security subject matter expertise

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