Incident Response in San Francisco, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  849250

Incident Response & Engineering
Interested candidates please email resumes to Griffin at
Currently open to W2 Employment 


? Duties:  Can investigate & re mediate, support on-call. Act as lead investigator/incident coordinator if needed.  Develop new detection rules for our framework. 


What You’ll Be Doing:

• Working on the backend tasks ranging system engineering & configuration, to interacting with out data platform in Kafka.

• Manual and automated testing.

• Architecture and design review

• Help take engineering practices to the next level

• Identifying potential and actual threats inside and outside an organization

• Providing recommendations to augment the information technology security posture of the organization.

• Monitoring, troubleshooting, operation and maintenance of IT security systems: Next-gen firewalls, SIEM, EDR, etc.

• Incident response, forensics, reporting and coordination of investigations as needed.

• Provide implementation and design for enterprise level computer network defense solutions.

• Perform root cause analysis of security incidents and recommend remediation changes.

• Upgrades security systems by monitoring security environment; identifying security gaps; evaluating and implementing enhancements.

• Prepares system security reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.

• Participate in a weekly on-call rotation with other members of the Security Response group.


What You Need:

• 3-5 years of experience in IT Security/SOC/MSSP role

• Expert in Alert investigation, forensics

• Takes INITIATIVE, FOLLOWS-THRU on tasks and produces RESULTS.

• Working knowledge Python

• Strong documentation skills to include diagrams, charts, standards, and technical writing 

• Experience designing, selecting, reviewing, and implementing vendor solutions applying a formal procurement process 

• Extensive knowledge of technical security controls and technologies (e.g. IDS, IPS, NextGen and Web Application Firewalls; Antivirus, Anti-malware protections; (SIEM); Identify and Access Management).

• Self starter who can be productive from the first day

• Excellent communication skills

Bonus points for:

• Working knowledge of Kafka

• Expert in Python

• Experience with RestFul APIs











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