Security Analyst in New York, NY at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  845948

Apex Systems is currently seeking a Security Analyst to join a growing team in Manhattan, NY! The Security Analyst will be working within the Financial Industry. This position will sit onsite in Manhattan and will move very quickly. If you or someone you know may be interested in this opportunity, please send a Word version of your resume to Michael Conforti at


Position: Security Analyst/ 845948

Duration: 6+ Month Contract

Location: Manhattan, NY


Job Description


Resource capabilities:

  • Self-motivated, and able to operate very independently
  • Customer focused
  • Communicates security concepts effectively in Fortune 500 terms
  • Good at Information Security Log-specific Design/Build Requirements Gathering


Role is to engage approximately interact with 200+ application owners, and:

  • Identify log generation and collection build requirements for their application/service-specific logs, requires road IT technology knowledge that is applicable to enabling logging, e.g Windows, UNIX, Mainframe, AS/400, Cisco IOS, REST, SOAP, MQ, RDBMS/SQL
  • Understanding of TCP/UDP syslog differences, use of delivery + routing protocols, like syslog-ng/rsyslog, Splunk Universal Forwarder, SQL, SFTP, REST, SOAP, MQ
  • Identify log generation and collection build requirements for any of their technology/infrastructure-specific logs that have somehow been missed in the current infrastructure log collection activity
  • Identify data fields & example values for the content of their logs (log-specific data dictionary), mapping data dictionary to Information Model


Provide application on-boarding prioritization recommendations, based upon:

  • Available capacity in SIEM environment vs. log capacity/build requirements for their application(s)
  • Timeline to log availability
  • Identify Security Monitoring detection/alerting use cases of specific value to at least 4 Tier I Applications