Sr Security Engineer

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 7 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Security architecture
Active Directory
Vendor management
Web content
Log management
Event management
Information security
Security awareness
Information systems
Incident management
System administration
Risk assessment
Network security
Palo Alto
Identity management
Endpoint protection
Email security
Vulnerability management
Microsoft Azure
IT service management
Oracle Application Express
Health care
Computer hardware
Cyber security

Job Details

Job#: 2019164

Job Description:

Apex Systems is seeking a Senior Security Engineer with a background in active security investigations Active Directory Changes and and vendor management to join the team with our Healthcare client.
If interested in this opportunity, please review the job description below then email your up to date resume to Wyatt via with the job# 2019164 referenced in the subject line.
The Security Engineer must demonstrate technical knowledge of data systems and security procedures, as well as a familiarity with systems hardware and software. This position requires good communication skills and the ability to work well in a team setting. The Security Engineer will be tasked with monitoring Daily Security Alerts and Log Monitoring (Central Log, Virus, IPS, DLP, Web Content, Secure Email, and Active Directory Changes). The Security Engineer will also assist with Monthly alert and log management reporting. The Security Engineer will monitor active security investigations and work with vendors to resolve product related security issues.
Type of Employment: Direct Hire
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Work Location: Hybrid
Hybrid Schedule: Tuesday - Thursday on-site; Monday & Friday Remote
Industry: Hospital/Healthcare
  • Mitigates risk of applications/systems vulnerability to Cybersecurity attacks through the engineering/installation/management of a Security Information Event Management (SIEM) system.
  • Participates in the implementation of the organizations strategic goals for information security.
  • Participates in developing security standards/best practices for the organization.
  • Recommends enhancements, as needed. Contributes to the development of strategies to respond to/recover from a security breach.
  • Develops security awareness by providing orientation, educational programs, and on-going communication.
  • Identifies/Installs/Manages applications necessary to protect sensitive information as needed or identified by the CISO.
  • Assists computer users with installation/management of new security products/procedures.
  • Identifies any weaknesses in the information security architecture which could be used to compromise information systems.
  • Monitors systems/network for security breaches/intrusions using the SIEM system.
  • In the event of a breach, participates in incident response activities to minimize the impact; assists with the technical/forensic investigation into how the breach occurred/extent of the damage.
  • Reports findings to the CISO.
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent related experience and a minimum of 7 + years of hands-on information security engineering and administration experience.
  • 7+ years' experience in a system administration role supporting multiple platforms and applications.
  • 5+ years' experience with risk assessment tools, technologies, and methods.
  • 5+ years' experience with communicating network security issues to peers and management.
  • 3+ years' of experience with firewall's, ideally Palo Alto required.
  • Experience with Daily Security Alerts and Log Monitoring (Central Log, Virus, IPS, DLP, Web Content, Secure Email, and Active Directory Changes). Assist with Monthly alert and log management reporting.
  • Strong understanding of identity and access management, network security, endpoint security and email security.
  • Previous Experience with planning, researching and developing security policies, standards and procedures.
  • Previous Experience with several technical security disciplines such as System Information Event Management systems (SIEM), vulnerability management or security hardening.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure desired, specifically with Microsoft Azure Sentinel
  • Desired License/Certifications:
    • CISSP - Cert Info Sys Security Prof (Preferred)
    • GCIH - GIAC Cert Incident Handler (Preferred)
    • GPEN - GIAC Penetration Tester (Preferred)
    • GCFE - GIAC Cert Forensic Examiner (Preferred)

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