Senior Security Operations Analyst

Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Glenview, Portland

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Apex Fintech Solutions (AFS) powers innovation and the future of digital wealth management by processing millions of transactions daily, to simplify, automate, and facilitate access to financial markets for all. Our robust suite of fintech solutions enables us to support clients such as Stash, Betterment, SoFi, and WeBull, and more than 20 million of our clients' customers. 

Collectively, AFS creates an environment in which companies with the biggest ideas in fintech are empowered to change the world. We are based in Dallas, TX and also have offices in Austin, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Portland, and Belfast. 

If you are seeking a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment where you'll have the opportunity to make an immediate impact, and you have the guts to change everything, this is the place for you. 

AFS has received a number of prestigious industry awards, including:

  • 2021, 2020, 2019, and 2018 Best Wealth Management Company - presented by Fintech Breakthrough Awards
  • 2021 Most Innovative Companies - presented by Fast Company
  • 2021 Best API & Best Trading Technology - presented by Global Fintech Awards

The Role

Apex Fintech Solutions is seeking a Senior Security Operations Analyst to join our Cybersecurity team.

The Senior Security Operations Analyst will be responsible for day-to-day security threat monitoring, analysis, and response. You will manage security incidents and review security alerts, determine if the security events are false positives, true positive, or false negatives and work with incident responders on known or suspected security threats. The Analyst will work on threat intelligence gathering and integration, forensics, and incident response that adhere to best practices and recognized control frameworks.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for working in Security Operation Center (SOC) team environment.
  • Investigate incidents using SIEM and UEBA technologies, packet captures, reports, data visualization, and pattern analysis.
  • Analyze, escalate, and assist in remediation of critical information security incidents.
  • Improve and challenge existing processes and procedures in a very agile and fast-moving information security environment.
  • Able to participate in an on-call rotation.
  • Perform real-time alert monitoring and risk mitigation.
  • Point of conduct for Tier 1 & Tier 2 escalations for in-depth investigations of events
  • Provide Incident Response (IR) support when analysis confirms actionable incident.
  • Provide threat and vulnerability analysis as well as security advisory services.
  • Analyze and respond to previously undisclosed software and hardware vulnerabilities.
  • Investigate, document, and report on information security issues and emerging trends.
  • Participate in security projects and assist network operations and engineering teams.
  • Serve as subject matter expert for Threat Intelligence and Vulnerability Management program


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (Security, Forensics, or Computer Science is preferred)
  • 7+ years of overall IT professional experience or 5+ years of work experience Tier 1 and Tier 2 level security operations experience.
  • Desirable | Proven experience as a security and/or compliance analyst, incident handler/responder, security engineer, or penetration tester.
  • Knowledge of security methodologies, processes (i.e., Cyber Kill Chain/Diamond Models, and the MITRE ATT&CK framework).
  • Knowledge of technical security solutions (firewalls, SIEM, NIDS/NIPS/HIDS/HIPS, AV, DLP, proxies, network behavioral analytics, endpoint, and cloud security).
  • Deep knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, FTP, SSH, SSL/TLS and HTTP Protocols, network analysis, and network/security applications and email security.
  • Deep and expert knowledge of common malware threats and attack methodologies.
  • Desirable Professional Certifications: GCIA, GCIH, GCFE, GCFA, Security+, CCNA CyberOps, OSCP, GPEN, GWAPT, CEH,

Core Competencies

  • Accountable for the successful completion of multiple, individual projects simultaneously.
  • Communicate effectively by contributing significantly to the development and delivery of a variety of written and visual documents for diverse audiences.
  • Manage change and demonstrate adaptability by adjusting priorities or processes and approaching as needs dictate.
  • Work independently as a team representative of Information Security as well as showing excellent teamwork skills.
  • Ability to develop thorough documentation and operational playbooks, in addition, to suggest alert enhancements to improve detection capability.
  • Fundamental knowledge of network and system technologies and practices

Teams Culture & Values

  • The Cybersecurity Team is comprised of independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape Apex Fintech Solutions business and security posture.
  • The Cybersecurity Team strives to build and maintain a collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by Open and Honest Communication; Teamwork and Collaboration; Involving Everyone; Leaders Who Serve; and Personal Accountability

Tags: Agile Analytics APIs CEH Cloud Compliance Computer Science Cyber Kill Chain DNS FinTech Firewalls Forensics GCFA GCIA GCIH GPEN GWAPT Incident response Malware MITRE ATT&CK Monitoring OSCP SIEM SSH TCP/IP Threat intelligence TLS Vulnerabilities Vulnerability management

Perks/benefits: Career development Team events

Region: North America
Country: United States
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