Messaging Security Analyst
|16 August 2013|
|Rohnert Park, Calif|
The Messaging Security Analyst’s primary responsibility is the review and analysis of email based security threats provided by the global security sensor network. As a result of the analysis and distillation of the threats filtering rules are created. Filtering rules are based on message patterns and characteristics, and intercept broad categories of message-based threats and objectionable material thereby protecting our customers’ networks and their end users. May require working during non-standard business hours.
Duties and Responsibilities:
-Produce spam and virus rules to categorize email messages based on analytical review and analysis using the proprietary review and analysis system.
-Knowledge of regular expressions.
-Excellent work ethic, interpersonal communication and organizational skills.
-Will be exposed to email and web site content that ranges from extremely conservative to sexually explicit topics, so must be able to work with this type of material.
-Experience with some scripting language: Perl, python, php or bash, a plus.
-Experience with web page development, i.e. knowledge of html, or java script a plus.
-Prefer some prior working knowledge of spam and virus filtering systems.
-Prior knowledge of mail servers/exchangers and their operation preferred.
-Degree in CS, MIS or equivalent experience preferred.
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