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Network Security Analyst


Network Security Analyst

Posted: 1 February 2013
Company name: Alert Logic
Location: Houston, TX 77056
United States
Pay rate: DOE
Poster represents: employer

Based in Houston, TX, Alert Logic is continuing to grow and we’re seeking to hire a Network Security Analyst to work in our 24X7X365 Global Security Operations Center. In this role, you will be responsible for monitoring Alert Logic intrusion detection systems, conducting traffic analysis and assisting in the incident remediation process through expert analysis. The analyst collects, analyzes, investigates and escalates security incidents to customers and is required to provide outstanding customer service at all times.

Alert Logic sits at the nexus of two of the hottest trends in IT: the adoption of cloud technologies and increased security and compliance requirements driven by an increasingly connected world. In a typical month, Alert Logic processes over 100 million security events and store petabytes of data for over 1,300 enterprise customers. We are an established company with a history of almost 10 years, yet maintain a pace, energy and agility that allows us to advance our offerings and technology and preserve a startup-like culture. Our revenues are strong. Our customer base is growing rapidly. Everything is in place except one thing: you.


Monitor global NIDS, Firewall, and log correlation tools for potential threats

Initiate escalation procedure to counteract potential threats/vulnerabilities

Provide Incident remediation and prevention documentation

Document and conform to processes related to security monitoring

Provide performance metrics as necessary

Provide customer service that exceeds our customers’ expectations

Required skills:
2 years of hands-on experience with network security

Familiarity working with network switches, routers, and firewalls

Strong command of Linux systems administration

Experience with network monitoring and packet analysis tools

Strong understanding of TCP/IP

Penetration testing experience is preferred

Strong customer service skills

Strong attention to detail

Strong time management skills with the ability to multitask

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends

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