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Network Security Analyst


Network Security Analyst

Posted: 22 March 2013
Company name: Alert Logic
Location: Houston, TX
United States
Poster represents: employer

Based in Houston, TX, Alert Logic is continuing to grow and we are seeking to hire a Network Security Analyst to work in our 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 customer expectations

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

.Familiarity working with network switches, routers, and firewall

.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

Desired skills:
.3 years hands-on information security experience

.Bachelors degree

.At least 2 security related certifications

.Experience in producing regular reports

.Experience with anomaly detection based security analysis

.Experience in customizing deployments of security solutions

.Experience in Penetration Testing

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