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Senior Security Analyst


Senior Security Analyst

Posted: 27 February 2013
Company name: Alert Logic
Location: Houston, TX
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 Senior 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 Threat Analysis Team customers

.Work closely with sales to help maintain or convert Threat Analysis Team customers

.Review threat activity and create automated logic for detection

.Provide expertise and logistical support for new threat scenarios

.Work with new customers to set service expectations and customize threat detection

.Deliver onsite security training for key partners and customers for AL products and services

.Provide weekly reporting on service status and pertinent threats to the customer’s environment

Required skills:
.Familiarity with network switches, routers, and firewalls

.Strong understanding of Linux and Windows systems and security

.Experience with high level scripting languages (Perl, Python, Shell)

.Experience with vulnerability scanning and reconnaissance methods

.Strong understanding of TCP/IP

.Strong customer services skills

.Strong time management skills

.Strong attention to detail

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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