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Security Analyst

Security | Hybrid in Denver , CO | Full Time | From $76,000.00 to $90,000.00 per year

Job Description

DirectDefense has an immediate opening on our Security Operations team.  This is an elite team of Security Analysts who do not merely monitor for attacks and malware, they actively and aggressively hunt for evidence of compromise within our client's environments around the clock and provide actionable guidance for remediation.  As a Security Analyst, you will work with brilliant people to spot, track, and eradicate threats to our clients’ environments around the clock and provide actionable guidance for remediation.  You will also be on the ground floor of building a next-generation Security Operations Center. 

What You’ll Do 

  • Analyze user behavior and logs and alerts from a variety of different technologies (NGAV / EDR, Firewall, IDS / IPS, Web Proxy, etc.) for clients from a variety of industries. 

  • Monitor, triage, and investigate SIEM alarms and client support requests. 

  • Assist with developing and tuning new SIEM detection capabilities. 

  • Contribute to and participate in documenting Incident Response activities. 

  • Conduct regular vulnerability scans, analyze the results, and suggest remediations. 

  • Conduct in-depth reporting on security threats, metrics, and defense effectiveness and deliver to a variety of client audiences. 

What You’ll Bring 

  • Knowledge of attacker behavior, motivations, and defense architectures. 

  • Experience working with endpoint telemetry or EDR products such as CrowdStrike Falcon Insight. 

  • Demonstrated proficiency with other enterprise security technologies such as SIEM, next-gen firewalls, and vulnerability scanning tools. 

  • Familiarity with the inner workings of Windows, Linux, and macOS and their command lines. 

  • Experience developing technical documentation such as security reports or investigation findings. 

  • Experience working with programming languages such as Python or Go. 

  • Incident Response experience is a plus. 

Who We Are 

At DirectDefense, we aim to secure organizations across all industries against the advanced threats and attacks in today’s world. Acting in partnership with organizations, we provide unmatched information security services designed to improve their overall security posture, close gaps, and track vulnerabilities on an ongoing basis through continued education and support. 

As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is This job offers a target salary range of $76,000 - $90,000 along with additional benefits.