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Security Analyst

IT | Denver, CO | Full Time

Job Description


  • Monitoring and analyzing logs and alerts from a variety of different technologies (IDS/IPS, Firewall, Proxies, Anti-Virus, SIEM, etc…), across multiple platforms
  • Assessing the security impact of security alerts and traffic anomalies on networks
  • Creating comprehensive security write-ups which articulate security issues, analysis and remediation techniques
  • Escalating and explaining security incidents
  • Maintaining a strong awareness and understanding of the current threat landscape
  • Conducting research on emerging security threats
  • Monitor information security alerts though the use of SIEM to respond, triage, and escalate as needed
  • Review and respond to security events that are detrimental to the overall security posture; analyze and detect sophisticated and nuanced attacks, discern false positives
  • Perform day-to-day security log review and analysis in adherence with SOX & PCI requirements, as well as industry security best practices.
  • Technical analysis of network activity, monitors and evaluates network flow
  • Responsible for reporting, escalating, and remediating anomalous events based on the established protocol
  • Participate in root cause analysis of critical events for improving preventative and reactive processes
  • Works with senior leadership to tune and maintain the SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) as needed; develop SIEM use cases to enhance monitoring capabilities
  • Responsible for gathering and responding to all assessment / audit requests for information


 Job Requirements: 

  • 1 – 3 years of IT experience preferably in IT security and/or Network infrastructure
  • Strong working knowledge reviewing IDS, Firewall and other security logs
  • Experience with monitoring Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions and analyzing SIEM data
  • Familiarity with various network and host-based security applications and tools, such as network and host assessment/scanning tools, network and host based intrusion detection systems, and other security software packages
  • Understanding of Anti-Virus solutions, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems, Firewalls, Vulnerability Assessment tools, Web Proxies and Active Directory 
  • Well versed on network protocols
  • Well versed on the latest attacks, vulnerabilities, and trends associated with cyber security
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to provide the appropriate level of detail (verbal and written) to both technical and non-technical personnel