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Senior Security Analyst

Technical Operations | Palo Alto, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Instart Logic - A radical new approach to application delivery

Instart Logic makes application delivery fast, secure and easy. Instart Logic’s end-to-end platform combines machine learning for performance and security with a content delivery network (CDN) for application delivery, and is designed for DevOps and mobile-first applications. Using Instart Logic, organizations can provide ultra-fast, visually immersive and secure experiences on any device to maximize revenue, deliver superior customer experiences and gain competitive advantage. Instart Logic is funded by Andreessen Horowitz, Four Rivers Group, Geodesic Capital, Greylock Partners, Hermes Growth Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Sutter Hill Ventures, Telstra Ventures, Tenaya Capital, Wing Venture Capital and several notable Silicon Valley angel investors.

Instart Logic is looking for a Security Analyst with a proven track record of thriving in a fast-moving startup environment. Working within the Security organization, this candidate will be responsible for detecting attacks against Instart Logic and our diverse customer base and assisting in determining and implementing appropriate mitigations.  This role will report to the Head of Security.


  • Use common security tools and techniques to analyze network traffic and systems behavior in order to identify and track potential attacks and adversaries.

  • Develop tools and scripts to automate vulnerability detection.

  • Validate vulnerabilities found by automated tools, bug bounty programs, and manual testing and determine priority for mitigation.

  • Suggest firewall and NIDS rules and configuration changes to the environment in order to mitigate observed attacks.

  • Determine root cause of potential security events or incidents.

  • Effectively communicate through written and spoken means with technical peers.

  • Under the guidance of management, respond to security incidents.

  • Own tracking and resolution of security incidents and mitigations.

  • Occasional on-call work.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

  • 3+ years of experience in information/computer security.

  • 1+ years of experience as a security analyst.

  • Experience writing NIDS, SIEM and Firewall rules.

  • Experience in writing SQL queries.

  • Experience working with digital forensic tools a plus