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Full-Time

Security Analyst

Updated on 6/18/2024

Fortra

Fortra

1,001-5,000 employees

Specializes in cybersecurity solutions and services

Data & Analytics

Mid, Senior

United Kingdom

Category
Cybersecurity
IT & Security
Required Skills
PowerShell
Bash
Microsoft Azure
Python
Communications
AWS
JIRA
Linux/Unix
Requirements
  • Ideally educated to a degree level in Cyber Security or Computer Science or equivalent certifications
  • Cybersecurity certifications like Sec+, GSEC, SSCP or one of the AWS or Azure Security Engineering certifications preferred
  • 3+ years background in SOC roles
  • Solid understanding of IAM, network-, and cloud- technologies, Windows & Linux operating systems, and cybersecurity best practices
  • Proficiency in security tools such as SIEM, IDS/IPS, endpoint detection and response (EDR), and vulnerability scanners
  • Strong analytical and investigative skills, with the ability to think critically and problem-solve under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to convey technical information to non-technical audiences
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with Azure Sentinel, Sentinel One, and Jira are beneficial
  • Programming / Scripting (Python, PowerShell, Bash) skills
Responsibilities
  • Monitor, investigate, and respond to security alerts and incidents, including phishing attempts, malware infections, and unauthorized access
  • Conduct in-depth analysis of security events to determine root causes and recommend effective remediation actions
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive security documentation, including incident playbooks, response plans and overall security procedures
  • Own and execute projects independently, own and run incidents from start to finish
  • Work on improving monitoring and response capabilities in AWS and Azure environments
  • Collaborate with Cloud Operations and IT teams to ensure security measures are integrated into all aspects of the organization’s infrastructure
  • Support knowledge sharing across the organization to ensure processes and projects meet internal and external security policies and compliance requirements
  • Provide guidance and support to junior team members and other departments on security-related matters
  • Pursue relevant industry certifications (e.g., AWS, Azure, Sec+, Net+) to validate skills and knowledge in specific areas of security
  • Other duties as assigned

Offering specialized cybersecurity solutions, this company is dedicated to ensuring data security, infrastructure protection, managed services, and cutting-edge threat research. It is distinguished by its adoption of advanced encryption, network security, and threat intelligence technologies that bolster an organization's defenses against evolving cyberthreats. Employees here benefit from a focus on high technology and industry-specific expertise, working in an environment that values and advances protective measures against digital threats. This focus not only makes it a leader in cybersecurity but also a pioneering place for professionals keen on staying at the forefront of technology defense.

Company Stage

Private

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Founded

1991

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

2%

1 year growth

8%

2 year growth

49%