IT Security Engineer/Analyst

Atlanta, GA

Position Overview


The IT Security Analyst is the first line of defense for identifying, responding to, and helping remediate Security incidents, as well as providing security expertise and assistance for corporate security teams across the globe.  

The ideal candidate will be engaged, enthusiastic and SHARP. They will be experienced and energetic but calm under fire, and thrive in a busy, changeable environment. They will be keenly observant and extremely well-organized, with meticulous attention to detail. They will be highly motivated and action oriented, as well as intellectually curious and passionate about what they do. They will be someone who enjoys finding clues, following bread crumb trails, and solving puzzles. They will be someone who wants to help build a successful program, to drive change and innovation, to make a difference.  The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills as well as a customer service focus. 


It is the job of the IT Security Analyst to identify, respond to and help remediate security incidents. The IT Security Analyst will be responsible for searching, corroborating, interpreting, and exporting log and event data for incident response and security-related operations. The IT Security Analyst will work closely with the IT leadership and decision makers in other departments in order to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective security solutions for all aspects of the organization. The IT Security Analyst will work collaboratively with information security professionals globally.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


  • Maintain the strict confidentiality, integrity and professional behavior expected of a Security Professional 
  • Identify, respond to, and assist with the remediation of security incidents, intrusions, malware infections, etc. at the local, national or global level as needed
  • Document and draft professional quality incident reports for all appropriate incidents
  • Maintain current and relevant knowledge of existing, changing and rising threats in business, network and security landscapes
  • Research new and existing vulnerabilities and threats for business impact and solutions
  • Direct, document and manage implementations of new security solutions
  • Manage and maintain a variety of security systems and monitoring consoles as required
  • Take action to maintain compliance to security standards and policy, escalate non-compliance in a timely and effective manner
  • Maintain current and relevant knowledge of common security standards and practices and current events
  • Participate as an effective contributor in global and regional security working groups, conferences, programs of work and projects as required






  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer-related discipline; or equivalent professional experience, with 7+ years of experience in implementing, and managing enterprise wide technical solutions for information security in large distributed enterprise environments;
  • 3+ years in dedicated IT Security role
  • One or more current Security certifications or the ability to earn one within first year of hire (CISSP, GCIH, etc.)
  • Significant security incident investigation experience 
  • Strong knowledge of Windows OS, logs and events required
  • Forensic investigations, litigation holds, sandbox experience, required
  • Experience with Cisco products a plus
  • Experience with Splunk a plus
  • Python scripting skill is a plus
  • Systems administration experience is a plus
  • Network administration experience is a plus


Work Requirements


  • Ability to travel up to 25% as required by the business


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Strong understanding of IT Security Management principles and practices
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgement and decision making
  • Keenly observant with meticulous attention to detail
  • Demonstrated critical thinking, and situational analysis mindset
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Specific Technical knowledge
  • Excellent oral & written communication, listening and presentation skills
  • Strong technical documentation skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to conduct research into security issues, standards, and products as required
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language for a non-technical audience
  • Highly self-motivated and action oriented
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
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Contact Info

2600 Abbey Court
Alpharetta, Georgia 30004

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