Security Analyst, Managed Detection & Response



United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, October 27, 2023

Security Analysts provide first-line security monitoring services to At-Bay’s Managed Detection & Response customers with specific responsibilities including:

  • Operation and tuning of security monitoring tools including Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR), network monitoring, email security, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), security automation tools, and others as needed
  • Identification and analysis of anomalous activity in customer technology environments
  • Triage of event data to identity potential indicators of compromise
  • Escalation of potentially malicious activity to engage incident responders where necessary
  • Participation in incident investigation, containment, remediation, and recovery activities where necessary
  • Developing and maintaining customer relationships to facilitate delivery of MDR services
  • Developing and delivering reports on identified activity to customer stakeholders as needed

Key skills

  • Previous EDR, MDR, XDR, security monitoring, or incident response experience
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Previous hands-on experience performing security operations including several of the following:
    • Security monitoring using a variety of endpoint and network tools
    • Deployment, tuning, and operation of security tools from vendors such as CrowdStrike, SentinelOne, and others
    • Deployment, tuning, and operation of SIEM or other tools used to aggregate and analyze security-relevant data
    • Triage and analysis of potential indicators of compromise
    • Performing rapid response to contain and/or remediate potentially malicious activity
    • Development and analysis of cyber threat intelligence
    • Participation in investigations involving digital evidence
    • Intrusion detection / cyber threat hunting
    • Malware analysis
  • Previous hands-on experience working in information technology operations (e.g., Network Operations Center, Security Operations Center, Incident Response Team, etc.)

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in cybersecurity operations, incident response, or another security discipline
  • Willingness to travel as needed to perform job functions

Preferred requirements

  • Significant undergraduate or graduate coursework in computer science, computer engineering, information systems, or cybersecurity
  • Preferred candidates will have a mix of cybersecurity experience including either security operations or security engineering / architecture
  • Knowledge of cloud environments including knowledge of cloud security products and services offered by major cloud service providers (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google)
  • One or more industry cybersecurity certifications (e.g., GCIH, Security+, CISSP, etc.)

Work location

  • USA, nationwide