Security Analyst I

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Job Description

Security Analyst I is a hands-on role that requires technical experience and understanding in networking and system basics. The person is responsible for a broad range of tasks, including the day-to-day administration of information security tools and devices, Alert response tuning and analysis for security incident response actions, and vulnerability scanning. The individual in this position interacts closely with personnel from various IT departments — including the application development, network operations, and customer support teams.   The position will require adherence to standard guidelines and policies that will span various types of security including systems, data, network, email, application, and web security.


Job Code: 100708 


  • Associates Degree or Undergraduate degree related to computer science or information security recommended
  • Minimum 2 year IT security experience required if no formal education has been attained
  • Experience with one or more of the following:
  • TCP/IP
  • Network traffic analysis and techniques
  • IDS/IPS technologies
  • Forensic analysis tools and techniques
  • Windows Event log analysis
  • SIEM log analysis
  • Malware reverse engineering techniques
  • Python, .Net, Ruby, or other languages
  • Security analysts will review and correlate information from enterprise security reporting systems to provide detection and remediation capabilities for security incidents related to the enterprise. Common tasks and activities include:
  • Investigation of security alerts and events generated by our information security systems.
  • Through investigation of security related events using standard network and host forensic tools and processes to fully understand the impact of an event or incident.
  • Process and document events during the entire ticket lifecycle from detection to remediation.
  • Act as member of incident response team with particular focus on security related failures or incidents.
  • Coordinate the distribution and implementation of IT-Security policies, IT Security standards and guidelines.
  • Document processes for IT security operations.
  • Search the enterprise for security threats that are not detected by current security controls.
  • Implement change control tasks within our information security infrastructure.
  • Work with other teams in the enterprise to investigate appropriate solutions for security issues.
  • Work with developers in assuring new applications adhere to approved security policies.
  • Security analysts  should have the following skills:
  • Windows system administration
  • Unix system administration
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP and network protocols
  • Passion for Information Security
  • Scripting or Software Development / Programming
  • Familiarity with offensive tools, techniques and practices
Machines, Equipment Used:
  • General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer.
Physical Requirements:
  • Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.
  • Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.
  • Ability to work independently without constant supervision.
Environmental Conditions:
  • Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. 
  • Handicapped accessible.
  • May work under stressful circumstances at times.
Proficiency or Productivity Standards:
  • Has regular, reliable and predictable attendance and punctuality.
  • Adheres to dress code including wearing ID badge.
  • May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines. 
  • May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.
  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Ethical and Professional Standards:
  • Must pass background check.
  • Must perform job duties in accordance with our ethical and compliance standards.

Address: 9001 Liberty Parkway, Birmingham 35242
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2021806