Security Analyst I

Job Description


As the leader of rehabilitative care, Encompass Health offers both facility-based and home-based patient care through its national network of rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies, and hospice agencies that spans 42 states and Puerto Rico. Setting the standard for providing excellent care, Encompass Health has earned its place among Modern Healthcare’s “Best Places to Work in Healthcare” and the Fortune “World’s Most Admired Companies” for 2021.


Enjoy competitive compensation and benefits that start day one of employment, including:

  • Affordable medical, dental and vision plans provided to meet the needs of full and part-time employees and their families.
  • Generous paid time off that increases with tenure.
  • An employee assistance program for counseling and mental health needs.
  • Tuition reimbursement and continuing education opportunities.
  • Company-matching 401(k) and employee stock-purchase plans.
  • Flexible spending and health savings accounts.


Security Analyst I (SOC Analyst I) is a hands-on role that requires technical expertise. The person is responsible for a broad range of tasks in the Security Operations Center (SOC), including the day-to-day operation of information security tools and devices, event analysis, security incident response actions, and contributing to the continuous development and enhancement of the security posture of the company through development of new detections and alerting methods and creating corresponding documentation of those methods.

The individual in this position interacts closely with personnel from various IT departments — including the application development, operations and network, and client development teams — and with business departments.


  • Respond to and, where appropriate, resolve or escalate reported security incidents.
  • Monitor system logs, SIEM tools and network traffic for unusual or suspicious activity. Interpret such activity and make recommendations for resolution.
  • Investigate and resolve security violations by providing postmortem analysis to illuminate the issues and possible solutions.
  • Locate and repair security problems and failures.
  • Report unresolved network security exposures, misuse of resources or noncompliance situations using defined escalation processes.
  • Assist and train team members in the use of security tools, the preparation of security reports and the resolution of security issues.
  • Develop and maintain documentation for security systems and procedures.
  • Research, recommend, evaluate and implement information security solutions that identify and/or protect against potential threats, and respond to security violations.
  • Participate in the departmental on-call rotation; provide afterhours coverage as assigned. 
  • Engage in and participate actively in team activities, meetings, and projects.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years of enterprise level IT or network security experience.
  • Certifications from Microsoft, Cisco, or other commonly used enterprise technical providers – depending on particular technical expertise/focus).
  • CompTIA Security+ or equivalent is strongly desired (may be deferred depending on level of technical expertise).
  • Knowledge of information security principles, including risk assessment and management, threat and vulnerability management, incident response, and identity and access management.
  • Experience in developing, documenting and maintaining security procedures.
  • Knowledge of network infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, and associated network protocols and concepts.
  • Working technical knowledge of current systems' software, protocols and standards.
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP and network administration/protocols.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong customer/client focus with the ability to manage expectations appropriately; provide a superior customer/client experience; and build long-term relationships. 



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Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2225548