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Tanium // endpoint security & systems management
US-Remote    Posted: Thursday, March 18, 2021
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The Basics:

The Security Analyst role provides candidates with hands-on experience performing analysis & remediation of information security events. In addition to investigating events, candidates will be responsible for making improvements to existing detection & prevention controls through process & technology improvements, including the use of automation platforms. Candidates are expected to question the status quo to identify opportunities for continuous improvement & are enabled to take action to ensure the effectiveness of a distributed security program operating within DevOps centric workflows.

What you'll do:

  • Drive continuous improvement across all aspects of Security Operations
  • Perform daily event & incident triage (e.g., malware triage, network analysis, live response, etc.)
  • Develop & maintain security operations processes & documentation (e.g., runbooks, operating procedures, etc.)
  • Assist with the analysis & remediation of security incidents
  • Enhance detection & prevention controls (e.g., logic updates, exclusions, etc.)
  • Collaborate on design, architecture, & threat models to incorporate detection & monitoring requirements
  • Collaborate on response, containment, & remediation for confirmed security incidents
  • Work with different operating systems & cloud hosting providers (e.g., AWS, GCP, Azure, OCI)
  • Develop automation playbooks to improve the efficiency of operation processes
  • Seek opportunities for continuous improvement & drive efficiency 
  • Maintain working knowledge of attacker tactics, techniques, & procedures (TTPs)
  • Maintain event collection environment through health monitoring

Were looking for someone with:

  • Education
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, IT or other relevant degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience
    • 2+ years working in a Security Operations or equivalent role
    • Firm understanding of attacker tactics, techniques, & procedures & means of detection
    • Strong technical understanding of networking basics, including TCP/IP & layer 7 protocols
    • Proficiency with security tools & platforms (e.g., SIEMs, vulnerability scanners, & malware analyzers)
    • Familiarity with IDS/IPS systems & endpoint Antivirus & EDR products
    • Working knowledge of at least one scripting language (Python or PowerShell preferred)
    • Working knowledge DevOps concepts (e.g., Infrastructure as Code, Deployment Pipelines, etc.)
    • Excellent communication (verbal & written), critical thinking, & analytical skills
    • Ability to work both independently & as part of a team
    • Ability to synthesize risks & derive detection countermeasures
    • This position is available for remote workers with flexible working hours but may require occasional work outside of normal business hours.

About Tanium:

At Tanium, we offer a proven platform for endpoint visibility & control that transforms how the world's largest & most sophisticated organizations manage & secure their computing devices with unparalleled speed & agility. Theres a reason why more than half of the Fortune 100, top retailers & financial institutions, & four branches of the US Armed Forces rely on Tanium.

Our unstoppable spirit, drive to do the right thing & win as a team attitude has earned us the rank of 7th on the Forbes list of Top 100 Private Companies in Cloud Computing for 2019 & 10th on FORTUNEs list of the 100 Best Medium Workplaces.

On a mission. Together.

At Tanium, we are stewards of a culture that emphasizes the importance of collaboration, respect, & diversity. In our pursuit of revolutionizing the way some of the largest enterprises & governments in the world solve their most difficult IT challenges, we are strengthened by our unique perspectives & by our collective actions.  

We are an organization with stakeholders around the world & its imperative that the diversity of our customers & communities is reflected internally in our team members. We strive to create a diverse & inclusive environment where everyone feels they have opportunities to succeed & grow because we know that only together can we do great things.

At Tanium, we take care of our employees & their communities with things like 5 days of Volunteer Time Off. 

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