Information Security Analyst – Incident Response

Alcority

About the Role:

The IT Security team is tasked with overseeing and implementing comprehensive “cloud-first” Information Security, Business Continuity, and Risk Management programs to align with our business objectives. This encompasses various responsibilities such as security operations, vulnerability and patch management, incident response, disaster recovery, business continuity, risk identification and mitigation planning/implementation, identity management, network security, privacy, and compliance.

In the role of Information Security Analyst – Incident Response, you will contribute to the development and expansion of the Incident Response Program within a rapidly growing investment company and its affiliated holdings. Reporting to the Manager, Information Security Operations, your responsibilities will include executing cyber analysis and response activities across diverse technologies and environments.

The preferred candidate should possess 3-5 years’ experience in Incident Response within a multinational organization. This position requires full-time onsite presence at our Las Colinas, TX office.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze all relevant cybersecurity event data and other data sources to identify attack indicators and potential security breaches.
  • Monitor threat intelligence sources to stay informed about the latest security vulnerabilities, exploits, and attack techniques.
  • Track investigations to resolution and provide an after-action report as required.
  • Collaborate with SOC Analysts to ensure timely and effective incident response, resolution, and reporting.
  • Recommend configuration changes to enhance the performance, usability, and value of threat analysis tools.
  • Identify and propose opportunities for automation to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Continually evaluate and enhance existing Incident Response processes (playbooks), and create new ones, to detect and prevent vulnerabilities, identity compromise, fraud, and abuse.

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of experience in a role directly responsible for incident response and remediation.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft 365 security tools (Sentinel, Defender, Purview).
  • Experience in Cloud Computing Services (AWS, Azure, Google).
  • Interpersonal and collaborative skills, with the ability to communicate security and risk-related concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Innovative, creative, curious, and passionate about Information Security and Technology.
  • High degree of initiative, dependability, and the ability to work with little supervision.
  • Ability to formulate a clear and actionable plan and execute it effectively.

It is impossible to list every requirement for, or responsibility of, any position. Similarly, we cannot identify all the skills a position may require since job responsibilities and the Company’s needs may change over time. Therefore, the above job description is not comprehensive or exhaustive. The Company reserves the right to adjust, add to or eliminate any aspect of the above description. The Company also retains the right to require all employees to undertake additional or different job responsibilities when necessary to meet business needs.

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Time Off: 25 days of PTO for full-time employees and 12 company holidays.
  • Company Paid Benefits: Life insurance, Short-term disability, Long-term disability, Paid parental leave, Employee Assistance Program, and medical insurance in our high deductible health plan.
  • Optional Employee Paid Benefits: Medical insurance in our EPO plan, Dental benefits, and Vision benefits. We also offer Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, Supplemental Life insurance, and more.
  • 401(k): Eligible after 60 days. Discretionary company match of 50% up to the first 6% of contributions.
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