Information Security Analyst

Location US-NC-Raleigh
Posting date 2 months ago(12/20/2017 6:56 AM)
Job ID
Information Technology

Company description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

Come use your information security knowledge in a world’s leading open source company. The Red Hat Information Technology team is looking for an Information Security Analyst to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will serve as part of Red Hat's Global Information Risk and Security team which is responsible for ensuring confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Red Hat's systems, data, and networks. You'll maintain current knowledge of the information security industry to help you evaluate, recommend, and implement security controls to prevent and detect information security incidents. As an Information Security Analyst, you’ll need to have excellent communication skills because you will consult with management and other areas of the business, advising them on their projects and on the impact that theft, destruction, alteration, or denial of access to information assets may have on Red Hat's overall success.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Stay up to date on information security developments like vulnerabilities, threat activity, attacker techniques and countermeasures, etc., and apply these in an enterprise context
  • Implement automated detection and alerting for potential security events
  • Perform information security incident handling and respond to customer inquiries
  • Work to understand and improve Red Hat's security architecture
  • Provide security consulting, awareness, and outreach to all areas of the business
  • Support information security initiatives from inception to delivery

Required skills

  • 2+ years of experience in a technical or operational role with an information security focus
  • Proven record of working in a position of trust
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a global team using multiple communication methods to facilitate collaboration
  • Excellent customer service and written and verbal communication skills allowing you to convey information effectively and professionally to a wide variety of audiences
  • Methodical, data-driven, reasoned approach to security analysis, but with the ability to think laterally and creatively to implement pragmatic security improvements and detect and respond to incidents
  • Ability to work with open source technologies to solve complex and challenging problems
  • Solid experience in administration or operation of Linux systems and familiarity with the security features, maintenance, and hardening of these platforms
  • Comfortable using a scripting language like Ruby, Python, Perl, or shell to automate solutions

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