Security Analyst

The Perch Security Operations Center (SOC) is looking for talented flockers to add to our team of security analysts. At Perch Security we marry quality threat intelligence with innovative detection techniques to provide our customers with actionable information to respond to the latest threats. In the SOC, you will have the opportunity to put your skills to the test and hunt down evil-doers exposing their malicious activity.

A day in the life

  • Work with a security team that has a wide range of talents to research and respond to customers alerts
  • Incorporate the latest indicators of compromise from private and public sources into threat - hunting (thrunting) exercises across our ever expanding customer base
  • Educate and present to customers current threats to their organization and industry
  • Perform Threat Intelligence research on campaigns and threat actors
  • Monitor systems and processes and recommend improvements
  • Develop use cases and supporting content for security tools (e.g. dashboards, alerts, reports, rules)

A perfect match

  • Knowledgeable in threat intelligence practices, terms and functions
  • Experience in malware and network traffic analysis
  • Experience and knowledge around network topology
  • Knowledge of network protocols (IP, TCP, UDP, HTTP, DNS, SMTP, TLS, etc)
  • Scripting/Programming in a popular language (Python, Bash, etc)
  • Experience with SOC ticketing systems and SOC processes
  • Experience with different operating systems (Linux, Windows) and endpoint security solutions

Above and beyond

  • Previous experience as a Cyber Analyst, preferably in Incident Response/Security Operations
  • Customer service oriented self-starter with an outgoing personality
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills
  • A desire learn, research and mentor other team members