Sr. Security Operations Analyst - Los Angeles , California | STAND 8

Sr. Security Operations Analyst
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Sr. Security Operations Analyst
Date Posted:  6/7/2021
Job ID:  Job #3581
Employment Type: Perm Placement
Location: Los Angeles California
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We are hiring for a Sr. Security Operations Analyst for a cutting edge media entertainment company. If you are ready to create an impact in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, this could be a great opportunity for you!
STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in California, Atlanta, New York, Raleigh, and more.

Building an innovative security operations center and is looking for a Senior Security Operations Analyst to elevate our detection, investigation, and threat hunting capabilities for our world-class incident response. You will collaborate with other members of the team to help simplify, streamline, automate and enhance the overall security capabilities of Security Operations. 


  • Provide incident response and be a key point of contact during all incidents; own the incidents from start to finish, which includes investigation, correlation, triage, response, mitigation, ticketing, documentation, postmortem analyses and forensic analysis
  • Monitor our alert channels, SIEM/SOAR notifications and EDR/IDS/IPS solutions for incidents, threat hunt for malicious activity, triage as needed on a 24x7 basis, and continuously tune rules to reduce false positives
  • Grow and mature our threat intelligence program - gather, analyze and assess threat intelligence to report on the current and future threat landscape, and provide a realistic overview of risks and threats in the enterprise environment
  • Enhance our detection capabilities with correlation, situational awareness, and intel enrichment
  • Develop strategies to detect new threats as they emerge, including those from the most sophisticated threat actors
  • Apply knowledge of monitoring, analyzing, detecting, and responding to cyber events to develop clever, efficient methods for the SOC to handle all incident types and to weaponize our threat hunting capabilities
  • Assist in the tuning of EDR/IDS/IPS solutions to improve detection, reduce noise, add IOAs, etc
  • Document playbooks and train other team members on new IR processes
  • Provide integral feedback and guidance on the integration of new playbooks, use cases and workflows to be adopted across the entire InfoSec team, as well as other parts of the organization
  • Work with developers on the InfoSec team to build security automation workflows, enrichments, and mitigations
  • Evaluate SOC policies and procedures and recommend updates to management as appropriate
  • Work with the security engineering team to improve tool usage and workflows as well as mature monitoring and response capabilities


  • 4+ years of experience working in cybersecurity operations and incident response, including utilizing Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) platforms, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), and Vulnerability Management and Threat Intelligence applications
  • 3+ of the following certifications: CEH, CISM, GIAC, GCIH, GSLC, GICSP, GSEC, CEH, GWAP, CompTIA Net+, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Security+, CASP CE, SEC+, Splunk Core, OSCP, CISSP, etc.
  • Proficient operator of security tools such as end point protection/EDR, SIEM, IPS/IDS, HIDS/NIDS, Networking, firewalls, WAFs, Edge/endpoint security, DNS security, layered security, defense in depth practices, vulnerability scanning, malware analysis tools, networking tool for full packet analysis, data encryption, data loss prevention, etc.
  • Programming/scripting experience (bash, python, PowerShell)
  • Linux/Unix OS, Windows and Mac administration skills
  • Intimate understanding of technology and be motivated to constantly learn new technologies
  • Strong ability to learn and research new things, including tools, languages, frameworks, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A collaborative mindset that thrives in a fast-paced environment


  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Forensics and/or malware analysis experience, which includes hands-on experience completing malware analysis, memory analysis and disk forensic
  • Healthcare background