Security Analyst and Malware Incident Responder

Arista Networks   •  

Cary, NC

5 - 7 years

Posted 308 days ago

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Information Security Analyst - Ireland, Nashua NH, Vancouver BC, Carey NC

Reporting to the IT Security Manager, the Information Security Analyst is a position based in Ireland (Shannon or Dublin offices), Nashua NH, Vancouver BC, Carey NC


  • Identify, document, and assess information security vulnerabilities and risks in the information technology environment.
  • Translate regulatory requirements to Arista service controls and communicate alignment to stakeholders.
  • Maintains access for business by providing information, resources, and technical support.
  • Monitoring compliance with IT Security policy and applicable law
  • Collaborate with other groups inside Arista to manage security vulnerabilities and help manage risk
  • Conduct company-wide data classification assessment and security audits and manage remediation plans.
  • Handling security incidents as reported by individuals and automated systems on laptops and mobile devices
  • Handling support of PC and Mac based users with security related problems
  • Prioritizing and differentiating between potential intrusion attempts and false alarms
  • Coordinate and execute IT security projects for Arista, both in Ireland and remotely at other locations
  • Engage in security research in keeping abreast of latest security issues for laptops
  • Monitoring system compliance with the IT framework for controls and levels of access; recommending improvements
  • Administer security-dedicated systems (Software Firewall management, log collection, reporting , analytics) as appropriate
  • Staying up to date with current vulnerabilities, attacks, and countermeasures.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelordegree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Assurance or related field
  • Advanced degree desirable
  • Must have Five+ years of progressive experience in computing and information security
  • Must have experience with networking technology, protocols and Firewall technologies
  • Expert knowledge is desired of laptop operating systems (MacOS, Windows and Linux)
  • Have previous experience of working with any of the following area is a plus:
    • Intrusion Detection Systems )IDS)
    • Vulnerability Assessment tools
    • Web Application Firewall (WAF)
    • Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
    • Malware and endpoint protection tools
    • Security Analytics (Splunk, Sumologic, ELK, etc)
    • Security log management & tools (syslog-ng, logstash, AD event to syslog translation)
  • Knowledge of information security standards (e.g., ISO 17799/27002, etc.), rules and regulations related to information security and data confidentiality (e.g., FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) and desktop, server, application, database, network security principles for risk identification and analysis.
  • Previous experience working in a multi-national corporate working environment is desirable
  • Proven project management experience a bonus - specifically experience in managing remote office configuration and bring up and working with remote / off-site vendors
  • Experience should include security education, helpdesk operations and user support, malware detection and eradication
  • CISSP, GIAC or other security certifications desired.
  • This position requires some weekend and evening assignments if necessary, as well as availability during off-hours for participation in scheduled and unscheduled activities.
  • Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.