Senior Cyber Security Specialist

Levi Strauss   •  

Westlake, TX

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 39 days ago


We believe that clothes — and how you make them — can make a difference.

Since 1853, we’ve been inspired by innovation to meet people’s needs. We invented the first blue jean. And we reinvented khaki pants. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines for our manufacturing partners. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do.

A company doesn’t last 160 years by standing still. It endures by reinventing itself, striving to delight its consumers, winning in the marketplace, and by remaining true to its values.

We employ more than 17,000 people around the world – supporting great brands, including Levi’s®, Dockers® and Denizen®. Our employees are committed to innovation, creativity and collaboration. Put simply, if you’re looking for a new opportunity, this is a great place to grow your career.

Job Description

As a Senior Cyber Security Specialist, you will participate in the activities of a small, expert team that provides advanced cyber security intelligence, investigations and analytic services to protect LS&Co. The team is focused on the detection of cyber security threats as they affect the company environment, through a variety of methodologies, monitoring and investigative approaches.

The team is responsible for monitoring and detection, prevention of threats, cyber security intelligence and investigations, threat hunting, incident response, security awareness across the company, and engineering and administration of security tools leveraged by the Cyber security team. The team delivers expert cyber intelligence services and material to help empower information technology and business leaders globally.


A strong moral compass and positive attitude are required to be a successful part of this team. You will encounter a high amount of ambiguity which will require you to simultaneously assess situations and potential courses of action from a tactical and operational level. Confidence in your ability to quickly learn from and adapt to unfamiliar scenarios will be paramount to our success. You will be part of several highly collaborative multinational diverse teams.

Solid experience using security platforms, tools and technologies to support your day-to-day activities. The ability to analyze security events from monitoring and logging sources to identify and confirm suspicious activity; provide analysis and trending reports.

Knowledge of current security threats, techniques, attack types, as well as a dedicated desire to research the current information security landscape.

Demonstrate strong judgment, and the ability to partner with internal clients including IT staff, management and partners.

Produce internal cyber intelligence reports to characterize threats based on observed LS&Co. cyber activity through incident analysis, monitoring and associated campaign tracking. Most reports are utilized to educate internal IT staff and assist business leaders to make cyber risk decisions and mitigating threats.

In any given scenarios or events, can 1) analyze network traffic to identify anomalous activity and potential threats to network resources; 2) conduct analysis across a wide variety of all source data sets; 3) monitor external data sources to maintain currency of computer network defense threat condition; 4) determine which security issues may have an effect on the enterprise based on threat conditions; and 5) assess information systems and our processes for potential vulnerabilities for improvement.

Experience with open source intelligence (e.g., not simply using social media for personal use.) Aggregating information from social media platforms to identify threats or targeting, form logical conclusions, and offer prescriptive mitigation)


You are someone that can meet the qualifications below, but also have a sincere interest and passion in cyber security:

  • Five to ten years’ experience working for a major corporation, law enforcement or military entity, in a role that includes security operations, investigations, threat intelligence, information security and incident responder type responsibilities.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security, Information Technology or a related field.
  • A security certification is welcomed, but not necessary or a requirement. In some instances, candidates are encouraged to work towards certifications while employed at LS&Co.
  • Stay informed about the cyber threat landscape and trends in cyber security issues as they might relate to LS&Co. This includes the ability to keep informed of, and knowledge of cyber actors, threats, tactics, tools and other activities.
  • You will need the ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and sensitivity around certain projects, information and security events.
  • General knowledge of TCP/IP, networks, IT systems and information security concepts, including OWASP guidelines, Point of Sale (POS) threats and general frameworks (including NIST, ISO, etc.)
  • Learn new tools systems utilized in the analysis and investigation of cyber security intelligence, investigation, and incident response.
  • Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to create and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.
  • Experience with security technology from Fortinet, Symantec, Exabeam, Akamai, Qualys, Office365, and HP desired but not required.
  • Experience with open source technology including but not limited to Elk stack, elastic search, python and other scripting languages desired but not required

Education Requirement

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, IT or Related field