Security Operations Analyst

Posted 15 March 2023
Job type Permanent

Company's Benefits

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Childcare Facilities

    Childcare Facilities

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

Job Description

Security Operations Analyst

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 245+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

At Equinix, we help the world’s digital leaders scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences, and transform people’s lives. Our culture is based on collaboration and the growth and development of our teams.  

We hire hardworking people who thrive on solving challenging problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, and try new approaches, as we grow our product portfolio with new software and network architecture solutions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment. that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Job Summary
The Information Security team at Equinix is looking for an Incident Response Analyst to become a member of the team. With offices located globally, the successful candidate will assist in monitoring, investigating and responding to security incidents worldwide. 

This role will help grow your knowledge of latest security threats, technologies and best practices to help keep Equinix secure. In addition to a focus on Information Security, this role will work closely with Users, Network, System infrastructure, and Application teams to provide guidance and best practice solutions, to work on problems of a diverse scope where analysis of a situation requires evaluation and judgment. The ideal candidate will have a passion for information security, be self-motivated and think innovatively to improve security solutions either by developing new IR processes, tuning security tools, and automating IR tasks for a more efficient security incident response. 


You Are

  • Knowledgeable with information security concepts, threats, and technologies

  • Passionate in Cybersecurity and Incident Response

  • Flexible, detail-oriented and an innovative thinker

  • Driven to learn new things; excited about challenges and finding solutions

You Will

  • Monitor, investigate, respond to security incidents following the NIST SP800-61 framework

  • Create security incident reports to document detections, findings and remediations performed

  • Perform in-depth investigation to identify file, URL, or email rating from reputation services

  • Perform static and/or malware dynamic analysis on suspicious files/URLs

  • Hunt for known and unknown threats

  • Perform proof-of-concept on latest security technologies

  • Tune security tools to improve detection and response

  • Automate Incident Response tasks for efficiency

  • Work with IT team members to identify requirement, and develop processes, procedures, communications strategies and standards for Information Security operations.

  • Utilize logs and analysis tools to assist in Cyber threat detection and incident response activities as required.

  • Provides advice and guidance to users and cross IT functions on the best Information Security practices.

  • Assist with monthly internal anti-phishing awareness and training program.

  • Partner with InfoSec teams (threat intel, security engineering, pen testing) to improve the company’s security policies, processes, and technologies.

  • Demonstrate problem solving skills that contribute towards the resolution of any issues that arise. Document solutions, processes, or procedures and present them in writing, verbally on the phone or in person.

  • Recommends implementation of countermeasures or mitigating controls

  • Work in a 24/7 environment


  • College degree in computer science, data communications, electrical or computer engineering or an equivalent combination of course work and experience.

  • At least 3 years working experience in the SOC or Cybersecurity-related

  • Current Security+, CySA+, ECIH or CHFI certification

  • Ability to understand key security concepts on network segmentation, access management, vulnerability & patch management, SIEM, encryption, data security loss prevention, intrusion detection and prevention systems, anti-malware/virus, defensive threat hunting, email security

  • Strong understanding of Network Infrastructure and Protocols

  • Knowledge of and ability to administer scripting languages: PowerShell, Python, Perl, PHP, Bash, Ruby

  • Understanding of diverse Operating systems such as Windows, Unix-based OS’ (to include AIX, Linux flavors, and MacOS)

  • Proficient in using various sandboxing, triage, malware reverse-engineering tools

  • Proven ability to make important decisions independently and multi-task under pressure, responding quickly to changing situations in complex environments without compromising quality