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Senior IT Security Analyst

Absorb LMS

Absorb LMS

Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

"Absorb is a unique type of organization that everyone should have the opportunity to experience at some point in their career. We’re a company focused on learning, and every day brings opportunities to learn new skills and take on new challenges. What truly makes Absorb special, though, is working alongside people who are committed to being right there with you as you learn and overcome these challenges."- Aaron Forrester, COO

Are you passionate about safeguarding cutting-edge technology and corporate assets? We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior IT Security Analyst to be a key player in our innovative team.

As a Senior IT Security Analyst, you will collaborate closely with our talented IT, CloudOps, DevOps, and GRC teams. Your role will be crucial in providing top-tier security risk operational support to ensure our corporate assets remain secure and resilient.

What you’ll do:

    • Participate in reviewing and analyzing security-related events/alerts, assessing risk and priority and leading response activities deemed required.
    • Maintain and update triage/response workbooks to streamline the investigative processes.
    • Manage SIEM technology to ingest new data sources, create/maintain dashboards, and use visualization techniques for log cross-correlation.
    • Work with Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) tools to investigate and remediate host-level threats.
    • Work with AWS WAF and EC2 security group logs to investigate and remediate network-level threats.
    • Participate in reviewing and analyzing Email-based risks, implementing preventative actions and containing risk(s) as required.
    • Collaborate with the IT, CloudOps and DevOps teams to ensure network-level and host-level security controls and practices are maintained.
    • Promote and develop new security controls and practices as new technologies are deployed.
    • Contribute and participate in the Security Incident Response Process, investigations and table-top exercises.
    • Participate in the development and sustainment of security operational metrics and reporting.
    • Participate in change management process by conducting risk assessments.
    • Conduct ongoing research and development of new security practices and controls.
    • Actively remain updated with the latest security trends, technologies, vulnerability tracking and attacker techniques tactics and procedures.
    • Manage and operate the vulnerability management platform and process.
    • Participate in external security audits, including client security questionnaires.
    • Participate in security awareness & training program activities.

    What you’ll bring:

    • In-depth understanding of industry security frameworks (e.g., ISO 27001/27003; NIST CSF, NIST 800-53).
    • Advanced knowledge of incident response handling and vulnerability management.
    • Professional security management certification: CISSP and SANS preferred.
    • Strong knowledge and practical experience managing and operating EDR tools, SIEM tools, Vulnerability Management Platforms, WAFs and Network Firewalls.
    • Strong knowledge and practical experience managing AWS, Office365 and Azure cloud environments.

    Previous Work Experience:

    • 5 to 7 years of progressive IT Security Operations and Analyst work experience.

    Who are we?

    Absorb Software is a remote-first company that provides online training solutions to leading organizations around the world. Absorb is a cloud-based learning management system (LMS) engineered to inspire learning and fuel business productivity. Our online learning platform combines forward-thinking technology built to scale as our customer’s organizations grow. We empower learners to enrich their lives, workplaces and communities.

    Our values are simple:

    • We achieve exceptional results by genuinely caring about each other and the work we do.
    • We’re united, and we grow through our commitment to elevating continual learning!

    Absorb is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment for all our people. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. In the event a current Absorb employee would like to apply for this role they will inform their supervisor prior to submitting their application. Successful candidates for this position will be subject to pre-employment background screening, including a criminal record check and must be able to show proof of legal eligibility to work in the country they have applied to without sponsorship.

    Should you require any accommodation during the recruitment process, please indicate this on your application and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. For any questions, please contact us at