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The Threat Analyst is responsible for driving the delivery of
the Proofpoint People Centric Security Program to customers via
threat and threat data analysis, coordinating and conducting
briefings, fielding inquiries, engaging internal SMEs, and
innovating to improve program processes and deliverables. The role
is customer facing and requires security data collection,
information synthesis, presentations, and on-going customer
guidance on a path to a stronger security posture.
The Threat Analyst is responsible for delivering the Proofpoint
People Centric Security Program and framework to customers.
Candidates will conduct threat analysis, apply analytics to threat
intelligence, conduct briefings, field inquiries, engage internal
SMEs, and initiate improvements to existing program framework,
processes, and deliverables. This position is customer facing.
The ideal candidate will bring the following:
Applied threat intelligence experience
Data analysis skills for threat analysis
Written and verbal communication/presentation skills
Demonstrated security interest and experience in two or more the
following security areas: email security, network security, cloud
security, security analytics, and incident response
Proofpoint product knowledge is a plus, but not required.
As a Threat Analyst, you will be assessing and analyzing a
customer’s security environment and ongoing threats, pointing out
unusual or interesting threats, then recommending tactical
(configuration, product/operational policy or implementation) and
strategic improvements. This customer facing role requires hands-on
preplanned investigations, on-demand inquiries, and unstructured
data analysis, but also uses soft skills to discuss, recommend,
advocate, and track changes and improvements to advance a
customer’s security posture. Your success is incumbent on providing
customers greater visibility, context, and insight into the threats
they face and suggestions on how to respond to them.
What you bring to the team
Extensive domain knowledge in cyber security, including
the ability to speak with authority on the broad threat
landscape, and in detail on email-based threats, exploits and
threat actors, and incident analysis. Knowledge of other
technologies such as networking, internet technologies, and web
servers is required.
Very strong interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written
Highly organized and the ability to lead through influence and
coordination, as well as facilitate communication with SMEs,
account teams, and other stakeholders as necessary.
Passion for working closely with customers to inform and protect
them, including the ability to maintain close communication with
multiple large organizations simultaneously.
Document current processes and identify areas for improvement to
improve customer experience and/or team efficiency.
Ability to identify potential areas of concern for customers
before or as they arise and take appropriate actions, such as
proactive notification, recommending framework-based or ad hoc
mitigations, and initiating additional research.
Knowledge of Python is a plus but not required
3-5 years of experience in the cyber security space
Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 Suite including Excel and
Powerpoint and Excel
Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies,
systems, and subjects quickly
If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic
over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!
Posted 28 Days Ago
About Us At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people,
data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance
risks. We hire the best people in the business to:
Build and enhance our proven security platform
Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud
Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven
Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security
We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what
matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation
cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as
a security partner.
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