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Cyber Security Analyst

Commitment: Full-Time

Department: Technology

Location: Boston, MA

Team: Security

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Simply Business is more than our name. It's how we approach insurance: Make it clear. Make it simple. Make it affordable. By combining exceptional talent, technology, data, and knowledge, Simply Business is the go-to online insurance brokerage that protects small businesses and the entrepreneurs who work hard to build them. 

We want team members who have the drive to challenge boundaries. If you’re smart and passionate about delivering brilliant customer experiences, we’d love to hear from you.

We need a Cyber Security Analyst to join us in Boston.

When you join Simply Business, you’ll protect us from threat actors who attempt to evade our cyber defenses. This is a hands-on technical position where you’ll play an important role in increasing the maturity of our Security Operations Centre (SOC).

Additionally, you’ll need a strong drive and willingness to learn and grow. You’ll be in a rapidly evolving environment, which will bring new challenges and opportunities for growth on a regular basis. You’ll be empowered to develop and explore your unique passion for cyber security operations.

As a Cyber Security Analyst you will:

  • Be the face of InfoSec within the business. You’ll address security issues as an enabler, not a blocker, by working proactively with all teams and baking security into our tech
  • Articulate the ‘why’ behind what we do to technical and non-technical colleagues
  • Contribute in establishing a security culture throughout the business and enjoy autonomy and flexibility to experiment on ideas that could help improve InfoSec as a whole

Responsibilities include:

  • Proactively identifying and responding to potential security incidents within Simply Business’ estate, leading the response following predefined playbooks
  • Assisting with threat intelligence capability development using industry leading technologies
  • Developing and improving incident response playbooks using the latest orchestration and automation tooling
  • Scrutinising operational processes, improving where necessary, and ensuring operational documentation is accurate and up to date
  • Contributing to the development of new tools, techniques, and approaches

What we are looking for:

  • Knowledge of scripting languages, and automation/orchestration methods to assist in reducing repeatable SOC processes
  • Exceptional analytical mindset and keen attention to detail within one of the following areas: Security Incident Response, SIEM, SOAR tooling, Vulnerability Management, threat intelligence feeds and process
  • Good understanding of networks including common devices, protocols, and architecture
  • Ability to create and maintain SIEM correlation rules, signature creation for supported IDPS and Endpoint Protection products, with a particular emphasis on threat hunting related rule creation and g
  • Good understanding of the Cyber Attack Lifecycle or common attack types (eg Insider Threat, Phishing, DDoS), and their associated methods

Great to haves:

  • Experience in threat hunting and threat management
  • Knowledge of scripting languages, and automation/orchestration methods to assist in reducing repeatable SOC processes
  • A background in penetration testing, such as in a purple team
  • Data loss prevention tooling experience
  • Information security based qualification such as CISSP, GMON, GCIH, SSCP, Sec+

We want to meet you
At Simply Business, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. Unfortunately, research has shown that some candidates, particularly women and people from other underrepresented groups, are put off applying for a job if they don’t fit every single one of the criteria.

But hiring at Simply Business isn’t a box ticking exercise – we’re much more interested in meeting people who’re excited to work with us. So if this job appeals to you and you think you’d be a good fit, send us your CV. With any luck we’ll be seeing you at interview soon.

What are the benefits?

Here are some of the great benefits and perks that come from being a Simply Business employee:
• A salary that reflects your experience, our pay policy, and the market we’re in from your first day
• Group plan for medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage
• Short term disability, long term disability, and life insurance coverage
• Participation in the Company’s bonus program
• Participation in 401(k) plan with a 3% employer match
• Commuter benefits to help cut down on commuting costs
• 25 days of vacation time plus 10 company holidays
• Flexible working hours and working from home
• Annual company trip, regular outings, and volunteer opportunities 
• An awesome WeWork office with cold brew coffee, beer on tap, local pop-up events, and more 

As a company, we pride ourselves on inclusion in the workplace. Simply Business is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Want more info on working at Simply Business? Check out our careers page: https://www.simplybusiness.com/careers/ 

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