Associate Network Security Analyst / Blue Team Engineer
American National is an established, stable, and successful multi-line insurance corporation that has provided financial strength and a sense of security to employees, customers and business partners since 1905. We've been recognized by Forbes as one of America's most trustworthy financial companies and best mid-sized employers. With focus on our organization's values and cultural richness: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork (FIRST) and Agility, Collaboration, and Engagement (ACE) we continue to pursue our vision to be a leading provider of financial products and services for current and future generations.
What's in it for you?
American National supports a comfortable, diverse, and inclusive work environment, following a casual dress code and focus on healthy work-life balance. We understand that comprehensive benefits are important which is why we offer a generous package that includes: medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, matching 401(k), paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, health-wellness initiatives, and a volunteer program where employees are provided PTO for giving their time to a charity of choice, and referral bonuses! We also offer a comprehensive wellness program that includes onsite fitness centers and classes or discounted gym memberships, free health screenings, free flu shots, and more.
Purpose of Job
American National is seeking an Associate Network Security Analyst for our Glenmont, NY location. The associate network security analyst serves as the initial point of defense in keeping American National's network secure. The position provides day-to-day monitoring of multiple security tools to detect unusual and malicious traffic. The individual will work with senior analysts to research and triage potential security threats. Reporting to the network security manager, they will work on threat intelligence, forensics, and incident responsesthat adhere to best practices and recognized control frameworks.Essential Functions
- Analyzes security logs and related security events (security information and event management (SIEM) monitoring).
- Monitors company's perimeter, platform, and endpoint feeds into the SIEM.
- Monitors the company's security subsystems. • Escalates possible security incidents to the next tier of support.
- Monitors and ensures security controls effectiveness. • Understands modern digital communications.
- Develops background on intelligence topics.
- Conducts independent research and coordinates results with other analysts in other disciplines across the enterprise.
- Associate degree.
- Two years of information technology experience.
Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
American National Insurance Company is committed to compliance with the ADA. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding essential job function, please contact a member of the HR team.
Physical effort: The position requires ability to effectively communicate with others to exchange information.
Work location: The position can be performed remotely.Preferences/Certifications
- Associate degree in math, science, computer science, or a related field or equivalent work history may be considered in place of a degree.
- CompTIA Security+.
- CompTIA CySA+.
- GIAC Security Essentials certification.
The preceding job posting was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.
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American National is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.