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SOC - Analyst
Denver, Colorado  |  Remote
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Applied on June 30, 2022
Job Id #54498 Posted June 3, 2022

Remote in the US

Looking for a SOC Analyst with Splunk background


The Senior Information Security Analyst will manage existing security monitoring, training and awareness, and data protection programs and will work to mature these programs over time.  This role is critical for leading the real-time detection and mitigation of cyber threats.


This position will be exposed to, and become proficient with, a wide range of security frameworks, technologies, and disciplines.  The ideal candidate will assess risk and facilitate remediation of identified vulnerabilities with company network, systems and applications.  The role requires continuous engagement with personnel throughout all business units to enhance security knowledge and requires deep technical skills to help remediate risks.  The successful candidate is excited to spread knowledge and facilitate intellectual growth throughout company.



  • Supervise and assess daily Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) reports for events requiring escalation and take action to mitigate threats

  • Perform comprehensive infrastructure security risk assessments, identify and remediate gaps

  • Monitor daily external threat intelligence; assess risks with system/application owners, track and report remediation plans and status. This includes new vulnerabilities and 0 day threats

  • Coordinate information security incident response activities, including breach preparedness and response, liaising with site support and communications teams

  • Development of an Information Security Awareness program within the corporation. Provides security policy and procedure information to employees as needed including developing training and awareness seminars on various security topics.

  • Maintain knowledge of industry standards and best practices involving security, including identification of solutions to mitigate risk.

  • Manage endpoint protection solution(s), including device management, malware, and patching technologies and respond to security-related events

  • Research and propose solutions for emerging security threats and new technology



  • 5 years related work experience or equivalent education 

  • 2+ years working in a SOC and/or strong security technology operations experience

  • Experience in security technologies such as: Security information and event management (SIEM), IDS/IPS, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Proxy, Web Application Firewall (WAF), Endpoint detection and response (EDR), Anti-Virus, Sandboxing, network- and host- based firewalls, Threat Intelligence, Penetration Testing, etc.

  • Knowledge of Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) tactics, techniques, and procedures

  • Understanding of possible attack vectors such as network probing/ scanning, DDOS, malicious code activity, etc.

  • Understanding of common network infrastructure devices such as routers and switches

  • Understanding of basic networking protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP

  • Basic knowledge in system security architecture and security solutions

  • Experience working directly with DevOps and Engineering-focused teams



  • Certifications including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certification in Certified Intrusion Analyst (GIAC), Continuous Monitoring (GMON), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) or equivalent, Security+, GIAC Certified Incident Handler or GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst

  • Technology-Specific training:

    • Splunk Core User

    • SentinelOne Incident Responder

    • Amazon Web Services Certified Cloud Practitioner

    • Google Associate Cloud Engineer

    • Splunk Core Power User

    • Amazon Web Services Certified Security Specialist

    • Google Professional Cloud Engineer

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Self-motivated to improve knowledge and skills

  • A strong desire to understand the what as well as the why and the how of security incidents

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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