Threat Analyst - New Graduate

Carmel, IN, US, 46032

Sophos Labs

<span lang="EN" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Job Purpose:

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Sophos evolves to meet every new challenge, protecting more than 400,000 organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by SophosLabs, our cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions can adapt and evolve to secure endpoints and networks against never-before-seen cybercriminal tactics and techniques. Managed through our award-winning, cloud-based platform, Sophos Central, our best-of-breed products work together through our unique Synchronized Security system to share threat intelligence and respond to evolving threats. The Sophos suite of products secures networks and endpoints against automated and active-adversary breaches, ransomware, malware, exploits, data exfiltration, phishing, and more.


<span lang="EN" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">As a Threat Analyst, you will support the Managed Threat Response (MTR) team in its effort to protect organizations against the most advanced threat actors in the world. You will expand your skillset through a wide variety of experiences, detecting and responding to cyber threats as they occur in real-time. You will collaborate with seasoned threat analysts to investigate, identify and neutralize cyber threats within our customer base.


<span lang="EN" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Main Duties

  • <span lang="EN" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Triage potential cyber threats occurring within customer environments
  • <span lang="EN" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Escalate cyber threats to tier 2 Threat Analysts for response and neutralization
  • <span lang="EN" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Perform health checks to improve upon customers’ security posture
  • <span lang="EN" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Acknowledge and satisfy inbound customer requests; interact with customers through various mediums
  • <span lang="EN" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Actively research emerging Indicators of Compromise/Attack, exploits and vulnerabilities with the intent of operationalizing findings to better protect our customers


<span lang="EN" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Required

  • <span lang="EN" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Associates Degree, or higher, in the following areas of study: Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Information Technology, etc.


<span lang="EN" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Essential Skills

  • <span lang="EN" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Fundamental understanding of cybersecurity concepts
  • <span lang="EN" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Fundamental understanding of networking concepts
  • <span lang="EN" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills, with proven ability to think outside the box
  • <span lang="EN" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Customer service-oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • <span lang="EN" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Must thrive within a team environment as well as on an individual basis
  • <span lang="EN" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Passion for all things related to information technology and cybersecurity
  • <span lang="EN" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Natural curiosity and ability to learn new skills quickly
  • <span lang="EN" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Innovative mindset and driven to contribute to a team providing a best-in-class cybersecurity service

Equal Opportunities

Sophos is committed to equality opportunity in all areas of its work. All qualified applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, color, age, disability or sexual orientation.

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At Sophos, we want every organization to be protected by innovative, next-generation IT security, even those who don't have a huge IT staff. We protect organizations of all sizes, all around the world by making enterprise-grade security that is simple to deploy, manage, and use. It is our passion, and something we are truly proud of.

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