What we do

At Civis Analytics, we bring objective, data-driven truth to organizational decision-making—from the boardroom to the world’s largest progressive social causes.

This mission isn’t an aspiration: it’s something we see realized every day, and it brings purpose to everything we’re working on.

We combine a sophisticated SaaS product with our specialized data science consultancy to empower tens of thousands of active users to make millions of data-driven decisions every month. From joining disparate data sources and automating reporting, to building more elaborate models of targeted audiences and optimizing messages for them, organizations like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the City of Boston, and iHeart Radio trust Civis’s technology to make their most critical decisions.

Core to our product and consulting offerings is Civis Platform, which makes it easy to import, manage, transform, analyze, and report on data with integrated open source tools. Our customers love Civis Platform because it empowers them to focus on finding data-driven answers to their most critical questions—in other words, we empower them to run their business, rather than running a tech stack. 

Learn more about Civis at www.civisanalytics.com.

Due to the uncertainty of COVID-19, all Civis offices are closed and all employees are remote for the foreseeable future. This is being closely monitored as things change and it’s likely our offices will reopen. Because of this uncertainty, we want to ensure candidates are open to potentially relocating to one of our offices in the future, but a totally remote option is negotiable for this role.

What we are looking for

Our software products are complex, and serve customers with high expectations for security and privacy. We are looking for a Security Analyst with experience and passion for infosec operations, customer service, and automation. This role is part of our Security team, reporting to our Director of Cybersecurity. In addition to the skills necessary for this role, we are looking for someone who will thrive in fast-moving and ambiguous environments. 

Responsibilities

You will be responsible for analyzing security events from multiple sources, developing metrics and visualizations, and managing the SOC’s workflow. Your work will include creating actionable threat intelligence that will inform and shape Security strategy and tactics. You will combine your experience and company context to manage complex security incidents through to resolution, in addition to resolving policy questions and technical security issues.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Some college courses in  Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or related field
  • 1 year cyber security experience
  • A team player with excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Knowledge and experience across the information security domain including: endpoint security, SIEM, IDS, identity management, vulnerability management, incident response, and threat intelligence
  • A demonstrated track record of analyzing and responding to security events
  • A strong commitment to partnership and customer service

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the current threat landscape, including common attack types and malware capabilities
  • Experience with SIEM systems
  • Strong understanding of IP, TCP/IP, and other network administration protocols
  • Strong understanding of Linux systems

Who we are

Civis offers opportunities for newcomers, seasoned professionals, and anyone in between. Our teams are energized by complex challenges and value diversity of thought. Opportunities to stand out and inspire happen daily, and we trust and encourage you to act on your ideas—no matter how big they are. 

We offer you the tools and community you need to do your best work. Each of us is committed to holding ourselves accountable for results, challenging the status quo, and finding new ways to help our company—and each other—grow.

Why join our team?

  • The opportunity to be part of a growing tech organization focused on solving interesting and meaningful problems, invested in internal promotion, and committed to fostering a diverse, equal, and inclusive workplace. 
  • Competitive benefits, including unlimited PTO; 401K match with immediate vesting; health, dental, and vision benefits; fully paid parental leave; breastfeeding support, including breastmilk shipping services for traveling moms; commuter benefits; wellness initiatives, including weekly group meditations; monthly on-site massage therapy; and pet insurance.

  • To support employees in our now-fully remote work environment, we have expanded our virtual journal and book clubs, Donut Pals (organized virtual coffee meet-ups), Lightning Talks (five-minute presentations on anything you’d like), Lunch-and-Learns, and HR Open Discussions (bi-weekly meet-ups where we discuss ideas and topics of the day in a casual format). We are also able to support and accommodate flexible work from-home-schedules to help employees juggle their domestic responsibilities.

Civis embraces the individuality of our employees, and we celebrate each other's differences. Our products, services, and culture benefit from and thrive on the unique perspectives brought by each person in our Civis community. We're proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, age, sex, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, marital status, disability, or veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us internalrecruiting@civisanalytics.com.

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