Analyst 1, IT Security

Analyst 1, IT Security

Western Digital
4-7 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description
Security Engineer - Information Security
Do weak server security configurations bother you Do you like to write scripts and find ways to automate technology Are you more comfortable with a command line versus a GUI Then Western Digital would like to speak with you. Western Digital is looking for a passionate and energetic Security Engineer working directly for the Senior Director of Global Cyber Operations.
What will you be doing
As a member of the cyber team you will be 'hands on' in supporting cyber security technologies including pilots, design, architecture, implementation, engineering and operations. This means you will be crucial in helping select, implement, and manage the security technologies for the global enterprise. You will be required to use your skills and experience to put together requirements, assist with proof of concepts (POC), administer security technology, partner with other organizations, and oversee the technology from start to finish.
Furthermore, this position will partner directly with the Security Operations Center (SOC) to maintain a healthy state of the entire security stack and ensure the SOC has the data they need. Western Digital is looking for a self-motivated, creative, highly efficient, and accountable security practitioner. Your ability to execute, communicate effectively, stay organized, and partner with your peers are what will help you achieve success.
Job Details
  • Work with the SOC to support and respond to security technology needs
  • Maintain well organized technology diagrams and documentation (network, rack, architecture, dataflow) and system inventories
  • Provide system administration for the global security technology stack
  • Respond to tickets and incidents related to security technology
  • Collaborate with the infrastructure teams
  • Design, update, and maintain standard operating procedures for security system administration
  • Troubleshoot technology issues
  • Manage service request queues
  • Partner with vendors to maintain and enhance security technologies
  • Support the maturity of the global cyber security technology stack (metrics, health checks, tech debt, patching, configuration management, etc.)
  • Write scripts for automation
  • Design, write, and implement APIs to integrate various technologies

  • Bachelor's degree from accredited 4-year University in Computer Science or equivalent technical area
  • CISSP, Mac / Windows / Linux related certificates (strongly encouraged)
  • 4 years experience in information technology
  • 2 years experience in information security (specifically in engineering and operations)
  • Proven track record for effective communication and accountability
  • Ability to work and manage multiple simultaneous projects
  • Must work well under pressure, in stressful situations, achieve critical deadlines, maintain confidentiality, and ensure high professionalism and customer service.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Work independently without detailed guidance
  • Knowledge of operating system configuration management (Windows / Linux / Mac)
  • Ability to read, write, and implement scripts (python, perl, powershell, bash, etc.)
  • Experience with managing various operating systems (Windows, Mac, Linux)
  • Hands on experience with client server technologies.
  • Passion and pride for maintaining strong security configurations on servers and systems
  • Knowledge and experience with various Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) used by malicious actors (APT, nation state, organized crime, insider threat, etc)

Technical Proficiencies:
  • Log correlation and analysis (SIEM)
  • Windows / Mac / Linux operating systems
  • Antivirus (McAfee, Trend Micro, Symantec, etc.)
  • Virtual platforms (VMware, Virtual Box, Hyper-V, etc.)
  • OSI Model
  • Vulnerability and patch management
  • Network security (Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Web-proxy, NGFW, Packet capture, Netflow analysis, etc.)

Recommended Skills:
  • Knowledge of IT security and various frameworks (NIST, ISO, ITL, COBIT etc.)
  • Familiarity or experience in software development
  • Threat management
  • Experience with implementation of APIs and technology integrations
  • Forensic tools (EnCase, FTK, Cellebrite, etc.)
  • Advance endpoint protection (FireAmp, Crowdstrike, Cylance, MIR, etc.)
  • Deceptive controls (honey pots, deceptive networks, honey nets, etc.)
  • Operational maturity models
  • DLP

Additional Information
Western Digital thrives on the power and potential of diversity. As a global company, we believe the most effective way to embrace the diversity of our customers and communities is to mirror it from within. We believe the fusion of various perspectives results in the best outcomes for our employees, our company, our customers, and the world around us. We are committed to an inclusive environment where every individual can thrive through a sense of belonging, respect and contribution.
Western Digital is committed to offering opportunities to applicants with disabilities and ensuring all candidates can successfully navigate our careers website and our hiring process. Please contact us at to advise us of your accommodation request. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

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