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Information Security Analyst- US West Coast Remote


Oct 13

Security Analyst shall be responsible for monitoring, assessing, and remediating cybersecurity events to secure and protect proprietary, personal, and privileged electronic data.  Utilize cybersecurity tools to monitor and detect attacks and vulnerabilities in the network.  Monitor SIEM alerts for evidence of compromise and report security incidents.  Analyze/assess security incidents in the network to recommend solutions and best practices.  


    • Resource will function as a member of the Security Operation Center performing intrusion detection, prevention, and incident response.
    • Must be able to operate as a member of a frontline team in security operation, monitoring and analyzing custom alerts and dashboards.
    • Provides feedback in assessing new threat vectors and the effectiveness of controls.
    • Leverages advanced investigative skills using best in class data correlation and network/packet analysis tools.
    • Will partner with senior leaders from lines of business organizations to triage security events and report on impacting security incidents.


    • A solid foundation in networking fundamentals, with a deep understanding of TCP/IP and other core protocols!
    • Experience in enterprise intrusion analysis, SIEM and incident response.
    • The ability to analyze logs from various security devices and web servers.
    • Experience doing packet captures and interpreting them (e.g., tcpdump, Wireshark).
    • Familiarity with network architecture and security infrastructure placement.
    • Understanding of Windows and Unix operating systems, and command line tools.
    • Knowledge of attack vectors, threat tactics, kill chain and attacker techniques is a plus.
    • Experience with Cloud Incident Response is a plus (e.g., AWS, Azure)
    • Interpersonal skills sufficient to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.
    • Ability to elicit and communicate technical and non-technical information in a clear and concise manner.
    • An open mind, willingness to be challenged and strong desire to learn
    • Should be flexible to work during different shifts

Good to have

    • Exposure to incident response of cloud-based and distributed infrastructures are a plus.
    • Certifications from SANS, Offensive Security, ISC2 is a plus.

About Guidewire
Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.

Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

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Guidewire Software, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to an inclusive workplace, and believe that a diversity of perspectives, abilities, and cultures is a key to our success. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

Disability Accommodations and Guidewire’s Appeals Process. Guidewire provides accommodations to the hiring process to create a fair opportunity for candidates with disabilities to contend for open positions. Accommodation requests should be directed to (650) 356-4940 or [email protected]. If things do not go as hoped, we invite you to use our appeals process. Guidewire promises to independently review any denied accommodation and any decision not to offer you the position. The appeals process is the same in either case. Within five business days of receiving a notice of denial of an accommodation, or receiving a notice of your non-selection for a vacancy, call (650) 356-4940 or e-mail [email protected] to make an appeal. Guidewire will assign a new decision-maker to review the request and/or hiring decision, who will then notify you in writing of a decision within 10 business days.