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Senior Security Analyst

  • DC, Washington, United States
$93,000 - $102,000 per yearTechnology

Job description


Great Minds, a mission driven Public Benefit Corporation, brings teachers and scholars together to craft exemplary instructional materials that inspire joy in teaching and learning. Our English curriculum, Wit & Wisdom®, Eureka Math™ and PhD Science™, all support teachers as they take students beyond rote learning to provide a deeper, more complete understanding of the humanities, mathematics, and the sciences. Founded in 2007, Great Minds now employs more than 1,000 people.

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Great Minds’ Eureka Math is the most widely used curriculum in the history of American education. It enjoys an unrivaled 40+ net promoter score. Eureka and its sister products, Wit & Wisdom English and PhD Science, embrace much higher expectations for all students and all teachers. In a market dominated by scripted, procedural materials that drive expectations down, Great Minds produces curricula that celebrate knowledge, respect the craft of teaching, and acknowledge the true capabilities of students.

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Manager, IT Security, the Senior Security Analyst will focus our corporate security operations center, security process procedures, endpoint management, intrusion prevention, security operations, and service ticket support. The position will establish security capabilities within the organization and drive improvements in our security operations posture focused primarily on SOC activities. This role will also act as an escalation point for security events and may act as a resource on corporate technology projects.


  • Lead the SOC and alerts to resolution.
  • Prioritize SOC tasks and incidents, developing a plan to resolution.
  • Monitor, prevent, detect, investigate, and respond to cyber threats, including monitoring the security posture and responding to security incidents and alerts.
  • Perform daily operational security and compliance tasks.
  • Perform triage on security-related incidents and provide appropriate context to customers when working service ticket requests.
  • Lead continuous efforts and improving on building out the SOC with guidance from leadership.
  • Work with SIEM or MDR software to build out dashboards with security alerts.
  • Analyze and determine impacts based off patterns discovered in security alerts or incidents.

Job requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3+ years of proven work experience in Information Technology security.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of security operations center or SIEM/MDR experience.
  • Broad range of experience using cloud and security tools including but not limited to (Okta, O365, Zscaler, SentinelOne, Mimecast, or similar products)
  • Strong understanding and hands-on experience supporting a Windows and/or Mac environment
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment across organizational teams
  • Ability to work flexible schedules to meet job requirements should an event occur after hours which requires support
  • Technical Certifications, such as A+, Network+, or Security+

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PowerShell, Bash, Python scripting, and coding abilities
  • Technical Certifications, such as A+, Network+, or Security+

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree


  • Full-time
  • Hybrid


  • Washington, DC

The expected base salary range for this position is $93,000-$102,000, however the offered salary may be higher or lower than the above range dependent on numerous factors including, but not limited to location, work experience, skills and internal equity considerations.. The base salary is not inclusive of benefits or other incentives.

A cover letter and resume are required to be considered for this position.

New employees will be required to successfully complete a background check.

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Great Minds is an equal opportunity employer. We will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. Our policy reflects and affirms the organization’s commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all discriminatory practices.