Security Analyst/Engineer Job Description

Security Analyst/Engineer job description will consist of the role, responsibilities, qualifications and technical or soft skills required



As security threats change over time, the role of Security Analysts/Engineers is to keep the company's security products standard constantly up to date. They are also responsible for developing, maintaining, monitoring, and repairing security defects throughout the application life cycle.


  • Responsible for the implementation of security measures within our rapidly expanding cloud infrastructure
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to protect data, software, and AWS cloud resources
  • Create and maintain the DevSecOps toolsets required to automate, deploy, and manage the application release lifecycle
  • Own security architecture in the cloud in collaboration with other team members and functional areas
  • Track security violations and identify trends or exposures that could be addressed by additional training, technical measures, or the use of application tools to enhance security
  • May participate in simulated attacks or security violations to assess the organization's data security measures
  • Creation of security metrics, monitoring, and alerting around threats and compromise


  • X years of experience with mobile security, threat modeling, secure coding, authentication, cryptography, cloud and/or network security
  • Should have an accurate understanding of installation, configuration, implementation, and management of cloud security solutions and offerings
  • Strong AWS and GCP experience is a must
  • Experience using Terraform to write and deploy infrastructure as code and Ansible configuration management
  • Experience in creating hardened AMIs and Container images.
  • Hands-on experience working with services and tools such as IAM, SecurityHub, GuardDuty, Inspector CloudTrail, CloudWatch, Shield, WAF, KMS, Lambda, CloudWatch, PagerDuty, Slack, CloudCustodian
  • Mandatory and up-to-date awareness of the latest security trends and hacking techniques
  • Experience with implementation of security products DLP (Forcepoint), IPS (McAfee, Trend Micro), Anti-Spam ( Forcepoint, Cisco), Virus scanning (EPO) & WAF (Radware, F5)
  • Must have appropriate knowledge & understanding of the ITIL framework
  • Must have a proper understanding of TCP/IP, routing protocols & L2/L3 switches
  • Should have an understating of TCP/IP, DNS, encryption, and routing

Soft Skills

  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Design-oriented
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Experience with firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, and content filtering is desirable

Promotion Stage

Security Penetration Tester, Cybersecurity Architect


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, IT, Cyber Security, or any other similar domain, which should be a 4-year program depending upon an individual interest
  • CCSP (Certified Cloud Security Professional), AWS Certified Security

Reports To

Security Penetration Tester

Key Skills

AWS, Infrastructure Security, Terraform,

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