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Sr Cybersecurity Analyst

Company: Riot Blockchain
Location: Austin
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

About Riot PlatformsRiot is a Bitcoin mining and digital infrastructure company focused on a vertically integrated strategy. The Company has Bitcoin mining data center operations in central Texas and electrical switchgear engineering and fabrication operations in Denver, Colorado.--Our mission is to positively impact the sectors, networks and communities that we touch. We believe that the combination of an innovative spirit and strong community partnership allows the Company to achieve best-in-class execution and create successful outcomes.Riot is actively expanding and improving its Bitcoin mining operations through innovation, expansion, and procurement, including large-scale expansion of its Texas-based mining and hosting facilities. Join us in building the world's leading Bitcoin-driven infrastructure platform.--Key attributes we are looking forYou are interested in Bitcoin and being involved in the sector. You are creative, innovative, and strive to improve organizational efficiency. You have strong communication skills and can multi-task. You identify problems and solve them. You take initiative, you are self-sufficient, and you are detail focused.About the roleWe are seeking an experienced Cybersecurity professional to lead our efforts in safeguarding operations, personnel, and information systems against online threats and unauthorized access. As a key member of our Cybersecurity team, you will spearhead projects that align security controls with industry standards and best practices. Your innovative ideas and expertise will help shape the future of our tools, systems, and controls, enhancing our overall security posture.--This is a Hybrid role at the Austin Office--Essential FunctionsDevelop and Implement Cybersecurity Strategy: Drive the strategic direction of our cybersecurity initiatives.Lead Cybersecurity Projects: Collaborate with internal partners to lead and manage cybersecurity projects.Conduct Cloud Security Assessments: Perform thorough security assessments for cloud environments.Support Infrastructure and New Product Security: Oversee existing infrastructure and initiatives while conducting security reviews for new products.Vendor Onboarding and Due Diligence: Ensure new technology vendors meet compliance and cybersecurity standards.Collaborate with IT Team: Work with the IT team to design, build, and maintain secure, compliant applications.Enhance Security Monitoring: Improve data collection and analysis to align with our security monitoring strategy.Provide Security Coaching: Offer guidance and assistance to executives and staff on security matters.Policy Development: Create and update comprehensive security policies and procedures.Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesExtensive Cybersecurity Experience: 5+ years in Cybersecurity.Technical Expertise: 3+ years working with servers, networks, and applications.Compliance and Framework Knowledge: 1+ years with regulatory compliance and frameworks (e.g., NIST 800, ISO 27000, COBIT).Network Defense and Security Architecture: Strong understanding of defense principles and security architecture.Cloud Security: Experience with SaaS products, AWS, and Azure.Process Automation: Practical experience with scripting and building process automation.Security Orchestration: Knowledge of frameworks supporting incident response, security detection, vulnerability management, and risk assessment.Adaptability: Ability to adapt to an evolving environment and devise innovative solutions.Threat Analysis: Skills in analyzing threat actor tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs).Willingness to Travel: Ability to travel 10-15%.Education and Experience--BS or MA in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field.Certification in GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and/or other cyber security professional certifications are preferred.Compensation and Benefits--Competitive salary commensurate with experienceCompany Stock Options with additional incentives401k plan with company matchingGreat medical, vision, and dental plans to choose fromLong-term and Short-term disabilityAdditional benefit options (Employee Assistance Program, Pet Insurance, and more)Flexible Spending AccountsGenerous PTO and Paid HolidaysA fun company culture with tremendous growth opportunities!--PI4d582caf18f8-25660-34605948

Keywords: Riot Blockchain, Austin , Sr Cybersecurity Analyst, Professions , Austin, Texas

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