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Security Analyst

We are looking for a Security Analyst to join our team. This person will require strong technical and interpersonal skills to effectively analyze information systems, research and validate alerts, and operate security tools for monitoring the environment. In this hands-on role, the candidate will assist in developing and deploying solutions as a part of the Security team. This individual will be required to coordinate with members of other internal IT teams, service vendors, and stakeholder groups to ensure the efficient, timely delivery of security recommendations and incident response.


  • Prepare threat models for security and recommend mitigations
  • Analyze security threats, vulnerability assessments, and audit results to recommend security solutions that enable business objectives
  • Assist in incident response to global cybersecurity events
  • Execute playbooks and implement appropriate mitigations using a suite of next-generation tools
  • Monitor and investigate security breaches and other cybersecurity incidents
  • Install security measures and operate software to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls and data encryption programs
  • Document security breaches and assess the damage they cause
  • Work with security team to perform tests to uncover network vulnerabilities and fix those vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard
  • Stay current on IT security trends and news
  • Assist in developing company-wide best practices for IT security
  • Research security enhancements and make recommendations to management
  • Provide feedback and recommended improvements to our processes and technologies


Minimum Qualifications:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as possession of any industry licenses or certifications (CISSP, Security+)

  • Minimum of 2-5 years of IT experience or IT security operations experience
  • Strong knowledge of industry standards and best practices for Information Security
  • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced demanding environment
  • Ability to accurately and efficiently monitor, analyze, and triage security events
  • Basic understanding and familiarity of operating systems such as Windows, OS X, and Linux
  • Basic understanding of networking concepts, such as TCP/IP and the OSI 7-layer model



Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. Our range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical/Prescription drug insurance, Dental, Vision, Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Pre-Tax and Roth 401(k), Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life/AD&D Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Student Loan Repayment Program, Educational Assistance & generous paid time off. 


Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world.  In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.  Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others.  More information can be found at
Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.



Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: New York 

City: New York 

Postal Code: 10019 

Job ID: 165983

Date:  Sep 15, 2021

New York, NY, US, 10019

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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