Digital Risk Security Analyst

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 12 hours ago

Reference 1376920

 Job Description

Proofpoint are looking for a Digital Risk Security Analyst responsible to investigate threats that originate on Social Media Platforms, Domains, Mobile App Stores, Dark Web, and other areas.

Company Overview

At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:

  • Build and enhance our proven security platform
  • Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture
  • Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel
  • Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges

We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.

The Role

As a Digital Risk Security Analyst you will have a diverse set of responsibilities. Some of the responsibilities you will have are investigate threats that originate on Social Media Platforms, Domains, Mobile App Stores, Dark Web, and other areas. You will also be responsible for running Risk Assessments and evaluations for customers using our products and services. This role also has a good portion of it involving development and automation. You must be aware of web development technologies and best practices.  

Your day-to-day

  • Working with the other analysts on the team to collaborate on processes and workflows
  • Review detections for customers who are our managed service customers
  • Create Risk Assessment reports for prospects
  • Work on internal portal development
  • Work on automation scripts and processes
  • Get on conference calls with customers to review results

What you bring to the team

  • Development experience with Python (preferably), Ruby, Perl
  • Knowledge of Web development frameworks like Flask, Django, Ruby on Rails, etc.
  • Experience using 3rd party API’s especially RESTful API’s
  • Knowledge and experience using with various Social Media Platforms
  • A great investigative mindset
  • Ability to learn new things quickly

Why Proofpoint

As a customer focused and driven-to-win organization with leading edge products, there are many exciting reasons to join the Proofpoint team. We believe in hiring the best the brightest and cultivating a culture of collaboration and appreciation. As we continue to grow and expand globally, we understand that hiring the right people and treating them well is key to our success! We are a multi-national company with locations in 10 countries, with each location contributing to Proofpoint’s amazing culture!