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Incident Response Lead & Threat Analyst

Cox Communications

Atlanta, GA
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Company Cox Communications
Title: Incident Response Lead & Threat Analyst
JobID: 1710056
Category: Information Technology
Industry: Cox Communications, Inc.
Job Type: Full-time


Cox Communications is searching for a Senior Security Consultant  who will report to the Senior Manager, Threat Detection & Incident Response.  The individual will support and provide technical expertise to the Threat Detection & Incident Response programs including incident response, critical threat response, attack & threat analysis, and analytics.  This position will interface with departments and business units across the Cox family of companies to ensure compliance objectives while strengthening the security posture of the organization.  The Senior Security Consultant will assist in the development of best practices, logging and monitoring standards, program and risk metrics, and ensure project deliverables are met in a timely manner.
Successful candidates will demonstrate strong business acumen and possess a blend of general business, technology and security competencies.  Specifically, this individual will have a versatile background, critical thinking and analytical capabilities, as well as a proven ability to bridge organization boundaries to implement security controls in products and risk mitigation strategies. 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Lead incident response efforts related to critical incidents, threats, vulnerabilities and bring these issues to resolution.
  • Create, document and follow detailed operational processes and procedures to appropriately analyze, escalate, and assist in remediation of all security incidents.
  • Collect, analyze, and disseminate commercial and open-source threat intelligence.
  • Research emerging threats, and prepare detailed threat intelligence reports.
  • Correlate threat intelligence and vulnerability assessments with active attacks within the enterprise.
  • Monitor and analyze security events and identify trends, attacks, and potential threats.
  • Facilitate the integration of threat and data feeds for the purposes of incident response.
  • Organize and conduct incident response exercises, incorporating resources both internal and external to the Cox Security team.
  • Interface effectively in key relationships, including security peers (Security Operations, Enterprise IT Operations, Architecture, etc.) internal business partners (Compliance/Privacy, Legal, Corporate Communications, etc.), and other leaders and partners within the broader enterprise.
  • Maintain security documentation including the Incident Response Plan and Security Logging & Monitoring Standards.
  • Work closely with boundary partners in order to integrate security monitoring into new projects.
  • Maintain familiarity with current and emerging information security vulnerabilities, threats, and exploits.


  • 3+ years of security experience, preferably with security and incident response duties.
  • Background integrating threat intelligence into incident response procedures, preferably working within a CSIRT or SOC.
  • Experience and proficiency with any of the following: Intrusion analysis, Host-Based Forensics, Network Forensics, Malware Analysis concepts and methods.
  • Experience working with and/or managing a SIEM.
  • Experience working with commercial and/or open-source threat intelligence feeds.
  • Experience with digital investigations, including disk and memory forensics.
  • Ability to write scripts/code using Python, Perl, Powershell, or an equivalent language.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills, are important to be successful in this role. Proven ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, as well as with external parties.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience with current incident response best practices and standards.
  • Critical thinking and contextual analysis abilities.
  • Deep knowledge of security issues, techniques, and implications across multiple technology platforms.
  • Ability to demonstrate a clear understanding, at an enterprise level, of application, network, infrastructure, and data security architecture.
  • Excellent analytical skills, able to manage multiple projects under strict timelines, work well in a demanding dynamic environment, and meet overall objectives.
  • BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, etc.
  • Experience with Cloud security solutions.
  • At least one relevant industry certification – GCIH, CCIA, GIAC, CISSP, CISM, CISA.
  • Experience with and knowledge of packet flow, TCP/UDP traffic, firewall, IDS/IPS, proxy technologies, antivirus solutions, protocol analyzers, vulnerability scanners, endpoint monitoring tools.
  • Experience in digital forensics and tools associated with the task such as EnCase, FTK, GRR Rapid Response, X-Ways, Volatility, Rekall.
  • Experience in reverse engineering malware and tools associated with the task such as IDA Pro, OllyDbg, Radare2
  • Experience in a hands-on technical role working within the Information Security Field, with emphasis on Intrusion Detection, Incident Response, Digital Forensics and Malware Analysis.



About Cox Communications


Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and home security and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable company, Cox serves approximately 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and digital media advertising. Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in broadband, voice and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For nine years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; Cox has ranked among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity 11 times. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at and

Organization: Cox Communications, Inc.

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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