Cybersecurity Analyst - Austin, TX

Who We Are

Riot Blockchain is an industry-leading Bitcoin mining and hosting company operating in the United States. Riot’s strategic focus is expanding and efficiently operating its Bitcoin mining operations, through industrial-scale infrastructure development at the Company’s Whinstone facility in Rockdale, Texas, and the Corsicana expansion in Navarro County, TX.

Key attributes we are looking for

You 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 Role

We are looking to add a Cybersecurity Analyst to our growing IT department. In this role, you will collaborate and make decisions in efforts to protect operations, personnel and information systems against online threats and unauthorized use. You will deliver effective and efficient intrusion detection, incident response, security intelligence, threat, and vulnerability assessments.

Responsibilities

  • Support cybersecurity initiatives and collaborate with internal partners
  • Perform cloud security assessments
  • Support existing infrastructure and initiatives, as well as perform security reviews for new products
  • Assist in vendor onboarding and due diligence processes to ensure new technology vendors adhere to established compliance and cybersecurity baselines
  • Collaborate with IT team to design, build, and maintain secure and compliant applications
  • Improve data collection and analysis for strategic alignment with security monitoring strategy
  • Provide security guidance and assistance to executives and staff
  • Understand and support the Company’s security policies and procedures

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience
  • 2+ Year of IT Support and Cybersecurity experience preferred
  • Associate level knowledge of security architecture principles, identity management, networking, security protocols, application security, and DevOps CI/CD pipelines
  • Cloud experience with SaaS products, AWS, and Azure
  • Practical experience in building and supporting process automation (e.g., scripting skills)
  • Solid understanding in Segregation of Duties (SoD) and least privilege concepts
  • Ability to adapt to a constantly evolving environment and generate effective and innovative solutions to address change
  • Ability to analyze threat actor tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs)
  • Industry security certifications a plus
  • Ability to travel to the Company’s various locations, depending on the needs of the Company

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