Security Incident Response Analyst

Austin, Texas

Full Time Senior-level / Expert USD 89K - 135K *


Box empowers your teams by making it easy to work with people inside and outside your organization, protect your valuable content, and connect all your apps.

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Box is the market leader for Cloud Content Management. Our mission is to power how the world works together. Box is partnering with enterprise organizations to accelerate their digital transformation by creating a single platform for secure content management, collaboration and workflow. We have an amazing opportunity to further establish ourselves as leaders in the space, and we need strong advocates to help us achieve that goal. 

By joining Box, you will have the unique opportunity to help capture a majority of this developing market and define what content management looks like for the digital enterprise. Today, Box powers over 97,000 businesses, including 70% of the Fortune 500 who trust Box to manage their content in the cloud. 


Box is scaling at a rapid pace, and with innovation and speed comes with interesting security challenges. Our customers demand world class security.  We need your creativity and technical expertise to help us tackle these challenges. Come help us continue to develop a forward-leaning security posture and an incredible team dedicated to detecting and responding to threats, keeping both Box and our customers safe.  


Box's Security Incident Response Team (SIRT) is responsible for managing Box's security incidents. Box presents a unique opportunity to be a part of building our global security team at massive scale. We have built a world-class group with some amazing talent and this is a unique opportunity to grow with us.  We have the data, we have the corporate support and we're looking to grow.  We need a Security Specialist with experience fighting security fires, who is comfortable being uncomfortable, and is willing to run point on incidents. You're passionate about helping the team better understand your areas of expertise and interest, and to share your knowledge in a collaborative environment that focuses on enabling the team to share their unique skills and perspectives.

You will also be responsible for:

  • Responding and investigating security alerts
  • Recognizing trends in alerts to help strengthen Box's security posture and provide suggestions for enhanced alerts and detection coverage
  • Executing and delivering work towards long-term goals and initiatives to support Box's overall security posture
  • Adapting to change and effectively organizing work according to business priorities
  • Sharing your knowledge with the more junior members of the team
  • The documentation of process and procedures 


  • Bachelor's degree in a technical, engineering, IT or a cybersecurity related field or equivalent and 3+ years related experience
  • A pulse on the tools, tactics and procedures the bad guys are using today and the platforms they may be attacking. This includes AWS, GCP, Kubernetes, CI/CD Pipelines & Build Processes, service integration, generalized infrastructure familiarity, and serverless architectures like Lambda, etc.
  • Experience with formal security models like MITRE ATT&CK or CIS Critical Security Controls
  • You can perform analysis of large amounts of data and can come to logical conclusions involving that data
  • You work well with the unpredictable, ever changing threat landscape that exists in cybersecurity
  • You can perform independently to collect data, perform analysis, and research findings to determine if abuse or exploitation occurred
  • You are collaborative with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • You are analytical, organized, know how to make a plan and execute it
  • Experience in three or more of the following:
    • Cloud Security - we're a cloud company!   
    • System Security - MacOS\Linux\Windows
    • Network Security - IDS, PCAP
    • Incident Response
    • Signature\Alerting Creation 
    • Tools of the trade including RegEx, advanced command line familiarity, OSINT
    • Scripting - We like Python but other languages like Golang are cool too
    • SEIM\Log Aggregation\Data Analytics\Query languages - Splunk SPL, Lucene, SQL, Elk DSL
    • Prior Security Operations Experience
    • Enthusiasm and passion for Cyber Security, you will definitely find a lot in Box!

Nice to haves

  • Industry Recognized Security Certifications like CISSP, OCSP, CEH, GCIA, GCIH, GCFA, CYSA, Security+
  • You have experience working with automation teams or performing automation yourself
  • Prior work experiences in Dev Ops, Software Engineering or Sys Admin roles
  • Prior open source contributions
BENEFITS EQUAL OPPORTUNITY   We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, and any other protected ground of discrimination under applicable human rights legislation. Box strives to respect the dignity and ‎‎independence of people with disabilities and is committed to giving them the same ‎‎opportunity to succeed as all other employees. Accommodations are available ‎throughout ‎the application process and an employee’s employment at Box.   HEALTH AND SAFETY   To promote the health and safety of all Boxers and our communities, in order to "Go to Work" at Box in the U.S., you must be Fully Vaccinated or have an approved accommodation. "Go(ing) to Work" at Box is defined as visiting a Box office, facility, or co-working site, visiting or meeting in person with fellow Boxers, Box clients and/or customers, vendors, or partners, engaging in business travel, and or participating in any Box-sponsored and/or related activity where others are present.  If you are fully remote and do not "Go to Work,” the vaccination requirement is not applicable.  "Fully Vaccinated" means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen.  If you are unable to get a vaccine due to a medical condition, a sincerely-held religious belief or another legally recognized reason, Box will consider requests for an accommodation.    For details on how we protect your information when you apply, please see our Personnel Privacy Notice. If you are a California-resident, please read our California Applicant & Candidate Privacy Notice here.    #LI-Remote #LI-CW1


* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey 💰

Tags: Analytics Automation AWS CEH CI/CD CISSP Cloud DevOps ELK GCFA GCIA GCIH GCP Golang IDS Incident response Kubernetes Lambda Linux MacOS MITRE ATT&CK Network security Open Source OSINT PCAP Privacy Python Scripting Splunk SQL Windows

Perks/benefits: Career development Health care

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States
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