Information Security Operations Analyst Intern (1077)

Emeryville, CA

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Posted 3 weeks ago

Amyris, a leader in clean synthetic biology, is seeking a motivated individual to help support, monitor and implement our information security and risk program.As a data driven organization, we are driven to ensure the highest level of cybersecurity protections as well as complying with industry standard cybersecurity frameworks.
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The Information Security Operations Analyst Intern is responsible for a diverse set of security monitoring, incident handling, and threat hunting duties in support of Amyris and its customers.  The Analyst must adapt, expand, and apply their security and technology experience to keep pace with industry and customer demands, as well as communicate complex security, cloud, and technology concepts to internal and external stakeholders. Jr. Security Analysts will collaborate with other team members on special projects and professional development as needed.


  • Monitor customer security tools and data sources for suspicious activity
  • Perform threat hunting and data analysis activities using a diverse set of tools
  • Manage, optimize, and configure security controls, such as endpoint security and vulnerability scanners
  • Conduct incident response and incident handling activities in accordance with established rule books and policies
  • Document security incidents and improvements
  • Assist in internal process improvement, automation, and optimization projects as needed
  • Conduct incident detection and response for customer environments. This includes:
  • Perform threat hunting on security controls, such as:
  • Next Generation Firewalls
  • Endpoint Protection platforms
  • Vulnerability management and scanners
  • Windows and Linux server logs
  • Application server logs
  • Identity management platforms
  • Identify, assess, and document incidents.
  • Remediate issues, or communicate remediation strategies to customers or other Analysts
  • Optimize alerting and detection capabilities
  • Manage SIEM alerts, correlations, data, reports, and dashboards to assist with detection and response
  • Report on threat vulnerability data using risk-evaluation methodologies


  • IT experience including systems, network, and cloud administration.
  • At least one year of experience with security technologies, such as NGFW, IDS/IPS, endpoint security, or vulnerability management platforms.

  • Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Familiarity with network, system, and security tools such as:
  • Next Generation Firewalls (NGFW)
  • Intrusion Detection/Prevention systems (IDS/IPS)
  • Vulnerability Management platforms
  • Enterprise endpoint protection
  • Web application firewalls
  • Security information and event management (SIEM) platforms
  • DNS and fundamental TCP/IP protocols
  • Familiarity with management, administration, and architecture of cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • Configuring, optimizing, and analyzing security alert data
  • Successfully execute and triage incident response procedures
  • Understand threat intelligence models and data

  • Education, Certifications and Training
  • Knowledge with one or more cybersecurity frameworks (ISO, NIST, etc)
Amyris, a leader in industrial synthetic biology, uses its innovative bioscience solutions to achieve renewable products by converting plant sugars into hydrocarbon molecules. Amyris’ molecules are used in wide range of specialty & performance chemicals, flavors & fragrances and in applications ranging from cosmetics to biofuels. Learn more at
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Job tags: Architecture Automation AWS Azure DNS IDS Incident response Industrial IPS Linux NIST SIEM TCP/IP Threat intelligence Vulnerability management Windows
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