Security Analyst

ViaSat – Austin, TX

See what it is like to work at ViaSat: 
Launch your career with ViaSat! ViaSat is a global broadband services technology company who securely connects consumers, businesses, and governments to the internet, anywhere in the world via satellite. ViaSat is not just an industry leader; we are a market disrupter – pushing the boundaries of what’s possible by creating what doesn’t exist. We thrive on accomplishing what others have proclaimed the impossible. Our competitive advantage is our people and technology. We attract & retain some of the world’s top talent. At ViaSat, you will have the opportunity to work on the toughest technical problems alongside leaders of the industry in an informal, campus-like atmosphere. The work is demanding, but the results are meaningful and rewarding. Come be a part of this exciting company where you will drive your own career without lanes, where the possibilities are limitless! 

Our IT Security Team is dedicated to keeping ViaSat’s data and employees safe from malicious cyber-attacks while preserving our casual, startup atmosphere. As ViaSat continues to grow into other business areas, there will always be a new struggle for you to tackle, requiring new, creative solutions and processes for you to create. As such, we promote continual growth through education, conferences, and certifications. Our IT Security is a diverse, passionate, energetic, collaborative team that promotes a vocal round table. If you are energized by coming up with creative security solutions in a collaborative, spirited environment, then keep reading. 

ViaSat is looking for a dynamic and resourceful Junior Security Analyst who is not afraid to continually stretch and grow, to join our growing IT Security Team. In this exciting role, you will have the opportunity to define your path and determine your long-term focus in cyber security. You will be a critical member of the IT Security team where you will have the opportunity to directly contribute to projects spanning multiple technical areas, including, but not limited to: cutting edge information security technologies, enterprise level architecture, security frameworks and security incident management. You will work and interact with engineering groups and business units across the enterprise. As a self-motivated team player with excellent communication and organization skills, you will enjoy the quick pace while keeping in sync with colleagues across multiple geographic areas. Your analytical and critical thinking skills, along with your training and education, will provide you the ability to understand security concerns and risks from both technical and business perspectives and allow you to secure and protect business critical operational systems. If you’re looking to come in and grow in information security, than this is the position for you. 
Professional or educational experience in Information Technology, with a focus on Information Security 
Familiarity with information security best practices 
Demonstrable excellent communication skills, both verbal and written 
Proven strong analytical and problem solving skills 
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent experience in lieu of degree 
U.S. Government Position. U.S. Citizenship required 
Secret Clearance or the ability to attain a Secret Clearance 
Up to 25% travel 

Recognized industry certifications are highly desirable (CISSP, CISM, CISA, GIAC, CCFP, SSCP, etc.) WHERE YOU’LL BE WORKING… 

Known as the “Live Music Capital of the World” and most recently voted #1 Best Places to Live by U.S. News, Austin residents are treated to a strong economy, pleasant year round weather and no shortage of fun activities. With events like South By Southwest, Austin City Limits, Formula One racing and Longhorn Football, Austinites are able to take advantage of numerous world renowned music festivals and sporting events. All of this, combined with favorable state and local tax rates, make Austin a fantastic place to grow your career. 

Want to join a company that dreams big and executes on big ideas? Join us on the corner of imagination and innovation and submit your resume today. It’s easy and could launch your career! Once you submit your resume, someone from the Talent Acquisition department will reach out to you if they see a fit. 

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