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Information Security Analyst II (SOC Analyst)

  1. Tempe


Tempe, AZ

  1. Onsite
Posting date: 06/03/2024
  1. Full-time


Job Description

Job Description

As an Information Security Analyst II - (SOC Analyst), you will be responsible for monitoring, detecting, analyzing, and responding to cybersecurity threats and incidents. You will work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment to ensure the security and integrity of our organization's systems and data. 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties – This role will be focused on these key functions:

  • Monitor Security Alerts: Monitor security event and incident detection systems for potential security incidents or breaches.

  • Incident Triage: Analyze alerts and events to determine their nature, scope, and potential impact.

  • Investigation and Analysis: Conduct initial investigation and analysis of security incidents to determine root cause and potential mitigation strategies.

  • Escalation: Escalate security incidents to appropriate teams or individuals for further investigation or response.

  • Incident Response: Assist in coordinating and executing incident response activities, including containment, eradication, and recovery efforts.

  • Documentation: Document and maintain accurate records of security incidents, including timelines, actions taken, and lessons learned.

  • Threat Intelligence: Stay informed about current cybersecurity threats, vulnerabilities, and trends to enhance detection and response capabilities.

  • Security Tool Management: Assist in the maintenance and tuning of security tools and technologies, such as SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) systems, IDS/IPS (Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems), and endpoint detection platforms.

  • Collaboration: Work closely with other members of the SOC team, as well as IT and cybersecurity teams, to effectively respond to security incidents and improve overall security posture.

  • Detection/Alerting - Use Mitre Att&ck to continue maturity on alerting across all platforms.



Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of experience SOC Analyst 

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or related field preferred. Relevant certifications (e.g., CompTIA Security+, SANS GIAC) may be considered in place of formal education.

  • Proven Mitre ATT&CK implementation capabilities - familiar with detection engineering principles and practices

  • Technical Skills: Basic understanding of networking concepts, operating systems, and cybersecurity principles. Familiarity with common security tools and technologies is a plus.

  • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to quickly analyze and interpret security event data.

  • Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Team Player: Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

  • Attention to Detail: Strong attention to detail and the ability to accurately document security incidents and related information.

  • Certifications: Relevant certifications such as CompTIA Security+, Cybersecurity Analyst CySA+, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) are a plus.


Additional Information

Achieve well-being with:

  • Hybrid work opportunities
  • 401 (k) with employer match
  • Medical, dental, and vision with HSA and FSA
  • Sick time off
  • Access to wellness support through Employee Assistance Program, Talkspace, and fitness discounts
  • Pet care discounts for your furry family members
  • Financial support in times of hardship with our Achieve Care Fund
  • A safe place to connect with other employees through our six employee resource groups


Salary Range: $60,000.00 to $70,000.00 per year. This information represents the expected salary range for this role. Should we decide to make an offer for employment, we'll consider your location, experience, and other job-related factors.


Join Achieve, change the future.

At Achieve, we’re changing millions of lives.
From the single parent trying to catch up on bills to the entrepreneur needing a loan for the next phase of growth, you’ll get to be a part of their journey to a better financial future. We’re proud to have over 3,000 employees in mostly hybrid and 100% remote roles across the United States with hubs in Arizona, California, and Texas. We are strategically growing our teams with more remote, work-from-home opportunities every day to better serve our members. A career at Achieve is more than a job—it’s a place where you can make a true impact, have a sense of belonging, establish a fulfilling career, and put your well-being first.


Attention Agencies & Search Firms: We do not accept unsolicited candidate resumes or profiles. Please do not reach out to anyone within Achieve to market your services or candidates. All inquiries should be directed to Talent Acquisition only. We reserve the right to hire any candidates sent unsolicited and will not pay any fees without a contract signed by Achieve’s Talent Acquisition leader.



Company Description

Achieve is a leading digital personal finance company. We help everyday people move from struggling to thriving by providing innovative, personalized financial solutions. By leveraging proprietary data and analytics, our solutions are tailored for each step of our member's financial journey to include personal loans, home equity loans, debt consolidation, financial tools and education. Every day, we get to help our members move their finances forward with care, compassion, and empathetic touch. We put people first and treat them like humans, not account numbers.



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