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AWS Security Operation Analyst - Hybrid

Grand Rapids, MI 49525 | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 04/12/2024 Job Type: Permanent/Direct Hire Industry: IT Job Number: 25083 Pay Rate: $ 102000.00 - $ 105000.00

Job Description

Excellent Opportunity with Global Manufacturing Company!


AWS Security Operations Analyst


Focus / Must Have:  1-2 years direct experience with AWS GuardDuty, AWS Security Hub, AWS CloudTrail, AWS Cloudwatch and other AWS security controls


Located in Grand Rapids, MI





Our client is seeking a talent to serve as the SME in their AWS Security Operations area.  As a member of their Information Technology and Digital Operations team, this role will be responsible for the security aspects of the design, implementation, and support of their global AWS technology infrastructure. Additionally, the position will rapidly respond to protect, detect, and respond to mitigate internal security incidents. The role will include successful project deployments, exceeding customer expectations, and providing ongoing support and maintenance security tools, with a focus on reliability and security of the AWS digital systems and services.




  • Collaborate with the IT department to ensure timely implementation of selected security controls, with minimal impact on the business operations.
  • Work with teams to identify and remediate, advise, monitor, and report on security patch management compliance by addressing lapses and consulting with system custodians on appropriate controls.
  • Responsible for monitoring security incidents, along with executing incident response processes. Will triage incidents for severity and escalate severe events according to incident response plans.
  • Create and maintain ITS security response documentation, incident playbooks, and internal processes.
  • Consult in the creation of security sections for all IT Security (ITS) standards and processes.  Assist in the creation, implementation, and review of selected ITS security policies.
  • Demonstrate strong problem analysis and resolution and critical thinking skills. Provide business-focused solutions to complex problems.
  • Successfully prioritize work, meet, or exceed deadlines, and juggle multiple tasks independently.
  • Skillfully analyze threat intelligence sources for applicability to the Global environment with prevention and control recommendations.
  • Continually monitor the company's security protection systems for performance, version changes, threat updates, and rule tuning to get the most out of our investments.
  • Update security program metrics and other executive reports.
  • Maintain the security awareness program including training events and internal phishing campaigns.
  • Maintain training and knowledge relevant to current technologies and global risks.
  • May be required to work off normal business hours to accommodate the company.
  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements



  • High School diploma or equivalency, Bachelor's degree in computer science with security focus or related field is preferred.  Will take experience is AWS Security tools below over degree.
  • 4-6 years related work experience in Information Security
  • MUST HAVE 1 -2 years direct experience with AWS GuardDuty, AWS Security Hub, AWS CloudTrail, AWS CloudWatch and other AWS security controls 
  • Experience with internal penetration testing, risks assessment methodologies and security operations center experience is preferred
  • Certification(s) in AWS Security is preferred
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