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L2 Security Analyst

San Francisco, CA
Who is Taos?
Taos is an IT consulting and services company that offers expertise across the strategic, management and tactical layers of IT and engineering organizations. As part of the nation's IT landscape since 1989, we offer opportunities that will allow you to achieve your career goals and objectives.
We're changing the face of some of the most innovative companies with our diverse solution offerings, exceptional talent and thought leadership. Our clients look to us first for advice, insight, and support, driving us to relentlessly focus on customer success.
Taos is immediately hiring an L2 Security Analyst for a cutting-edge tech company in San Francisco.
Who you are:
You are a well-organized individual that enjoys details and communication. You are reliable and you have a good sense of judgement. Your passion for security is beyond reproach and you consistently showcase your drive and ambition with a natural curiosity around security instances. You thrive as part of a team or as an individual contributor.
What you’ll be doing:
  • Working in a 24x7 Security Operation Center (SOC) environment.
  • Providing analysis and trending of security log data from many heterogeneous security devices.
  • Providing Incident Response (IR) support when analysis confirms actionable incident.
  • Managing and working with MSSP and SIEM technology.
  • Directing MSSP to build SOC platform to alerts and detects threats that are relevant to client.
  • Interpreting Windows, Linux, Firewall, VPN, SSO and other security log files.
  • Providing threat and vulnerability analysis as well as security advisory services.
What you’ll bring with you:
  • GCIA, GCIH, or other related certifications.
  • Ability to drive innovation by analyzing and interpreting data to test and inform a new initiative or approach
  • Previous roles where you were held accountable for successful completion of multiple, individual projects simultaneously
  • Ability to communicate effectively by contributing significantly to the development and delivery of a variety of written and visual documents for diverse audiences
  • Experience managing change and demonstrating adaptability by embracing change and adjusting priorities or or processes and approach as needs dictate
Let’s talk about us:
Some IT professionals watch their careers shoot straight up. Others spend years at one company after another struggling to get noticed and stay on top of developing technologies. If you are looking for a place that puts employees first while staying on the cutting edge of technology, come to Taos. We’ll immerse you in multiple environments and operating technologies, give you access to the collaboration of a strong technical community, and expose you to IT innovation as it happens in real-time. With unparalleled adaptability, you have the opportunity to leverage Taos as an employer to be successful.
We love referrals so much that we pay for them! If you know someone that you would recommend, send an email to or Contact Us and we will do the rest! We'll make sure that you receive the $1000 referral bonus after they are employed with us.
Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, medical and dental insurance, 401k, paid vacation, sick time and holiday pay, plus loads of free training (Puppet, Chef, Nagios, LAMP Stack, PMP, ITIL, Python, etc.)!
How to apply:
If you’re interested in this position or know someone who is, please email your resume (Word or PDF format) and contact information to       
Taos Mountain, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Veterans are encouraged to apply!
E-Verify Participant:
This employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Please go to and review the E-Verify Participant and Right to Work links for more information.

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