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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 a Security Analyst for a cutting-edge tech company in San Francisco, CA!
Who you are:
You are a self-motivated technologist that thrives in fast pace environments. You have a passion for collaborating with others while breaking down new borders. You constantly seek out the next big challenge and love providing creative and logical solutions. You continuously broaden your horizons by staying up to date with the latest technology. You are someone who wants work at a growing global enterprise that prides itself on innovation.
What you’ll be doing:
  • Monitoring and analyzing security events
  • Owning and managing tickets through to resolution
  • Preforming forensic activities as directed
  • Analyzing a variety of teamwork and host-based security logs as well as AD, Desktop, and application security to determine the correct remediation and escalation paths for each incident
  • Utilizing your previous SOC experience as well as your working knowledge of security tools like Firewalls, IDS/IPS, A/V, anti-spam, content management, hardening, etc.
  • Following procedures independently to contain, analyze, and eradicate malicious activity
What you’ll bring with you:
  • Scripting skills (Python, Bash, Shell)
  • Experience troubleshooting day-to-day operational processes (report generation, data verification, data correlation, etc.)
  • Outstanding oral, written, and documentation skills
  • Previous experience with Splunk preferred or ArcSight
 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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