TorchLight: Information Security Analyst

TorchLight is a growing complete security service provider that is always looking to add that next piece. Join a winning culture of accountability, candor, communication, integrity, and growth.

Information Security Analyst

Department: Managed Security Services

Reports to: Manager, Managed Security

FLSA Status: Exempt

Location: Remote with office space available in Spokane, WA


The Information Security Analyst position will be primarily responsible for monitoring networks and

analyzing security incidents. Position will diagnose issues and escalate events in a real-time 24x7x365

team environment.

A successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Monitors client networks for security events generated by firewalls, IDS/IPS, anti-virus, and other
  • systems
  • Analyzes security incidents and tunes systems to eliminate false positives
  • Tracks suspicious activity and events
  • Escalates critical and complex events to senior security staff
  • Diagnoses issues and makes decisions in a real-time environment
  • Meets or exceeds client SLA’s
  • Responds to client inquiries and requests in a prompt, professional, and courteous manner
  • Help facilitate and coordinate tasks/projects across multiple resources
  • Remotely monitors networks during any assigned on-call rotation
  • Perform vulnerability scanning and social engineering engagements
  • Achieve and maintain IT security-related certifications
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


Must have or be near completion of Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field and 1-2 years’ experience within an Information Technology environment preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Exceptional understanding of confidentiality. Security + certification (within first 90 days). Ability to stay focused and work independently. Experience with Windows/Linux/Unix, familiarity with packet capture tools, and an understanding of NIDS/HIPS technologies. Experience and understanding of security monitoring technologies and architecture. Strong understanding of common network services and protocols including SSH, HTTP/S, SMB, LDAP, S/FTP, SNMP, SMTP, etc. Experience with port scanners and vulnerability scanners is desired along with a strong knowledge of common network and local exploits desired.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with programming languages, network administration or IT security management experience. The preferred candidate will have experience with IT security and audit concepts and may have certificates related to IT or IT security.

Abilities required

Ability to lift 25 pounds, drive for work use, sit and stand for long periods of time, ability to kneel and reach, and vision including focus adjustment. Must successfully pass a Washington State background check. Position may include shift work in a 24x7x365 environment


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


TorchLight Cybersecurity

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume below

**Applications will only be considered with both a cover letter and resume.**