Sr Threat Defense Analyst

Alaska Airlines
Date posted
13 Nov 2017
United States
Seattle, Washington

Aviation job details:

Job ID: 31375

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Location: Seattle, WA

Job Title: Sr Threat Defense Analyst


Manager, Threat Defense


Alaska Airlines is one of the most respected names in aviation and flies throughout its namesake state and the Lower 48, as well as to Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, Costa Rica and Cuba. Our roots date to 1932 and are symbolized by the Alaska Native painted on the tails of our aircraft. Guided by what we call the "Alaska Spirit", we pride ourselves on providing a lifeline to remote communities while delivering renowned service to everyone we fly. This commitment has brought us national and international recognition. We've been honored with a variety of awards by readers of Travel + Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, USA Today and others. Alaska, with Virgin America, is the premier airline for people on the West Coast, and together with its sister carrier Horizon Air, flies to more than 118 destinations. The two airlines are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE:ALK) with annual revenues exceeding $7 billion. .


Role Summary The Senior Threat Defense Analyst works closely with the team manager to execute duties to support and improve the mission of rapid threat detection and appropriate response. This role includes leadership responsibilities, major incident response duties, communication to leadership about current threat actors and their tools, and techniques and processes, as well as providing mentorship to other analysts.

Scope & Complexity

  • This senior level individual contributor takes opportunities to influence the direction of the threat defense team, lead projects and process improvements, and manage medium to high-level incident response events for Alaska Air Group (AAG).

Key Duties

  • Performs complex hunting activities for IOCs within the enterprise to efficiently and accurately identify external and internal threat actors.

  • Effectively and efficiently aggregates, analyzes, and reacts to threat intelligence data using threat intelligence feeds and analytics platforms to profile threat actors.

  • Develops processes and performs analysis, triage, and response to escalated security events and incidents generated by various sources.

  • Provides technical leadership investigating and resolving security events and incidents and coordinates among internal support teams and external managed security services providers to drive incident resolution.

  • Oversees and performs threat assessments and tech

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