Security Analyst I

Job Locations US-CO-Denver | US-ID-Boise
# of Openings
Information Technology


The 411

We think globally, act locally. As a Managed Services Provider Synoptek provides world-class strategic IT leadership and hyper-efficient IT operational support, enabling our global client-base to grow and transform their businesses. We are excited to have experienced continuous growth and in keeping with that momentum are seeking to add a Security Analyst I to our talented team. Synoptek is a company with a heart and soul dedicated to the ongoing success and growth of our employees and continued business success of the customers we support. Want to see what we’re made of? Head to


A Day in the Life 

This is a full-time position that reports directly to the CISO and is part of the larger Governance and Compliance team. This position will have a role in performing threat analysis, intrusion prevention system (IPS), physical security, and security incident management. As part of the larger security team, you will beinvolved in the Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT), the annual assessment, policy review, and Disaster Recovery/Continuity of Operations Planning (DR/COOP). The Security Analyst I provides support to planning and review of security controls which safeguard and monitor events for information systems, enterprise applications and data.There will be a focus on internal audit as well as working with external vendors on accreditation, policy development and enforcement.

The Basics

  • Total Years of Technical Experience: 3+
  • Position Specific Experience: 0+
  • Mentorship/Leads by Example Experience: 0+
  • Project/ Client Engagement/ Customer Facing Experience: 0+

Techie Aptitude

Product Technical Knowledge


Threat Analysis, Incident and Review, IPS


Threat Analysis

  • Basic knowledge of cause and effect of emerging threats and applicability to the estate.


Security Incidents

  • Initial responsibility for trouble tickets that are escalated from EOC/ Service Desk because of security complexity.


Security Architecture

  • Basic knowledge of multiple firewall, server, storage, desktop and application security architectures
    • Vulnerability management
    • Physical Security plans
  • Intermediate knowledge of networking concepts
  • Basic ability to monitor intrusion & perimeter defense technologies
  • Basic ability to troubleshoot, while understanding cause, effect and potential weaknesses

Review and audit

  • Basic process and evidence review, internal audit badge logs, access, group membership
  • Basic understanding of legal, regulatory & industry technology standards


Human Aptitude

Verbal Communication


Written Communication


Customer Service


Presentation Communication


Analytical / Problem Solving




Influence/ Persuasion/
Forward Thinking


Executive Level Presence





Bachelor’s degree in a technical area


Security +

Synoptek Promise

When you partner with Synoptek, you engage with an ever-growing, ever-evolving IT organization that provides a high-caliber level of team, results, growth and clarity. You are our ultimate investment and as part of that you will have access to continuous clarity in your personal and professional development, a team who has your back, mentorship to achieve rock-star level results. We foster a fun and connected environment with employee benefits extending beyond general compensation and into inspired camaraderie, beer-thirty, general office mayhem, a little fun in the midst of the chaos and an invested culture of learning.


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