Cybersecurity Analyst I

Cox Communications is searching for a Cybersecurity Threat Detection & Response (TDR) Analyst I to join the Security Operations Center (SOC). The primary function of this role is responding to cyber threats facing Cox networks, systems, and information assets. The analyst will perform security monitoring, respond to escalations, and conduct incident response activities. This position reports to the Director of Threat Detection and Incident Response.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a blend of general business, technology, and security competencies. This is a unique opportunity to work for a telecommunications company protecting national critical infrastructure.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform incident response and triage across Cox networks and systems including identity, cloud environments, malware, data exposure, phishing, and social engineering methods.
  • Utilize a variety of security tools to detect, investigate, and respond to security incidents including SIEM, log management, EDR, firewalls, packet capture and analysis tools, and vulnerability scanners.
  • Document and escalate cyber incidents according to policy and organizational requirements.
  • Update analyst procedures, workflows, techniques, and provide guidance as necessary.
  • Maintain assigned incident queue.
  • Remain current in the latest trends in threat intelligence, security monitoring and incident response.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline AND up to 2 years of related experience. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as 12 years’ experience in a related field
  • Basic SIEM knowledge, search, and analysis skills: i.e., Splunk, Elastic, Qradar, ArcSight.
  • Experience with a programming/scripting language such as Python or PowerShell.
  • Knowledge of computer networking concepts, protocols, and network security methodologies.
  • Knowledge of intrusion detection methodologies and techniques for detecting host and network-based intrusions.
  • Understanding of network traffic analysis methods including packet-level analysis.
  • Knowledge of cyber-attack frameworks; MITRE ATT&CK, Lockheed Cyber Kill Chain, Diamond Model, etc.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong work ethic, takes initiative, and owns their work.
  • Solid ability to communicate complex information, concepts, or ideas in a confident and well-organized manner through verbal, written, and/or visual means.


  • Experience with collegiate cyber clubs or training communities like TryHackMe, Hack The Box, etc.
  • Experience with endpoint security agents (Microsoft Defender, Carbon Black, Crowdstrike, etc.)
  • Experience with network forensics and associated toolsets, (Suricata, WireShark, PCAP, tcpdump, etc.) and analysis techniques.

USD 64,200.00 – 96,400.00 per year


Compensation includes a base salary of $64,200.00 – $96,400.00. The base salary may vary within the anticipated base pay range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include an incentive program.


The Company offers eligible employees the flexibility to take as much vacation with pay as they deem consistent with their duties, the company’s needs, and its obligations; seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year; and up to 160 hours of paid wellness annually for their own wellness or that of family members. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.

About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is the largest private telecom company in America, serving six million homes and businesses. That’s a lot, but we also proudly serve our employees. Our benefits and our award-winning culture are just two of the things that make Cox a coveted place to work. If you’re interested in bringing people closer through broadband, smart home tech and more, join Cox Communications today!

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today!

Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page .

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer – All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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💰$64200 - $96400/Yearly

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