Part Time Security Analyst for Infected Websites


Posted 1 month ago

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Defiant is a dynamic, fast-growing, and profitable company with loyal customers who love our products and services. We are the global leader in WordPress security, protecting over 4 million websites.

We're seeking a Security Analyst to work on a part-time, hourly contract basis from your home office anywhere in the world with 100% availability during the scheduled time.

The contract rate for this role is $30-35 USD per hour, depending on experience.

Company Culture

You'll work with a talented and highly-motivated team that is friendly, fast-moving, self-managing, and highly capable with a sense of humor. Our team's family time is important; we won't typically require long hours when we can avoid it, which is almost always. Our entire team works remotely using Slack for interaction, ­so you can live practically anywhere you have a good Internet connection. There's no micro-­management here—we trust that you will see tasks through to completion and communicate with your fellow team members when needed or ask for help when needed.

At Defiant, ‘trust’ is the attribute we value most highly among our team members. We need to know that you can grab a task, communicate clearly with stakeholders, and see the task to completion with superb attention to detail.

We use apps like Slack, FogBugz, GitHub, and Google Apps for our workflow.

Job Description

We are looking for part time contract Security Analysts to join our Care and Response team. You will assist our customers with support questions related to our product and investigate site intrusions; as well as repair their site and remove all traces of compromise. In addition to this you will also collect evidence from intrusions that will help improve our threat detection. You will need to determine how the intrusion occurred and then collect all IOC’s (indicators of compromise) and share this data with our product team in a structured way.

General requirements:

  • You must be highly technical and be comfortable with a wide range of open source tools.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with customers on a professional level.
  • You must work well in a team as well as being able to work independently without additional guidance.
  • You must be nimble, be able to think outside-the-box and be able to come up with creative solutions to challenging problems and must have a mature approach to problem solving.
  • Attention to detail.
  • You will be required to work evenings and weekends. The available shift is Saturday and Sunday from 7am PST - 3pm PST with the possibility of additional hours if interested.
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Our Working week

We work 5 days per week but are also hiring for part time roles.

We work 100% remotely

We work fully remotely

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