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Cybersecurity Analyst

Help protect the vibrancy of our communities

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General Info

Austin, TX preferable, or Remote (U.S. Only)
Full Time
Network Security
Reports to:
Sr. Security Ops Engineer


Salary Range:
$120k-135k depending on experience*
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Paid Family Leave, and 401k.
*In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act the salary for this role is listed. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location.
*Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location.

About Underline

Underline starts with our people.

At Underline, we've rapidly built a culture around ownership, trust, community, and innovation. Underline is dedicated to cultivating a growth environment where people feel valued, work with a purpose of mission, are personally rewarded, and are professionally challenged.

Are you ready to join this team and transform American communities?

Underline was founded in 2019 with a singular mission: to ensure the vibrancy of our nation through building intelligent community infrastructure in a socially equitable manner. We work with American communities to design, finance, and construct open access fiber-optic networks. These networks are critical to secure internet access that’s fast, affordable, and fair. As open access networks, this infrastructure is also the essential foundation for distributed healthcare services, new wireless solutions, and resilient infrastructure including modernized water systems and responsible energy creation. Our first two projects are in Colorado Springs and Fountain, Colorado.

About this Position

The Cybersecurity Analyst will primarily be focused on endpoint security and will work to mature the organization's security posture by utilizing and developing cybersecurity capabilities.

The ideal candidate is motivated and focused on growth as an Analyst. This candidate will have an understanding of core cybersecurity methodologies and technology infrastructures using AWS, Automation Tools, Firewalls, VPNs, Data Loss Prevention, IDS/IPS, Web-Proxy, and securing system baseline images.

Does this sound like you?

  • You are proactive and thoughtful in seeking clarification and asking questions
  • You display a strong sense of ownership for projects
  • You take initiative and enjoy working as part of a collaborative team
  • You take responsibility for your personal development and have a growth mindset
  • You are Proactive and thoughtful in seeking clarification and asking questions
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • You are detail-oriented and able to juggle and execute on multiple tasks and projects in sometimes a nebulous and fluid work environment 
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit—you have no problem getting your hands dirty and have an intense ability to learn quickly and from others
  • You are a true believer in the social, economic, and environmental benefits of bringing intelligent infrastructure to communities across the country

What you'd be doing:

  • Work with internal teams to harden, test, and deploy system baseline images and configurations
  • Investigate and respond to security alerts or incidents
  • Ensure that the latest software and patches are deployed
  • Discover cybersecurity capability gaps
  • Stay up-to-date and communicate the latest threat and vulnerability news
  • Make recommendations to Underline’s security posture
  • Organize and participate in risk mitigation and remediation activities
  • Develop procedures and documentation and help train the team on best practices and requirements
  • Maintain current knowledge and understanding of security, systems, and networking best practices to offer the best solutions and protection to company systems

Experience we require:

  • 8+ years of cybersecurity experience with a Bachelor's degree or 12+ years of cybersecurity experience with an Associates degree
  • IAT Level II/III certification
  • Deep understanding of security, risk, and compliance for large-scale computing solutions
  • Experience with cloud compliance and security standards
  • Experience with automation tools such as Terraform
  • Experience with Linux, Windows, Group Policy and Mobile Device Management
  • Experience with vulnerability scans and recognizing vulnerabilities in security systems
  • Experience with cloud-based concepts and the AWS component stack
  • Understanding of cloud identity and access management tools
  • Knowledge of security controls, the STIG process, CIS benchmarks, and remediation
  • Experience with firewalls
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies
  • Familiarity with troubleshooting and debugging, and a passion for problem-solving and investigation
  • Work with Power Shell, bash, or similar shell environments
  • General networking knowledge
  • Ability to communicate scope and state of work, including articulating roadblocks
  • Ability to apply cybersecurity skills and knowledge to approach new problems in creative ways
  • This position requires the ability to obtain a TS/SCI Clearance. To be eligible for clearance, US Citizenship is required, and employee must agree to participate in a background screen and credit check

Bonus points:

  • CISSP-ISSAP certification
  • CISSP-ISSEP certification

Hiring Manager

Roy Coleman
Sr. Security Ops Engineer

Unsure about applying?

Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But here’s the thing: there's no such thing as a 'perfect' candidate. Underline is a place where everyone can grow. So however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day.

Position Application

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We maintain exceptionally high standards for talent and recognize that there are many paths to developing expertise. We don't discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors. If you have the skills we need and the ambition to grow fast with us, that's all that matters.