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Security Analyst

Boston, MA
Engineering - Infrastructure

Job Description

Wayfair operates a growing 24/7/365 Production Operations Center, and we are looking for talented Security Operations Engineers with great communication skills to join our team. We are a proactive group of engineers looking for candidates who are willing to do more than just respond to issues. We thrive on working smart not hard, and always look for opportunities to automate as much of our operations as possible. We make our own alerts, find anomalies, fix issues and ask why things happen.


  • Experience working in cybersecurity or computer networking or a degree in math or technology
  • Working knowledge of firewalls, endpoint security, and computer networking
  • Understanding of HTTP, SQL, and TCP/IP
  • Excellent communication skills including ability to translate between “Engineering” and “Business”
  • You do your best even if no one is watching
  • A sense of humor and a good eye with Nerf Guns

Would be awesome if you had knowledge of:

  • Experience working with security technologies
  • Firewall management tools or anything in the SDN family
  • One or more scripting languages: Bash, Python, Perl, PowerShell, etc.
  • Monitoring platforms: SolarWinds, LogicMonitor, DataDog, or similar
  • Logging platforms: Kibana or Splunk
  • ServiceNOW or similar ticketing platforms

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and respond to security alarms, escalate as needed
  • Initial detection, analysis, and investigation of events to determine impact
  • Monitoring and enforcement of security policies
  • Work with subject matter experts to learn new skills and bring them “home” to the team
  • Create and tweak alerts to improve our monitoring based on latest trends & feedback
  • Incident identification, prioritization, and management
  • Solve problems and prevent them from happening again
  • Write and refine our troubleshooting guides and documAbout Wayfair Inc.

About Wayfair Inc.

Wayfair believes everyone should live in a home they love. Through technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they want from a selection of more than 10 million items across home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares and more. Committed to delighting its customers every step of the way, Wayfair is reinventing the way people shop for their homes - from product discovery to final delivery.

The Wayfair family of sites includes:

  • Wayfair, an online destination for all things home
  • Joss & Main, where beautiful furniture and finds meet irresistible savings
  • AllModern, unbelievable prices on everything modern
  • Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor
  • Perigold, unparalleled access to the finest home décor and furnishings

Wayfair generated $5.2 billion in net revenue for the twelve months ended March 31, 2018. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 8,700 people.

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Requisition ID: 18444