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Security Operations Analyst

New York, NY

As a Security Operations Analyst at Cleary Gottlieb, you will play a crucial role in developing and maintaining the firm's cybersecurity infrastructure. This role will be responsible for monitoring, analyzing, and responding to cybersecurity threats and incidents to ensure the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of our organization's information assets; as well as managing ongoing threat and vulnerability notifications. The security operations analyst will additionally be responsible for managing the Security Operations Runsheet which includes a number of daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual tasks that are designed to ensure proper security hygiene of our network environment.


  • Monitor security events and alerts using security information and event management (SIEM) tools.
  • Investigate and analyze security incidents to identify root causes and recommend remediation actions.
  • Implement and maintain security controls and technologies to protect against cybersecurity threats.
  • Ensure that essential tasks are completed according to our Security Operations Runsheet.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement incident response plans.
  • Conduct regular security assessments and vulnerability scans to identify and mitigate security risks.
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging cybersecurity threats, vulnerabilities, and best practices.
  • Provide timely and accurate reports on security incidents, trends, and metrics to management.
  • Participate in security incident response activities, including containment, eradication, and recovery.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of security policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on cybersecurity matters and provide guidance to other team members.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in cybersecurity operations or related field.
  • Strong knowledge of cybersecurity principles, techniques, and technologies.
  • Hands-on experience with SIEM tools, intrusion detection systems (IDS), and other security technologies.
  • Experience with incident response, including handling and analyzing security incidents.
  • Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or GIAC are preferred.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

The estimated base salary for this position is $95,000 to $115,000 


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