Proofpoint Security Analyst in Franklin, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/4/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


* Manage existing Proofpoint Advanced Threat Protection/Email Protection platforms including:

* Email Fraud Defense, Threat Response Auto-Pull, Targeted Attack Protection, Threat Response,

Emerging Threats Intelligence, Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and Encryption

* Implement new instances of the Proofpoint on Demand platform and configure for best-practices

* Manage inbound and outbound security rules for email (filtering, whitelists, spam, etc)

* Configure threat intelligence data feeds to provide identification of additional phishing/malware


* Perform security event triage and initial incident response to detected threats

* Assist other groups by providing email security log and troubleshooting information to resolve

production issues

* Regularly review and recommend changes to policies or controls as needed to enhance security

* Identifies potential gaps and offers solutions to include internal team needs, product improvements

and client security posture

* Communicate and enforce Information Security policies

* Coordinates with other team members and management to investigate, document and report


* Regularly create and maintain high quality documentation for changes and procedures

* Collaborate with our Threat Analysis Unit to provide in depth reports of confirmed security incidents

and produce technical threat advisory broadcasts about new and emerging threats


* Three or more years of experience as primary manager of Proofpoint Advanced Threat Protection

and Proofpoint Email protection platforms

* Strong email engineering skills; clear understanding of Message Transfer Agent configurations

* Solid sense of self-motivation; ability to identify problems and develop solutions

* Excellent oral and written communication skills

* Ability and willingness to grow inside the platform and organization


* BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, related discipline or equivalent

experience, or over 5 years' experience

* 3-5 years of professional work experience in the cybersecurity industry

* Strong analytical skills to define risk, identify potential threats, and develop and document

action/mitigation plan

* Strong interpersonal skills, ability to mentor/train staff and bring awareness to current and emerging


* Ability to work efficiently and self-motivate with little to no supervision

* Strong written and verbal communications skills with an ability to present technical risks and issues

to technical and non-technical audiences internal and external to the organization

* Certifications a plus

* Regulatory experience is a plus (GDPR, ISO27K, SSAE16, HIPPA, PCI, FISMA, etc.)


* All candidates will be required to take an extensive background screen, credit screen, and drug

screen prior to employment.