IT Security Analyst / SOC Analyst

Job Locations US-PA-Exton | US-UT-Salt Lake City | UK-Cheltenham
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/21/2017 9:35 AM)
# of Openings
Information Technology


iPipeline is a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance industry. Through our SaaS solutions, we accelerate and simplify insurance sales, compliance, operations and support. We provide process automation and seamless integration between every participant in the life insurance industry including carriers, agents (such as financial advisors and independent insurance agents), distributors (such as banks, broker-dealers and general agencies) and consumers. Our innovative solutions enable automated processing for pre-sales, point-of-sale execution of applications, post-sale support, reporting, consumer delivery and agency management.


iPipeline provides the process automation and seamless integration needed on a global basis to make a sale by aggregating more than 120 carriers, 875 distributors and financial institutions, and their producers and licensed advisors in a cloud-based environment. With headquarters in Exton, Pennsylvania, iPipeline has locations in Fort Lauderdale, Huntersville, Philadelphia, Salt Lake City, Tokyo, Cheltenham (UK), and Vancouver. Visit us at


We are currently looking for an IT Security Analyst / SOC Analyst in either Exton (PA), Salt Lake City (UT), or Cheltenham (UK) office.


Purpose of the Role:


  • Operate the iPipeline Security Operation Center on a scheduled basis.
  • Increase awareness of best security practices across all iPipeline staff
  • Provide input on iPipeline security controls and best practices to internal and external stakeholders as required
  • Provide support and ongoing development of the iPipeline global risk management process
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation, compliance, and standards such as HIPAA, PCI, GDPR, etc.
  • Reporting Functions: Daily SOC report, incident reports, monthly status report




  • Manage and maintain Critical Security Controls
  • Ensure effective security monitoring, alerting and reporting systems are in place
  • Monitor for and investigate suspicious and potentially malicious activity
  • Tune security controls to improve detection
  • Effectively manage any security-related problems or incidents
  • Investigate, document, and report on information security issues and emerging trends
  • Analyse and respond to previously undisclosed software and hardware vulnerabilities
  • Provide security-related metrics to measure the overall success of the Information Security program
  • Keep abreast of security technology and developments within the IT security field and their impacts on and potential benefits to iPipeline
  • Manage and develop relationships with counterpart security professionals at iPipeline ,customers, and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure that iPipeline staff are fully aware of the IT Security Policies and to promote secure working practices across the organization.
  • Respond to security internal and external questionnaires
  • Attend appropriate training opportunities to keep up with industry trends and career development




  • Recognized Security Industry certification e.g. SANS (GSEC, GCIH), CISSP, CISA, CISM or related
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree



  • Prior SOC experience highly desirable.
  • ITIL, Microsoft, IDS/IPS, Ethical hacking, ISO 27001 ,  Carbon Black, InsightIDR, Splunk, Tenable, DarkTrace




  • Solid grounding on a variety of IT platforms and technologies
  • Knowledge of technical security controls, their design, implementation and operation e.g. firewalls, IDS/IPS
  • Working knowledge IP and relevant  Internet technologies.
  • Experience of working with Senior Management to identify, assess and treat security risks as well as gain support for security initiatives


Personal Qualities:

  • Passionate about security, with the enthusiasm and drive to move the iPipeline security programme forward.
  • Focused on ensuring key security disciplines are set and maintained
  • Ability to clearly articulate security issues, risks and best practice to all levels of iPipeline staff
  • Excellent at cross-team working
  • Desire to continuously improve
  • Ability to motivate and encourage others to adopt secure ways of working
  • Ability to visualise, document and offer secure solutions across a wide range of IT technologies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


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