Senior Information Security Analyst

Job Description

The New York Times is seeking an ambitious, thorough and motivated analyst to join the team that protects our data, communications, journalists and sources.

Who are we?

Information Security helps prevent The Times from becoming news. Our team works to protect the news makers, their support staff and the platforms which they rely on every day. We oversee everything from analyzing malware and tracking threat actors to penetration testing and educating staff on modern threats.

Who are we looking for?

We're looking for an InfoSec Analyst with the desire to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of assets and data. We want someone who has a passion for both information security and The Times' mission to join us in securing The Times. You will report to the manager of Security Operations.

What you'll do
  • Identify and fix threats in our environment
  • Understand SOC goals and direction, and ensure procedures are followed
  • Identify improvements within processes, procedures, policies and tools to improve efforts and daily operations
  • Provide expertise on network-based attacks, network traffic analysis, and intrusion methodologies
  • Mentor members of Information Security to broaden their knowledge
  • Provide on-call support for all security solutions.

What you have
  • 7+ years of relevant security experience
  • Deep knowledge of cloud computing and cloud networking concepts
  • Experience with scripting languages, regular expressions and APIs
  • Experience with web, cloud and virtual environments, including AWS and GCP
  • Intimate knowledge of tools similar to ones we use (SIEM, EDR, IDS)
  • The ability to communicate effectively to all levels of staff
  • Strong support skills, especially when providing support and advice to people with varying technical skill levels

You may even have

This role may require limited on - call hours. An on - call schedule will be determined when you join, taking into account team size and other variables. On - call hours are unpaid, unless informed otherwise by your manager.


The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local "Fair Chance" laws.