Cloud Security Analyst

at TNS, Inc.
Published September 18, 2023
Location Richmond, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


An extraordinarily talented group of individuals work together every day to drive TNS' success, from both professional and personal perspectives. Come join the excellence!


The Cloud Security (CS) Analyst is responsible for the secure operation of all Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud instances (i.e. EC2, ECS, EKS, S3) within the TNS Security Operations Center (SOC) team's purview. This includes monitoring system alerts, analyzing IDS alerts, checking server and firewall logs, scrutinizing network traffic, interfacing with Cloud Security Vulnerability Analysts regarding vulnerabilities and understanding remediation plans.


  • Familiarity with terminology and concepts related to AWS services
  • Knowledge of securing network access to AWS resources
  • Articulate Key Concepts of AWS Security Measures
  • Monitor server logs, firewall logs, intrusion detection lDS, and network traffic for unusual or suspicious activity
  • Interpret and respond to security incidents in a global network which supports Financial, Telecom, and Payment Card Industry Data related services
  • Conduct security monitoring, forensic analysis, incident response and cyber-crime investigations
  • Manage security incident response and escalation procedures
  • Assist in the coordination and escalation of security issues
  • Work closely with the other team members on various projects in the Global Security department, many compliance driven
  • Establish and communicate with various remediation groups within TNS
  • In-depth knowledge of security concepts such as cyber-attacks and techniques, threat vectors, Mitre Att&ck Framework
  • Knowledge of various operating systems including but not limited to Windows, Linux, Unix
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Experience using CloudWatch, AWS Shield, GuardDuty a plus


  • Bachelor's Degree, Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Security or related field required
  • 1-5 years AWS security experience with a proven ability to work within an operational 24/7 environment
  • Knowledge of technical infrastructure, networks, applications, and systems in relation to Security
  • AWS Technical Essentials, AWS Cloud Security Fundamentals, and a strong background in information security concepts, techniques, in the area of networking, operating systems, data encryption and operational controls.
  • Splunk (SIEM) experience
  • Proficient in Incident Management and Response
  • Analytical thinker with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain standard of integrity and confidentiality
  • Experience using CloudWatch, AWS Shield, GuardDuty a plus
  • Experience with EDR (Crowdstrike preferred)
  • For this role, we anticipate paying $100k-121,800k annually. Any compensation range provided for this role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. TNS offers a competitive benefit package including medical and dental coverage, life insurance, paid holidays and vacations, and a 401K plan with company match."

If you are passionate about technology, love personal growth and opportunity, come see what TNS is all about!

TNS is an equal opportunity employer. TNS evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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