Security Analyst

Facebook is seeking a Security Analyst to join our Internal Detection and Response team. This Analyst will serve on the front lines of Facebook’s networks and provide a critical support function in ensuring the security of personnel and assets throughout our various offices/networks across the world. The Analyst will be leveraging an armory of tools, systems, and databases that provide advanced correlation and analysis capabilities to identify both internal and external threats in our network.

Utilizing Facebook’s advanced internal tooling, and massive scale data processing, this position will monitor worldwide events in real-time, assess potential threats, and provide accurate and timely notifications of these threats to the appropriate persons. The Analyst will triage alerts as they come in and utilize critical thinking to respond appropriately to these incidents.

This candidate must have a drive for security, value the protection of user data, and want to learn and grow. You will work closely with a team of highly technical Security Engineers, with a diverse set of skills to tackle the panoply of challenges that we encounter at Facebook scale. This is truly a unique opportunity to help defend the almost 3 billion Facebook users and our global infrastructure against threats and abuse. Care to join the fight?

Security Analyst Responsibilities
  • Initial triage & fact identification: for every incident initial triage occurs to understand what has happened in order to assess the scope of impact. As part of triage, facts/evidence about the incident are uncovered.
  • Troubleshoot, or escalate issues as appropriate, in a timely manner while communicating clearly and proactively throughout until resolved.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to drive improvements to policies and processes across teams.
  • Mitigation, Remediation & clean up to addressing each incident.
  • Diligent documentation/reporting: Review/understand what happened to ensure that the root cause and contributing factors are identified and documented.
  • Understand the security needs of internal and external stakeholders, regulators, and auditors.
  • Perform other tasks and duties of a similar nature and scope as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • 1+ years of professional experience in a relevant security or front line support field such as help desk
  • 1+ years experience navigating and understanding the Windows, Linux and Mac operating systems and operating system internals
  • Experience protecting security and privacy on the internet
  • Experience making important decisions independently and multi-tasking under pressure
  • Experience responding quickly to changing situations in complex environments without compromising quality
About the Facebook company
Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we’re building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we’re creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we’re just getting started.
Facebook is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or who are neurodivergent, and to candidates with sincerely held religious beliefs or requiring pregnancy related support. If you need support, please reach out to

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