Senior Information Risk Analyst

Location: Atlanta, Georgia Job Number: 1713292 Brand: Cox Enterprises


Cox Enterprises, a leading communications, media and automotive services company, is seeking a Senior Information Risk Analyst to join our team.
In this role, you will be responsible for the design and integration of processes and platforms used to protect information and mitigate cyber threats.
Why Choose a Career at Cox?
At Cox we believe that bold action and staying true to our values has enabled us to create a thriving business with more than 55,000 employees and 300 businesses. We believe in pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. We think it’s the creativity, diversity and entrepreneurial spirit of our employees that makes us great. Cox also offers competitive compensation and benefits packages for our employees, including a pension.
  • Collaborate with solutions teams and architect functions to recommend common frameworks and implement designs for protecting data and mitigating technical and non-technical threats.
  • Gather and document business requirements, threat drivers, and compliance requirements necessary to build and maintain security infrastructure.
  • Analyze technical specifications and systems architecture in inform the development of configuration guidelines, operational procedures, and health metrics.
  • Maintain the system health, configuration and tuning of technical security controls for on premise security tools and cloud based security platforms. 
  • Perform threat analysis and recommend remediation steps to resolve complex incidents and events detected by security tool sets.
  • Maintain technical configuration to support the CEI Information Security Policy and Controls Framework.
  • Inform security architecture review and annual budget planning with operational data and threat metrics for all security tools and platforms.
  • Develop dashboards to communicate results of compliance and awareness activities.  Publish policy exceptions and track them for later review or remediation.
  • Facilitate security innovation through Cox programs such as skunkworks and Hackathon.
  • Perform analysis of security incidents and events and drive the maturity of process and configuration.
  • Comply with standard processes, procedures, and service level expectations for ticket handling.
  • Maintain working knowledge of advanced threat detection as the industry evolves.


  • BS in technology related field or equivalent work experience.
    7+-years of progressive experience in information technology, cyber security, application support, or applications development. 
  • 5+ years of dedicated security analyst or engineering across a variety of business platforms, IT platforms, or security platforms.
  • 3+ years direct experience with leading frameworks and industry compliance mandates including but not limited to PCI, NIST, Cloud Security, or ISO.
  • Possess one or more current industry certifications relevant to the job e.g. CISSP, CISM, C-RISC, C|CISO, CISA, or SANS certifications.
  • In-depth understanding of multiple security disciplines and technologies to offer global solutions for a complex heterogeneous environment.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Must possess a proven track record as an influential member of a security program.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize multiple projects in a highly dynamic environment.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills demonstrated across broad group of technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Organization: Cox Enterprises

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing