Cyber Security Analyst Engineer

  • AMD
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • May 12, 2023
Full-time AWS Cybersecurity Data Security Information Security Information Technology (IT) LAN Network Security Networking Security Clearance WAN

Job Description

We care deeply about transforming lives with AMD technology to enrich our industry, our communities, and the world. Our mission is to build great products that accelerate next-generation computing experiences – the building blocks for the data center, artificial intelligence, PCs, gaming and embedded. Underpinning our mission is the AMD culture. We push the limits of innovation to solve the world’s most important challenges. We strive for execution excellence while being direct, humble, collaborative, and inclusive of diverse perspectives. This is who we are at our best. One Company. One Team.

AMD together we advance_


As a key member of the Security Engineering team, the Information Security Analyst Administrator will implement and provide support for operations of Firewalls (WAF / NGFW), Proxies, Load Balancers, IPS / IDS, SIEM, SOAR and other technologies.  The security administrator will ensure appropriate security controls and monitoring are in place by coordinating with project teams, users and company partners.


As an Information Security Analyst, you will help mature the security posture of the corporate environment. You will influence others with your security mindset and inspire change at all levels. You will have excellent communication skills, both oral and written. You will be a team player, organized, responsible and a highly detailed problem solver to the packet level!


  • Create and maintain security infrastructure that follows industry best practices including a high level of availability and ease of user access. ​Firewall administration is a key part of this role. 
  • Evaluate and develop systems to enhance our security posture while reducing overall digital security risk.
  • Lead IT infrastructure integrations with partners from a security perspective.
  • Maintain awareness of industry security threats and respond to security incidents.
  • Assist in the architecting of new products, features, and capabilities.
  • Coordinate with team and Global Operations peers to test and troubleshoot alarm and access control devices.
  • Liaise with global operations groups on security incidents.
  • Install, configure, monitor and respond to Security Systems in an enterprise environment.
  • Assess risk and vulnerabilities of the network – Scanning, Remediation, OSH Hardening.
  • Familiarity with compliance regulations and CIS Critical Security Controls frameworks and standards.
  • Responsible for day-to-day maintenance of security infrastructure.


  • Detailed technical experience in the installation, configuration and operation of high-end firewall appliances.
  • Strong TCP/IP networking skills and solid understanding of TCP/IP stack.
  • Strong understanding of core internet protocols and applications.
  • Extensive knowledge of different security threats.
  • Patch Management of security systems.
  • Experience in Security Event Correlation SIEM
  • Experience in securing and deployment of public cloud environments (AWS, Azure, GCP).
  • Practical knowledge of the following technologies: Routing, Switching, VPN, LAN, WAN, Network Security, Stateful Inspection Firewall, NGFW, Firewall policies, NAT, IPS, Botnet, DDoS, Web Filtering, Reverse proxies, Certificate management (PKI), MFA.
  • Able to work independently and as a member of a high-performance team.
  • Ability to manage projects using appropriate tools and communication methods.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks (many are complex) simultaneously and to bring activities to closure.
  • Professional Security Certificates highly desirable.


  • Bachelor’s degree in information security or information technology or related field.




At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.


AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

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$105,040.00/Yr. - $157,560.00/Yr.