Cyber Incident Response Analyst at Equinix in Redwood City, California

Posted in General Business 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Cyber Incident Response Analyst

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 210 data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.


At Equinix, we help the world’s digital leaders scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences, and transform people’s lives. Our culture is based on collaboration and the growth and development of our teams.  


We hire hardworking people who thrive on solving challenging problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, and try new approaches, as we grow our product portfolio with new software and network architecture solutions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Job Summary: The Incident Response Analyst is responsible for supporting Equinix Global CERT management of information security–related incidents. This person also leads the development, coordination, and facilitation of cyber-themed tabletop exercises across the Information Security organization and beyond. This person participates in cyber incident post mortem activities to gain insights into content that is suitable for development into tabletop exercises and works with external organizations, including those focused on business continuity and crisis management, to integrate tabletop exercises across a broad range of participants. This position reports to the Cyber Incident Response Commander within the Equinix Global CERT.

This position requires superior interpersonal, communication, and technical skills, including the ability to research and develop high-quality cyber tabletop exercise content and to successfully deliver exercises to remote stakeholders across Equinix.


  • Conducting response activities for information security–related incidents

  • Developing, coordinating, and delivering cyber-themed tabletop exercises to promote Equinix’s preparation against actual cybersecurity incidents

  • Coordinating with organizations external to the Equinix Global CERT to ensure relevance of tabletop exercises to a broad group of stakeholders

  • Producing and maintaining documentation pertaining to team processes and procedures.


  • 5+ years of experience in information security roles.

  • Exceptional communications skills (oral and written) with a history of successfully engaging with multiple levels of leadership.

  • Experience in development of engaging cyber tabletop exercise content.

  • Experience in conducting incident response.

  • Ability to coordinate large-scale tabletop exercises across a wide array of remote participants.

  • Experience implementing processes aligned with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.

  • Understanding of technology systems such as networks, applications, servers, cloud, authentication, and emerging technologies.

  • Experience working with information security teams such as fusion centers, security operations centers, vulnerability assessment, vulnerability threat management, security incident management, cyber “hunt,” and big data analysis.

  • Must be a self-starter, self-motivated, and able to work independently with little oversight.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred.

  • Degrees and/or Certifications in computer forensics, information security, and similar preferred.

We offer Medical, TeleMedicine, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D insurance, 401K, Leave of absence & disability benefits, paid time off & holidays and more.  

In accordance with Colorado State Law ( the salary range for Colorado for this role is $96K- $130K per year with 15% bonus target.

Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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