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Gilead Sciences Inc.

Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst

Gilead Sciences is continuing to hire for all open roles. Our interview process may be conducted virtually and some roles will be asked to temporarily work from home. Over the coming weeks and months, we will be implementing a phased approach to bringing employees back to site to ensure the health and safety of our teams.

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Job Description

Gilead Sciences, Inc. was founded in 1987 in Foster City, California. Gilead is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. We strive to transform and simplify care for people with life-threatening illnesses around the world. Gilead's portfolio of products and pipeline of investigational drugs includes treatments for HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer, inflammatory and respiratory diseases, and cardiovascular conditions. Gilead has grown to become one of the world’s largest biopharmaceutical companies, with 10,000 employees across six continents, and business locations in 38 countries.

Job Title: Security OperationsCenter(SOC) Analyst

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Gilead is seeking aCyber Security Analystwho provides dedicated“eyes on glass”monitoring and analysis capability for SOC operations and Incident Response. The Cyber Security Analyst will conduct analysis of security events to include validation, investigation escalation and reporting of events in order to retain domain knowledge.Monitoring and analysis of cyber security events; fully operate from Cradle to Grave the incident response process and ensure SOC’s visibility across all Gilead network and sites.


  • Bring expertise of Security monitoring and Incident Response in-house in order to retain domain knowledge

  • Investigate and document security breaches & other cyber security incidents and assess the damage they cause.

  • Install security measures and operate software to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls and data encryption programs.

  • Ensure SOC visibility acrossall ofour network and sites, and optimize monitoring tools to quickly and correctly alert of potential breaches

  • Fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard. Perform penetration testing.

  • Research security enhancements and make recommendations to management.

  • Transition and integration of new security solutions from project to operations

  • Gather feedback from end users to continue to improve systems.

  • Stayup-to-dateon information technology trends and security standards.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field.

  • Experience in Cyber security is a must.

  • Experience with computer network penetration testing and techniques.

  • Understanding of firewalls, proxies, SIEM, antivirus, and IDPS concepts.

  • Ability to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities and explain how to avoid them.

  • Strong work ethic, a sense of business urgency, and ability to work effectively with many deadlines in a complex matrix organization

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Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

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