Staff Cybersecurity Operations Analyst



Job Description

About Rivian

Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract. 


As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. 

Role Summary

We seek an experienced Staff Cybersecurity Operations Analyst to join our dynamic Cybersecurity Operations Center (CSOC) within the Enterprise Cybersecurity team. As a CSOC Analyst, you'll play a vital role in safeguarding our information and operational technology systems' confidentiality, integrity, availability, and safety. Your analytical skills and ability to identify and respond to security threats in real-time will be highly valued and vital to our team's success. You'll work collaboratively with other experts in the CSOC team and contribute to enhancing our security posture by sharing your well-versed knowledge in cybersecurity processes and technology. We're eager to welcome a dedicated, passionate, and skilled candidate to our team.


  • Serve as an essential member of the CSOC shift schedule, actively monitoring security events during designated shifts.
  • Lead the CSOC in identifying, analyzing, mitigating, and responding to cybersecurity events and alerts.
  • Develop, test, implement, and maintain CSOC playbooks and CSOC supporting technology.
  • Support CSOC handoff and escalations to Cybersecurity Incident Response.
  • Stay current with cybersecurity trends, threats, and technologies, and integrate this knowledge into the organization's cybersecurity program.
  • Evaluate and recommend improvements to tools, processes, and policies based on the current threat landscape and lessons learned from incidents.


  • Experience with CSOC technologies like Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools, intrusion detection/prevention systems, cloud email security and protection, and endpoint detection and response platforms.
  • Proficiency in analyzing security events, logs, and alerts from diverse sources like networks, servers, and applications.
  • Practical understanding of common attacks, how they work, and how to detect and prevent them.
  • Experience with Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB), cloud security posture management tools, and cloud workload protection platforms.
  • Familiarity with designing, implementing, and maintaining CSOC playbooks and standard operating procedures.
  • Experience programming in Python, Golang, PowerShell, or other relevant scripting and programming languages to support automation.
  • Familiarity with major operating systems (Windows, Linux, macOS) and their security features.
  • Experience documenting, socializing, and operationalizing technology and processes.
  • Demonstrated experience working across multiple teams to build cross-functional relationships and working with numerous members with various levels of technical expertise.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making capabilities

Equal Opportunity

Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at

Candidate Data Privacy

Rivian may collect, use and disclose your personal information or personal data (within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws) when you apply for employment and/or participate in our recruitment processes (“Candidate Personal Data”). This data includes contact, demographic, communications, educational, professional, employment, social media/website, network/device, recruiting system usage/interaction, security and preference information. Rivian may use your Candidate Personal Data for the purposes of (i) tracking interactions with our recruiting system; (ii) carrying out, analyzing and improving our application and recruitment process, including assessing you and your application and conducting employment, background and reference checks; (iii) establishing an employment relationship or entering into an employment contract with you; (iv) complying with our legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations; (v) recordkeeping; (vi) ensuring network and information security and preventing fraud; and (vii) as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law. 


Rivian may share your Candidate Personal Data with (i) internal personnel who have a need to know such information in order to perform their duties, including individuals on our People Team, Finance, Legal, and the team(s) with the position(s) for which you are applying; (ii) Rivian affiliates; and (iii) Rivian’s service providers, including providers of background checks, staffing services, and cloud services. 


Rivian may transfer or store internationally your Candidate Personal Data, including to or in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union and in the cloud, and this data may be subject to the laws and accessible to the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities of such jurisdictions.  


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