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Title:  Information Security Analyst

Company:  Renesas Electronics America Inc.
Country/Region:  US
State:  CA
City:  San Jose
Business Unit:  Direct Organization
Office:  IDT(San Jose)
Job Function:  Information Technology
Job Type:  Permanent

Renesas Electronics Americas (REA) is a dynamic, multi-cultural tech company where employees can learn, mentor and thrive. REA brings together the strong financial foundation of a multi-billion dollar global operation and the flexibility and velocity of a smaller organization. We are developing technologies for the latest advances in mobile computing, secured connected devices, autonomous driving, smart homes and factories and more. Our solutions are at the heart of products developed by the major innovators around the world. Join us and be part of what’s next in electronics.


As part of the REA IT Operations staff, this Information Security & Compliance Analyst will provide IT security governance, risk mitigation and compliance services.


  • Leverage aggregated cyber threat intelligence, log, network flow, and anomaly data for analysis, research, and the identification of potential compromise within infrastructure or applications.
  • Identify IT security gaps and provide technical and procedural recommendations that will reduce exposure to cyber-risks.
  • Research and recommend new methods and applicable technologies to mitigate risk and protect information assets
  • Research new threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities that may affect IT infrastructure, and ways to identify and protect against them.
  • Investigate potential cyber-attacks and intrusion attempts.
  • Create detailed security incident reports, including root cause analysis and actions to mitigate such risks in the future.
  • Support follow-on actions, such as coordinating with other organization teams to facilitate remediation of the alert/event/incident and close out the investigation.
  • Support compliance remediation efforts, impact analysis and documentation.
  • Maintain SOX ITGCs ensuring controls are designed and operating effectively.
  • Provide risk consultation to requests for contractors, evaluations, and questionnaires.
  • Promote security education awareness training to all employees.
  • Maintain information security policies, procedures, standards.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, IT Security required or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years information security analysis experience
  • Strong knowledge of cybersecurity frameworks such as ISO 27001, NIST CSF, CIS, SOX ITGC.
  • Industry certification such as CISSP, CISM, GCIH, GCIA, GPEN desired.
  • Experience with SAP SOD and Xpandion Profile Tailor Dynamics a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of:
    • Windows and Linux operating systems
    • TCP/IP and related Internet and network protocols
    • Network architecture and associated devices (routers, switches, WAPs, etc)
    • Firewalls, IPS, IDS, DLP, HIPS, VPN, TLS/SSL, and RAS
    • PCAP analyzation for troubleshooting and traffic identification
  • Working knowledge of:
    • System and application vulnerability assessment tools
    • SIEM and log management tools
    • Forensic toolkits and virus/malware response
    • Firewall and other perimeter protection technologies
    • Browsers and exploit methods
  • Able to work effectively with peers in a team environment, while also working in a self-directed manner on multiple tasks and projects
  • Must be organized, process-minded and detail-oriented 
  • Sound troubleshooting methodologies
  • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills needed to present to all levels of the organization. 


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran


Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto