Sr Analyst, Information Security in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 9/12/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We are looking for a Security Analyst who will join our Global Information Security team in Marysville, Ohio.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro (“SMG”) world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH.  Not familiar with Columbus? Visit

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company recognizes that our continued long-term success depends on executing not only our strategy, but also protecting our brands, our assets, and our data.  The confidentiality, integrity and availability of Scotts’ information assets and IT resources, as well as the adherence to laws and contractual obligations regarding information processing, is critical to the mission of the Company.  To support that mission, the company continues to invest significant capital and resources to improve our information security capabilities.  The Security Analyst, Global Information Security is a key member of the Information Security team responsible for providing daily operational support to information security processes. 

This position and the Global Information Security team play a key role in protecting our assets from events that may have a negative impact to the Company and its shareholders.  We are looking for high-performing and high-potential candidates who can make a significant and immediate contribution to our team.

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Administers security platforms and toolsets in an active, hands-on operational role.

  • Analyzes data outputs of security monitoring tools and proactively drives appropriate security measures to protect enterprise assets and end users.

  • Facilitates vulnerability and patch management execution in line with organizational risk policies.

  • Responds to security and threat alerts and provides escalation to management.

  • Executes security operations, such as log and event management, malware analysis, and incident response.

  • Develops and maintains reports and metrics on security domains.

  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge and understanding of information security threats, vulnerabilities, practices, principles and solutions.

  • Assists in the coordination and completion of information security operations documentation.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • 2-4 years of Information Technology or Cyber Security work experience.

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field, OR equivalent combination of education and/or experience

  • Security+, CISSP, CEH, GIAC, OSCP, ITIL or other relevant information technology and security certifications are desired

  • Knowledge and hands-on experience in one or more specific technical areas, such as network/cloud security, security log management, threat intelligence, email security, vulnerability management, incident response, social engineering, or hacking techniques.

  • Technical proficiency in both Windows and Linux operating systems.

  • Expert-level knowledge in malware prevention and endpoint detection and response (EDR) platforms, tools, and best practices.

  • Expert-level knowledge in Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) platforms, tools, and best practices.

  • Experience with cyber intelligence gathering, processing, and IOC development.

  • Fluency in one or more programming languages, such as Python, Ruby, PowerShell, C++, C#, Bash, or Perl is desired.

  • Experience developing repeatable processes, automation procedures, and playbooks for security systems.

  • Working knowledge of IT-related laws and compliance mandates (e.g. Sarbanes Oxley 404, PCI DSS, HIPAA/HITECH, Personal Information Privacy) is desired.

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and conceptual skills to identify and deliver high performing solutions.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in understandable business terms.

  • Ability to coordinate delivery of high-quality solutions on time and within budget.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work on cross-functional project teams and foster team commitment to tasks as well as collaborate with Business partners.

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):

  • A place on an engaged team of passionate colleagues in a growing and dynamic industry.
  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.
  • First day of hire, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).
  • 12 paid holidays and generous vacation policy.
  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 24,000 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office.
  • Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse)
  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef run cafe and the best crushed ice!
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion includes employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and GroPride Network, Scotts Young Professionals.

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.