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Principal Security Analyst

Req id:  25714

Makati City, National Capital Region (NCR), PH



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.  



Job Description – Principal Security Analyst



OpenText enables the digital world by simplifying, transforming, and accelerating enterprise information needs, on premises or in the cloud. We embrace all things digital and are committed to being the Best Place to Work for our Employees in over 140 locations around the world.

We obsess over our customers to ensure they are wildly successful in embracing the Digital World. Our customers entrust us with their most important information, we need to be their most trusted partner. What we do, we do well. What we create, we do purposefully to impact the world. If you believe in this and are passionate about enabling the Digital World then let OpenText turn your career vision into reality.


The Opportunity:

The Security Analyst will understand a wide array of security processes and concepts. The Security Analyst will perform various duties such as SIEM ticket handling, IDS/IPS monitoring and analysis, analyzing network traffic, log analysis, and prioritizing and differentiating between potential intrusion attempts and false alarms. This is a hands-on role that will create and follow detailed operational process and procedures to appropriately analyze, escalate, and assist in remediation of information security incidents.

The Principal Security Analyst will function as the SOC shift lead, managing team priorities, escalations, scheduling, and any ad-hoc tasks requested by the SOC manager. They will provide weekly status reports to the SOC Manager and assist with coaching and developing new team members.


You are great at:

  • Daily Operational work that includes security monitoring, working security tickets, security incident analysis, vulnerability scans, and other security tasks.
  • Analyzing a variety of security logs to identify actionable events (SIEM reports-alerts-tickets, System, Network, Security monitoring tools)
  • Participating in the design, implementation, and administration of security tools to reduce risk
  • Responding to incidents varying from endpoint to server systems
  • Conducting security reviews, risk analysis, and controls reviews in adherence to security policy
  • Researching security advisories, e.g., CERT, and delivering appropriate course of action
  • Creating documentation to ensure all team members can perform required tasks
  • Ability to analyze data sets, determine the gaps and create reports on the findings
  • Following a set of procedures to adhere to standards and policies
  • Creating meaningful and detailed metrics based on security events or activities
  • Collecting evidence and artifacts to meet compliance requirements (ISO, SOX, HIPAA, SOC, etc.)


What it takes:

  • Familiarity with commonly used information security concepts, best practices, and standard procedures
  • Has good command of the English language, both written and spoken.
  • Experience with SIEM tools and operations (LogRhythm & Splunk preferred)
  • Good analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills.
  • Resourceful when researching problems.
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning tools.
  • Experience with Anti-Virus and endpoint security solutions.
  • Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems.
  • Rotational 24x7 on call
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or Systems Engineering or equivalent experience preferred.
  • 3+ years SOC experience. Leadership experience is an asset.
  • Experience in Information systems support, security engineering, and/or risk and governance.
  • CISSP, CISA, other certifications preferred.


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  • Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText’s global vaccination policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter an OpenText office. Accommodations may be available for specific roles.




At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText’s Global Vaccination Policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 in order to enter an OpenText office. Accommodations may be available.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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