Senior Security Analyst



Remote · United Kingdom
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023
About Us

Coalition is the world's first Active Insurance provider designed to help prevent digital risk before it strikes. Founded in 2017, Coalition combines broad insurance coverage with a digital risk assessment and continuous security monitoring to help organizations protect themselves in today’s hyper-connected world.

Coalition offers its Active Insurance products in the U.S., U.K., and Canada through relationships with leading global insurers including Allianz, Arch Insurance, Lloyd’s of London, Swiss Re and Zurich, as well as cyber capacity through its own carrier, Coalition Insurance Company. Coalition's Active Risk Platform provides automated security alerts, threat intelligence, expert guidance, and cybersecurity tools to help businesses worldwide remain resilient against cyber attacks.

Coalition comprises a team of cybersecurity and technology experts, as well as experienced insurance professionals, who have come together to build a world-class organization with a massive technological advantage. Our secret sauce is bringing these expertise together to create a world-class organization with one mission: to protect the unprotected as the world digitizes. Today, Coalition is one of the world’s largest commercial insurtechs serving hundreds of thousands of customers worldwide.

Since its founding, Coalition has raised $755 million in equity funding, including $250 million in June 2022, affirming its ability to deliver profitable growth and cementing its position as a long-term business with a clear competitive advantage.

Coalition’s exceptional growth stems from its ability to address real-world problems for organizations of all sizes, and by remaining true to our founding values of character, humility, responsibility, purpose, authenticity and inclusion. We are proud to have been named among Inc.’s Best Workplaces in 2021 and 2023, and one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in 2022.

About the Role

The Coalition Security team is comprised of bright minds across many cybersecurity domains, with expertise in Red Teaming, Threat Intelligence, Cyber Risk Management and Defensive Security Controls. In the Security Analyst role, your mandate is to help advise our policyholders on how to protect their business from cyber threats. As a part of this mandate, you might find yourself analyzing data breaches and claims events, conducting client security gap analysis, or advising prospective policyholders on how and why they should remediate a tricky security finding. You will work across our client base on topics ranging from security architecture and cloud security, to data protection and compliance.

You will also have an opportunity to work with our product team to codify security best practices into our underwriting algorithms, rating models and risk management apps.

Our core platform is written mostly in Python with some services in Java and Go. We prefer to use the right tool for the job and make pragmatic decisions about how to scale and decouple systems as we continue to grow. We’re looking for someone who can navigate a cloud environment (AWS) with many moving pieces and systems to help the team understand how they fit into the broader puzzle.


  • Review and analyze the security posture of insureds or potential insureds quickly and efficiently
  • Evaluate customer security programs, technologies, controls, and business environments; recommend and develop enhancements
  • Triage security incidents and claims, understand the root cause, and develop detection tradecraft from threat intelligence
  • Build security automation tooling to rapidly integrate optimizations into our underwriting system
  • Assist with developing Information Security Plans and Policies, including those for Incident Response, customized to customer requirements and risk profile
  • Provide recommendations on solutions to help customers manage information security risk
  • Track emerging security practices and contribute to building internal processes, and our various products
  • Stay abreast of the current regulatory environment, industry trends and related implications

Skills and Qualifications

  • Demonstrated expert understanding of the life cycle of network threats, attack vectors, and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis and network/security applications, including log and network traffic capture analysis
  • Experience with Nmap, Nessus, Nexpose, Qualys, Burp, Kali, Metasploit, Meterpreter or other offensive tools
  • Knowledge of industry standard frameworks – NIST, ISO, HIPAA, PCI
  • Self-motivated with an entrepreneurial spirit and comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Aptitude to learn technical concepts/terms and ability to manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Security, Engineering or equivalent work experience

Bonus Points

  • Securing cloud based platforms (Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, etc.) - experience with system hardening procedures for Windows, Linux and Unix is helpful
  • Knowledge or experience with EnCase, FTK, SIFT, Volatility, Splunk, Graylog, ELK/Logstash, WireShark, Zeek, or other open source forensic/log analysis/network analysis tools
  • Knowledge of programming and scripting for development of security tools and industry frameworks is helpful
  • SCADA / Control systems network experience a plus


Why Coalition?
We’re a highly fulfilling, mission-driven team who is committed to building a more diverse and inclusive culture. We want to work with people of all different backgrounds and paths in life, and we trust our team members to take responsibility, share ownership and put in the work, no matter how small the task. We are always looking for collaborative, inquisitive and dedicated individuals to join #OurCoalition and help us on our mission to solve digital risk.
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Coalition's very foundation is built on respecting and encouraging diversity and inclusion across the organization. Coalition is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.