IS Security Analyst (ADX-148-20) at ArcherDX

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IS Security Analyst (ADX-148-20)

THE COMPANY: ArcherDX, Inc. -


ArcherDX is advancing molecular diagnostics with a robust technology platform for genetic mutation detection by next-generation sequencing. By combining patented Anchored Multiplex PCR (AMP™) chemistry in an easy-to-use, lyophilized format and powerful bioinformatics software, the Archer® platform enhance genetic mutation identification. ArcherDX provides oncology-focused research products and is pursuing regulatory approval for multiple companion diagnostic assays. ArcherDX is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. Learn more at and follow @ArcherDXInc on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. 

ArcherDX has a unique opportunity for the right candidate to play a pivotal role as an Information Systems Security Analyst. This role will help manage, develop, as well as assist with the implementation and continuous improvement of the company wide information security program. The ideal candidate will be a detail oriented, self-starter with a solid foundation in IT security knowledge and/or data security.
This successful candidate will be tasked to ensure the company wide IT infrastructure and its data are being operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with IT security policies & procedures outlined in the organizational IT Security and Data Privacy program. They will work alongside Senior level IT Security/Infrastructure personnel as well as Legal, Quality, Compliance and Regulatory teams to ensure the IT Security and Data Privacy programs are successfully managed as the company evolves/grows.

  • Manage verification methods for security requirements and controls, execute tests and scans with security assessment tools, analyze test results, and prepare test reports
  • Create and/or verify all system security related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals
  • Perform security inspections according to the IT Security Program and develop and write Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for security related tasks
  • Review third party assessment results and address corrective actions to address vulnerabilities and finding closure actions with the stakeholders
  • Assist with comprehensive investigation of computer security incidents, assist with creating remediation plans when security incidents are reported or found
  • Assist with the development and is responsible for the updating of policies, processes and procedures that fall under the IT Security Program
  • When appropriate, recommend changes to area that will improve overall effectiveness of the information security program
  • Maintains constructive relationships with customers and business entities served and ensures such relationships exist throughout the organization.
  • Monitors and assesses operating results and creates and/or modifies process for continuous improvements
  • Review, understanding, and compliance with ArcherDX GDPR, HIPAA Security policies and procedures
  • Safeguarding the privacy and security of protected health information and European Union personal data
  • Willingness to travel to local offices up to 10% of the time
  • 1 – 3 years of Information Security experience with IT solutions deployed on premise and in the cloud
  • Knowledge of IT Security and risk management frameworks (ISO, NIST, HITRUST etc.)
  • Strong foundational knowledge of network topologies, layered security architectures, network & host-based (Windows, Linux, Mac) protections, threat modeling, and security service management
  • Self-starter, takes direction well from Senior staff, and has the mindset to identify opportunities for improvement and implements positive change
  • Strong customer service skills; ability to interact with diplomacy and tact while maintaining appropriate attention to end goal
  • Has strong desire to learn IT Security and Data Privacy in depth and width
  • Strong desire to maintain and improve an effective IT Security program
  • Project management experience or understanding of PM methodologies; utilizing and tracking tasks with proven project tracking tools
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • High energy, self-motivated, approachable and articulate team player
  • Ability to communicate successfully technical concepts to non-technical people
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and team working skills
  • Excellent attention to detail demonstrating accuracy
  • Great problem-solving skills; able to anticipate and recognize problems, diagnose root causes and take corrective action to prevent recurrence
  • Flexibility to adjust quickly and effectively to frequent change and altered priorities
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security or, equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered
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Conveniently located minutes from downtown Boulder via Pearl Street or the Goose Creek Path. Easily commutable from all directions.

An Insider's view of ArcherDX

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Collaborative - when I walk through the ArcherDX office at any time of day, I can see cross-functional collaboration in action. Our team members are constantly connecting in structured and unstructured meetings to solve problems and achieve goals.


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How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaboration between functional groups is key to the Logistics team's success at Archer. Working closely with Sales, Manufacturing, Assay Development, Customer Support, Finance and QA allows us to provide better customer service by improving our processes, troubleshoot, brainstorm new ideas, learn from each other and share our best "dad" jokes.


Logistics Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Creativity requires a break from the routine and the screen. Here at Archer the team gets creative through walks to the food trucks, lunch runs, climbing gym sessions or a few end of the week craft brews. Some of our best algorithms were developed or refined on the climbing gym mat.


VP of Bioinformatics and Commercial Development

What are ArcherDX Perks + Benefits

ArcherDX Benefits Overview

ArcherDX offers a competitive and generous benefit package including:

• Medical PPO or HMO and Dental-82% of monthly premium covered by the company
• Optional vision, life, FSA, dependent care plans
• Basic AD&D, Short and Long Term disability-covered 100% by the company
• 160 hours PTO per calendar after three months of service
• 6-weeks parental leave covered 100% by the company
• 401K with company match with potential of up to $2000/year
• 2019 bonus - 5% based on company objectives (for non-commissioned employees)
• Company stock options for all employees
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Ecopass

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Documented equal pay policy
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Archer sponsors family oriented events annually. This year, we had our summer picnic at the Boulder Reservoir.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Archer hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5250.
Cross functional training encouraged
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