Security Analyst Jobs In Japan

Protecting the integrity of both IT systems, networks and data has become a key goal of organisations globally, and Security Analysts play a key role here. As a Security Analyst you will be responsible for planning and executing initiatives designed to defend an organisation’s IT system against cyberattacks. In addition, Security Analysts monitor and respond to data breaches, and actively participate in incident management and remediation. As cyber threats evolve at a rapid pace, Security Analysts are expected to stay up to date with the latest security risks, and correspondingly, stay abreast of emerging security initiatives. As a senior member of the IT team, Security Analysts must be able to communicate security concerns, needs, and solutions to colleagues including those without an IT background.

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  • Planning and implementing security measures applicable to systems, networks and data. 
  • Manage the installation and maintenance of software and other security applications.
  • Research new threats and security tactics.
  • Respond to, and document, security incidents.
  • Communicating security concerns to a broader team and develop effective solutions.


A degree in IT, Computer Science, Information Security or related fields is essential for candidates seeking a Security Analyst role. Do note, some employers may require expertise in particular high level programming languages such as C++, Java or Scala, plus experience with Window and/or Linus operating system.

As well as formal qualifications, candidates will also need to demonstrate the following qualities:

  • A genuine passion for security issues. 
  • A deep understanding of networks, systems and security applications.
  • Experience implementing multi-factor authentication, single sign-on, identity management or related technologies.
  • Attention to detail – even the smallest weakness in a system can provide an opening for hackers.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a broad IT team.
  • Attention to detail.
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