Vigilant Information Session – 2/2/2012

February 2nd, 2012 at 6 PM
Zaleski Auditorium, Thayer School

Please RSVP to by JANUARY 30th, 2012 if you would like to attend.

Positions posted in ThayerLink (

  • SOC Engineer
  • SOC Operations Analyst

– Open to all majors

Vigilant Inc. seeks innovative, energetic individuals to join our talented and diverse team. We are a rapidly growing and recognized industry leading company providing information security services to a wide range of customers. Key to our success is our collaborative culture, in which our security experts continually strive to deliver excellence to our customers, and build market-leading solutions to the market’s most pressing security management challenges.

Vigilant provides on-site and managed services that help IT security teams better defend and enable today’s dynamic business by refining and extending the security information and event management infrastructure.

Vigilant empowers customers to more efficiently respond to shifting threats, achieve regulatory compliance, and prioritize protection of services that drive revenue and competitive advantage, and measure progress of the overall IT risk management program.  Founded in 2003, Vigilant is headquartered in the New York Metro area and serves a wide range of global and regional organizations whose mission requires them to secure highly sensitive and regulated services.

Our jobs are open to all majors (Bachelor’s/Master’s program). We are looking for someone with a passion for technology and information security. We provide in-house training to all new hires to enable them succeed in their role.


Alison Andrews, CEO, Vigilant, Inc.

Alison Andrews is CEO of Vigilant, a privately held security services firm headquartered in the NY metropolitan area. Since joining the company in 2005, she has led Vigilant through innovations in managed security services, the development of proprietary tools that enable transaction-focused security monitoring, and the introduction of aggregated threat intelligence services, all of which have contributed to Vigilant’s compounded annual growth rate of  93% during her tenure.

She brought to Vigilant over a decade of experience building service delivery teams, developing enterprise software, and formulating security management solutions from the vantage point of business intelligence and SIEM technologies. She was formerly VP of professional services for e-Security (later acquired by Novell), with a track record of 54% annual growth.  She led professional services and partner management at eGrail, and helped restructure the company for its acquisition by FileNet Corporation in 2002. As VP of global education services at MicroStrategy, she held P&L responsibility for a $15M global business unit operating in 10 countries, achieving six consecutive years of growth an average profit margin of 35%. Ms. Andrews holds a BA in Engineering Sciences from Dartmouth College.

Marc Colon, Director of HR and Corporate Recruiting, Vigilant Inc.

Since 1997, Marc has worked for specialized IT staffing and integration companies placing technical talent for Fortune 100 companies in the NY Metro area. Marc joined Vigilant in 2007 to enable the company to achieve its growth and service quality targets by recruiting of high-end security talent, overseeing the on-boarding of Vigilant staff, and maintaining a rewarding work environment that promotes professional development and offers competitive compensation programs.

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