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Cyber Response Senior Analyst
Ref No.: 18-00444
Location: Whippany, New Jersey
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 09/28/2018
Lead Cyber Response Analyst


The Cyber Response Senior Analyst is a member of the Global Cyber Operations function with primary responsibility for responding to security incidents. This position will be reporting to the Director of Cyber Operations USA and will be responsible for the identification, management and mitigation of security events as detected by monitoring, internal and external intelligence, vulnerability assessment and internal problem management tools and procedures.

  • Works as part of a multidisciplinary team in the delivery of information security and privacy response services to the global retail and commercial enterprise.
  • Collect and analyze key security telemetry and perform necessary triage and threat analysis functions. Create TTPs and drive triage, containment and remediation actions.
  • Responsible for the management of events, including notification, escalation response and post incident review.
  • Delivers the execution of triage controls to detect and prevent attackers from infiltrating company information or jeopardizing e-commerce programs.
  • Escalates to management regarding the negative impact on the business caused by theft, destruction, alteration or denial of access to information.
  • Delivers recommendations and actions to improve the detection, escalation, containment and resolution of data security incidents.
  • Establish and deliver incident response methods, tools and processes which provide the organization value by reducing risk.
  • Deliver response focused initiatives leveraging experience in doing so previously.
  • Provide support in relation to the other Vulnerability Management team functions as and when dictated by workloads and deadlines.
  • Provide general advice and guidance on Information Security related matters as and when required.
  • Provision of 'out of hours' support and investigation as and when required.
Decision Making:
  • Resolves complex issues in creative and effective ways that safeguard and protect the Company's information assets and IT Infrastructure from sophisticated threats and exploits.
  • Interprets, analyzes and reports all events and anomalies in accordance with cyber security related directives, including initiating, responding and reporting discovered event.
  • Articulate to management impact to the business caused by the incident including theft, destruction, alteration or denial of access to information.
  • Delivers recommendations and actions to improve the detection, escalation, containment and resolution of data security incidents.
Essential Skills:
  • 4 years bachelor's degree equivalent work experience.
  • 3-5 years hands on experience in the field of incident response and mitigation, web application security, threat research or intelligence analysis.
  • 3-4 years of demonstrable experience in the area of malware analysis, threat intelligence, vulnerability management and security assurance.
  • 3-4 years of demonstrable experience in information sharing platforms like memberships to trust groups for intelligence sharing (FS-ISAC).
  • Active SANS certifications in the areas of network, incident handling, malware and forensic analysis (GREM, GCIA, GCFA, GCIH) and 3-4 years of experience in sharing and malware analysis.
Desired Skills:
  • Experience working on global/multicultural teams across different time zones.
  • Ability to present critical security deficiencies and solutions to multiple audiences.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Outstanding work ethic and a passion for information security.
  • Demonstrable DevOps (eg. Python/Ruby/Perl/Elastic) initiatives targeting capability uplift and automation.
  • Demonstrable experience in countermeasure creation and deployment in response to evolving threats (eg. iRules, sinkholes, CPL).
  • Candidates must be willing to work in an operational environment with occasional on-call support.

Adam Planica
Senior Technology Recruiter
PRI Technology
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