Navy Federal Credit Union

Cybersecurity Analyst (Incident Response & Monitoring)

Security Analyst in Vienna, VA

Posted 2019-12-11
Description

Provide advanced detection and troubleshooting support for the more complex, high impact escalated cyber events/incidents in a 24/7/365 Cyber Security Operations Center. Lead the analysis and response to critical threats and events in the day-to-day monitoring of NFCU’s global technology environment, and providing technical support. Works under minimal supervision.

* Please note current shift opportunities will change based on Business Needs
Current shift opportunities include after hours support for the 1st shift:
Location: HQ – Vienna, VA or GPO – Pensacola, FL;
Schedule:
First Shift
Wednesday - Friday; 6AM - 630PM EST
Every other Tuesday; 6AM - 230PM EST

Responsibilities:
• Perform in-depth analysis, response and remediation on cyber incidents; determine course of action in compliance with the appropriate operational level agreements
• Provide independent thinking and real-time decision making to diagnose and analyze high severity escalated incidents ensuring critical response and remediation
• Perform in-depth analysis, monitoring, research, assessment and recommendations on Intrusion detection and prevention tools, anomaly detection systems, firewalls, antivirus systems and proxy devices
• Develop content to implement countermeasures in response to potential or identified cyber threats and attacks based on incident response activities
• Provide log/network/malware/device analysis and make recommendations for remediation of security vulnerability conditions
• Leverage commercial and open source tools to quickly analyze, detect, and respond to cyber security incidents
• Develop and maintain documentation of more complex threats and incidents to enhance event monitoring and incident response function and cyber tools
• Develop internal documentation, such as detailed procedures, playbooks, and operational metrics reports
• Provide technical guidance and mentoring to junior analysts (as applicable)
• Communicate shift turnover materials (e.g., ongoing incidents) to coworkers
• Execute daily ad-hoc tasks or lead small projects
• Perform other duties as assigned or appropriate

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, information systems, cyber security, or a related technical field or equivalent work experience
• Advanced knowledge of operating systems and networking
• Experience with security architectures, devices, proxies, and firewalls
• Experience with Security Tools related to Enterprise Log Management, IDP/IDS, Antivirus, Firewalls, Proxies, DLP, Forensic Analysis and SIEM solutions
• Experience in analyzing security event logs and correlating events
• Ability to identify gaps in security monitoring and drive process improvements
• Effective verbal and written communication skills
• Effective critical thinking, research, and problem solving skills
• Effective skill presenting findings, conclusions, alternatives and information clearly and concisely
• Effective skill working with all levels of management, supervisors, stakeholders and vendors
• Able to work collaboratively with others on time sensitive incidents

Desired:
• Experience in a SOC environment
• Experience in host-based forensic and malware analysis
• GCIA, GCIH, Security+ or comparable Information Security certifications
• Working knowledge of IT Security Standards and Frameworks including ISO and NIST

Bank Secrecy Section:
Remains cognizant of and adheres to Navy Federal policies and procedures, and regulations pertaining to the Bank Secrecy Act.
Disclaimer:
We reserve the right to fill this role at the same or a higher/lower grade level based on business need.


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