Cyber Security Analyst Consult

Job Title: Cyber Security Analyst Consult
Area of Interest: Technology
Requisition Number: 11606
Company: Synovus
Location: Riverfront Building, Floor 2
City: Columbus
State: Georgia
Country: U.S.
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time
Shift: First
Minimum Requirements: ■ Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or a related field.
■ Minimum Experience: Eight years of experience in a Security Operations Center/Threat Intelligence Center performing security event detection and analysis OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
■ Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
– Demonstrates analytical skills, sound judgment, the ability to work effectively with others, and driven to increase security knowledge.
– Expert knowledge of encryption technologies, authentication methods, networking and security infrastructure, packet capture, scripting and programming, intrusion analysis, root-cause analysis.
– Experienced usage knowledge of security tools such as IDS, DLP, HIPS, WAF, antivirus and malware detection and vulnerability assessment.
– Experienced usage knowledge of Windows and UNIX/Linux Operating Systems.
– Knowledge of application, network and system security.
Additional Job information: ■ Preferred Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
– Incident response handler experience.
– Information Technology/Information Systems audit experience.
– Security forensics background.
– Big Data implementation experience.
– Financial services industry background with knowledge of regulations such as GLBA, PCI, and SOX.
Job Description: Job Summary:
Conducts comprehensive security monitoring and data/logs analysis to detect and respond to security incidents. Detects and assesses the vulnerabilities of Synovus technical structure (e.g., software, hardware, networks) and recommends tools to both fix and avoid issues and vulnerabilities in the future. Integrates and implements key security measures into all software applications.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
■ Provides cyber security consulting and guidance to team members and management and supports the day-to-day operations of event investigation.
■ Identifies, investigates, analyzes, monitors, acts on and escalates security events based on information from multiple security tools such as intrusion detection system (IDS), intrusion prevention system (IPS), web application firewall (WAF), data loss prevention (DLP) software, security information and even management (SIEM) software, antivirus programs, and threat intelligence services.
■ Validates, identifies and address threat concerns via daily real-time intelligence feeds, alerts, reports and open source intelligence. Conducts root cause analysis for security events with assistance/support from team members. Determines response strategy and steps, and coaches other team members in analytical processes leading to conclusions.
■ Provides active security threat oversight. Employs technical and analytical knowledge for tasks such as hunt team tactics, intrusion analysis, malware analysis, and other threat analysis methods.
■ Analyzes security trends based on information from security tools, open source intelligence and vendor provided intelligence. Provides senior-developed reports to management and clearly articulates team progress, issues, risks and opportunities along with recommended actions.
■ Provides guidance to ensure security tools are configured to meet or exceed the compliance needs and Information Security best practices, and to best protect the Synovus environment from cyber threats.
■ Serves as an escalation point of contact and provides Incident Handler functions for Incident Response security events. Coordinates cyber security Incident Response events within the team and critical incidents with the Crisis Management team.
■ Investigates, recommends and utilizes new technologies and processes to enhance security capabilities and implement solutions for continuous improvement. Maintains current knowledge of Cyber Security trends in order to identify and educate the team on changing threats in the Synovus environment.
■ Provides oversight, training, mentoring and guidance to ensure continuous growth in analytical, technical and business skills across the team. Works with team members to provide reviews and coaching of daily tasks.
■ Each team member is expected to be aware of risk within their functional area. This includes observing all policies, procedures, laws, regulations and risk limits specific to their role. Additionally, they should raise and report known or suspected violations to the appropriate Company authority in a timely fashion.
■ Performs other related duties as required.

The information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Synovus is an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting diversity in the workplace. M/F/D/V/AA #d


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