• Security Analyst

    Job Location US-TX-Irving
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/16/2018 10:10 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-20964
    # Positions
    2
    Employee Type
    R- Regular
    Full Time / Part Time
    Full Time
    Category
    Threat Experts
  • Overview

    Trend Micro: Securing Your Connected World

    Trend Micro, the world’s largest independent security software company, strives to make the world a safer place by protecting digital information. Our solutions for consumers, businesses and governments provide layered security to protect information on mobile devices, endpoints, gateways, servers and the cloud. Trend Micro enables the smart protection of information, with innovative technology that is simple to deploy and manage, and security that fits an evolving ecosystem. Our solutions are supported by over 5000 employees in over 50 countries and powered by the world’s most advanced cloud-based global threat intelligence, the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™.

     

    The Security Analyst would be part of the Managed Detection and Response Operations team that will aid in the management and monitoring of client security events, and is also responsible for performing all functions required to support day-to-day information security operations. The Security Analyst will be responsible for performing highly detail-oriented work that involves performing security threat analysis of various malware, email/web attacks, and other suspicious activity. The Security Analyst will perform analysis and report important event information, eliminating false-positives. The Security Analyst must be able to interpret, analyze, report significant event findings or anomalies and provide threat operations with relevant reports to assist in mitigating or removing actual threats.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Monitoring and analyzing network traffic, security events and logs using a security information and event management solution, looking to detect anomalous activity and participate in incident detection and response activities including endpoint and network analysis.
    • Prioritizing and differentiating between potential intrusion attempts and false alarms, evaluating unknown or suspicious activity as well as taking measures to mitigate their impact on availability and productivity.
    • Advising incident responders in the steps to take to investigate and resolve computer security incidents, coordinate with threat operations and threat intelligence specialists to resolve significant, high or critical severity level incidents
    • Creating and tracking security investigations to resolution
    • Composing security alert notifications and other communications
    • Staying up to date with current vulnerabilities, attacks, and countermeasures
    • Must be willing and able to travel when required.
    • Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.

    Qualifications/Requirements

    • At least a bachelor’s degree in a related field
    • 1-2 years of experience in a full-time security position or Information Security operations, preferably in a position involving threat detection.
    • Familiarity with Trend Micro products and related technology, similar to pattern/signature detection, behavioral monitoring, web/email reputation or Trend Micro’s Connected Threat Defense strategy
    • Experience with log analysis, event correlation and incident management procedures and systems, as well as knowledge of host and network log sources
    • Previous experience with malware analysis, as well as scripting, is desired
    • Aptitude for learning, be self-directed, and be capable of working in a fast-paced operations environment
    • Strong abilities to communicate through oral and written methods to internal and external stakeholders
    • Strong abilities to interface between multiple departments, with strong customer service skills
    • Must be available to work on-call or off hours as needed to sustain operations

    Trend Micro provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. Trend Micro does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy and childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care leave status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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