The Cyber Security Analyst III (Forensics/Response) role is a technical position within CME Group's Cyber Defense Team. In this role, the analyst will be both a member of the Incident Response Team, as well as a subject matter expert in digital forensics. The analyst will lead Investigations of corporate security breaches, network intrusions, unauthorized access or use of systems, employee compliance and policy violations, intellectual property theft, employee misconduct/threats, etc. The analyst will work closely with groups such as Legal, Human Resources, etc. to provide guidance and support for investigation, forensic and e-Discovery requests.
Conduct investigations on data breach and security incidents.
Retrieve and examine data from computers, mobile devices and electronic storage devices.
Memory Forensics analysis
Identify additional systems/networks compromised by cyber-attacks.
Draft technical reports, write declarations and prepare evidence for responsible party.
Test forensic tools for accuracy and identify useful artifacts that may not be supported by an existing tool.
Proficiency using tools such as X-Ways, EnCase Enterprise, and AXIOM
Act as lead incident handler for low and medium severity incidents and assist with analysis of high severity incidents.
Perform technical analysis of multiple sources of data, including network flows/packet data, host forensic artifacts, and application/system logs.
Analyze logs from SIEMs and other sources and be able to identify unauthorized activity.
Perform traffic and host analysis during an incident investigation.
Use security tools including IDS, IPS, firewalls, proxies, Web Application Firewall (WAF), etc., to triage events that may lead to incidents.
Proficiency analyzing high volumes of logs, network data (e.g. NetFlow, Full Packet Capture), and other event/incident artifacts using SPLUNK and Logger in support of incident investigations.
Manage incident communications, including establishing/scheduling bridge lines and periodic incident update calls.
Document incident tasks and updates in the incident management system.
Assist with training and mentoring of junior incident responders.
Strong customer-service orientation.
Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
High level critical thinking skills.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Excellent listening and interpersonal skills.
Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
Ability to conduct research into network/security issues and products.
Comfortable working in a dynamic environment with multiple goals.
Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Ability to deal diplomatically and effectively at all levels of the organization including both technical and non-technical, management and senior leadership
3 - 5 years of experience in Forensics or Information Security is typical for this position.
Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate a passion for information security through course work/degrees completed, self-study, and/or certifications that have been completed.
Formal Education & Certifications
BA/BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Security, or Information Systems or related work experience
Certifications such as SANS GCFE, GCFA, GNFA, or related knowledge/experience are desired.
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