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Advanced Threat Analyst II - 3DL7X in Amherst, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Amherst, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/2/2018
  • Job ID:
    3DL7X

Job Description

M&T Bank

Advanced Threat Analyst II

Amherst, NY

Alternate Location: Millsboro, DE

 

Function:
Supports the development, implementation, and execution of various Cybersecurity threat intelligence initiatives, systems, and processes. Has a broad understanding of Cybersecurity concepts and terms. In depth knowledge of intelligence collection methods, technical analysis and dissemination of threat intelligence. Basic understanding of technical concepts required to properly analyze and assess impact of Cybersecurity threats. Assists in the creation of threat reports for new and emerging threats to the bank, and acts as a reviewer of threat reports before dissemination.
Responsibilities:
Characterize and analyze threat intelligence data to identify potential cyber related information that could impact the Bank.
Supports the development, implementation, and execution of various threat-intelligence initiatives, systems, and processes.
With collaboration from senior team members, provides guidance, testing plans, and/or analysis reporting to be used within the team and Cybersecurity division to ensure conformance to established compliance, regulatory, best practice, and risk management programs.
Identifies potential threats, reviews with senior team members or the team leader, and disseminates information to the applicable parties in accordance with standardized dissemination processes
Responsible for coordination with senior team members and operations, technology, and business unit personnel in an auditing, analysis, and outreach capacity.
Responsible for supporting functions, systems, and processes critical to the corporation's ability to identify, investigate, minimize, and defend against Cybersecurity threats.
May interact with various internal and external audit, regulatory, privacy, and/or compliance personnel.
Works under general supervision of the Team Leader and/or team specialist(s) while being afforded opportunity to exercise independent judgment and discretion.
Responsible for regular interaction with non-management, middle management, certain senior management, and business units and partners.
May interact with outside teams and external professional organizations supporting areas of expertise.
Assists with documenting and communicating proposed new approaches, methods, technologies, or breakthroughs in area of expertise.
Understand and adhere to the Company’s risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Company’s Risk Appetite. Identify risk-related issues needing escalation to management.
Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand.
Maintain M&T internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable.
Complete other related duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:
High School degree or equivalent G.E.D. and one (1) year of relevant work experience in three (3) or more of these Cybersecurity domains: a. Security and Risk Management; b. Asset Security; c. Security Engineering; d. Communication and Network Security; e. Identity and Access Management; f. Security Testing; and, g. Security Operations
Knowledge of tools, techniques, and methodologies analyzing and mitigating cyber attack stages, including: reconnaissance, scanning, enumeration, access escalation, privilege escalation, exploitation, and obfuscation
Prior experience with performing complex problem analysis and problem resolution
Prior experience with quickly learning new technical skills
Understanding of tactics and capabilities for advanced cyber attacks
Knowledge of common networking and routing protocols, services, structures, architecture, and designs supporting modern communication networks
Knowledge of evaluating, analyzing, and synthesizing large quantities of data (which may be fragmented and contradictory) and accurately determining the potential range and scope of threats

 
Preferred Qualifications:
Associates degree in an applicable discipline, or in lieu of a degree, three (3) years of relevant work experience in two (2) or more of these Cybersecurity domains: a. Security and Risk Management; b. Asset Security; c. Security Engineering; d. Communication and Network Security; e. Identity and Access Management; f. Security Testing; and, g. Security Operations
Understanding of the different types of threat actors, and basic understanding of their motivations and methodologies
Understanding of what types of intelligence a Cybersecurity Operations Center and the Financial Crimes team(s) would benefit from receiving and how it can be operationalized
Knowledge of tools, techniques, and methodologies analyzing and mitigating cyber attack stages, including: reconnaissance, scanning, enumeration, access escalation, privilege escalation, exploitation, and obfuscation
Technical understanding of common networking and routing protocols, services, structures, architecture, and designs supporting modern communication networks
Detailed knowledge of evaluating, analyzing, and synthesizing large quantities of data (which may be fragmented and contradictory) and accurately determining the potential range and scope of threats and contributing towards intelligence reporting
Understanding of basic threat intelligence concepts, such as collection, analysis and dissemination
GSEC, CYSA, or platform-specific or Cybersecurity domain-related industry-recognized certification

 

We encourage candidates with relevant military experience to apply.
About M&T
At M&T, we strive to be the best place our employees ever work, the best bank our customers ever do business with and the best investment our shareholders ever make. So when looking to advance your career, look to M&T. As a top 20 US bank holding company and one of the best performing regional banks in the country, we offer a wide range of performance based career development opportunities for talented professionals. And through our longstanding tradition of careful, conservative and consistent management and a strong commitment to the communities we serve, we continue to grow with a focus on the future. 
M&T Bank Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. M&T Bank Corporation does not sponsor individuals for the purpose of obtaining H-1 Visas. M&T Bank Corporation has policies and procedures in place to promote a drug free workplace.