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Cybersecurity Advanced Threat Analyst III - 3DIS6 in Amherst, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 5/31/2018

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Job Description

Cybersecurity Advanced Threat Analyst III

Buffalo, NY or Millsboro, DE


Basic Function

The Advanced Threat Analyst III will hunt for, identify, and mitigate threats across the M&T network. This position will require an understanding of networking concepts and technologies, and will need to have the ability to demonstrate knowledge of current industry standard tools relating to SIEM, Firewalls, Network Monitoring, IPS/IDS, Email Monitoring, Data Loss Prevention, etc.


Essential Position Responsibilities

•  Characterize and analyze advanced threat data to identify anomalous activity and potential threats to network resources.

•  Supports the development, implementation, and execution of various advanced threat-related initiatives, systems, and processes.

•  Identifies potential threats, reviews with senior team members or the team leader, and provides recommendations for functional and/or operational improvement.

•  Responsible for supporting functions, systems, and processes critical to the corporation's ability to identify, investigate, minimize, and defend against advanced threats.

•  May interact with various internal and external audit, regulatory, privacy, and/or compliance personnel.

•  Assists with documenting and communicating proposed new approaches, methods, technologies, or breakthroughs in area of expertise.


Nature and Scope

•  Supports and assists in providing designs, information systems solutions, and technical direction in the development of new or existing Cybersecurity advanced threat programs to solve basic to complex problems or enhancements.

•  May perform day to day support activities and special projects related to the identification, evaluation, analysis, and remediation of threat tactics, methodologies, processes, and activities.


Minimum Qualifications

•  Associates degree in an applicable discipline, and one (1) year relevant work experience, or in lieu of a degree, three (3) years of relevant work experience in two (2) or more of the following 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.

•  Detailed 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.

•  Prior experience in performing complex problem analysis and problem resolution across multiple disciplines.

•  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.


Preferred Experience

•  GCED, CEH, OSCP, CISSP, or platform-specific or Cybersecurity domain-related industry-recognized certification.

•  Malware analysis/reversing experience.

•  Offensive/penetration testing experience.

•  Scripting experience in Python, PowerShell, or other similar language.


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.