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Cybersecurity Infrastructure Defense Specialist - 3DJEI in Millsboro, DE at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 7/5/2018

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M&T Bank

Cybersecurity Defense Specialist

Amherst, NY or Millsboro, DE


Basic Function:

Responsible for maintaining the security of all networks and computer systems, including the protection of data from unauthorized use or access. This individual monitors various security systems and resolves and reports security violations. Serves as lead advisor to Security Analysts including mentoring and training.



Carry out 1st and 2nd line support for deployed Security tools. This will include both the base Operating system as well as the associated application(s). 

Assist the SOC Analysts in developing correlation logic and signatures associated with the supported Security Tools. 

Strong understanding and knowledge of network security technologies including Netflow, IDS/IPS, WAF, Proxies, NAC and Firewalls.

Produce situational reports from Lancope, Netwitness, SIEM, F5, ForcePoint.


Other responsibilities include:

Produce and maintain operational build and configuration documentation. 

Remain up to date with operating system and network technologies to ensure consistent support across all tools. 

Remain up to date with advances in security tool technologies and have the ability to present such information to senior management. 

Assist projects in deploying security tools in both design and implementation phases. 

Build up and maintain relationships with other support functions within M&T Bank and with external vendors. 

Seek out and identify anomalous activity and behaviors. 

Provide technical risk assessments as required and deliver recommendations and mitigation options.

Must be able to direct and monitor junior resources, plus coordinate development tasks on small to large scope projects. 

Recommends new technology, policies or processes to benefit the organization and improve deficiencies.

May lead or participate in technical evaluations of vendor software.

Performs other related duties or projects as required, which may include playing a lead role in due diligence, cost/benefit analysis or business study activities. Provides highly analytical consulting and leadership in identifying and implementing new uses of information technologies to assist business units in meeting strategic objectives. 

Evaluates and understands complex interrelationships and effects among programs, interfacing applications and platforms.


Minimum Qualifications:

Associates degree or higher in an applicable discipline and three (3) years relevant work experience, or in lieu of a degree, five (5) 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.

Understanding of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC), networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies.

Technical experience with mainframe, distributed computing environments, and network security architecture concepts including topology, protocols, components, and principles.

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

Prior experience with and demonstrable aptitude for quickly learning new technical skills and supporting multiple systems, tools, and processes.

Detailed technical knowledge of cybersecurity and privacy principles and organizational requirements (relevant to confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, non-repudiation).


Preferred Qualifications:

Security certification like CISSP, CCSP, CEH or equivalent a plus.

Previous experience working in a Cybersecurity Operations Center

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.