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Cybersecurity Operations Defense Analyst I - 3DLF5 in Amherst, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

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M&T Bank

Cybersecurity Operations Defense Analyst I

Night Shift, 7pm - 7am, Weekend Availability

Location: Amherst, NY


Uses defensive measures and information collected from a variety of sources to identify, analyze, and report events that occur within the network in order to protect information, information systems, and networks from threats.
Position Responsibilities
Characterize and analyze network traffic to identify anomalous activity and potential threats to network resources.
Capture and analyze system and event logs associated with malicious activities using security monitoring tools.
Collect intrusion artifacts (e.g., source code, malware, trojans) and use discovered data to enable mitigation of potential cyber defense incidents within the enterprise.
Perform static malware, threat, and log analysis.
Conduct research, analysis, and correlation across a wide variety of all source data sets including indications and warnings.
Analyze incident data for security events.
Maintain the incident tracking and solution database.
Notify designated managers, cyber incident responders, and appropriate stakeholders of suspected cyber incidents and articulate the event's history, status, and potential impact for further action in accordance with the organization's cyber incident response plan.
Conduct analysis of log files, evidence, and other information in order to determine best methods for identifying the perpetrator(s) of a network intrusion or other crimes.
Provide timely notice of imminent or hostile intentions or activities which may impact organization objectives, resources, or capabilities.
Provide daily summary reports of network events and activity relevant to cyber defense practices as part of shift turnover activities.
Follow Cybersecurity Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
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.
Minimum Qualifications Required
High School degree or equivalent G.E.D.
Understanding of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
Knowledge of application development support software and hardware platforms.
Understanding  of mainframe and/or distributed computing environments.
Capable of performing problem analysis and resolution.
Capable of quickly learning new technical skills.
Preferred Qualifications
High School degree or equivalent G.E.D. and one (1) year of 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
Knowledge of M&T's application development support software and hardware platforms.
Knowledge of mainframe and/or distributed computing environments.
Ability to participate in technical analysis walkthroughs.
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.