Security Incident Response Analyst - Houston

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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 10/9/2016

Macquarie Houston, TX

Houston, TX
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


RECRUITER: Stewart Mitchell

The Corporate Operations Group (COG) brings together specialist support services including workplace, human resources, market operations and technology. COG's purpose is to drive operational excellence through business-aligned services with a focus on quality, cost and risk. COG comprises the following divisions: Business Improvement and Strategy, Business Services, Human Resources, Market Operations, and Technology.

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Key Responsibilities:

* Act as primary interface and evangelist for the Cyber Threat & Incident Response (CTIR) function

* Provide leadership, focus, expertise and accountability for cyber threat & incident response activities

* Continuously identify, assess and manage threats relative to the corporate risk appetite

* Leverage expertise and manage participation from the broader CTIR function on security incidents

* Facilitate closer alignment with stakeholders through the development of engagement models and facilitation of cyber simulation exercises

* Develop and promote standardization in the process and technology framework to maximize service efficiency

Day to Day Duties :

* Work closely with the Operations & Defense (O&D) and Research & Hunting (R&H) functions on the triage and management of cyber-related incidents

* Interface with operational incident management teams and act as advisor for cyber related incidents

* Provide timely incident updates and ensure that all engagement and communication protocols are followed

* Work closely with other members of the team to provide service continuity and reliability, globally

* Continuously create and refine engagement models to maximize service efficiency

* Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders across the business, business resilience, technology, and risk management domains

* Drive engagement and facilitation efforts across internal security teams, the business and within the industry for table-top and simulation exercises

Experience Required:

* Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related field of study

* Ability to travel up to 25% of the time, and support a flexible work schedule with limited notice

* Ability to work as part of a regional team across multiple countries, cultures and time-zones

* Adaptable character, capable of dealing effectively with colleagues and business users working in a constantly evolving, complex environment

* Seasoned critical thinking, organizational and time management skills

* Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the proven ability to engage effectively at all levels of an organization

* Ability to remain focused and calm, while maximizing output in high-stress situations

* Minimum of 5 years of operational experience in large enterprise environments

* Operational experience across Windows, UNIX, Networking and Hosting domains

* Experience and strong understanding of security technology and defense topologies

* Holistic understanding of adversary tactics, attack vectors, current threats and remediation strategies

* Possession of ITIL Practitioner and Security certifications are preferred

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Macquarie takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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