CIRT Analyst

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New York, NY

Posted Jul 14, 2023 - Requisition No. 117621

We Protect Bloomberg. The Bloomberg Cyber Incident Response Team (CIRT) is responsible for detection, analysis, and incident response across Bloomberg's diverse lines of business and vast global network. 

What’s the team?

CIRT works closely with Bloomberg’s other Cyber Security Operations Center (CSOC) teams, coordinating incident response, developing and maintaining the detection program, and supporting CSOC analysts as they perform their analysis and response functions. CIRT members also collaborate with other teams within the Bloomberg organization to identify and address the latest cyber security threats. 

What's the role?

The Bloomberg CIRT is seeking a new, senior member of its team to expand our incident response and detection engineering capabilities. The ideal candidate will be a motivated and passionate professional with extensive Linux OS experience.

We'll trust you to:

  • Investigate suspicious and malicious events
  • Clearly communicate and document findings and thought process
  • Support incident response by thoroughly analyzing network, host, and log data 
  • Improve detection of threats by analyzing malware and attack techniques
  • Improve detection of threats by reviewing security events & incidents
  • Improve detection of threats by reviewing and actioning threat intelligence reports
  • Design tooling, searches, and procedures to detect malicious activity and aid incident response
  • Discover and document knowledge, including internal OS/system features, investigation techniques, and log event details
  • Take ownership over solving key detection & response challenges

You'll need to have:

  • 5+ years of incident response, detection engineering, or sysadmin experience related to Linux operating systems
  • Understanding of the goals, methods, and tools a threat actor uses in Linux environments 
  • Proven history of automating repeated tasks

We would love to see:

  • 3+ years working in a cyber security operations center, detection engineering, or incident response function
  • Experience defending or administrating cloud or container infrastructure
  • Familiarity with Windows or Mac operating systems to support detection engineering and incident analysis
  • Written and verbal communication skills sufficient to explain complex topics in everyday language
  • Detail-oriented mindset
  • Proactively identifying and improving tooling and processes
  • Understanding of host and network Incident Response processes and tasks

If that sounds like you:

Apply - if we believe you're a good match, we'll get in touch to let you know next steps.
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Salary Range: 155,000 - 215,000 USD Annually + Benefits + Bonus

The referenced salary range is based on the Company's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level.

We offer one of the most comprehensive and generous benefits plans available and offer a range of total rewards that may include merit increases, incentive compensation [Exempt roles only], paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, life insurance, and various wellness programs, among others. The Company does not provide benefits directly to contingent workers/contractors and interns.

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