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Data Analytics, Info Security Analyst Senior- 100% REMOTE Opportunity

Company: USAA
Location: Avondale
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose of JobWe are seeking a versatile Data Analytics, Info Security Analyst Senior individual to join our Cyber Capabilities Team (CCT). The CCT identifies, develops, and deploys custom threat detection and data analytics solutions to monitor USAA systems, users, and network, conducts Red Team operations, and handles custom CTOC infrastructure.This Data Analytics role will focus on code development and use machine learning to evaluate large data sets for the purpose of identifying anomalous activity and potential threats. This role can work in a 100% Remote Work Environment or at one of our many locations across the US such as: San Antonio, Plano, Phoenix, Colorado, and Tampa.Job RequirementsAbout USAAUSAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This outstanding mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.USAA Careers World Class Benefits (31 seconds)About USAA ITOur most meaningful qualification isn't technical, it's human. Here, we don't just sit in front of a screen. We stand behind our 12 million members who rely on us every day.We are over 5,000 employees strong, a passionately supportive and collaborative team built on agile principles. We've been a top-two Computerworld 100 Best Places to Work in IT five years in a row and were recently named a Top 50 Employer for Minority Engineers & IT by Workforce Diversity Magazine.Job Responsibilities:Identifies and handles existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role.Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures for business activities.Leads peers and team members in the execution of the Information Security domain activities while anticipating efforts that will impact their team.Researches and analyzes the latest information security vulnerabilities, threats, exploits, trends and intelligence. Shares intelligence with peer teams.Conducts advanced vulnerability management, security configuration assessments, and/or penetration testing operations and leads the resulting findings.Develops analysts through training and knowledge sharing activities.Monitors internal and external networks, systems, and applications for sophisticated security anomalies and events (e.g. suspicious behavior, attacks, and security breaches). Trains analysts in incident detection and response.Responds to cyber incidents, performing detailed analysis using complex security tools to resolve root cause and impact by using a broad range of demonstrated experience (e.g. forensics, networking, servers, coding, etc.) to determine a malicious actor's tactics, techniques, and procedures. Trains new analysts in incident detection and response.Applies discoveries from the incident response process to make significant and/or complex improvements to the existing detection capabilities, operational processes and security controls.Prepares and delivers written and/or verbal briefs with recommendations to senior leadership on the latest threats, alerts, incidents, and improvements.Provides insight on issues and serves as a mentor and coach to peers and team members for assigned area of responsibility.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:Bachelors Degree, OR, 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.6 years of related experience in Information Security, Cybersecurity and/or Information Technology with a security focus to include accountability for complex tasks and/or projects.4 years of related experience in one of the following disciplines: Security and Risk Management, Asset Security, Security Architecture and Engineering, Communications and Network Security, Identity and Access Management, Security Assessment and Testing, Security Operations, Software Development Security.Sophisticated level of business acumen in the areas of business operations, risk management, industry practices and emerging trends.Knowledge of attacker tools/tactics/procedures and applying them to access management, governance, threat hunting, investigations, and incident response.Knowledge of defense-in-depth principles and security architecture.When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:This role involves code development and using machine learning to evaluate large data sets for the purpose of identifying anomalous activity and potential threats. Successful candidates will exhibit the following skills:Understanding of threat actor tactics, techniques, and proceduresExperience with cyber threat detection development using data analyticsAdvanced Python development experienceExperience with enterprise logging technologies including Splunk and ELK stackExperience with data transformation, exploration, and modeling of large and dynamic datasetsExperience with statistical analysis (e.g., hypothesis testing; ANOVA; distribution fitting)Knowledge of large database exploratory data analysis techniques (e.g., outliers; stationarity; variance understanding)Understanding of categorical and clustering analysisFamiliarity with time series modelingThe above description reflects the details considered vital to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.Compensation:USAA has an effective method for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this skill is: $ 106,800- $192,300* (this does not include geographic differential it may be applied based on your work location)Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors. Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.Shift premium: will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours. Benefits:At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals. Please click on the link below for more details.USAA Total RewardsRelocation assistance is Not Available for this position.

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