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Cyber Threat Analyst

Northern Trust
Chicago, IL 60602
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Position Description

As part of Northern Trust's security operations center, a tier one security analyst will conduct security monitoring, security incident identification, incident prioritization, incident escalation and directed response support functions. Tier one analyst will play a crucial role in executing Northern Trust's 24x7 security monitoring model, creating a resilient and unified team that improves NT's ability to protect and defend it's networks and information.

Monitors for alerts from security tools.

Provides first response support by analyzing alerts and gathering information about potential incidents or vulnerabilities.

Conducts incident analysis and response based on predefined procedures.
Creates remediation tickets and tracks tickets to closure.

Cyber Threat Analysts are provided playbooks and perform initial triage of events but are encouraged to innovate and exercise analytic judgement to solve complex cyber threat problems.

Escalate incidents to tier two and three analysts as needed.


Bachelor's degree in computer science, Engineering or Related Field. Alternatively, degree in logic, philosophy, systemic theology or related discipline with ability to apply concepts to technology.

In lieu of Bachelor's degree, relevant military experience, certification, or ability to clearly demonstrate competence through experience.

Minimum of 2+ years of experience working in prior cyber security role is preferred, but not required if the candidate can demonstrate potential. Position is ideal for skilled technology problem solvers to transition to security in a highly collaborative learning environment.

Strong problem-solving skills. Ideal candidate prefers to work on a series of short-duration complex problems (vs. a single problem over a long period.)
Enjoys solving login problems and playing games which require both individual and collaborative problem-solving techniques.

Ability to research and quickly understand technologies and how threat can exploit problems.

Enjoys both giving and receiving candid feedback to decision makers; strong ability to convey technical concepts to peers.

Posted: 2020-06-29 Expires: 2020-07-28
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