CSIRT Incident Response Analyst (Austin, TX)

April 22, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM is seeking a Cyber Security Incident Response Analyst to work on the Cyber Security Incident Response team (CSIRT). This position requires a strong technical security professional, who will be responsible for conducting highly technical and confidential investigations (e.g. data loss, advanced persistent threats, malware analysis etc).

The role will be responsible for conducting forensic investigations and analysis in support of cyber incidents that are reported into the CSIRT team. This role will require the ability to triage and conduct thorough examinations of all types of digital media within a heterogeneous environment, the ability to determine containment and/or remediation activities that may be required, as well as to identify potential threats. Reporting and collaborating with the different areas of Business will be required, as well as providing relevant lesson learned output that can be fed into the IBM threat landscape.

Job Duties:

  • Scoping internal incident response (IR) engagements
  • Implement effective containment based on assessment of risk and scope
  • Developing an analysis plan that reasonably meets the objectives of the IR engagement
  • Collect and analyze data via:
  • Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR) platforms
  • Forensic analysis of targeted artifact collections, full disk images, or memory dumps
  • Log-based data, both in raw form and utilizing SIEM or aggregation tools
  • Establish timelines and patterns of activity based on multiple data sources.
  • Employ best practices and forensically sound principals for evidence collections and handling
  • Prepare written documentation on relevant findings and analysis methodology
  • Utilize varied forensic software such as X-Ways, Axiom, SIFT, Plaso, etc.
  • Effectively communicate with internal stakeholders to get necessary cooperation on cases, provide regular updates on analysis findings, establish timelines, and manage expectations
  • Introduction

    IBM Infrastructure is a catalyst that makes the world work better because our clients demand it. Heterogeneous environments, the explosion of data, digital automation, and cybersecurity threats require hybrid cloud infrastructure that only IBM can provide.

    Your ability to be creative, a forward-thinker and to focus on innovation that matters, is all support by our growth minded culture as we continue to drive career development across our teams. Collaboration is key to IBM Infrastructure success, as we bring together different business units and teams that balance their priorities in a way that best serves our client's needs.

    IBM's product and technology landscape includes Research, Software, and Infrastructure. Entering this domain positions you at the heart of IBM, where growth and innovation thrive.

    Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Extensive expertise in Incident Response within a multinational corporate environment
  • Strong knowledge of common tools, techniques, and procedures employed by cyber threat actors
  • Solid working knowledge of networking topology, technology and tools, such as firewalls, proxies, IDS/IPS
  • Strong skills in event analysis and correlation
  • Demonstrated computer incident response investigations experience
  • Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

  • Strong understanding of Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of commercial and open-source forensic tools, such as X-Ways, Encase, SIFT, Plaso, Velociraptor, etc.
  • Ability to successfully lead and facilitate information gathering meetings
  • Experience managing small and large scale cyber security incidents
  • Required Education

    High School Diploma/GED

    Preferred Education

    Bachelor's Degree

    About Business Unit

    IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate - they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world's most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.

    Wonder if IBM is the one for you?

    In a world where technology never stands still, we understand that, dedication to our clients success, innovation that matters, and trust and personal responsibility in all our relationships, lives in what we do as IBMers as we strive to be the catalyst that makes the world work better.

    Being an IBMer means you'll be able to learn and develop yourself and your career, you'll be encouraged to be courageous and experiment everyday, all whilst having continuous trust and support in an environment where everyone can thrive whatever their personal or professional background.

    Our IBMers are growth minded, always staying curious, open to feedback and learning new information and skills to constantly transform themselves and our company. They are trusted to provide on-going feedback to help other IBMers grow, as well as collaborate with colleagues keeping in mind a team focused approach to include different perspectives to drive exceptional outcomes for our customers. The courage our IBMers have to make critical decisions everyday is essential to IBM becoming the catalyst for progress, always embracing challenges with resources they have to hand, a can-do attitude and always striving for an outcome focused approach within everything that they do.

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    About IBM

    IBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

    Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we're also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

    At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

    Other Relevant Job Details

    IBM offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program. Eligible employees may have access to: - Healthcare benefits including medical & prescription drug coverage, dental, vision, and mental health & well being - Financial programs such as 401(k), the IBM Employee Stock Purchase Plan, financial counseling, life insurance, short & long- term disability coverage, and opportunities for performance based salary incentive programs - Generous paid time off including 12 holidays, minimum 56 hours sick time, 120 hours vacation, 12 weeks parental bonding leave in accordance with IBM Policy, and other Paid Care Leave programs. IBM also offers paid family leave benefits to eligible employees where required by applicable law - Training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform where IBMers can grow skills and obtain industry-recognized certifications to achieve their career goals - Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups, giving & volunteer opportunities, and discounts on retail products, services & experiences The compensation range and benefits for this position are based on a full-time schedule for a full calendar year. The salary will vary depending on your job-related skills, experience and location. Pay increment and frequency of pay will be in accordance with employment classification and applicable laws. For part time roles, your compensation and benefits will be adjusted to reflect your hours. Benefits may be pro-rated for those who start working during the calendar year. This position was posted on the date cited in the key job details section and is anticipated to remain posted for 21 days from this date or less if not needed to fill the role. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

    Being You @ IBM

    IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, caste, genetics, pregnancy, disability, neurodivergence, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

    More Information on IBM

    IBM operates in the Big Data Analytics industry. The company is located in Armonk, NY, Southbury, CT, New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, Washington, DC, Durham, NC, Tampa, FL, Smyrna, GA, Huntsville, AL, Chicago, IL, Dallas, TX and San Francisco, CA. It has 533854 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 79 open jobs at IBM, click here.

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