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Cyber Defense Content Engineer Technical Expert

Company: Citizens
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:


The Cyber Defense Content Engineer Technical Expert is a senior individual contributor responsible for developing, maintaining, troubleshooting, tuning, and documenting security tool content/rules used for detecting cyber-attacks, intrusions, and data loss incidents.

In this role you will possess an expert level understanding of security use cases and the ability to apply them to event data in support of the Security Operations Center's (SOC) monitoring and response efforts and will work across multiple technology platforms and interface with other groups at the bank within Corporate Security and Resilience, Technology Services, and direct business lines.

Primary responsibilities will include to:

* Develop content for SIEM and other SOC tools to implement use cases and transform them into correlation queries, templates, rules, and alerts across multiple cloud environments and on-premises technologies.
* Create technical documentation for the content deployed.
* Monitor the health and performance of the security tools after deploying and tuning content.
* Integrate cyber threat intelligence into defensive systems.
* Develop reports, dashboards, workflows, and metrics to meet the requirements of stakeholders.
* Collaborate on SIEM functional requirements such as logging, event collection, normalization, correlation, reporting, and customization.
* Support the Security Engineering team with SOC related technical issues and incidents.
* Mentor and train other members of the Content Engineering team.
* Support content creation and tuning efforts 24x7 as needed.


Required Skills/Experience:

* Excellent understanding of Cybersecurity Operations and Incident Response processes.
* Expert level knowledge of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) technologies (Splunk, QRadar, etc.)
* Expert level knowledge of content creation/tuning concepts and best practices.
* Experience working with cloud computing platforms such as Amazon Web Services, Azure, and Office365.
* Deep understanding of events, related fields in log records, and alerts reported by various data sources such as Windows/Unix systems, IDS/IPS, AV, HIDS/HIPS, WAFs, firewalls, and web proxies.
* Solid understanding of various operating systems (Window, Unix, Linux, AIX, etc).
* Advanced ability to develop regular expressions.
* Advanced ability to automate tasks using a preferred language (e.g. Python).
* Excellent oral and written communications skills.
* Strong analytical skills.
* Self-motivation with the ability to work under minimal supervision.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

* 7 years of proven hands-on experience in SIEM concepts such as correlation, aggregation, normalization, and parsing, preferably Splunk.
* Experience with SOC technologies such as IDS/IPS, UTM firewalls, EDR, anti-virus, network-based threat detection, and netflow.
* Strong understanding of enterprise logging standards.
* Strong understanding of security tools related to Data Loss Prevention and Privileged User Monitoring.
* Understanding of cyber kill chains and campaign strategies.
* Ability to interact with common APIs.
* Proven successful working relationships with teams outside of Cybersecurity.

Education, Certifications and/or Other Professional Credentials:

* Bachelor's Degree (Security / IT Related) or equivalent combination of experience
* A combination of relevant industry certifications including, but not limited to CISSP, GREM, GCIH, GCIA, CEH, GCED, CISA, etc.

Hours & Work Schedule

Hours per Week: 40

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday

Why Work for UsAt Citizens, you'll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth.Equal Employment OpportunityIt is the policy of Citizens to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, colleague or a dependent's reproductive health decision making, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, genetic characteristic, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital or domestic partner status, family status/parenthood, victim of domestic violence, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.Equal Employment and Opportunity Employer/Disabled/VeteranCitizens is a brand name of Citizens Bank, N.A. and each of its respective affiliates.

Keywords: Citizens, Providence , Cyber Defense Content Engineer Technical Expert, Engineering , Lincoln, Rhode Island

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