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Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst

Apply Now Job ID: R0000058199 schedule: Full time Location: 7000 Target Parkway North, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States, 55445;

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Are you thinking of starting a career in cybersecurity but don't know where to begin? Do you enjoy reading about the latest threats and trends affecting the cyber security community? Come join Target's Cyber Threat Intelligence team!  The Tactical Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst role supports Target's mission to understand the phishing landscape, disseminate information, and attempt to stay one step ahead of our adversaries. We are seeking someone to join our team to specifically handle the growing trend of email related threats. Roughly 90% of breaches are the result of a single phishing email. Our team performs in-depth analysis of the phishing threat landscape, resulting in actionable intelligence and detection opportunities. The Analyst will aid in the development, understanding, and detection of current and future phishing threats. A successful candidate will learn how to generate actionable intelligence by analyzing indicators of compromise (IOCs) and providing context into key threats, as well as formulating new analytic techniques and working across teams to drive collection and detection capabilities. You will play an important role in the organization by being on the front lines in order to gather intelligence and investigate threats.

Don't think you have what it takes to join our team? No worries, our team is a learning environment and we welcome anyone with an interest to apply.

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description.  Job duties may change at any time due to business needs. 

About you:

  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience in a Security Operations Centers or Cyber Security Incident Response Teams in lieu of education requirement
  • Security certification (e.g. Security+, GCIA, GCIH, CISSP)
  • Experience managing cases with enterprise SIEM or Incident Management systems
  • Experience supporting network and host investigations
  • Ability to demonstrate analytical expertise, close attention to detail, excellent critical thinking, logic, and adaptive learning
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Thorough understanding of fundamental security and network concepts (Operating systems, intrusion/detection, TCP/IP, ports, etc.)
  • Willing to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Experience with host and network based security tools preferred
  • Experience with network monitoring in a SOC environment preferred

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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