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Lead Info Security Analyst, CSIRT - Grace Hopper Conference

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Lead Information Security Analyst, CSIRT- Grace Hopper Conference

About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America’s leading retailers.

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We value diversity. We believe that diversity and inclusion is of core importance when try to create positive in-store experiences for our guests, and we think it is also critically important when building our teams. Read more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Target’s world-class information security team focuses on protecting Guest and Team member data. The Cyber Fusion Center (CFC) is the heart of Target’s security team and a place where innovation happens daily.

As a Lead Information Security Analyst on CSIRT, you will assist with the leading the team as you assess information security events and incidents across the Target environment. In this role, you will use your expertise to collaborate and utilize problem solving skills as you work among a team of skilled analysts to address complex problems within a 24x7 CFC environment. You will implement new processes and procedures as identified by CSIRT and CFC Leadership to ensure continuous improvements for Target’s monitoring, detection and mitigation capabilities. You will use your expert-level knowledge of Information Security to monitor SIEM and logging environments for security events and alerts to potential (or active) threats, intrusions, and/or compromises. You will lead internal trainings to CSIRT Analysts & Sr. Analysts to ensure in their continued education. You will work to understand the global threat landscape by working with Target’s Cyber Threat Intelligence team to maintain awareness. You will review and guide requests from internal teams and will escalate information security events according to Target’s Cyber Security Incident Response Plan. Additionally, you will lead containment and remediation efforts during or after an incident; and leverage your knowledge to write comprehensive reports for these investigations.

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

About You:

  • 4-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years’ direct experience with Information Security Technologies or Data Privacy Consulting or PCI-DSS Consulting
  • Demonstrates leadership skills that assist with driving desired outcomes
  • Security certification (e.g. Security+, GCIA, GCIH, CISSP)
  • Thorough understanding of advanced security and network concepts (Operating systems, intrusion/detection, TCP/IP, ports, etc.)
  • Expertise with host and network-based security tools
  • Expertise with network monitoring in a SOC environment
  • Ability to demonstrate expert-level analytical expertise, close attention to detail, excellent critical thinking, logic, and adaptive learning
  • Knowledge in Malware Analysis and Memory Forensics desired
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and develop working business relationships
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

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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