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Sr Cybersecurity Analyst -Threat Hunting

Apply Now Job ID: R0000127165 job family: Security Analysis schedule: Full time Location: 7000 Target Pkwy N, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States, 55445;


Similar Industry Titles and Key Words:

Cybersecurity Analyst, Digital Forensics,

Network Forensics, Host Forensics, Incident Response, Incident Handler, Data Science

About This Opportunity:

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

Target as a tech company? Absolutely. We’re the behind-the-scenes powerhouse that fuels Target’s passion and commitment to cutting-edge innovation. We anchor every facet of one of the world’s best-loved retailers with a strong technology framework that relies on the latest tools and technologies—and the brightest people—to deliver incredible value to guests online and in stores. Target Technology Services is on a mission to offer the systems, tools and support that guests and team members need and deserve. Our high-performing teams balance independence with collaboration, and we pride ourselves on being versatile, agile and creative. We drive industry-leading technologies in support of every angle of the business, and help ensure that Target operates smoothly, securely and reliably from the inside out.

Hunt evil wherever it lies as part of one of the most capable security teams in the world.

As a Threat Hunter, you'll work at the intersection of threat intelligence, attacker

behavior and large datasets to:

  • Identify, research and prioritize threat actor behaviors for hunting across the enterprise

  • Lead small hunt teams to design and prototype new ways to identify malicious activity in our systems and networks

  • Document and communicate hunt methodologies and findings

  • Work with our Detection Engineering team to shepherd successful prototypes into operational detection mechanisms

  • Train and mentor other team members in the technical, procedural and communication skills of Threat Hunting

  • Develop, maintain and revise operational hunt procedures and documentation

  • Collect metrics to measure the impact of individual hunts and the hunt program as a whole

About You:

• 4 year degree or equivalent experience
• 5-7 years’ direct experience with Information Security Technologies or Data Privacy Consulting or PCI-DSS Consulting
• Solid problem-solving skills and experience
• Ability to navigate ambiguity and develop working business relationships and trust
• Strong verbal, written and presentation skills
• Ability to lead down, across, and up in order to persuade and/or negotiate desired outcomes

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in threat hunting, incident detection & response, host or network forensics, Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) or related areas

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, presentation and written communication skills

  • Fluency with scripting languages such as Python or PowerShell

  • Familiarity with data analysis / data science tools such as pandas, matplotlib, Apache Spark, scikit-learn, Jupyter notebooks or similar packages is a plus, but not required

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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