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Incident Triage Analyst, CSIRT, Cyber Security

Apply Now Job ID: INF000D8B Date posted: 11/12/2018 Location: 0591 - HQ Target Northern Campus, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

Similar Industry Titles and Key Words: cyber security, intrusion, event analyst, fusion center, incidents


The Incident Triage Analyst position is responsible for triaging cyber security events and incidents across the Target environment. The Incident Triage Analyst supports Target’s cyber security operations by monitoring alerts during heavy volume events within a 24/7 Cyber Fusion Center.This position conducts more in-depth analyses of security incidents with specific ability to identify potential compromise, perform intrusion scope and root cause analyses and implement triaging protocols to mitigate potential impacts.


  • Incident Triage Analysts create filters, data monitors, dashboards, and reports within monitoring utilities.

  • Troubleshoot security monitoring devices to improve event correlation and performance.

  • Develop and update procedures, and configure tools for Event Detection Analysts to use.

  • Handle high and critical severity incidents as described in the operations playbook.

  • Perform additional analysis of escalations from Event Detection analysts and reviews Level 1 tickets.

  • Escalate high or critical severity level incidents to Incident Handlers.

  • Acts as a participant during Cyber Hunt activities at the direction of one or more Target Incident Handlers


  • 2+ years of information security experience

  • BA/BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Security, or Information Systems or equivalent experience

  • Experience using event escalation and reporting procedures

  • Ability to learn and operate in a dynamic environment

  • Ability to demonstrate analytical expertise, close attention to detail, excellent critical thinking, logic, and solution orientation and to learn and adapt quickly

  • Knowledge of network monitoring, analysis, troubleshooting, and configuration control technologies

  • Knowledge of how common protocols and applications work at the network level, including DNS, HTTP, and SMB

  • Knowledge of cyberattack techniques and tools

  • Strong oral and written communication skills


  • Experience with host and network based security tools desired

  • Experience managing cases with enterprise SIEM systems

  • Knowledge of how the Windows file system and registry function and UNIX operating systems and command line tools

  • Experience conducting forensic media analysis and log file analysis

  • Experience supporting network investigations.

  • One or more certifications including, Security+, GCIA, GCIH, CISSP or similar

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