Cyber Defense – Cyber Triage and Forensic Analyst (Trivandrum, KL, IN, 695585)


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Senior Security Analyst -Cyber Defense CTF 


EY Technology:


Technology has always been at the heart of what we do and deliver at EY. We need technology to keep an organization the size of ours working efficiently. We have 250,000 people in more than 140 countries, all of whom rely on secure technology to be able to do their job every single day.  Everything from the laptops we use, to the ability to work remotely on our mobile devices and connecting our people and our clients, to enabling hundreds of internal tools and external solutions delivered to our clients.  Technology solutions are integrated in the client services we deliver and is key to us being more innovative as an organization.


EY Technology supports our technology needs through three business units:


  • Client Technology (CT) – focuses on developing new technology services for our clients. It enables EY to identify new technology-based opportunities faster, and pursue those opportunities more rapidly.
  • Enterprise Workplace Technology (EWT) – EWT supports our Core Business Services functions and will deliver fit-for-purpose technology infrastructure at the cheapest possible cost for quality services. EWT will also support our internal technology needs by focusing on a better user experience.
  • Information Security (Info Sec) – Info Sec prevents, detects, responds and mitigates cyber-risk, protecting EY and client data, and our information management systems.   


The opportunity

Cyber Defense CTF (Cyber Triage & Forensic) Security Analyst who will be responsible to work collaboratively with peers and supervisors for providing effective security monitoring and incident response through triage, investigation, communication, and reporting.


Your Key responsibilities

Essential Functions of the Job :


  • Respond to network and host based security events
  • Participate in detecting, investigating, and resolving security events
  • Capable of working independently while supporting CTF Analyst I as necessary
  • Identify and propose areas for improvement within the Cyber Defense Response Center
  • Provide documentation and project support
  • Act as second and/or third-tier support for the CTF Analyst I 
  • Act as a peer group leader to help train support staff 
  • Serve as an escalation point for difficult problems and complex inquiries 
  • Server as shift lead when necessary
  • Conduct detailed security event analysis from network traffic attributes and host-based attributes ( binary analysis, etc) to identify information security incidents
  • Provide feedback on security control capability gaps based off of security intrusion trends
  • Develop and maintain analytical procedures to improve security incident identification efficiency
  • Demonstrate ability to drive process improvements and identify gaps      

Skills and attributes for success


  • Information Security Principles, Technologies, and Practices
  • Proven experience with multiple security event detection platforms
  • Fair understanding of Linux, TCP/IP, Network Security, encryption standards etc.
  • Aware of Types of attacks (DOS, DDOS etc.)
  • Understand basic IDS / IPS rules to identify and/or prevent malicious activity
  • Aware of log monitoring.
  • Idea about various penetration testing and application testing methodology and tools is a definite plus.
  • Comfortable navigating and troubleshooting Linux and Windows system issues


To qualify for the role you must have


  • Knowledge in application development (Microsoft technologies).
  • Soft Skills – Excellent communication skills; written and verbal.
  • Good Attitude.
  • Good Presentation skills
  • Good Investigative, analytical and problem solving skills 
  • Ability to work in a team, with little supervision and using own initiative




  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in one or more of the following: 
  • Working in a Security Monitoring/Security Operations Center environment (SOC) 
  • Experience investigating security events, threats and/or vulnerabilities 
  • Understanding of electronic investigation and log correlation Proficiency with the latest intrusion detection platforms; working knowledge of Linux and/or Windows systems administration (Including AD). 
  • Scripting or programming (Shell scripting, Power Shell, C, C#, Java, etc.)


Supervising Responsibilities: 


  • Coordinate escalations and collaborate with internal technology teams to ensure timely resolution of issues
  • Will provide mentoring, support and direction for other members of the team, as required


Other Requirements:


  • Should be willing to work in shifts (24*7)
  • Qualifications, certifications and Education requirements:
  • Under Graduate/Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or related domain (MCA/MTech/BTech/BCA /BSc CS or BSc IT). 
  • Desired Certifications:
  • CCNA/CCNA Security, RHCE, GIAC or similar certification, is a plus


What we look for


  • The Cyber Defense CTF Analyst II must be competent to work at a technical level, be capable of identifying threats and vectors that cause security events, and be able to follow defined procedures for mitigating said threats. 
  • The position requires experience analyzing malware and other related cyber threats and implementing and maintaining security and analysis solutions for large enterprises, with knowledge on large scale threat analysis of event data from commercial and open source infrastructure technology platforms.


What working at EY offers 

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you




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