We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.
Job TitleCyber Security Monitoring and Response AnalystWho is Mastercard?
Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Our mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart, and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments, and businesses realize their greatest potential.
Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, we are building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all.
The Security Operations Defense and Automation (SODA) team is looking for a Security Monitoring and Response Analyst to support and drive maturity of network and endpoint security products as well as contribute to supporting the remainder of the SODA security tool portfolio. The ideal candidate is passionate about securing Mastercard, highly motivated, intellectually curious, analytical, and possesses an entrepreneurial mindset. The role requires a blend of cybersecurity experience and communication skills in order to protect Mastercard assets and provide support for Mastercard associates.
In this highly visible position, you will:
Lead the design, implementation, and enforcement of security policies that protect systems and data from access by unauthorized users
Assess security risks, recommend, and implement improvements within the SODA toolset to reduce vulnerability
Implement signatures and settings for detection, identification, and reporting of possible cyber-attacks/intrusions, anomalous activities, and misuse activities
Guide security solutions that meet security monitoring and response standards
Work closely with the Security Operations Center and other Mastercard teams to deploy secure configurations based on current threats
Provide engineering-level troubleshooting in the case of user or company impact
All About You
Essential requirements of candidates:
Strong working knowledge of network security technologies (Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems, Web Proxy, eMail Antivirus, network malware detection, etc.)
Strong understanding of TCP/IP, Mitre ATT&CK, Kill Chain, Vulnerability Management and Networking principles
Experience with Windows, Unix Based Operating Systems, and Cloud Security fundementals
Strong problem-solving skills to effectively research investigate and offer solutions to issues that are more complex and difficult in nature
Ability to work effectively in ambiguous and/or high-pressure situations
Be skilled at explaining technical problems succinctly and clearly
Be a strong, confident, and exacting writer and speaker, able to communicate your vision and roadmap effectively to a wide variety of stakeholders
Previous Security Operations Center experience a plus
NOTE: Candidates go through a thorough screening and interview process. There is no need to include all preferred skills in the job description.
Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. We've implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we're all in this together.
Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.
Corporate Security Responsibility
Every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security. All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and therefore, it is expected that the successful candidate for this position must:
• Abide by Mastercard's security policies and practices;
• Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;
• Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and
• Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard's guidelines.
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