Cyber Defense Analyst - Forensics & Response

Job Category:
Analyst (Business/Systems)
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
Not Specified
Salary Description:
Competitive salary offered
Chicago Mercantile Exchange
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The Cyber Defense Analyst (Forensics/Response) role is a technical position within CME Group's Cyber Defense Team. In this role, the analyst will be both a member of the Incident Response Team, as well as a subject matter expert in digital forensics within our Belfast Office.

Primary Responsibilities:


* Forensically collect and preserve evidence from end user systems, servers, network data repositories, and other log repositories as required.
* Create forensic images of RAM, Hard Disks, and unstructured log data.
* Complete required documentation during the collection of forensic data.
* Perform structured analysis of forensic artifacts under the supervision of a senior forensic analyst.
* Test forensic tools for accuracy and identify useful artifacts that may not be supported by an existing tool.
Incident Response

* Act as lead incident handler for low severity incidents.
* Perform technical analysis of multiple sources of data, including network flows/packet data, host forensic artifacts, and application/system logs.
* Manage incident communications, including establishing/scheduling bridge lines and periodic incident update calls.
* Document incident tasks and updates in the incident management system.
Personal Attributes:

* Strong customer-service orientation.
* Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
* High level critical thinking skills.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills.
* Excellent listening and interpersonal skills.
* Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
* Ability to conduct research into network/security issues and products.
* Comfortable working in a dynamic environment with multiple goals.
* Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
* Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
* Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
* Ability to deal diplomatically and effectively at all levels of the organization including both technical and non-technical, management and senior leadership
Professional Experience:

* Experience in Forensics or Information Security.
* Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate a passion for information security through course work/degrees completed, self-study, and/or certifications that have been completed.
Formal Education & Certifications

* BA/BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Security, or Information Systems or related work experience
* Certifications such as SANS GSEC, GCFE and GCFA (or related knowledge/experience) are desired.
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