Purpose of Job
Information Security Data Analyst Senior
We are seeking a Information Security Data Analyst Senior for our San Antonio, Colorado Springs , Phoenix, Tampa or Plano facility.
Investigates, analyzes, and responds to security anomalies and events (e.g. suspicious behavior, attacks, and security breaches) within USAA's environments using a variety of cyber defense tools to detect and respond to threats. Conducts vulnerability, security configuration, and/or penetration testing assessments of systems and networks. Identifies cyber threats, analyzes operational impacts, and communicates to appropriate stakeholders. Stays current with latest information security threats, exploits, trends, and intelligence.
USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.
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Researches and analyzes the latest information security vulnerabilities, threats, exploits, trends and intelligence. Shares intelligence with peer teams.
Conducts advanced vulnerability management, security configuration assessments, and/or penetration testing operations and manages the resulting findings. Develops analysts through training and knowledge sharing activities.
Monitors internal and external networks, systems, and applications for advanced security anomalies and events (e.g. suspicious behavior, attacks, and security breaches). Trains analysts in incident detection and response.
Responds to cyber incidents, performing detailed analysis using complex security tools to determine root cause and impact. Must use a broad range of demonstrated experience (e.g. forensics, networking, servers, coding, etc.) to determine a malicious actor's tactics, techniques and procedures. Trains new analysts in incident detection and response.
Uses the discoveries from the incident response process to make significant and/or complex improvements to the existing detection capabilities, operational processes, and security controls.
Prepares and delivers written and/or verbal briefs with recommendations to senior leadership on latest threats, alerts, incidents, and improvements.
Provides insight on issues and serves as a mentor and coach to peers and team members for assigned area of responsibility.
Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.
Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures for business activities.
Bachelor's Degree OR 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
6 or more years of related experience in Information Security, Cybersecurity and/or Information Technology to include accountability for complex tasks and/or projects.
4 or more years of related experience in Incident Response, Information Assurance, Forensics and/or Cyber Intelligence
Advanced level of business acumen in the areas of business operations, risk management, industry practices and emerging trends.
Advanced Python development experience
Familiarity with Enterprise logging technologies including Splunk and ELK stack
Experience with cyber-threat detection development using data analytics and machine learning
Experience with data transformation, exploration and modeling of large and dynamic datasets
Experience with statistical analysis (e.g. hypothesis testing; ANOVA; distribution fitting)
Knowledge of large database exploratory data analysis techniques (e.g. outliers; stationarity; variance understanding)
Understanding of categorical and clustering analysis
Familiarity with time series modeling
The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.
USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this position is: $106,,800 - $192,300*(this does not include geographic differential it may be applied based on your work location)
Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.
Shift premium: will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.
At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.
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Relocation assistance is not available for this position.