Associate - Cyber Security Associate - Cyber Security …

BlackRock
in Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 13 Jun 21
Competitive
BlackRock
in Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 13 Jun 21
Competitive
Associate - Cyber Security
Description

About this role

Overview:

The Global Information Security group mission is to evaluate, establish, maintain and supervise compliance with information security controls that protect the Company's information and computer systems.

The group is led globally by the Chief Information Security Officer, with regional representation by the Regional Information Security Officers in EMEA and APAC. There are five global functional teams across our pillars of Governance, Strategy, Awareness, Risk Advisory and Monitoring & Metrics.

  • Cyber Operations which provides global 24x7 operation center responsible for cyber monitoring, incident response, cyber intelligence, cyber forensics and vulnerability management. Also responsible for coordinating firm-wide functional engagement and escalation of cyber security issues and delivering firm-wide awareness of cyber security issues

  • Cyber Risk Assessments & Governance which assesses cyber risk in our environment through governance, risk and compliance. This includes leading all aspects of a penetration testing program, reducing vulnerabilities, and partnering with vendor management to assess supplier cyber risk.

  • Cyber Architecture Services which is responsible for analysing and assessing cyber architecture and new technologies in addition to defining the platform security standards and delivering cyber analytics

  • Cyber Analytics which develops quantitative processes and solutions to measure, automate, and model Information Security controls.

  • Access & Identity Management which delivers Identity Management, and Access automation in support of Aladdin and in partnership with Human Resources for joiners / movers and leavers


The Cyber Monitoring Team Lead is responsible for overseeing the 24x7 Monitoring operation that reviews all incoming threats and alerts. The Cyber Monitoring lead needs to demonstrate thoughtful knowledge of the evolving cyber threat landscape, BlackRock's risks, controls and security thresholds and also recognize the expertise and importance of differentiated roles within the SOC. More specifically, the team lead will support the global Cyber Monitoring function and have following key responsibilities:

  • Performs daily review of reports and alerts to identify Information Security events for further investigation while advancing outstanding events as vital.

  • Owns the day to day activities of the tier 1 and tier 2 teams to ensure effective resolution of alerts

  • Act as a mentor for more junior team members

  • Acts as an escalation point for regional information security incidents and lead the response to incidents impacting the region and/or occurring during regional business hours.

  • Performs investigation and escalation for sophisticated or high severity security threats or incidents

  • Ensures that all identified events are promptly validated and thoroughly investigated

  • Collaborates with technical teams to identify, resolve, and mitigate events

  • Provides advice and mentorship on the response action plans for information risk events and incidents based on incident type and severity

  • Assists with containment of threats and remediation of environment during or after an incident

  • Effectively communicates with InfoSec management and regional senior management to foster the cyber security program and ensure timely notification and updates on information security incidents.

  • Regularly develop new and exciting use cases for future SIEM logic

  • Participate in cyber threat hunts in support of the global cyber operations function

  • Participate in the creation, modification and maintenance of all Cyber Monitoring policies and procedures

  • Keep abreast of cyber security trends and the emerging threat landscape in general and as it relates to BlackRock

  • Deliver timely and detailed documentation related to any incident including the findings, review and follow-up activities
The ideal candidate should possess:

  • 5+ years of experience in security operations center, or similar security technical and operational role is helpful

  • University Degree. MBA, CISSP, CISM, GCHI, CEH, CCNA, or GIAC are preferred

  • Willing to take action attitude and willingness to roll up sleeves

  • Intermediate knowledge in system security architecture and security solutions - IDS, Splunk, data loss prevention, next generation anti-malware, etc.

  • Intermediate knowledge of networking fundamentals (TCP/IP, Network Layers, etc.)

  • Intermediate knowledge of malware operation and indicators

  • Intermediate knowledge of current threat landscape (threat actors, APT, cyber-crime, etc.)

  • Intermediate knowledge of security related technologies and their functions (IDS, IPS, FW, WAF, SIEM, DLP, Proxy, next gen anti-malware etc.)

  • Intermediate knowledge of Firewall and Proxy technology

  • Intermediate knowledge of malware operation and indicators

  • Intermediate knowledge of penetration techniques

  • Sophisticated event analysis demonstrating SIEM tools

  • Sophisticated incident investigation and response skill set

  • Advanced log parsing and analysis skill set

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong organizational skills
Other personal characteristics:

  • Integrity and the highest ethical standards

  • Quickly adjusts sophisticated data and information and displays a developed learning agility

  • Self-starter with the personal aim to achieve superior performance

  • Courage of convictions and the ability to respectfully debate the status quo

  • Natural curiosity and desire to always learn


Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit careers.blackrock.com |  www.blackrock.com/corporate  | Instagram:  @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock  | LinkedIn:  www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.
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