Associate Analyst, Security Monitoring and Response Associate Analyst, Security Monitoring and  …

Mastercard US
in O'Fallon, MO, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Mastercard US
in O'Fallon, MO, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Associate Analyst, Security Monitoring and Response
Who is Mastercard?

We are the global technology company behind the world's fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless ®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives. We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.

Job Title

Associate Analyst, Security Monitoring and Response


•The Security Operations Center (SOC) is a high performance team in charge of physical and cyber security initial threat detection, triage and response.
•Through use of advanced monitoring and detection capabilities, with cutting edge security tools, the SOC can quickly respond to a diverse set of physical and cyber events.
•Use of advanced cyber and physical security tools, such as intrusion detection prevention systems, threat monitoring, wireless security monitoring, malware detection, data loss prevention, SIEM tools, high risk travel, and internal and perimeter controls.
•Are you passionate about Security?
•Do you operate with a sense of urgency?
•Can you quickly learn new technology and software?
•Can you adapt to new processes and advancements?


•Reviews, analyzes, and responds to security events triggered through the security monitoring systems according to internal security procedures for cyber events.
•Remains on the cutting edge of cyber threats, exploits and vulnerabilities.
•Provide proactive feedback to senior personnel and management as required.
•Operates in both the physical and cyber landscape, holistically protecting the organization on several fronts.

All About You

•Able to work in shifts in a 24/7/365 environment.
•Experience in cyber security.
•Possess a security and analytical mindset, where the goal of triage and investigation is to determine why something occurred, whether it was expected in the environment and if a security vulnerability needs to be mitigated.
•A background with Microsoft Windows and UNIX/Linux platforms (security or system administration), including basic knowledge of virtual environments. Programming skills (shell scripting, C, Python, etc.) (preferred).
•Understands networking fundamentals: ports, protocols, and infrastructure details.
•A strong understanding of cyber security concepts. Exposure to commercial or open source security monitoring tools (intrusion detection prevention systems, database security, vulnerability management, etc.) as well as understanding of regulatory compliance requirements (PCI, GLBA, SOX) (preferred).
•BS Degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, Criminal Justice, Political Science, Security Protection Management or, equivalent combination of experience and formal education.

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.

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