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Job Title: Incident Response Analyst
PayPal is looking for a passionate, self-driven security engineer who can drive incident management processes as part of PayPal’s Cybersecurity Defense Center. The position entails identifying, notifying, and responding to security threats to PayPal’s properties globally. This position requires knowledge in the following information security disciplines: IDS monitoring, incident detection, information assurance, system hardening, vulnerability management, antivirus, firewalls, and techniques for analyzing TCP/IP network traffic and event logs.
If you are the kind of person who thinks outside of the box, brings an extra edge to the table to accomplish tasks, and desires to gain real-world experience with a world-class team in the ever-changing field of security, then please apply for this position.
Performs real-time proactive security monitoring and reporting on various security and threat monitoring systems. Performs the role of primary incident coordinator for all site infrastructure security events, requiring focused response, containment, investigation, and remediation. The Incident Response Analyst will be responsible for managing and protecting system, network, application, and data assets of our PayPal’s global properties. We are looking for an individual contributor to with a strong commitment to “getting the job done” and an unwavering passion for working on the front-lines of the security field.
Basic understanding of tools and processes used in security incident detection and handling
Experience with troubleshooting and configuring networking devices, application platforms, and database, Windows and UNIX system administration
Must have solid understanding of TCP/IP networking, web infrastructure applications, and scripting (Perl, Python, etc.)
Propose additional components and techniques that could be used to proactively detect and prevent malicious activity
Recommend configuration changes to improve the performance, usability, and value of threat analysis tools
Must be able to multi-task, work in a fast-paced environment and participate in incident remediation as needed
Manage incident response tracking system and develop reports for internal customers and management as required
Responsible for personal development through enhancement of technical skills and active participation in the team function performance process
Continue to grow a personal support network by developing and building relationships throughout internal organizations
Develop effective leadership and teamwork skills
Support the design and deployment of a comprehensive security infrastructure to support real-time security monitoring operations
Monitor security events globally
Analyze network traffic and various log data to determine the threat against the target infrastructure, recommend appropriate countermeasures, and assess damage
Maintaining information security metrics
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