Cyber Defense Forensic Analyst I

Alabama - Remote

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Every day, Global Payments makes it possible for millions of people to move money between buyers and sellers using our payments solutions for credit, debit, prepaid and merchant services.  Our worldwide team helps over 3 million companies, more than 1,300 financial institutions and over 600 million cardholders grow with confidence and achieve amazing results.  We are driven by our passion for success and we are proud to deliver best-in-class payment technology and software solutions.  Join our dynamic team and make your mark on the payments technology landscape of tomorrow. 

Summary of This Role

Conducts forensic investigations and analysis in support of cyber incidents that are reported into the team. Requires the ability to triage and conduct thorough examinations of all types of digital media within a heterogeneous environment, the ability to determine containment and/or remediation activities that may be required as well as identify potential threats. Reporting and collaborating with the different areas of Business will be required, as well as providing relevant lesson learned output that can be fed into the Company’s threat landscape.

What Part Will You Play?

  • Conducts basic analysis to identify the root cause vectors by which the security incident occurred, and to identify which security controls were ineffective and/or not present to detect, mitigate, prevent, or otherwise defend against occurrence.
  • Assists with analysis of new technologies and products for security flaws and technical specifications, as well as accurately perform techniques for recovering information as technology and malicious actors evolve towards greater complexity.
  • Performs basic analysis using forensic tools and investigative methods to find specific electronic data, including Internet use history, word processing documents, images and other files. Works on developing the technical skills to retrieve files and information that have been hidden, deleted or lost, and then transfer the data into evidence using accepted evidence gathering and preservation techniques.

What Are We Looking For in This Role?

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Relevant Experience or Degree in: Concentration in information security, networking or development / computer science
  • Typically No Related Experience Required
  • Experience within Information Technology (networking, development, or systems). Experience managing projects. Additional 4 years related experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE) or Certified Computer Examiner (CCE)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Typically Minimum 2 Years Relevant Exp
  • Experience within Information Technology (networking, development, or systems). Experience managing projects.
  • One or more of the following: EnCE, CFCE, OSCP, GPEN, OSCE, CISSP, GCIH, GCIA

What Are Our Desired Skills and Capabilities?

  • Skills / Knowledge - Learns to use professional concepts. Applies company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues.
  • Job Complexity - Works on problems of limited scope. Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained. Builds stable working relationships internally.
  • Supervision - Normally receives detailed instructions on all work.
  • Strong experience with Digital forensics on host or network from malware perspective, ability to identify anomalous behavior on network or endpoint devices                     -
  • Ability to select and operate the correct Forensic tools based upon the asset under examination and the potential compromise activity
  • Proficiency in the identification, collection, preservation, and transmissal of cyber evidence artifacts - Knowledge of the approved law enforcement-endorsed procedures for evidence management, including chain-of-custody
  • Experience with activities involving APT Threats - Ability to describe various tools, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) associated with threat actors known to operate in the financial services domain.

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Tags: APT CFCE CISSP Computer Science Cyber defense EnCE Forensics GCIA GCIH GPEN Malware OSCE OSCP TTPs

Perks/benefits: Career development

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States
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