Info Sec Incident Response SpecThe Information Security Incident Response Specialist investigates and analyzes all response activities related to cyber incidents within the network environment. Under general supervision, this job monitors the operation of systems and networks, along with user activity, to prevent and reduce cyber security incidents.Key Responsibilities and DutiesCollects data from a variety of IT Security tools including intrusion detection system alerts, firewall and network traffic logs and host system logs.
Scans to identify security vulnerabilities and potential risks and takes effective measures to prevent and reduce cyber security incidents.
Analyzes potential risks, vulnerabilities, malware, etc. and performs penetration testing and forensics assistance as needed.
Monitors the operations of all designated networks, enclaves and systems.
Evaluates user activity to determine if the activity is within the users day to day responsibility or potentially an abuse of privilege or unauthorized access.
Interprets, analyzes and reports all events and anomalies in accordance with computer network directives, including initiating, responding and reporting discovered events.
Executes first level responses and addresses reported or detected incidents.
Distributes directives, vulnerability and threat advisories to identified consumers in an attempt to resolve potential threats.
Qualifications2 Years Required; 3 Years Preferred
University (Degree), Preferred
Physical RequirementsPhysical Requirements: Sedentary Work
Preferred EducationUniversity (Degree)
Career Level6ICRequired Skills2+ years of Info Security or Information Technology experience
Experience with monitoring a SIEM
Experience triaging phishing emails
Preferred Skills3+ years of Info Security or Information Technology experience
Experience with industry standard frameworks
Understanding of firewalls, proxies, SIEM, antivirus, and IDS concepts.
Passionate about identifying malicious attackers, and understanding attack vectors, threat tactics
Base Pay Range: $66,700/yr. - $111,200/yr.Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location.Â In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans).ÂCompany OverviewTIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.COVID-19 VaccinationTIAA requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide documentation of full vaccination, unless you qualify for an accommodation as determined by TIAA consistent with applicable law.Benefits and Total RewardsThe organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. Thats why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary (https://www.tiaa.org/public/pdf/benefits-at-a-glance.pdf) .Equal OpportunityWe are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.Read more about the Equal Opportunity Law here (https://www.dol.gov/general/topics/posters) .Accessibility SupportTIAA offers support for those who need assistance with our online application process to provide an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities.ÂIf you are a U.S. applicant and desire a reasonable accommodation to complete a job application please use one of the below options to contact our accessibility support team:ÂPhone: (800) 842-2755Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgPrivacy NoticesFor Applicants of TIAA, Nuveen and Affiliates residing in US (other than California), click here (https://www.tiaa.org/public/tiaa-nuveen-privacy) .For Applicants of TIAA, Nuveen and Affiliates residing in California, please click here (https://www.tiaa.org/public/tiaa-nuveen-ca-privacy) .For Applicants of Nuveen residing in Europe and APAC, please click here (https://www.tiaa.org/public/nuveen-eu-uk-privacy) .For Applicants of Greenwood residing in Brazil (English), click here (https://www.tiaa.org/public/support/privacy/applicants-greenwood-privacy) .For Applicants of Greenwood residing in Brazil (Portuguese), click here (https://www.tiaa.org/public/support/privacy/applicants-greenwood-portuguese-privacy) .ÂFor Applicants of Westchester residing in Brazil (English), click here (https://www.tiaa.org/public/support/privacy/applicants-westchester-privacy) .For Applicants of Westchester residing in Brazil (Portuguese), click here (https://www.tiaa.org/public/support/privacy/applicants-westchester-portuguese-privacy) .Â