Ally SOC Analyst L1 in Charlotte, North Carolina
The Cyber Security Analyst position is a valued member of the Information Protection and Risk Management team. The Analyst is part of the SOC (Security Operations Center) team and works closely with other members of the IPRM program to develop and implement a comprehensive approach to the management of security risks.
This role is responsible for working with other Security Operations Center team members in responding to security events according to established policies and best practices.
First level response for real time security alerts and events
Assist the Incident Response team in handling security events / incidents
Perform complex security investigations and root cause analysis
Data mining through use of SIEM or other data analytics solutions
Perform phishing investigations and response
Report generation around security events and metrics
Ensure that all security events are properly documented/tracked to meet audit and legal requirements
Develop documentation in support of response processes and/or procedures
Determine level of event severity and escalate as necessary
Security+ or CYSA+ certification preferred
Practical understanding of network protocols and operating systems
Broad understanding of security mitigation solutions at all layers
Minimum of two years information security specific experience
Bachelor's degree in information systems or equivalent experience
Ability to analyze large data sets to identify trends/anomalies indicative of malicious activity
Good understanding of application logic flow
Understanding or background in code development
Awareness of the current threat landscape
Self-driven and motivated with a strong passion for cybersecurity
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills with a strong attention to detail
Ability to interact with personnel at all levels across the organization and to comprehend business imperatives
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and capable of working under pressure
Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY) is a leading digital financial services company and a top 25 U.S. financial holding company offering financial products for consumers, businesses, automotive dealers and corporate clients. Ally's legacy dates back to 1919, and the company was redesigned in 2009 with a distinctive brand, innovative approach and relentless focus on its customers. Ally has an award-winning online bank (member FDIC), one of the largest full service auto finance operations in the country, a complementary auto-focused insurance business, a growing digital wealth management and online brokerage platform, and a trusted corporate finance business offering capital for equity sponsors and middle-market companies.
Business Unit/Enterprise Function
Ally's Information Technology (IT) organization is focused on supporting and improving the position of our industry-leading business franchises through cost effective, innovative IT solutions, as well as overseeing critical functions that enable the day-to-day operations of the entire Ally Financial enterprise. IT is also responsible for the administration and execution of information protection, disaster recovery and IT risk management.
Total Rewards Information
Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. Plus, we have a flexible paid-time-off program including time off for volunteer opportunities. Ally's Total Rewards Program is designed to enrich your life at work -- and outside of it and includes:
Industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions
Wellness program encouraging healthy living with financial rewards
Flexible health insurance options including dental and vision
Pre-tax Health Savings Account with generous employer contributions
Pre-tax commuter benefits
Other work-life integration benefits including parental and caregiver leave, adoption assistance, backup child and adult/elder day care program, child care discounts, tuition reimbursement, LifeMatters® Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs
Ally is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We extend equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.
Job Title: SOC Analyst L1
Company: Ally Financial Inc.
Category: Information Technology
BU Function: IT
Experience Level: Experienced
Requisition ID: 19-6570