Cyber Information Security Associate

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Date: Aug 2, 2019

Location: San Antonio, TX, US, 78251

Company: Capital Group

Req ID:  30105
Experience Level: Entry-Level 
Other Location(s): N/A 


Come grow with us


At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it’s more than that. It’s smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.

Bring your energy and unique perspective to Capital and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers while progressing through multiple roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our communities. In return for your contributions, you’ll receive premier compensation and benefits, and a company-funded retirement plan that ranks among the most generous.


As a Cyber Information Security Associate based in San Antonio, you will join our world-class team of first responders against cyber-attacks. The Information security candidate will be recently graduated or in their first four years of a promising cybersecurity career and will have a clear drive to learn new skills while working with a fast-moving and highly skilled team. You will use state of the art tools in a security operations center to perform initial response in order to defeat cyber threats. The Information Security Associate will work alongside the rest of Capital Group’s cybersecurity team in the purpose-built cybersecurity command post: the Capital Group Security Intelligence Response Team (SIRT), who are based in San Antonio, TX.  Working with the Capital Group cybersecurity team you will preempt, detect and respond to cyber-related security threats by using actionable intelligence in our internal and external environments. 

  • Conduct response activities for incidents, ensure that they are properly identified and escalated (as appropriate).
  • Conduct triage according to well defined processes in order to categorize and classify network intrusions, events, incidents and false alarms.
  • Participate in incident response activities alongside senior associates and management in accordance with the Capital Group Cyber Incident Response Plan.
  • Collect documents and maintain catalogs of incidents as they occur and are remediated.
  • Assist in the gathering and maintenance of forensics to support investigative and risk analysis and mitigation efforts.
  • Assist in the collection of metrics and reports for communication to SIRT leadership.
  • Communicate effectively in speaking and writing (including presenting to leadership).
  • Demonstrate high degree of motivation, composure, and positive attitude.
  • Apply knowledge commensurate with the early stage of a career in cyber security; stay informed on trends and news in cyber security, risk management, incident response and forensics.


  • Work experience in a cyber-security related field or equivalent course work
  • Knowledge of big data analysis (knowledge of SIEM tools, e.g. Splunk)
  • Knowledge of security intelligence, malware analysis, penetration testing, and information security
  • Strong technical ability  
  • Degree in cyber security or equivalent

Preferred Certifications:

  • Security+
  • Network+ 
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)


Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.7 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers. 
We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

Nearest Major Market: San Antonio

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