Senior CyberSecurity Incident Detection Analyst

Date: Mar 11, 2019

Location: San Antonio, TX, US, 78251

Company: Capital Group

Req ID:  29143
Experience Level: Professional 
Other Location(s): Hampton Roads (VA)   

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.


Capital Group is looking for a Senior Cybersecurity Incident Detection Analyst to join our company and our team of world-class Cybersecurity Detection Analysts. Our Security Intelligence Response Team (SIRT), who are primarily based in San Antonio, TX work to systemically detect cyber related security threats by using actionable intelligence from our internal and external environments in order to protect Capital Group’s sensitive information and critical infrastructure. Capital Group’s businesses include American Funds, one of the largest investment companies in the U.S. with over $1.7tn in assets under management. We are a globally diverse institutional investment company with an IT Security hub in San Antonio, TX managing large pools of capital such as pensions and endowments.
The Senior Cybersecurity Incident Detection Analyst will: 
  • Demonstrate a clear drive to learn, develop and apply new technologies, tools, and skills
  • Mentor team members in the same
  • Expand current skills and knowledge while working within a fast moving, highly skilled and diversely talented team 
  • Act as a subject matter expert and be central in our priority of detecting cybersecurity APT threats and incidents
  • In collaboration with leadership, act as a cybersecurity technical thought leader 
  • Periodically participate in and offer input for projects and efforts related to SIRT capabilities
The successful candidate will join a highly advanced incident detection team who are experienced in detecting anomalies using SIEM and other world-class technologies. They will lead the hunt for APT threats, and create and maintain real-time detection methods and models focused on the detection of security, operational network and application system events and incidents. 
  • Detect for anomalous network activity - lead and participate in the detection of security incidents while working collaboratively with our Threat Intelligence and Data Science functions within the team.    
  • Conduct threat hunting activities and investigations in alignment with MITRE ATT&CK.  
  • Must be able to utilize and champion various Cybersecurity detection frameworks and methods 
  • Communicate with the team, Senior Risk Management and various IT and business leadership both written and verbally on security incidents, operational metrics, situational awareness of events in daily and monthly meetings. 
  • Have and maintain a deep technical and analytical ability in the area of cybersecurity threats.
  •  Experience, Certifications, and Education: 
  • Required: Minimum of 5+ years of experience in one or more of the following areas: APT threat hunting, cybersecurity detection.
  • Preferred certifications include: ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and/or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), SANS or CompTIA certifications relevant to the role, OSCP or similar.
  • Preferred educational background: Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Cybersecurity, Information Security, Computer Science, Information Systems or in comparable educational domains (Enterprise Risk Management, IT Audit, etc.)



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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