IBM Level 2 Threat Triage Analyst in HURSLEY, United Kingdom

Job Description

The Threat Triage Analyst role is part of the SIOC team. Candidates in this role will respond to events according to documented procedures and industry best practices. Ideal candidates should be experienced in the areas of networking, client/server technologies, and log file analysis , with the ability to identify false positive and true positive events. Must have experience in Linux and Windows operating systems. Candidates in this role may also be required to follow the incident response plan and assist SIOC Response Analysts when necessary. Must display enthusiasm for and interest in Information Security.

Standard Job Requirements

•Provide initial investigation of security incidents

•Provide communication and escalation throughout the incident per the CSIRT guidelines or internal process or procedure

•Communicates directly with data asset owners and business response plan owners during high severity incidents

•Hunting for suspicious anomalous activity based on data alerts or data outputs from various toolsets

•Perform analysis of log files

•Takes an active part in the containment of incidents, even after they are escalated

•Escalating issues when necessary

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Technical Competencies

•Knowledge of network security zones, firewall, IDS

•Knowledge of log formats for syslog, http logs, DB logs and how to gather forensics for traceability back to event

•Knowledge of packet capture and analysis

•Experience with log management or security information management tools

•Experience with Security Assessment tools (NMAP, Nessus, Metasploit, Netcat)

•Ability to make information security risk determinations

•Effective verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Training, Qualifications, and Certifications


Security Essentials

Intrusion Detection In Depth


Hacker Guard: Security Baseline Training

Advanced Security Essentials

Hacker Techniques, Exploits & Incident Handling

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.