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IBM 2020 Entry-Level Cyber Threat Responder in SANDY SPRINGS, Georgia


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Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM MSS Security Operations Center (SOC) is seeking for candidates for Cyber Threat Responder role, who will work as a part of a 24x7 international team. Cyber Threat Responder will be able to work both independently and as part of a larger team, have a strong understanding of TTPs and exceptional technical writing skills.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Analyzing alerts in the client’s EDR platform

  • Communicating with the client concerning true positives and providing feedback for tuning efforts and improved detection capabilities

  • Working with internal IBM security teams to provide contextual visibility to ongoing investigations and may serve as an escalation point from network security analysts

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience in the cyber threat intelligence industry OR

  • Experience in EDR (Endpoint technology and response) OR

  • Experience in a SOC or NOC environment or equivalent field

  • Understanding of incident response with knowledge of the inner-workings of the windows\linux\ osx operating systems

  • Ability to quickly identify suspicious events thru pattern and behavioral analysis, intelligence correlation, and anomaly detection

  • Knowledge of current and past malware, attack methodologies, and adversaries

  • Knowledge of malware reversing both static and dynamic

  • Scripting experience

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience with technical writing, developing technical documents, and incident response reporting.

  • Experience in malware reversing both static and dynamic

About Business Unit

IBM is a leading provider of enterprise security solutions. Named by industry analysts as a leader in 12 security market segment categories, IBM Security is a multi-billion dollar business that is rapidly growing. In an industry focused on building walls, IBM Security is focused on creating an open, connected security ecosystem that leverages AI and cloud to help clients improve compliance, stop threats, and grow their business securely.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world. What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

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About IBM

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Location Statement

US Citizenship required.

Being You @ IBM

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.