Security Intelligence Center Analyst

McLean 1 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

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Security Intelligence Center Analyst

Capital One is looking for entry level Information Security Analysts with network security monitoring experience to join our Security Intelligence Center (SIC) in McLean, VA. The Associate level SIC Analyst position will require basic knowledge of network protocols and infrastructure, familiarity with troubleshooting and root cause analysis techniques, and a strong desire and aptitude for self-guided learning and growth. You will be in a rapidly evolving environment, that will bring new challenges and opportunities for growth on a regular basis, and be empowered to develop and explore your unique passions in Cybersecurity Operations.

Your goal is to find the bad guys attempting to attack Capital One infrastructure, and route out and stop any malicious actors who make it past our defenses. You will be responsible for investigations from start to finish, and for initiating your own investigations to locate malicious activity.

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years working in a position in the Information Technology or Information Security field in a technical role
  • At least 1 year of experience using system, application or network logs to identify the root cause of issues
  • At least 1 year of experience interpreting routed, routing protocols and application traffic logs
  • At least 1 year of experience researching current threat's and vulnerabilities to Information Technology systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Cyber Security, Computer Science or military experience
  • Certifications: SANS GIAC 503 or 504
  • At least 1 years of experience conducting Cybersecurity investigations into network and application activity
  • At least 1 year of experience working in a Security Operations Center (SOC)
  • At least 1 year of experience working with SIEMs and evaluating SIEM alerts
  • At least 1 year of experience leveraging core security and infrastructure technologies during investigations like firewall logs, network security tools, malware detonation devices, proxies or IPS/IDS

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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