Data Protection & Surveillance Analyst

United States, New York City, NY, Chicago, IL
Job ID: 1576

Job Description

Our client, a global investment management firm, is seeking a Data Protection and Surveillance Analyst to be responsible for analysing and maintaining the data loss protection workflow within the organisation. The successful candidate will focus on incident review, detection and contextualisation within the surveillance team structure. Will be responsible for identifying data loss threats within the firm’s environments and mitigating them in real time.

Role responsibilities:

  • Review, maintain and improve the data loss prevention alerts in conjunction with pre-existing eComm surveillance contextualisation. These include, but are not limited to:
    • DLP policy management and platform expertise
    • Insider threat & eComm surveillance integrations
    • Anomaly detection and user and entity behaviour analytics
  • Leverage a broad array of investigative information to identify potential data security risks
  • Act as incident analyst and reviewer during security incidents and follow-up forensic investigations
  • Manage highly sensitive, complex, and confidential investigations into incidents of data loss and intellectual property theft, technology misuse, conflict of interest, and other types of matters
  • Assess the firm’s DLP alerting infrastructure in order to determine capability gaps
  • Report on actionable metrics regarding detection and response
  • Execute detection and response testing and develop frameworks to test detection and response efficacy
  • Assist in the creation or modification of forward-thinking security policies and procedures as needed

Technical experience and qualifications required:

  • Experience managing security activities, such as incident response actions, configuration changes, and threat hunting
  • Familiarity with risk scoring and threat analysis tools
  • In-depth knowledge of Windows and Linux security best practices
  • Experience with web application exploits and effective detection capabilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong team player, but can work independently with minimal oversight when required
  • Financial Services industry experience is a plus
  • BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related area

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