Analyst - Cyber Security
About this role
Join our global team of cyber security experts, protecting our business and developing exciting capabilities on the frontline of cyber defense. Apply your passion and knowledge of cyber security to assist the investigation of incidents. The Cyber Data Protection Analyst will be part of the Cyber Data Protection team that is responsible for monitoring and investigating user activity data and alerts to identify indicators of data compromise or loss. The individual will be required to work closely with other members of the Cyber Operations team to ensure the successful delivery of the Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and User Behavioral Analytics (UBA) programs.
This role will be primarily responsible for monitoring, analyzing, and interpreting alerts and system logs to identify abnormal user activity indicative of potentially malicious activity. When malicious activity is identified, the Cyber Data Protection Analyst will collaborate with appropriate response partners (e.g. Legal, Privacy, HR, business leaders) to investigate and resolve incidents. To accomplish this, the individual will need to bring good analytical and communication skills, and is expected to build broad relationships and strong knowledge of business security processes.
This role will have the opportunity to assist in setting the objectives of the Cyber Data Protection Program as well as operationalizing DLP and UBA technologies by identifying new insider threat detection techniques and use cases. To accomplish this the individual will need to maintain awareness of the latest trends and developments in insider threat detection as well as partner with representatives from key business functions to understand their team's use of data.
BlackRock is committed to building great Cyber Security careers for our people, and we are looking for an individual with a passion for cyber security defense to continue the growth of our exceptional team. This is a great opportunity to develop your early career or apply yourself to a new challenge, extensive experience in cyber security operations or technical security is not a pre-requisite.
What the ideal candidate looks like:
- A background in Information Security gained through study or recent career history
- Bring your relevant experience, the years don’t count, we want to hear your story
- University degree is preferred
- Strong oral and written communication skills including the ability to interact directly with individuals that do not have an IT background.
- Ability to exercise sound technical, interpersonal and organizational judgment while evaluating and solving complex problems.
- Proficiency in a second language is a plus.
- Attention to detail.
- Action-oriented attitude.
- Integrity and the highest ethical standards.
- Courage of convictions and the ability to respectfully debate the status quo.
To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.
At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children’s educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.
This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment – the one we make in our employees. It’s why we’re dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.
BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.
BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.