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Sr Analyst Cyber Risk Defense @ Kaiser Permanente

Greenwood Village, CO, US | Posted 10 months, 3 weeks ago



This individual contributor is primarily responsible for monitoring, detecting, protecting and ensuring the maintenance, integrity and reliability of security data, systems and networks.


Essential Responsibilities:


  • Completes work assignments and supports business-specific projects by applying expertise in subject area; supporting the development of work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; ensuring team follows all procedures and policies; coordinating and assigning resources to accomplish priorities and deadlines; collaborating cross-functionally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating high priority issues or risks, as appropriate; and recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities.

  • Practices self-development and promotes learning in others by proactively providing information, resources, advice, and expertise with coworkers and customers; building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; influencing others through technical explanations and examples; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; providing feedback to others and managers; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and develop weaknesses; supporting team collaboration; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.

  • Provides proactive monitoring and/or response to known or emerging threats against the KP network.

  • Effectively communicates investigative findings to non-technical audiences.

  • Participates in regular operations meeting with TDA, TRI, and/or TAG teams.

  • Supports information fusion procedures across operations and engineering, including activities such as Use Case planning/development, Use Case quality assurance validation, and response procedure documentation.

  • Identifies and capitalizes on opportunities for cyber security improvements across one or more cyber defense domain(s).

  • Contributes to the CDC intellectual capital by making process or procedure improvements, conducting 'brown bag' training sessions, and creating new training documents.

  • Collaborates with the CDC Policy Engineers and Remediation teams to contain identified issues and determine the best approach for improving security posture.

  • Provides insight and subject matter expertise in follow-up remediation design and review.

  • Conducts investigation and triage of security events within assigned domain.

  • Performs complex data analysis in support of security event management processes, including root cause analysis.

  • Activates appropriate threat detection capabilities and/or incident response plans which may include after-hours support and coordination among responsible teams.

  • Executes incident detection and/or handling processes which may include containment, protection, and remediation activities.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Social Science, Mathematics, or related field and Minimum six (6) years experience in IT or a related field, including Minimum two (2) years in information security or network engineering. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • One (1) year of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above)

  • Two (2) years experience in cyber security threat research or large scale data analytics.

  • Two (2) years in the operation of SIEM solutions.


Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.