At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.
As a Senior Cybersecurity Engineer on the Threat Detection and Response team, your role will include the continuous development and build-out of our security detection and alerting capabilities
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Your primary responsibilities will include the ongoing development and maintenance of SIEM content to detect and alert on potential security incidents.
Secondary responsibilities include:
Assist with enhancements to our threat detection platform including:
Security Incident and Event Management(SIEM)
Security Automation and Response(SOAR)
Support of Insider Threat & Incident Response Function
Creation of correlation rules and/or logic to detect malicious activity
Developing and maintaining documentation related to detection and alerting procedures for security events.
Using regular expressions to define filters and pattern matches.
Writing advanced Splunk SPL queries, dashboards, and alerts.
Familiarity with MITRE ATT&CK framework, understanding various techniques & tactics used by threat actors, and how those activities are detected.
SOC / Incident Response investigative skills, such as digital forensics, memory analysis, malware reverse engineering or threat hunting.
Experience integrating various security tools and log output used to detect malicious behavior.
Experience in scripted IT operations by way of Systems Administration, Software Development, DevOps or Site Reliability Engineering.
Strong problem solving, ability to analyze, design, develop, deploy, and support solutions.
Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, MIS or related field
Background in information technology with an emphasis on network or systems administration.
Hold or willingness to acquire certifications such as GCIH, GCFE, GCFA, GDAT, CISSP or other relevant security certifications.
Highly competitive compensation, including annual bonus opportunities
Medical/Dental/Vision plans, 401(k), pension program
Tuition reimbursement, commuter plans, and paid time off
Extensive Professional Training Opportunities
Excellent Work/Life Balance
Hackathons/Dedication to Innovation
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We are an equal opportunity/affirmativeaction employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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We're excited about the potential people bring to Northwestern Mutual. You can grow your career here while enjoying first-class perks, benefits, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for nearly 160 years through a distinctive planning approach that integrates risk management with wealth accumulation, preservation and distribution. With more than $217 billion in assets, $26 billion in revenues and more than $1.5 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force. Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than 4.2 million clients. People are the power behind Northwestern Mutual, and diversity makes us better. We are committed to reflecting and serving the marketplace. We do so by attracting and enhancing the engagement of those who bring their unique perspectives, ideas, and beliefs. At Northwestern Mutual, people matter. And you’ll be working for a company that’s consistently voted among the “most admired” in the nation.