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MasterCard Senior Security Monitoring and Response Analyst in Rickmansworth, United Kingdom

Our Purpose

We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion (https://www.mastercard.us/en-us/vision/who-we-are/diversity-inclusion.html) for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.

Job Title

Senior Security Monitoring and Response Analyst

Mastercard

We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.

Overview

Mastercard Vocalink is looking for a passionate Security Monitoring and Response Analyst to protect and defend the front-line within cybersecurity operations. In this role you’ll make a direct contribution to securing critical payments infrastructure in the UK, while working with the cutting-edge technology of the security industry.

Role Responsibilities

• Respond to cybersecurity events and incidents.

• Support the incident response process, including debriefs to senior team members, management and peer teams.

• Apply root cause analysis and lessons learned to improve security posture and processes.

• Respond to end user queries, security alerts, solutions that meet security monitoring and response standards.

• Improve cybersecurity technologies and processes through contributing to tunes and playbook development.

Qualifications

Required Experience:

• Experience in Security Operations related fields, preferably within SOC.

• Demonstrated experience with cybersecurity related disciplines, not limited to:

e.g. network traffic analysis, malware analysis, DLP, vulnerability management, DFIR, web-security, threat intelligence, threat hunting.

Preferred Experience:

• Experience in creating queries and alerts in a SIEM, preferably in SPL.

• Experience with Cloud Security.

• Familiarity with Indicators of Compromise (IoCs), Indicators of Attack (IoAs), ATT&CK Tools, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs).

• Strong interpersonal skills, including good communication with the ability to articulate ideas in a precise and concise manner.

• Data Analysis skills, with the ability to develop KPIs and metric reporting to management.

• Security +, CISSP, ISACA or GIAC Certifications / Willingness to pursue certification.

The ideal candidate is ambitious, naturally drawn to information security and technology, highly motivated, analytical and a team player.

COVID-19 Considerations

We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together. In many locations, which may change over time, we’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by video or phone. In addition, in some locations, only individuals who have been fully vaccinated will be permitted inside Mastercard offices until further notice.

Further, we are currently making every effort towards having employees return to work in the office 2 days per week, if that makes sense for their team.

Corporate Security

All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must

Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;

Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;

Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and

Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.

COVID-19 Considerations

We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together. In many locations, which may change over time, we’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by video or phone. In addition, in some locations, only individuals who have been fully vaccinated will be permitted inside Mastercard offices until further notice.

In the US, Mastercard is a government contractor, which may legally require most Mastercard employees to be vaccinated unless a verified approved medical or religious exemption is granted. Further, we are currently making every effort towards having employees return to work in the office 2 days per week, if that makes sense for their team. Everyone must be vaccinated to enter Mastercard offices at this time. Therefore, we expect all candidates to be vaccinated or to be approved for a medical or religious accommodation prior to commencing work at Mastercard.

Corporate Security Responsibility

All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must:

  • Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;

  • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;

  • Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and

  • Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.

Requisition ID: R-154195

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