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R191793 Posted 07/10/2024

Principal Associate, Cyber Security Operations Center (CSOC) - (Fusion) Analyst

McLean, Virginia | Chicago, Illinois | Cambridge, Massachusetts | New York, New York | Plano, Texas | Richmond, Virginia | San Francisco, California
  • Category Technology
  • Experience Principal Associate
  • Primary Address McLean, Virginia

Overview

Center 3 (19075), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Principal Associate, Cyber Security Operations Center (CSOC) - (Fusion) Analyst

The Cyber Security Operation Center Fusion team synthesizes multi-source security alerting, intrusion investigations, cyber intelligence, and business information into actionable analysis. The Fusion team provides this time-sensitive analysis to empower fellow CSOC operators defending the network and to empower leadership to make informed decisions confronting cyber threats. 

The associate will be a technical team leader proactively identifying threats,  and working across the SOC CSOC operations with contextualized tactical intelligence, driving cross-team initiatives to improve detection and security, conducting internal threat landscape analysis, and finding innovative new ways to automate analysis. The associate in this role will also mentor and train associates to execute fusion analysis responsibilities. 

General Responsibilities:

  • Support day-to-day cybersecurity threat detection and incident response operations through indicator pivoting, campaign analysis, and tactical intelligence

  • Identify and enhance processes where automation has the potential to improve efficiencies, provide actionable data, and facilitate collaboration across CSOC

  • Leverage Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR) or Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools to identify threat patterns, enrich investigations, and build automation-supported workflows

  • Deconstruct multi-source reporting into actionable intelligence including Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures TTPs data objects, campaign analysis, and threat patterns.

  • Regularly analyze malware reports to track adversary behaviors and support the construction of a TTP repository

  • Develop expertise on the Capital One threat landscape using internal data, threat trends, and operational metrics to clearly communicate the Capital One threat landscape to senior executives, to include the Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Information Officer. 

  • Proactively build and maintain relationships with partner teams, including but not limited to Cyber Intelligence, Red Team, Insider Threat, and Hunt teams.

  • Conduct time-sensitive analysis during cyber investigations, including active threat hunting, malware analysis, and campaign enrichment

  • Routinely identify gaps in detection and collaborate with teams across the Cyber organization to mitigate risk, including blocking of malicious indicators, tuning vendor signatures, and instrumenting custom detection rules

  • Support the tactical intelligence-to-detection pipeline, to include malware reverse engineering, TTP analysis, and association mapping in a TIP (threat intelligence platform) for future pivoting

  • Attend conferences and briefings to stay current on threats against both COF and the Financial Services sector

  • Mentor other CSOC analysts in project execution and tactical upskilling; conduct brown bag lunches to teach specialized skill sets

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent Certification

  • At least 4 years of experience in cyber security or information technology

  • At least 3 years of experience working in a Security Operations Center (SOC)

  • At least 3 years of experience analyzing and tracking Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) groups

  • At least 3 years of experience conducting threat hunting

  • At least 3 years of experience conducting fusion intelligence analysis

  • At least 3 years of experience with Threat Intelligence Platforms (TIPs), Security Orchestration, Automation, Response (SOAR) or Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools

  • At least 1 year of malware analysis (static or dynamic) experience

  • At least 1 year of Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTP) analysis experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Professional certifications (CompTIA Sec+, CISSP, CEH or SANs)

  • 3+ years of experience creating detection signatures for endpoint, network or cloud platforms

  • 3+ years of experience in a cloud environment (Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform or Microsoft Azure)

  • 3+ years of experience in written and verbal briefings

  • 4+ years of experience with cyber threat intelligence analysis and tactical analysis

  • 3+ years of experience utilizing the MITRE ATT&CK framework, Diamond Model, or Cyber Kill Chain 


At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

The minimum and maximum full-time annual salaries for this role are listed below, by location. Please note that this salary information is solely for candidates hired to perform work within one of these locations, and refers to the amount Capital One is willing to pay at the time of this posting. Salaries for part-time roles will be prorated based upon the agreed upon number of hours to be regularly worked.

New York City (Hybrid On-Site): $165,100 - $188,500 for Prin Assoc, Cyber Technical

San Francisco, California (Hybrid On-Site): $174,900 - $199,700 for Prin Assoc, Cyber Technical

Candidates hired to work in other locations will be subject to the pay range associated with that location, and the actual annualized salary amount offered to any candidate at the time of hire will be reflected solely in the candidate’s offer letter.

This role is also eligible to earn performance based incentive compensation, which may include cash bonus(es) and/or long term incentives (LTI). Incentives could be discretionary or non discretionary depending on the plan.

Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at theCapital One Careers website. Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

This role is expected to accept applications for a minimum of 5 business days.

No agencies please. Capital One is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship, immigration status, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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