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Title:  Cyber Security Analyst


Research Triangle Park, NC, US, 27709

Requisition ID:  34185


Are you data-driven?  We at NetApp believe in the transformative power of data – to expand customer touchpoints, to foster greater innovation, and to optimize operations.  We are designed for simplicity, optimized to protect, created to embrace future opportunity, and open to enrich choice.  We are the data authority for hybrid cloud, and we are helping our customers realize the full potential of their data.


We’ve built a Data Fabric for a data-driven world – to simplify and integrate data management across the resources that are best for the business.  With the Data Fabric, our customers can harness the power of cloud data services, build cloud infrastructures, and modernize storage through data management.

Job Summary

In this role, you will be part of a team that is responsible for analysis of cyber threats that could impact company resources.

The Cyber Security Analyst will primarily work within established operating procedures to detect & respond to cyber incidents from external threats as an integral part of a Security Operations Center (SOC). The Cyber Security Analyst will work within a team environment with leadership providing day-to-day direction. The Cyber Security Analyst must be a self-starter with the ability to research and solve problems independently but must also able to collaborate in a dynamic team environment.

Job Requirements

- Previous operational experience in a CSIRT, CIRT, SOC, or CERT
- Foundational understanding tactics used by APT, Cyber Crime and other associated threat group
- Expert understanding of network communications (TCP/IP fundamentals, HTTP basics)
- Expert understanding of multiple operating systems such as Linux, Solaris, BSD, or Windows
- Expert understanding of intrusion detection systems (e.g. Snort, Suricata) and tools (e.g. tcpdump, Wireshark)
- Practical experience with security incident response
- Security Incident Management – analysis, detection and handling of security events
- Comprehension of how attacks exploit operating systems and protocols
- Must understand how to analyze network traffic for suspicious and malicious activity
- Hands-on experience with other security technologies:
- Next-Gen Intrusion Detection Systems – FireEye, Damballa, or Palo Alto WildFire
- Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) – ArcSight, Splunk, QRadar, etc
- Packet capture technologies – NetWitness, Solera, Moloch, or at a minimum, WireShark or tcpdump
- Scripting experience with one or more of the following: PERL, Bash, PowerShell, Python
- Ability to write technical documentation and present technical briefings to varying audiences
- Ability to work with a globally distributed team and rely heavily on electronic communication
- Ability to travel as needed to support the corporate objectives.


- 5+ years of information security experience is required; At least 3 years experience in security monitoring, digital forensic analysis, or incident response is preferred.
- A Bachelor of Arts or Sciences Degree is required; or equivalent experience.
- Demonstrated ability to have completed multiple, moderately complex technical tasks


So get ready to tap into the data visionary within, and join us as we accelerate digital transformation and empower our customers to change the world with data!


If you ask a NetApp employee why they work here, the answer is inevitably the same: the people. At NetApp, our culture is at the heart of what we do. We place importance in trust, integrity, teamwork, and caring above all else. NetApp is a place where people are empowered to make a difference. Empowered to innovate. Empowered to collaborate. Empowered to help ourselves and others be data-driven and change the world. We take care of each other, our customers, our partners, and our communities simply because it’s the right thing to do.


We work hard but also recognize the importance of work-life balance for our employees because what’s important to them is important to us!  Recently we implemented Family First, which encourages employees to take paid time off to bond with a new child (through birth or adoption) or to care for a family member with a serious health condition.  Our volunteer time off program is best in class, offering employees 40 hours of paid time off per year to donate their time with their favorite organizations.  We provide comprehensive medical, dental, wellness and vision plans for you and your family.  We offer educational assistance, legal services, and access to discounts and fitness centers. We also offer financial savings programs to help you plan for your future.  


Join us and see what empowerment can do. 



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