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Senior Security Assurance Operations Analyst - Cyber Security

Job Description

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at

The Cybersecurity organization’s objective is to ensure that JPMC is able to effectively detect, prevent, and respond to cyber threats against our technology infrastructure. The scope of Cybersecurity comprises detection and monitoring of threats and vulnerabilities, managing security incidents, and evolving our preventive infrastructure to keep ahead of the threat. We accomplish this through strong information security leadership and active collaboration with line of business information risk managers to provide high quality security solutions and services that are focused on improving the Firm's risk posture. 
Global Cybersecurity is currently looking for a Senior Security Assurance Operations Analyst to be responsible for providing eyes on glass monitoring and triage of security events.
Responsibilities include:
  • Performing daily operational ‘eyes on glass’ real-time monitoring and analysis of internal security events from but not limited to events from Security Information Monitoring tools, network and host based intrusion detection systems, mainframe, midrange, applications and databases.
  • Reviewing firewall logs, database logs, email logs and system logs to ensure that end user actions adhere to JPMC security standards
  • Additional responsibilities will include reporting, documenting team procedures and workflows, documentation review and improvements, attending meetings as required  and working on projects to drive efficiencies
  • Working with global teams and Line of Business contacts for issue escalations and resolution
The Global Security Assurance Operations team is a 23x5, follow-the-sun operation and as such, the Analyst will need to attend off-office hours business calls, cover shift on rotational days and weekends as per business requirements.
  • Experience/Skills (Required):Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
  • At least 5 years experience in Information Technology 
Technical Skills:
  • Familiarity with Privilege Access Management, insider threats and threat detection and analysis
  • Demonstrable comprehension of Information Systems Security including compliance, policies and procedures, vulnerability management, Data Loss Protection/Prevention (DLP), malware infections, and cyber attacks
  • Working knowledge of windows Desktop and Server platforms including Windows 7, Windows 2003/2008/2008 R2/2012
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory on an enterprise platform supporting various services such as Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint servers
  • Working knowledge of PowerShell & AD Scripting
  • Experience with Windows and Linux/Unix commands, database structure and queries
  • Experience with reviewing raw log files from various sources, data/events correlation, and analysis
  • Familiarity or experience with two or more of the following environments
    • Application, Web, and Database servers,
    • Software Development Life Cycle,
    • Programming languages,
    • Version Control Systems,
    • Development Platforms such as (.NET & Java),
    • Software Installation, Updates, Upgrades, and Migration,
    • Backups & Disaster Recovery.
  • Familiarity with Encryption and SSL certificates
Understanding of networking fundamentals including protocols,  ports, and firewalls.People Skills:
  • Strong deductive reasoning, critical thinking, problem solving, and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency and pay attention to detail
  • Possess drive, passion and fortitude, dynamic and independent, resourceful and a self-starter
  • Strong team player that collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporate input from various sources
  • Must be reliable and adaptableOutstanding integrity and work ethic
Process Skills:
  • Experience with working on global teams across time zones, cultures and languages
  • Ability to follow operational processes and workflows, with experience in incidents handling and response
Communication Skills
  • Ability to present complex solutions and methods to a general community and the higher management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work with diverse personnel and stakeholders regionally and globally
Experience/Skills (Preferred):
  • CISSP, CISA, CEH, Security+ certification will be advantageous
  • Previous experience working for a large financial institution
This position is anticipated to require the use of one or more High Security Access (HSA) systems.  Users of these systems are subject to enhanced screening which includes both criminal and credit background checks, and/or other enhanced screening at the time of accepting the position and on an annual basis thereafter.  The enhanced screening will need to be successfully completed prior to commencing employment or assignment.
Req #: 160002825
Location: Jersey City, NJ US
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 3000 US Dollar (USD)

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