IT Security Analyst


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IT & Technology
We are looking for an IT Security Analyst to join our centralized Security function. Your focus will be to protect PartnerRe’s computers, networks and information from Cyber attacks. You will be embedded in an international small team. The Security function drives and develops our security framework for PartnerRe worldwide. This framework is built on the 5 core pillars around Identification, Protection, Detection, Response and Recovery.You will be based in our Zurich (Switzerland), Paris (France) or Dublin (Ireland) office. As an IT Security Analyst, your key role will be around Detection and Response, in particular performing detailed investigations to address security alerts. You are leveraging our centralized security console, security tools and processes for the monitoring, analysis and remediation of security incidents. This includes the collaboration with other IT teams in different geographic locations (including, but not limited to our Data Center, Network and IT Help teams).You stay up to date with security news, keeping an eye out for the latest threats and vulnerabilities of relevance for our organization. In this context, you analyze new risks and propose mitigation options. You also help us to continuously enhance our security monitoring platform and processes and adjust it to new threats and risks.Besides your key role around Detection and Response, you will also contribute to improvements of our overall security posture in the Cloud. You perform risk analysis related to changes in our Information Systems (eg new applications or services, infrastructure changes…). You propose and drive security improvements and contribute to further evolve our security framework.
About youWe offer an international environment where you will form part the worldwide security function. Opportunities to work on many different aspects and continuous improvements related to security (Identification, Protection, Detection, Response and Recovery). Collaboration and teamwork within and outside of the IT department. In our small team, your impact really makes a difference. You are passionate about security and you have strong IT security kledge. You combine your deep technical skill set on windows computers and networks with kledge on attack methods used, in order to investigate and analyze security events.You have good scripting skills (eg Python, PowerShell), which you will use to further automate and extend our security platform or for investigation purpose.You have a good understanding and you are interested and curious about current and future security principles, techniques an protocols and how they may apply to the PartnerRe environment. Ideally you already have experience with security in the cloud (eg Microsoft, Amazon or ogle).Application Security kledge, a familiarity with agile and DevSecOps, Database and Linux skills help to round-up your competencies as relevant for the security domain.You use your good analytical skills for your daily monitoring and investigating activities and as a basis to deliver structured, meaningful reports based on several information sources. This is supported by your good documentation skills in English language.Your collaboration skills help you to work with different teams in an international organization and you have the ability to influence, without formal authority. You are also able to work autonomously and drive improvements. od communication skills give you the ability to convey information security concepts in accessible and engaging terms. You are fluent in English, French or German are an additional asset.You have a working experience of 2-10 years, with at least 2 years of experience in IT Security. You can build trust and you have a high level of integrity. Ideally your educational background is in Information Technology, with a focus on Information Security and/or you have relevant security certifications (eg CISSP, CISM).