Cybersecurity Analytics Specialist

Location Livingston, NJ
Date Posted January 10, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


CIT is a leading national bank focused on empowering businesses and personal savers with the financial agility to navigate their goals. CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) is a financial holding company with over a century of experience and operates a principal bank subsidiary, CIT Bank, N.A. (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender). The company's commercial banking segment includes commercial financing, community association banking, middle market banking, equipment and vendor financing, factoring, railcar financing, treasury and payments solutions, and capital markets and asset management. CIT's consumer banking segment includes a national direct bank and regional branch network. Discover more at

We are looking for a dedicated and meticulous cybersecurity analytics specialist to join our growing team. In the role you will operate independently and as part of a team to ensure our software, hardware, and related components are protected from cyber-attacks. The job description will include developing detection/prevention capabilities, handling any and all cyber-attacks in an efficient and effective manner. Candidates should have strong IT skills and a deep understanding of cyber hacker methodology.
Duties and Responsibilities:
* Develop detection/prevention rules within SIEM
* Monitor network for security threats
* Work with other IT and Corporate Functions to enhance detection/prevention capabilities
* Investigate security breaches and other cyber security incidents
* Stay current on Cyber Security trends and news
* Research best ways to secure company-wide IT infrastructure and cloud environments

Cybersecurity Analytics Specialist Requirements:
* Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience
* Strong IT skills including knowledge of hardware, software and networks
* Knowledge of SIEM technologies
* Scripting Experience
* Thorough work ethic, attention to detail
* Critical thinking skills, problem solving aptitude
* Forensic approach to challenges
* Ability to think like a hacker and anticipate hacker moves
* Desire to self-educate on the ever-changing landscape of cyber hacking tactics
* Experience in professional cybersecurity a plus
* Experience in cloud security a plus