Lead Cybersecurity Analyst - Digital Forensics (Remote or HQ based)

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Aug 23, 2021
Sep 19, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time

Target as a tech company? Absolutely. We're the behind-the-scenes powerhouse that fuels Target's passion and commitment to cutting-edge innovation. We anchor every facet of one of the world's best-loved retailers with a strong technology framework that relies on the latest tools and technologies-and the brightest people-to deliver incredible value to guests online and in stores. Target Technology Services is on a mission to offer the systems, tools and support that guests and team members need and deserve. Our high-performing teams balance independence with collaboration, and we pride ourselves on being versatile, agile and creative. We drive industry-leading technologies in support of every angle of the business, and help ensure that Target operates smoothly, securely and reliably from the inside out.

As a Lead Digital Forensics Analyst on the Digital Forensics Team, you will conduct in-depth analyses of security incidents and interpret, correlate and evaluate data to build a holistic picture of what occurred during the incident. You will implement new processes and procedures identified by incident artifacts, and conduct research and development to ensure continuous improvements for monitoring, detection and response capabilities. You will help drive our mission to protect Target by collaborating with our key stakeholders and business partners to develop new strategies for the Digital Forensics Team.

Key Responsibilities:
• Runs investigations on Windows, MacOS, and Linux systems to gather artifacts for various logs in order to build out a holistic picture of what occurred during an incident.
• Develops processes and procedures designed to help support the mission of the Cyber Fusion Center and Security at Target from investigation artifacts.
• Performs research and development of technologies used within Target to gain better visibility in our infrastructure.
• Works with internal engineering teams to implement features that will extend the capabilities for case data collection available for future investigations.
• Develops and implements security measures that protect the handling, storing, processing, and transmission of classified information and sensitive Personally Identifiable Information (PII).
• Provides maintenance support for the forensics labs and tooling used during investigations.
• Presents briefings and advises leadership on artifacts found during an investigation and related forensics issues including planning requirements, execution, regulatory guidance and enterprise coordination.
• Maintains awareness of latest trends and developments in digital forensics through conducting research, training and attendance at conferences.

Minimum Qualifications:
• 5+ years of Digital Forensics and/or Incident Response specific work experience
• BA/BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Cyber Security, Information Systems, or equivalent experience
• In-depth knowledge of memory analysis and architecture crucial to memory forensics
• In-depth knowledge of network log analysis and enterprise network architecture
• In-depth knowledge of host-based analysis of Windows, MacOS, or Linux
• Ability to perform file analysis to include techniques like file carving from various data file types
• Thorough understanding of how to use data aggregation, detection, case tracking tools and reporting procedures
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, operational environment, including non-standard work hours in response to Cyber Security incidents
• Ability to demonstrate analytical expertise, close attention to detail, excellent critical thinking, logic, and solution orientation skills and to learn and adapt quickly
• Excellent written skills and has the ability to present complex technical information and metrics to both technical and nontechnical audiences

• One or more forensics-based certifications
• Leadership skills that assist with driving desired outcomes

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


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