Senior Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst - Tactical

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Nov 19, 2021
Dec 06, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time

About us:
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

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 Senior Cybersecurity Analyst on the Tactical Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) team, you will provide daily support related to the collection and analysis of prioritized and commodity threats that may pose a risk to Target. This position will be primarily focused on the daily scoping and analysis of phishing-related threats against Target and its employees. You will work closely with fellow CTI analysts and other cross-functional teams (CSIRT, Reverse Engineering) to analyze and attribute phishing activity to well-known or emerging threat actors and malware variants. You will participate in monthly and ad-hoc rollups of phishing activity to inform broader internal stakeholders of observed trends. You will identify areas for process improvements and work with other cross-functional teams (Intel Tools) to automate and streamline new or existing workflows.

About You:
• 2-5 years of experience in information security, preferably in a role focused on security operations, incident response, or threat intelligence

• Knowledge of threat hunting techniques, the intelligence cycle, and analysis methodologies (e.g. cyber kill chain, diamond model)

• Experience using various types of digital investigation tools (e.g. VirusTotal, DomainTools, URLScan, VMRay)

• Understanding of basic malware analysis fundamentals and use of YARA framework for collection

• Knowledge of TCP/IP and other networking protocols
• Ability to work well with others and under pressure

• Strong verbal, written and presentation skills

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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