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Senior Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst - Tactical (Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Start date
Jul 15, 2022
Closing date
Aug 10, 2022

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Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time

(Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)

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 primarily be responsible for the daily scoping of financially-motivated threats actors (e.g. FIN7, Wizard Spider), including but not limited to performing tasks such as malware classification, infrastructure enumeration, and creating rulesets (e.g. YARA, ElastAlert) to identify new activity. You will work closely with fellow CTI analysts and other cross-functional teams (CSIRT, Reverse Engineering) to analyze and attribute cybercrime activity to well-known or emerging threat actors and malware variants. You will participate in monthly and ad-hoc rollups of cybercrime 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
  • 4-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ 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 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
  • Solid problem-solving skills and experience
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and develop working business relationships and trust
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to lead down, across, and up in order to persuade and/or negotiate desired outcome

This position may be considered for a Full-Time Remote or Hybrid work arrangement based on Target's needs. A Hybrid work arrangement means the team members core role will be a blend of virtual and onsite at a Target location. A Full-Time Remote work arrangement means the team member works full-time from home or an alternate location that's not a Target location, does not have a desk at their primary HQ work location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times a year.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only:

The salary range for Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada residents is $81,400 to $146,500 annually. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond.

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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