Analyst, Incident Response

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: Cary, North Carolina
  • Posted: February 08, 2017
  • Reference ID: 41882-en_US

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary  



The Analyst, Incident Response, position is part of the Cyber Security Global Incident Response team managing cyber security incidents globally while providing technical expertise to global incident response associates to help manage, identify, remediate, and mitigate cyber security incidents.  This role is an individual contributor role working closely with other teams within Cyber Security, IT Risk, Security Engineering, Global Security teams, and other areas within MetLife to properly respond to Cyber Security incidents and to protect MetLife from Cyber Security attacks.


  • Review, triage, escalate, and respond to security events and incidents while Managing global security incidents and provides support to global security teams.
  • Analyze various log, network, malware, forensic, and open source information to validate security threats, recommend appropriate countermeasures, and assess impact of incidents.
  • Maintain awareness of emerging threats, especially those targeting the financial services industry.  This position requires self-motivation, a strong willingness to learn, and passion for the information security field.
  • Supports internal investigations by performing e-discovery, forensics, and other investigative techniques
  • Analyze threat intelligence data and stays abreast of existing and developing threats against MetLife and our industry


  • 3+ years of experience in an information security role.
  • Understanding of Windows operating systems and command line tools, network protocols, TCP/IP fundamentals, and security infrastructure.
  • Experience analyzing raw log files (i.e. firewall, IDS, PCAP, system logs), performing data correlation, and using SIEM or log management tools.
  • Possess good communication skills and be able to document and explain technical details clearly and concisely.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems or related field, or equivalent work experience.


At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.



MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 41882 

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