• Cyber Security Incident Analyst

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego County
    Job ID
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Information Technology
  • Description:


    BOFI Federal Bank [NASDAQ: BOFI] Over $9 billion in assets and one of the fastest growing banks in the nation, ranked in the top 5 of online banks in the country!


    We’re tech-savvy problem-solvers who are success motivated.


    The Cyber Security Incident Analyst will report directly to the VP/Manager of Cyber Response and will manage cyber security incidents escalated by SOC to ensure timely response to active threats, intrusions, and/or compromises.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Conduct incident response activities to investigate potential security incidents
    • Utilize incident response playbooks to follow established and repeatable processes for triaging and containment of an incident
    • Perform analysis of network traffic and host activity across a wide array of technologies and platforms
    • Routinely develop and update incident response playbooks to ensure response activities align with best practices, minimize gaps in response and provide comprehensive mitigation of threats
    • Process internal and external Cyber Threat Intelligence for determination of impact, hunting to determine scope, and implementation of mitigations to defend client enterprise
    • Run pivoting analysis on Threat Intelligence to identify current impact or pro-actively process mitigations for defense through security technologies and proactive mitigations including zero-day patching identification, anomalous behavior, and recommendations of remediation action

    Key Skill Sets or Knowledge Requirements:

    • Excellent working knowledge of security relevant data, including network protocols, ports and common services such as TCP/IP protocols and application layer protocols (e.g., HTTP/S, DNS, FTP, SMTP, etc.)
    • Understanding of the Computer Security Incident Handling Guide, NIST 800-61 r2
    • Professional certifications commensurate with experience, i.e. GCFA, GCIH, etc.
    • Familiar with different types of applications and/or systems and their security settings
    • Base knowledge of workstations, servers, vendor applications, hosting solutions, etc.
    • Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Visio
    • Curiosity to fully understand and document complex processes and environments

    Desired Career Experience & Education Requirements:

    • 1+ years’ working experience in a technology environment with exposure to information security principles

    • Hands-on experience with common security technologies (IDS, Firewall, SIEM, etc.)

    • Ability to analyze solutions using deductive reasoning and critical thinking to solve problems in straightforward situations

    • Experience with packet analysis and packet capture tools

    • Effective verbal and written communication skills for the purpose of providing detailed information about event timelines, technical designs, system concepts and business impact

    • Motivated to obtain requisite technical certification(s) within six months of hire

    • ​Associate's degree



    • Bachelors degree
    • Archer experience
    • IT support experience


    Job Functions and Work Environment:


    While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit for extended periods of time. Manual dexterity and coordination are required while operating standard office equipment such as computer keyboard and mouse, calculator, telephone, copiers, etc.


    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.



    Equal Employment Opportunity:


    BofI Federal Bank is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex (including pregnancy, breast feeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, physical disability, mental disability, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.


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