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IT Security Analyst

Date: May 15, 2019

Location: Moline, IL, US, 61265-1373

Company: John Deere

There are 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before in our 175-year history. Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois (US-IL) - Moline 
Function: Information Technology
Title: IT Security Analyst - 51199

Your Responsibilities


This position may be located in Moline, IL, Des Moines, IA or Ames, IA per the hiring manager's discretion. This may be dependent on the successful candidate's background, experience, and proficiency.


As an IT Security Analyst at John Deere you will investigate cyber security events to determine impact and root cause, and coordinate remediation efforts globally. In addition, you will:


  • Apply critical thinking and investigation strategies to correlate information from multiple data sources to resolve cyber security events
  • Understand the current Cyber Security threat landscape and apply best practices to new and existing incident handling processes
  • Coach/mentor new/less skilled Security Analysts to identify and remediate cybersecurity events
  • Participate on Security Operations Center (SOC) leadership and governance committee to steer vision and development of the SOC
  • Identify and deploy new tools and/or processes to improve SOC Analyst effectiveness and improve company's overall security posture
  • Represent SOC in cross-functional teams to enable Threat Intelligence, Vulnerability Management, Insider Threat or Penetration Testing services for the enterprise
  • Participate in Incident Response efforts of various sizes that impact the enterprise


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.


What Skills You Need


  • Ability to participate in an on-call 24/7 support/remediation center and support the business off-hours as needed
  • 3 or more years of experience in a Security Analyst or similar role responsible for a security service with an end-customer focus
  • 3 or more years of computer language scripting experience (Pearl, Java, PowerShell, VB, etc.)


What Makes You Stand Out

Other areas of experience or interest that will help us place you on the right team include:


  • Experience with security event triage and investigations, malware analysis methodologies, and related best practices
  • Experience in security log monitoring tools including Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems
  • Experience of working in a Security Operations Center (SOC) environment
  • Security certifications


Education (or equivalent work experience)


  • Bachelor's degree in Cyber Security or Technical Degree/Apprenticeship


What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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