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Security Analyst

Date: Aug 10, 2022

Location: Moline, Illinois, US, 60607

Company: John Deere

There are over 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! 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.


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


Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois  - Moline  

Secondary Location: Illinois, Chicago
Function: Technology (CA)
Title: Security Analyst - 87519
Onsite/Remote:Partial Remote Position


Visa sponsorship is AVAILABLE for this position


Your Responsibilities

As an IT Security Analyst in the Cyber Security Defense Center you will participate as a member of a highly-collaborative team responsible for identifying and remediating cyber security threat incidents.  This role is designed to be an entry point to a career in IT Cyber Security at John Deere, it will perform initial triage and investigation of John Deere specific security events.  A successful candidate will have the opportunity for career advancement in the areas of Advanced Incident Response, Threat Intelligence, Forensics and Tools.  In addition, you will:


  • Act as the central Command Center and escalate Cyber Security alerts to the appropriate response team.
  • Correlate information from multiple sources to triage and investigate Cyber Security incidents.
  • Participate in the Phishing monitoring and response process for company targeted email hacking campaigns.
  • Understand the current Cyber Security threat landscape and apply best practices to existing incident processes.
  • Document new and existing response processes according to incident lessons learned activities.

What Skills You Need

  • Working knowledge of network, server/storage or system management practices
  • Ability to participate in an on-call 24/7 support/remediation center and support the business off-hours as needed.
  • Knowledge of application development practices

What Makes You Stand Out

  • 2+ years of experience of security event triage and investigations, malware analysis methodologies, and related best practices.
  • 3+ years of experience with managing various security tools involved in intrusion detection/prevention, forensics, virus control, vulnerability management
  • Experience in security log monitoring tools including Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems
  • Experience of working in a Security Operations Center (SOC) environment.


  • Ideally, you will have a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology discipline or equivalent work experience


What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go while working in an inclusive team environment. 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. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses
  • Savings & Retirement benefits (401K and Defined Benefit Pension)
  • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account
  • Adoption assistance
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Tuition assistance
  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations
  • Charitable contribution match
  • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use


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.


The terms of the applicable benefit plans, and all company actions administering or interpreting these plans, continue to control. Deere & Company reserves the right to suspend, amend, modify, or terminate the Plan(s) in any manner at any time, including the right to modify or eliminate any cost-sharing between the company and participants. Changes, which can be made at any time, are made by action of the company's board of directors, or to the extend authorized by resolution of its board of directors, or by the Deere & Company Compensation Committee. In the event of a conflict between the language of the official Plan Documents and this document, the language of the official Plan Documents will control.



ACA Section 1557 Nondiscrimination Notice

The John Deere Health Benefit Plans for Salaried and Wage Employees comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.


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