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Cyber Threat Specialist
At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers. We offer an attractive, performance-related compensation package and provide a productive atmosphere which is run by team spirit. If you’re looking for a fast-paced working environment, you’re resolved to cultivate and expand your talents, and you believe in always putting the customer first, then we’re the right place for you. We’re committed to giving our people – experienced and young professionals alike – the opportunities and experiences they seek to thrive and gain personal fulfilment. We will work with you to design your own career, develop your personal growth, and align your achievements with your ambitions.~crlf~Within our global Cybersecurity team, the Cyber Threat Specialist will be the regional lead for Cybersecurity Operations for the US. They will contribute to threat intelligence, act as an escalation point for our 24/7 central security monitoring team and be the lead investigator, responding to cyber-attacks against AllianzGI for the region (as well as supporting the rest of the global response team, as required). ~crlf~They will hold global responsibility for one or more of our security platforms (e.g. SIEM, DLP, IPS/IDS, WAF, EDR, etc.), ensuring the platform runs smoothly and being the subject matter expert. In addition, they will be the primary point of contact for vulnerability management escalations in the region, supporting our central Vulnerability Management program.~crlf~~crlf~Responsibilities:~crlf~~crlf~## Support our threat intelligence program, identifying regional and global threats, representing AllianzGI at regional industry threat intelligence networks as well as providing threat intelligence updates internally.~crlf~## Lead responder for the region, working alongside our central security monitoring team, taking alerts and escalations as required, as well as supporting the global incident and crisis management teams should the severity of the incident require them to be invoked.~crlf~## Lead the technical response effort into cybersecurity incidents at AllianzGI, from triage through containment, investigation, remediation and follow-up.~crlf~## Be responsible for one or more of our security platforms (responsibility for security platforms is shared between regional leads).~crlf~## Act as the primary contact for our cyber threat management program for day-to-day activities and reporting in the region.~crlf~## Support the development and improvement of the global cyber threat management program (including processes and procedures), reflecting global/regional/local business needs with special emphasis to end-to-end process coverage including 3rd parties (e.g. outsourcing partners).~crlf~~crlf~
## Minimum of 3 years direct cyber threat management experience.~crlf~## Bachelor's degree required, with a preference in Information Technology major~crlf~## Masters Degree and/or specific industry qualifications (e.g. CISSP, CISM, CISA, etc.) preferred~crlf~## Deep technical expertise and relevant experience in cyber threat management (threat intelligence, security monitoring, incident/crisis management, vulnerability management and security engineering), with the ability to run consistent global operations across these areas.~crlf~## Hands-on experience responding to incidents, including use of various response and investigation tools across Mobile, Windows, Linux, Network and Cloud platforms.~crlf~## Experience interfacing directly with senior stakeholders (C-Suite, Board and Regulators), as well as a broad knowledge of financial services and cybersecurity-related regulations~crlf~## Excellent social and interpersonal skills as well as working with diverse global teams~crlf~## Excellent communication skills (communicating and reporting complex technical concepts to business and risk stakeholders).~crlf~## Vested interest in cyber threat management for a global organization. ~crlf~## Selecting and working closely with external cybersecurity partners (e.g. forensic specialists) as is required to supplement/complement AllianzGI’s internal capabilities as well as the identification and selection of supporting security technologies.~crlf~~crlf~
Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.
Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 770 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide and managing EUR 535 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.
Active is how we create and share value with clients. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain. We invest long-term, drawing upon our broad and innovative investment expertise, and leveraging resources globally to ensure a superior client experience wherever they are based and whatever their investment needs.~crlf~Active is: Allianz Global Investors~crlf~~crlf~You are committed to creating value for our clients so that they can meet their financial objectives throughout their lives. You embrace a collegial culture based on strong values, take individual responsibility, and are dedicated to mastering challenging tasks. You aspire to make an impact in a diverse, international, technology-enabled and increasingly agile environment. If you feel inspired to elevate the active asset management experience, this is the place for you since,~crlf~Active is: Allianz Global Investors.~crlf~~crlf~
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