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IT Security Engineer Senior, Incident Response | Hybrid

Job Level:  Professional

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55416-1297

Due Date:  ASAP
Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz Technology
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  2425


What you do:

The Senior Incident Response Engineer is an experienced professional who partners with regional and global team members to investigate security events from various SOC entry channels (email, SIEM, Tickets, Email, and Phone). This role serves as a key member of the Allianz Technology of America Security Response Team and as an extension of the Global Allianz Cyber Defense Center (ACDC). Additionally, this role provides lead/mentoring skills for other incident responders, performs security research, and makes recommendations regarding service improvements. Adherence to the Allianz Global Information Security Framework and emerging functional rules/policies is important as this individual contributes to strengthening the security of Allianz and our customers.

  • Handle digital data in a forensically sound manner.
  • Perform security analysis with digital forensic tools on Windows and UNIX/Linux systems.
  • Collaborate with a regional and global team to drive security response, process, and technology improvement.
  • Communicate professionally with Senior Management and Executive level stakeholders.
  • Coordinate response, triage, and recovery activities for Information Security events impacting the company's information technology assets.
  • Reviews alerts and logs data from a wide variety of sources.
  • Clearly document and present investigative findings.
  • Mentors staff to share experience and build team talent.


What you bring: 

  • ​​​​​​​Candidates must be in commutable distance to these locations to be considered: Mill Valley, CA; Minneapolis, MN; Richmond, VA; Chicago, IL
  • 6+ years of experience in Information Technology with 5+ years in the cyber security-related position.
  • Security control development and operations experience and understanding of security risk management required.
  • Experience in one or more programming or scripting languages
  • Knowledge of a wide variety of enterprise-wide IT systems such as operating systems, directory services, mobile device management, virtualization, network devices, web servers, databases, and firewalls.
  • BS degree required: Information Security, Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or related field; or specialized training and equivalent work experience.
  • One of the following strongly desired: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Manager, or Global Info Assurance Cert (GIAC).


Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation.


Join us. Let's care for tomorrow.