Lead Cybersecurity Analyst - IHM

| Chicago

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With us, you’ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it — we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies. We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine.

Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.

Job Description  

TITLE: Lead Cybersecurity Analyst

DUTIES: DFS Corporate Services LLC seeks Lead Cybersecurity Analyst in Riverwoods, IL to develop the Cybersecurity roadmap, deliver secure systems, cyber applications, technical projects and regulatory and risk requirements. This includes Cybersecurity framework, program optimization, vulnerability remediation, metrics reporting, performance analysis and mitigation of operational risk in a high velocity culture. Utilize high-level critical thinking to perform duties related to projects, compliance, metrics, assurance, vulnerabilities or threats. Identify and evaluate potential vulnerabilities, and drives the normalization, correlation, and integration of internal and subscription threat intelligence source. Produce actionable intelligence in the form of reports, notifications, alerts, and briefings. Develop mitigation and countermeasure strategies from collected threat intelligence. Recognize security violations and take appropriate action to report each incident, as required. Analyze organization's cyber defense procedures and configurations, and evaluate compliance with regulations and organizational directives. Perform in-depth analysis of security issues and/or vulnerabilities. Ensure compliance to audit, regulatory and legal requirements. Build and maintain effective relationships with peers and internal business partners. Create effective controls to address security concerns. Maintain in-depth knowledge of security trends and threats. Design and develop security solutions and processes consistent with business goals and risk tolerance. Provide subject matter expertise for supported Cybersecurity technologies. Develop metrics and new capabilities to ensure confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication and non-repudiation. Measure effectiveness of defense-in-depth architecture against known vulnerabilities. Engage in reporting risk remediation assurance and automation/integration initiatives, and collaborate with stakeholders, at all levels, to ensure remediation is validated, risk is mitigated and findings are fully closed/resolved. Promote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Information Technology, Information Security, Business Administration, Analytics, or a related field and four (4) years of experience in job offered or related occupation: conducting risk assessment, management, and remediation; utilizing ServiceNow and Cyber Risk System for risk management and risk remediation; utilizing software development life cycle and agile methodologies to manage projects; working on risk assessment and risk management using risk qualitative tools; assessing risks within multiple areas and technologies including Operating Systems (Windows, Linux and Vendor Appliances), network (Cisco, Juniper, Noble Dialers, Verint), firewall, insecure protocols, and sensitive data security using policies and standards; processing potential security exceptions and/or risk acceptances against established security policies and standards; documenting risk assessments in Archer enterprise governance, risk and complaince tool for review by external regulators and auditors; managing and reporting security Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Key Risk Indicators (KRIs) with stakeholders, and where necessary presenting to various Security Risk Committees; performing in-depth analysis of security issues and vulnerabilities (WhiteHat, Veracode, Qualys) to ensure compliance to audit, regulatory and legal requirements; designing and developing metrics, reports and new capabilities to ensure confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication and non-repudiation; utilizing ServiceNow built-in Dashboards and MS Office tools; developing and maintaining pertinent doucmentation on Cyber Functions, using Microsoft’s Teams and SharePoint

QUALIFIED APPLICANTS: Please apply directly through our website by clicking on “Apply Now.” No calls. Equal Opportunity Employer/disability/vet.

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The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.

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We're headquartered in the northwest suburbs of Chicago and have a downtown Chicago office known as “The 606.”

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Start enjoying great benefits Day 1 — We support you with the same dedication we bring to all of our customers. Our comprehensive benefits package features first-class insurance, financial planning support and excellent perks designed to help you reach your goals and live a rich, healthy life.

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Culture
Volunteer in local community
Discover’s business is built on helping people, and we invest in the community (Blessing Backpacks, Boys & Girls Clubs, Big Brothers/Sisters) to demonstrate our commitment to a brighter future.
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Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
You can open a separate Health Care FSA (HCFSA) and contribute up to $2,650 tax-free from your paycheck to reimburse yourself for eligible out-of-pocket expenses.
Disability Insurance
Employees receive Short-Term Disability Insurance at no cost.
Dental Benefits
Discover offers two dental plan options — Standard and Premier — both are administered by MetLife.
Vision Benefits
Discover offers two vision plan options — Standard and Premier through VSP.
Health Insurance Benefits
Discover offers a variety of medical plans for you and eligible family members, so that you can choose the benefit plan that suits your needs.
Life Insurance
As a Discover employee, you receive Basic Life Insurance of one times your HWEE (up to $500,000) at no cost to you.
Pet Insurance
Purchase medical coverage at a discounted rate for your beloved family pet. The more pets you insure, the greater the discount.
Wellness Programs
Help balance your work and personal life with a wide variety of free and discounted resource and referral services including family and relationship counseling and financial guidance.
Onsite Gym
Discover has fitness centers and Weight Watchers® programs at all five major locations.
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401(K)
You may elect to contribute 1% to 30% of your eligible base salary, commissions and bonus on a pre-tax basis, up to IRS limits every year.
401(K) Matching
Discover matches up to 6% of the pre-tax contributions you make to the 401(k) Plan.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
The ESPP provides eligible employees with an opportunity to purchase shares of Discover common stock through payroll deductions at a 5% discount.
Performance Bonus
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Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
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Discover helps eligible employees and their families with the costs of adoption by reimbursing certain expenses.
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Generous PTO
Discover has a Paid Time Off of 4 to 5 Weeks of paid time per year.
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Discover provides 7 paid holidays.
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When you enroll in the Commuter Benefits Program at WageWorks, you’ll save on taxes on mass-transit passes, parking and other eligible expenses.
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Discover provides tuition reimbursement and a full-ride bachelor's degree program for select online degree programs.
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