Information Security Data Analyst

| Chicago

Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.


Department Overview
Our IT organization isn’t just here to support our business. We’re here to reinvent it – by changing the way our customers, partners and employees interact with our company. To do that, we’re looking for people who bring great ideas and who make our partners’ ideas better. Intellectually curious advisors (not order takers) who focus on outcomes to creatively solve business problems. People who not only embrace change, but who accelerate it.
Job Description

MSI has a global and dynamic environment; threats to its information systems can come from many sources, both external and internal to the organization. We are looking for a Data Analyst to help drive various security initiatives. In this role, one will have the ability to make an impact and create positive change through the use of cutting edge technology to mine and analyze data to identify and remediate cyber threats. Ultimately, the Data Analyst will contribute to a world class program to help keep MSI’s data secure so MSI can facilitate critical communications and help customers around the world be their best in the moments that matter.

MSI values collaboration, transparency, diversity, and continual innovation. Professional development is encouraged and supported. Our team is made up of individuals who want to grow, try new ideas, and most of all, stop adversaries from harming our organization.  


Skills and attributes for success:

  • Individual contributor with 2-5 years of experience in cyber security, big data, and/or machine learning (time can overlap)

  • Practical experience in analytics, machine learning, or big data and have a suitable mathematics/statistical background

  • Strong written and verbal communications, attention to detail, interpersonal and networking skills

  • Highly creative, motivated self-starter who can provide leadership in big data analytics.

  • Strong sense of ownership and driven to manage tasks to completion.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Lead Information Security’s data analysis program incorporating elements such as data hygiene, machine learning, and threat hunting to identify and remediate threats and address strategic initiatives.

  • Perform analysis on data related to patterns of malicious activity.

  • Provide insights and recommendations pulled from analysis to leadership and team members.

  • Work with the Security Engineers on any necessary data modeling to facilitate investigation.

  • Work closely with the Threat Response, Insider Threat, Vulnerability Management, and Threat Intelligence teams to implement custom detection of new and emerging threats.

  • Conduct big data analytics and analyze data sets for anomalies and trends.

  • Build dashboards highlighting the key trends of the data.

  • Develop advanced scripts for the manipulation of multiple data repositories’ to support analysts’ requirements.

  • Collect cyber-related data and perform analytics to identify meaningful and actionable information.

  • Ability to analyze, retain and improve machine learning models.

Desired Skills/Qualifications

  • Familiarity with malware, host forensics, or network traffic analysis.

  • Experience with machine learning, artificial intelligence and natural language processing techniques

  • Ability to analyze, retain and improve machine learning models.

  • Ability to create UBA/UEBA models to identify insider risk.

  • Direct experience in Information Security

  • Knowledge of threat vectors and attack methodologies focusing on both internal and external actors

  • Ability to create threat models to identify new areas for analysis

  • Experience with SIEM usage

  • Database knowledge (SQL and/or document databases)

  • Proficiency in statistics such as distributions, predictive modeling, data validation, statistical testing, regression.

  • Graduate Degree in Computer Science or Engineering, with a strong quantitative background.

  • Experience with data science automation, data mining, informatics programming, computational algorithms, information retrieval (i.e., organizing and structuring data), statistical analysis, software engineering, and/or systems design and analysis.

  • Experience with scalable distributed data processing, management, and visualization tools (e.g. Hadoop, Apache Spark).

  • Expert knowledge of Python.


Basic Requirements
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • 2+ years of professional experience with data science automation, data mining, informatics programming, computational algorithms, information retrieval (i.e., organizing and structuring data), statistical analysis, software engineering, and/or systems design and analysis

Travel Requirements
Under 10%
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
Experienced
Referral Payment Plan
Yes


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.


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Location

Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Our game room includes Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Parking
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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