BBVA Compass


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  • Overview

    At BBVA, we are working to make banking better for everyone. That is where you come in. We are looking for smart, team oriented people who want to be part of a first-class workforce that gives people the tools they need to meet their financial goals, all while delivering an outstanding client experience. Learn more below.


    The Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst will primarily be responsible for monitoring the security environment to detect potential incidents, work first level alerts to determine nature and impact of a potential incident and responds to activities day to day and on-call for the Security Operations Center (SOC). The SOC Analyst performs security event investigations, supports incident response processes, and take part in incidents.
    • Thorough investigation including real-time detection, analysis and response to security incidents
    • Network monitoring and intrusion detection (SIEM, IDS)
    • Correlation of security events
    • Research emerging threats and vulnerabilities to assist in identifying incidents
    • Identify and resolve false positives with collaboration teams
    • Problem ticketing management
    • Escalations of potential incidents
    • Assist in tuning alerts
    • Work notifications of phishing
    • Utilize tools to perform some level of threat hunting of malware and malicious events
    • Follow policies, procedures and standards


    • BS in computer science, information security, or related field
    • 1-3 years of work experience in information security
    • SIEM, Networking, Server, Malware experience

    Skills Required
    • Experience detecting, analyzing and responding to security incidents
    • Experience with endpoint protection (Anti-Virus), IDS
    • Experience using Network traffic tools such as Wireshark
    • Experience using Host forensics tools
    • OS/Windows event log analysis.
    • Experience in analyzing phishing campaigns
    • Participate in on-call rotation
    • Ability to work in a challenged environment with open mind to learn
    • Educate staff about information security
    • Able to use critical thinking and be analytic
    • Able to multitask
    • Effective communication skills

    Skills Desired
    • Experience with Firewalls, WAF
    • Experience with SIEM
    • 2 years of experience in Information Security
    • Experience in forensics
    • Scripting experience (Python, Perl, PowerShell)
    • Experience supporting large enterprise

    Competencies Required
    • Knowledge of security threats, attack vectors, vulnerability, security news feeds
    • Ability to analyze events and threat data, malicious activity
    • Experience in authentication systems such as Active Directory
    • Experience in Networking and Web Application foundations such as (TCP, UDP, HTTP, HTTPS, etc.)
    • Ability to work independently and as a team collaboratively.
    • Supports organizational mission, values and goals
    • Consistency and efficiency
    • Self-starter
    • Passion for information security

    Certifications Desired

    • Security+
    • CEH
    • SANS certifications


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