Cyber Security Threat Analyst - Houston

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"At BMC trust is not just a word - it's a way of life!" We are an award-winning, equal opportunity, culturally diverse, fun place to be. Giving back to the community drives us to be better every single day. Our work environment allows you to balance your priorities, because we know you will bring your best every day. We will champion your wins and shout them from the rooftops. Your peers will inspire, drive, support you, and make you laugh out loud!  We help our customers free up time and space to become an Autonomous Digital Enterprise that conquers the opportunities ahead - and are relentless in the pursuit of innovation! 

You will leverage multiple sources of threat intelligence to identify and prioritize potential risks to BMC.  Using your cybersecurity knowledge and previous infrastructure experience, you'll analyze the risks and communicate with business segments to implement mitigating strategies.  You will be required to work on threat intelligence projects which may be technology enhancements, new technologies, or new vendors.  As a daily activity, you will be required to coordinate the remediation of findings from our threat intelligence tools. You should be passionate about monitoring the threat landscape for emerging threats and the tools with which to detect them.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities:

•Collecting threat information from various sources including daily threat review meetings, identify the impact to BMC assets, and coordinate action plans with security teams, and other relevant stakeholders.
•Provide required escalation, prioritization, and visibility of threats based on impact analysis, and validate proper mitigation controls are in place until remediation activities are complete.
•Ability to collaborate extensively with asset owners to help them understand their vulnerabilities and assist them to develop remediation and mitigation strategies.
•Coordinate and monitor, management of vulnerabilities reported by third-party pen-tests, third-party monitoring tools, and internal audits.
•Develop, create, and drive current and new reporting methods of Intelligence analysis for the leadership team for purposes of situational awareness and making Intelligence actionable.

Experience/ Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s/equivalent degree or higher in IT, CS, IS, with a focus in cybersecurity. Certifications a plus.
•2+ years of experience in cybersecurity or information technology security role, with specialization in cyber threat intelligence.
•Demonstrated analytical skills to determine what threat and intelligence requirements can be gathered from what sources, what inferences or assumptions can be determined and project threat scenarios.
•Understanding of network services, vulnerabilities, and attacks. Knowledge of application exploits and vulnerabilities. Knowledge of ports and services typical in the configuration of web servers, file servers, and workstations.
•Candidates must be familiar with vulnerability attributes like CVEs, CVSS, and threat detection and hunting frameworks like MITRE ATT&CK framework.
•Strong written, communication, and presentation skills along with the ability to work in a highly collaborative environment.
•Understanding of the OWASP Top 10 vulnerabilities. Familiarity with 3rd party libraries and remediations.
•Candidates must be familiar with OSINT and be able to leverage these tools in daily threat monitoring.

Nice to Have: 

•Understanding of IT security compliance frameworks like ISO, PCI, HIPPA, SOX
•Identifies opportunities for process and technical security improvements in the environment.
•Good deductive reasoning skills, creative thinker.
•Analytical and detail-oriented individuals must have a passion for information security, creativity to identify gaps, and initiative to evolve their Cyber Security skills.
Our commitment to you! • BMC’s culture is built around its people. We have 6000+ brilliant minds working together across the globe. You won’t be known just by your employee number, but for your true authentic self. BMC lets you be YOU! • If after reading the above, You’re Unsure if you meet the qualifications of this role but are deeply excited about BMC and this team, we still encourage you to apply! We want to attract talents from diverse backgrounds and experience to ensure we face the world together with the best ideas! It is the policy of BMC Software to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, ancestry, citizenship status, political affiliation, religion, gender, transgender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, status as a parent, disabled veteran or status as a protected veteran, genetic information or other factors prohibited by law, and to prohibit harassment or retaliation based on any of these factors. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, visit the accommodation request page.

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