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CIRT Analyst

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN Apply Later Job ID 01FFG

The Monsanto Information Security Office seeks an Information Security Analyst to join its dynamic and high-performing Cyber Incident Response Team (CIRT).  The successful candidate will have the ability to learn and implement cutting edge technology as well as the ability to work in both an individual and group environment.  The candidate will serve as a security analyst in a growing and developing intelligence function within the Information Security Office.  This position requires a highly motivated individual who will relish the many learning opportunities, working to improve the organizations visibility, and increase it responsiveness to information security threats.  


  • Analyze logs and alerts for malicious activity and influence remediation recommendations and efforts with local and global support teams
  • Track malware or threat actors across multiple environments leveraging known indicators identified through open source and privileged intelligence sources
  • Assist advanced malware research analysts and Intelligence Analysts in identifying threats and tracking those threats through the cyber kill chain
  • Work closely with global IT support teams
  • Work closely with Intelligence Analysts and peers to identify threats and threat signatures to enable proactive and preventative measures
  • Monitor open source and privileged intelligence sources focused on relevant security concepts, breaches, and best practices
  • Work closely with service providers to ensure appropriate alerting, ticketing, and event escalations occur as expected


  • Excellent verbal and written communication, problem solving and analytical skills, including the ability to produce usable and maintainable documentation
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing environment
  • Ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical personnel
  • Time management skills with proven ability to effectively coordinate multiple tasks under pressure
  • Ability to learn complex computing environments quickly
  • Broad understanding of all aspects of IT and enterprise systems interoperability.
  • Advanced knowledge of network security concepts, best practices, and procedures
  • Experience in SEIM, log management or threat monitoring systems
  • Strong working knowledge on the use of regular expressions
  • Experience in Information Security Incident Response
  • Experience in vulnerability scanning software, Endpoint Detection and Remediation, intrusion detection and firewall technologies
  • Strong working knowledge of Windows client/server, Unix/Linux systems, Mac OSX, and VMware is a plus
  • Experience with scripting languages and APIs a plus
  • Expert level troubleshooting skills at all layers of the OSI Model
  • Experience with cloud platforms; Amazon, Microsoft and Google a plus
  • 3-5 years of information security experience


Other Information

On-call support may be required as Tier 3 support.  Some off-hours work to be performed.

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