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Title:  Cyber Threat Analyst

Job ID:  1683

Downers Grove, IL, US

Category:  Information Technology

Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leader in risk and compliance solutions, providing insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights to clients across the globe. We’re here to help you make smarter decisions with insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights at every stage of your business and investment lifecycles. As markets fluctuate, regulations evolve and technology advances, we’re there. And through it all, we deliver confidence with the right solutions in moments that matter. 

Position Summary

The Cyber Threat Analyst will focus on gathering and analyzing data from disparate systems and produce cyber insights as necessary to identify, contain, mitigate, and/or recover from cyber security threats and/or incidents. The Cyber Threat Analyst II will work side-by-side with peers to investigate all cyber threats facing the organization.


  • Build, manage, and maintain correlation rules and alarming configurations for various cyber security platforms to include, but not limited to Security Incident & Event Management (SIEM), Security Orchestration and Threat Intelligence to ensure 24x7x365 Situational Awareness
  • Collect, organize, and analyze data using various cyber security tools such as LogRhythm, Radware DefensePro, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec Endpoint Protection, Anomali ThreatStream, Tanium, Empow Networks, EnCase and others
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Support investigations of suspected cyber security misuse or security findings stemming from compliance reviews as requested and approved by the SVP-CISO
  • Work with the functional business areas as needed during incident response investigations
  • Ability to develop, customize, and maintain visualization dashboards utilizing SIEM and other security platforms
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to the Director, Security Technologies and/or the SVP-CISO on sensitive matters warranting confidentiality
  • Demonstrate subject matter expertise across most technology domains
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Required Skills
  • Bachelor degree with 3+ years of relevant work experience OR demonstrated ability to meet the job requirements through a comparable number of years of applicable work experience and education
  • Strong analytical competency
  • Well versed in multiple cyber security domains and technologies such as firewalls, anti-malware, intrusion detection and/or prevention systems, and other network and systems security platforms
  • Deep insights into threat intelligence tools and techniques
  • Advanced knowledge of cyber-attack techniques, and mitigation strategies
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex topics to engineers and leadership
  • Ability to properly handle confidential data and strictly follow business processes and procedures
  • Ability to operate in fast paced and high stress situations
  • Ability to conduct in-depth forensics analysis on a variety of operating systems and IT platforms


It is the policy of Donnelley Financial Solutions to select, place and manage all its employees without discrimination based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, actual or perceived disability, veteran's status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected status. 

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