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Cybersecurity Analyst

Posted 08 Dec 2017

Bratislavsky kraj - all, Bratislavsky kraj - Slovakia

Req Id 169499


A career at Merck is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 50,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Your role:

  • The Merck Security Operations Center (SOC) element covering the European time zone (follow-the-sun) is located in Bratislava, Slovakia. The key accountabilities for this position include:
  • Triaging  security alerts to determine criticality and potential impact to business operations
  • Executing response actions, according to predetermined play books, in order to remediate security risks
  • Gathering data from various sources and performing investigations for ongoing security incidents
  • Performing root cause analysis on closed security incidents and recommending actions to prevent recurrence
  • Coordinate with other BT units to execute non-standard response actions
  • Provide verbal and written reporting on cyber security incidents
  • Support cyber defense exercises to help improve detection and response capabilities


Who you are:

  • Prior experience in a Security Operations Center (SOC) detecting and responding to security incidents preferred
  • Experience in field of IT mandatory
  • English language competency
  • Knowledge of IT and Cyber Security concepts
  • Knowledge of SIEM, ITSM tools (ie ServiceNow) and various security technologies (firewall, endpoint protection, IDS, etc.)


What we offer: At Merck, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


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