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Garmin Cyber Security Analyst 2 in Olathe, Kansas

Cybersecurity is a fast-paced ever-changing field that results in a very unique, dynamic work environment. The Garmin Cyber Team has multiple Security Operations positions that provide a global 24x7 security presence. SOC analysts are on the front lines against cyber threat actors and are focused on NIST aligned core functions of Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, and Recover. At Garmin, Cyber teams are comprised of associates who share the same passion about what they do every day. We offer a relaxed team environment (no dress code!) where advancement is found from sharing knowledge, not hiding it! While we promise you a lot of responsibility, you also will have the opportunity to have ownership over projects…oh, and we promise you there will be some fun mixed in there, too!

We are looking for a full-time Cyber Security Analyst 2 for our headquarters in the greater Kansas City area. In this role, you will perform security monitoring, conduct investigations, and develop solutions to remediate current, and prevent future internal/external cyber threats to the environment. A passion for learning, critical thinking, and an attitude for growth are essential for the success of this position. Other essential functions include:

  • Utilizes and makes improvements to Garmin’s security systems allowing for real-time analysis of security alerts

  • Provides first and second tier support for moderately complex potential security incidents reported by customers.

  • Monitors and analyzes the inbound network traffic for suspicious activity and potential cyber security incidents.

  • Strives to remains technically current with latest security techniques and trends in the industry that translate to operational action items.

  • Supports technical team with projects, initiatives, and solving moderately complex support issues as assigned.

  • Operates aspects of cyber security platform to improve monitoring and alerting services.

  • Gathers details for employee investigations and legal discoveries.

  • Creates instruction and knowledge articles for security systems.

  • Interfaces with Security Engineering team to validate compliance requirements with enterprise standards, policies and regulations.

  • Acts as a security advocate for the entire IT Security team to promote participation and adherence to security policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrates proficient use and knowledge of standards and procedures for task-oriented operations.

  • Reviews and validates security compliance reports tracking and reporting any activity that is inconsistent with company policy.

  • Utilizes ticket management system to track customer issues and requests

  • Serves as mentor to junior team members on the SOC, IT Operations, and in Security Engineering

  • Ensures that all security requirements are met or exceeded.

  • Applies Garmin’s Mission Statement and Quality Policy and exhibits enthusiasm for and a desire to see Garmin succeed

Qualified candidates possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or another relevant field AND a minimum of 2-3 years’ relevant experience OR a Master of Science Degree in one of the fields noted above AND a minimum of 1 years’ relevant experience OR equivalent combination of education and experience. Other requirements include:

  • Outstanding academics with the demonstrated ability to apply learned knowledge

  • Moderately familiar with troubleshooting technical issues and infrastructure research tools

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills in a small team setting

  • Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and work well with others

  • Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to work proactively and effectively with minimal supervision

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain technically current through outside research, study, and training

  • Information security related experience, in areas such as: security operations, incident analysis, incident handling, and vulnerability management or testing, system patching, log analysis, intrusion detection, or firewall administration

  • Support design, deployment, and maintenance of new and existing security infrastructure capabilities

  • Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and work well with others.

  • Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to work proactively and effectively with minimal supervision

  • Familiarity with MITRE ATT&CK Framework and Cyber Kill Chain methodology

  • Possess analytical skills and strong ability to maintain composure and remain diplomatic under highly stressful situations

  • Strong multitasking skills to be able to effectively manage multiple activities, including cross-team dependent activities simultaneously

  • Demonstrated effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Consistently demonstrates quality and effectiveness in work documentation and organization

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Information security related experience, in areas such as: security operations, incident analysis, incident handling, and vulnerability management or testing, system patching, log analysis, intrusion detection, or firewall administration

  • Working experience and knowledge of security related technologies such as intrusion prevention and detection systems, web proxies, SIEM, SOAR, EDR, firewalls, web application scanner, vulnerability scanners and forensics tools

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment

  • Security + certification

  • Other security certifications (GCIH, GCED, CISSP)

  • Experience with cyber security policies and implementation of Risk Management Framework (RMF)

  • Experience with NIST 800-53 and/or NIST Cyber Security Framework (CSF)

  • Experience in Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR) and Security information and event management (SIEM) Platforms

  • Experience with log management platforms (Splunk, Elastic search/Logstash/Kibana - ELK / Elastic Stack)

  • System administration experience: Windows and Linux/Unix Scripting OR development experience (Python, Javascript, Powershell, C#, Perl)

Garmin International is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age or disability.

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