CBS Corporation Security Threat Analyst (QRadar) in Studio City, California

Security Threat Analyst (QRadar)

REF#: 26582


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand - "the Eye" - one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, radio, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Radio, CBS Outdoor, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.


CBS is seeking a Security Threat Analyst to join its Information Security Group. The role will handle operational support of the security monitoring and assessment systems. The analyst will be working within the threat management team and responsible for examining security events for context, relevance, criticality and their potential impact to the company. The analyst will play an important role in supporting the response team by participating in security incident identification, analysis and containment.

The ideal candidate will share our passion for defending large-scale networks while solving complex security problems. This position will also have the opportunity to work on security and technology initiatives with company-wide reach.


  • Support the operational maintenance of the security assessment systems

  • Gather, analyze, correlate, or evaluate information from a variety of resources

  • Provide security guidance on a constant stream of new projects and technologies

  • Research new and emerging threats to gain insight into the evolving threat landscape

  • Investigate and troubleshoot issues, create and execute scripts to perform needed system functions

  • Develop and provide threat and situational intelligence leveraging proprietary enterprise data, as well as a variety of external sources and open source data

  • Prioritize and identify security risks, threats and vulnerabilities of networks, systems, applications and new technology initiatives

Prepare reports, presentations, maps, or charts based on research, collection, and analysis of intelligence data



  • 3+ years of experience working in information security or systems administration.

  • Working knowledge of how malicious code operates and how technical vulnerabilities are exploited

  • Extensive knowledge of operating systems and networking technologies in general

  • Knowledge of Linux (file systems, network stack, etc.)

  • Scripting skills in at least one of the following: Bash, Perl, or Python

  • Proven ability to translate complex information sets into specific recommendations that can be actioned by and enhance security posture

  • Experienced with security event and vulnerability management platforms

  • understanding of threat analysis and enterprise level mitigation processes

  • Excellent verbal, written and communication and interpersonal skills

  • Be a self-starter, work independently and adjust to changing priorities

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relate field or equivalent experience

  • Relevant industry security certifications (SANS GIAC, CISSP, etc.) a plus





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