CBS Corporation Sr Incident Response Analyst (Cyber Security) in New York, New York

Sr Incident Response Analyst (Cyber Security)

REF#: 32838


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Corporation 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, local TV, film, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’ businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Network 10, CBS Television Studios, CBS Studios International, CBS Television Distribution, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Interactive, CBS Films, Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, Pop (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS EcoMedia, and CBS Experiences.


CBS is seeking an Incident Response Analyst to join its Global Information Security Group. This position will be a vital member of the Threat Response team, addressing information security matters globally using a wide variety of security tools. The candidate will primarily assist in investigating and analyzing response activities related to security incidents or events, requiring an extensive understanding of digital investigations and underlying security principles. 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.


  • Ability to conduct host forensics, network forensics, log analysis, and malware analysis in support of incident response investigations

  • Perform incident triage and handling by determining scope, urgency and potential impact thereafter identifying the specific vulnerability and recommending actions for expeditious remediation

  • Ability to analyze different data types from various sources within the enterprise and draw conclusions regarding past and potential current security incidents

  • Document incidents from initial detection through final resolution

  • Coordinate with and act as subject matter expert to resolve incidents by working with other information security specialists and IT contacts to correlate threat assessment data

  • Assist with the management and engineering of custom security related platforms



  • 2-4 years of experience in a cyber incident response team (CIRT)

  • Strong knowledge of incident response processes (detection, triage, incident analysis, remediation and reporting)

  • Demonstrated skills in malware analysis and log analysis (SIEM)

  • Solid understanding of hacker techniques (TTPs) and exploits, including current security threat landscape

  • Ability to understand and program in Python, Perl, Bash, PowerShell and/or C++

  • Extensive operating system knowledge involving Windows, Mac and Linux

  • Cloud Security experience a plus

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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

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

  • Preferred:

  • Security certifications: SANS GIAC (GREM, GCFA, GCIH, GNFA), CISSP or other security related certifications




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