Incident Response Analyst Job at State Farm – 3.8 in Bloomington, IL

Job Description

One Company…Many Careers!

A Day in the Life of A Incident Response Analyst – req13498

As a Fortune 50 company, we hire the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the insurance and financial services industry. We are currently seeking Incident Response Analysts to join our Cyber Security Defense Center. Do you have a positive attitude and a passion for Cyber Security? If so, Cyber Security Defense Center (CSDC) in Information Security may be a great fit for you! You’ll be part of a highly energized team responsible for identifying, developing, and mitigating security threats at State Farm. You will participate in daily status meetings where you will report on the work you are doing. You will also be expected to occasionally work with business partners outside of Information Security, including Legal, Human Resources, Public Affairs, and others. The ability to multitask while meeting aggressive deadlines is a key skill.

Office Location: (Bloomington, IL) …where we work hard AND play hard!

A Day in the Life of an Incident Report Analyst

The ideal Incident Report Analyst will be reviewing and investigating many different security alerts daily that could indicate malicious activity at State Farm. You will work with a variety of tools and with other team members and teams within the CSDC. You will also be responsible to document your analysis in technical yet clear language that meets auditing requirements. If the event you’re working on is confirmed to be valid, you will be expected to follow documented procedures for engaging other business partners to lead the work to mitigate, resolve and document the event. Creating procedural and investigative guidance documentation for the team is also a key part of this job. You will be expected to be on an after-hours call rotation.

We Are Looking For Candidates With

The ability to troubleshoot complicated technical problems

Overall technical knowledge of Linux, Windows, networking, vulnerabilities, malware

Desire to continually learn and increase skills

The ability to multitask with aggressive timelines

Critical thinking and event correlation across multiple data sources

Solid communication skills, both written and oral

Preferred Qualifications

Certification in a cyber-security / Information Security discipline (GSEC, CISSP, etc.)

Overall knowledge of cyber security principles, including, common threat vectors, attack surfaces, detect and respond methods, and general risk principles

Knowledge of Information Security controls, including, firewalls, email gateways, endpoint protection, etc.

Identify opportunities for automation and partnering with software developers to build/implement automation

What You Can Expect

Next Steps: Competitive candidates may be invited to participate in the interview process. This is where the excitement begins!

Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work authorization (e.g. H-1B visa) for this opportunity

What’s In It for you?

Competitive Benefits, Pay and Bonus Potential: Who doesn’t want money, right?

Volunteer opportunities: Get involved and give back to the community!

Tuition Reimbursement: We support opportunities for you to learn and grow!

A Learning Culture: Mentoring, Professional Designations, Employee Development, and more!

401k Plan and FULLY FUNDED PENSION: Yes, both. This is kind of a BIG deal!

Dress Code: We trust our employees to dress for their day. That’s right, we trust you…

We embrace Diversity and Inclusion: We are one team and it is simply the right thing to do!

Learn more about our benefits at State Farm Careers!

We are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! We’re here to help life go right®

Come join our passionate team!


Employment Type:
Regular Full-Time





About Company

Company: State Farm – 3.8

Company Location:  Bloomington, IL

About State Farm - 3.8