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Analyst, IT Security Response Technology

Lincoln Financial Group Greensboro, NC

Job Description

Alternate Locations: Atlanta, GA (Georgia); Chicago, IL (Illinois); Concord, NH (New Hampshire); Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Hartford, CT (Connecticut); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Philadelphia, PA (Pennsylvania); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania); Rolling Meadows, IL (Illinois)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #44221

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $222 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2015.

The Role

This position is responsible for maintaining and administering multiple security technologies and tools for detecting and preventing IT security incidents. The analyst will be will work closely with the Lincoln Financial Group Information Security Team to configure and tune tools in accordance to policy requirements and specifications.


  • Administer more complex requests and questions received via phone, e-mail, or an internal ticketing system in a timely and detail-oriented fashion in order to resolve a multitude of cyber security related situations.
  • Analyze, escalate, and assist in remediation of technology related issues and outages using vendor specifications.
  • Configure tools in accordance to device owners policies and specifications.
  • Create detailed operational processes and procedures for analyzing, escalating, and assisting in the remediation issues and outages.
  • Maintain availability of security technologies, such as IDS/IPS, DLP, syslog, vulnerability scanners.


  • 4 Year/Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelors) (Minimum Required)


  • 3 - 5+ Years Experience with one or more of the following technologies: IPS, DLP, content filtering, malware detection, vulnerability management. (Required)
  • 3 - 5+ Years 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. (Required)
  • Knowledge of how cyber-threats propagate, trigger, hide, and communicate

  • Knowledge of Splunk or other similar technologies is important

  • Familiarity with scripting / programming (Python, Perl, C, etc.)

  • Malware analysis & reverse engineering skills are a plus

  • Willingness to research existing known and unknown cyber threats and have the skills to envision the ever-evolving threat landscape

  • An understanding of IT security concepts with an emphasis on detection, digital forensics and response are a plus

  • An understanding of security technology hardware and software including preventative, detective, and reporting tools are a plus


This position may be subject to Lincolns Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincolns current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Job Details

Date Posted January 6, 2018
Date Closes February 5, 2018
Requisition 44221-en_US
Located In Greensboro, NC
Department Information Technology
SOC Category 00-0000.00