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Cybersecurity Senior SOC Analyst

Russell Investments

Russell Investments

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Thursday, April 4, 2024

Business Unit:

Global Information Technology

Reporting To:

Manager, Cybersecurity


EMEA/UK (Mar-Nov 1:30 pm – 10:30 pm IST / Nov-Mar 2:30 pm – 11:30 pm IST) (India)

About Russell Investments, Mumbai:

Russell Investments is a leading outsourced financial partner and global investment solutions firm providing a wide range of investment capabilities to institutional investors, financial intermediaries, and individual investors around the world. Building on an 87-year legacy of continuous innovation to deliver exceptional value to clients, Russell Investments works every day to improve the financial security of its clients. The firm is the world’s sixth-largest investment adviser, with $1 trillion in assets under advisement (as of June 30, 2022) and $288.3 billion in assets under management (as of March 31, 2023) for clients in 30 countries. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington in the United States, Russell Investments has offices around the world, including London, New York, Toronto, Sydney, Tokyo, Shanghai – and has opened a new office in Mumbai, India in June 2023.

Joining the new Mumbai office is an incredible opportunity to work closely with global stakeholders to support the technology and infrastructure that drives the investment and trading processes of a globally recognized asset management firm. Be one of the first to join this new team based out of Goregaon (East) in Mumbai and be a part of creating the foundation and culture for the firm’s growing operations in India. The Mumbai office operates 5-days a week from Monday to Friday with varying shifts to accommodate time zones around the world.

For more information, please visit https://www.russellinvestments.com.

Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Cybersecurity Analyst to join our Security Operations Center (SOC) team. The SOC provides 24x7 security operations monitoring for the Russell Investments environment. You’ll use various tools and dashboards to monitor the environment, triage events to detect legitimate security concerns, and respond according to established processes. You’ll interact regularly with other members of the Cybersecurity team as well as other IT support teams.

Role Responsibilities

  • Monitor and analyze security events and incidents using advanced security tools to identify potential threats, vulnerabilities, and suspicious activities.

  • Recognize potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts

  • Conduct in-depth analysis of security incidents, leveraging various sources of threat intelligence, to determine the scope and impact of security threats and incidents.

  • Stay up to date with the latest cybersecurity news and trends, and provide insights and recommendations to enhance our security posture.

  • Engage with various teams to expand your knowledge of the environment

  • Research new and evolving threats that have the potential to impact the environment

  • Serve on the incident response team for major or high-profile security incidents in tandem with external providers.

  • Propose procedural updates and process improvements

  • Be an escalation point for the SOC analysts

Years of Experience

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in Cybersecurity or related field

Role Requirements

  • Certifications such as CISSP and CEH are desirable

  • Knowledge of cybersecurity principles, concepts, and practices

  • Knowledge of networks, firewalls, and operating systems

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to collate and interpret data from various sources, assess complex security issues, and propose effective solutions.

  • Experience with security incident detection and response

  • Familiarity with security technologies, such as SIEM, IDS/IPS, firewalls, endpoint protection, and vulnerability scanners.

  • Familiarity with industry standards and frameworks, such as NIST Cybersecurity Framework and ISO 27001.

Core Values

  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication and collaboration skills

  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to adapt to shifting priorities and meet frequent deadlines,

  • Proactive approach to problem-solving with strong judgment and decision-making capability.

  • Highly resourceful and collaborative team-player, with the ability to also be independently effective and exude initiative and a sense of urgency.

  • Exemplifies our customer-focused, action-oriented, results-driven culture.

  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities, has a desire for continuous learning, and proposes solutions.

  • Ability to act with discretion and maintain complete confidentiality.

  • Dedicated to the firm’s values of non-negotiable integrity, valuing our people, exceeding client expectations, and embracing intellectual curiosity and rigor.