Associate Cybersecurity Operations Officer (Incident Response)

International Computing Centre

United States of America

The UNICC workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages, and opinions. UNICC seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity by ensuring equal opportunity and an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, ethnicity, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Purpose of the Position:

Provide frontline support to UNICC Partners in the area of information/cyber security, risk management consulting, and security operations activities.

Objectives of the Programme:

The objective of the Centre is to provide trusted ICT services and digital business solutions to its Clients and Partner Organizations.

Main duties and responsibilities:

The incumbent will work under the direct supervision and guidance of the Cybersecurity Operations Officer (CSO) within the Cybersecurity Division (CS), and will work in close collaboration with other information and
cybersecurity teams. The incumbent could be requested to do any other tasks of similar level in related fields.

The incumbent will perform the following duties:

  • Under guidance, develop and build Automation scripts to perform Threat Hunting and Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) enrichment
  • Enhance Cyber Threat Intelligence following Security Incidents to continuously improve our defenses
  • Collaborate with relevant team members to perform threat and anomaly detection, analytics, and digital Forensics investigations
  • Investigate cybersecurity events escalated from Level I & Il Analysts and Clients, providing analysis and recommendations
  • Under guidance of the Cybersecurity Operations Officer, develop and refine SIEM use cases and response processes/procedures
  • Align SIEM/SOC use cases with business requirements using risk-based approach to ensure optimal security posture
  • Conduct forensic analysis of events, images, packets and other digital Evidence to uncover root causes and identify mitigation strategies
  • Act on and monitor security incident response and remediation efforts, ensuring effective resolution
  • Perform malware reverse engineering to identify and mitigate threats proactively
  • Provide ad hoc support either within the Unit or other units as required — this includes the participation in special projects or support to service delivery for short period of time on a part-time or full-time basis upon request from the senior management

Recruitment Profile

Experience and Skills required:

  • A minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience in Information Technology, including in conducting or coordinating cybersecurity incident response activities
  • Proven experience in reviewing raw log files, data correlation, and analysis (i.e. firewall, network flow, IDS, system logs)
  • Demonstrated experience in scripting languages such as Python, PowerShell, or Bash for automation purposes

Desirable:

  • Strong knowledge of AWS and/or Active Directory
  • Knowledge of static and dynamic code analysis on x86

Education*:

Essential:

  • First university degree in Computer Science or related field
  • At least one of the following technical certifications: GCFE, OSCP, GCIH, GCIA, GPEN or other GIAC/similar certifications

Desirable:

  • Advanced university degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar

Languages:

Essential:

  • English: Expert knowledge is required
  • Spanish, Russian or Arabic: Beginner knowledge is desirable

Global Competencies:

  • Teamwork: Develops and promotes effective relationships with colleagues and team members. Deals constructively with conflicts.
  • Communicating: Expresses oneself clearly in conversations and interactions with others; listens actively. Produces effective written communications. Ensures that information is shared.
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences: Demonstrates the ability to work constructively with people of all backgrounds and orientations. Respects differences and ensures that all can contribute.
  • Moving forward in a changing environment: Is open to and proposes new approaches and ideas. Adapts and responds positively to change.
  • Setting an example: Acts within UNICC’s / WHO’s professional, ethical and legal boundaries and encourages others to adhere to these. Behaves consistently in accordance with clear personal ethics and values.

Other Information

Compensation:

Annual Salary Estimation (net of tax at single rate):

  • Brindisi (Italy), including post adjustment (27,5% on March 2024): US$ 62,798.
  • Valencia (Spain), including post adjustment (34,3% on March 2024): US$ 66,148.
  • New York (USA), including post adjustment (88,4% on March 2024): US$ 92,794.

UNICC also offers generous leave and absence allowances, flexible working hours, overtime compensation, teleworking, access to training, and depending on eligibility other benefits such as relocation grant, dependency allowance, language allowance, or education grant.

Closing date for applications:

Applications will be accepted until midnight (Geneva Time) on 24 April 2024.

Notes:

  • Technical and/or personality tests may be carried out as part of the selection process
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
  • Though you may not be selected for this advertised position, the UNICC will keep your application in a roster if your profile is deemed to be of potential interest for the Centre. You may thus be solicited by our HR department to participate in an interview for another position

* For UNICC staff members who do not meet the minimum educational qualifications, please refer to the applicable WHO e-Manual Annex 6 – Guidelines on Standard Minimum Experience Exposure and Education Requirements

Please inform us should you require any specific accommodation to facilitate your application

The UNICC workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages, and opinions. UNICC seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity by ensuring equal opportunity and an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, ethnicity, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

For applications to be valid, they must contain a motivation letter and the filled Personal History Form.

How to apply

Apply Here: https://bit.ly/4arWsOX


Deadline: 24-Apr-24