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Jr. Cyber Crime Analyst

Whippany, NJ

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Date live Jun. 08, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90279551

Barclays Technology

In Barclays Technology, we build solutions that make life simple for our customers. Solutions that are global, agile and smart. As a part of our team, you'll recode and reimagine, learn and adapt. Rewire what the world needs, and look ahead. This is where you can be at your best. Where you can redefine the future of finance.

Job description

Cybercrime Intelligence Analyst
Whippany, NJ

As a Barclays Cybercrime Intelligence Analyst you will be responsible for the monitoring, alerting, reporting and analysis of emerging cybercriminal tactics, tools and procedures in order to provide key Barclays stakeholders and actionable intelligence that influences an improved security control posture on digital channel services provided to our clients and customers. You will also get the opportunity to support wider Fraud, Financial Crime and Investigations teams within the bank.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.

What will you be doing?
•    Triaging and analyzing intelligence related to cybercrime threats targeting Barclays customers
•    Working with subject matter experts from the Barclays fraud teams to understand the existing cybercrime threat landscape
•    Interpreting synergies between pieces of intelligence in order to identify potential changes to the cybercrime threat landscape
•    Identifying and disseminating well formulated recommendations to teams across the bank to mitigate loss to the bank and its customers
•    Maintaining good relationships with industry partners and law enforcement colleagues to enable Barclays to tackle cybercrime at an industry level
•    Conducting deep-dive analysis on successful and near miss fraud cases to draw out cyber-enabled fraud trends and identify required changes to the banks fraud control systems
•    Working with Fraud and Financial Crime teams to analyze large and complex datasets linked to cyber-financial cases, to generate actionable intelligence to prevent attacks
•    Conducting and communicating analysis into cyber threat campaigns, threat actors and threat evolution, placing into context the resulting current and future threat to Barclays

What we’re looking for:
•    Experience working in cyber-fraud intelligence collection & analysis or cyber-enabled fraud investigation and normalize and analyse large structured/ unstructured datasets 
•    Knowledge of latest cyber-enabled and cyber-facilitated fraud/ scam trends and TTPs used by cybercriminals, including social engineering tactics 
•    Experience with fraud detection and prevention systems such as ThreatMetrix and BioCatch
•    Experience of using analytical tools and platforms such as i2, Quantexa, Splunk and SAS 

Skills that will help you in the role:

•    Previous experience of Cyber Threat Intelligence methodologies - investigative pivoting models, investigative frameworks, MITRE ATT&CK, and the Extended Cyber Kill Chain
•    Knowledge of the payment card transaction chain and how it is attacked by cybercriminals to facilitate Card Not Present (CNP) fraud
•    Basic knowledge of security network architectures (e.g. Firewalls, DMZ, proxies, DNS, web and mail servers) and the principles of network security
•    Familiarity with Python/ Perl/ Bash scripting and database languages such as SQL

Where will you be working?
At Barclays, we are proud to be redefining the future of finance and here at Whippany we are defining the future of the workplace and the future of the way we work and live. We are creating a unique community, one of four strategic tech-enabled hubs that will redefine opportunity for everyone who works here. Whatever you do at Whippany, you’ll have every chance to build a world-class career in this world-class environment.

Success profile

To be successful in Barclays Technology, there are a few things we look for. Creativity, curiosity, and an excitement of what we can offer, and what you can do here.

Qualities we look for: communicator, relationship builder, self-starter, detail-oriented, patient, helpful

Our technology

We are continually investing in the technology powering our business. This means rebuilding and reinventing our systems to make them fit for a world-class future. It means developing systems that help us support and protect the global economy. It means anticipating the future and taking Barclays forward as a technology-led business. We are building a team of the most perceptive and talented tech analysts, engineers and developers fluent in the most current languages to deliver all of this, and more.

Where do you want to take your tech career?

Financial services is going through a massive transformation, and here at Barclays we’re leading the way. People are our greatest asset. And that’s why we give our colleagues the opportunity and space to explore their ideas, and innovate on a global scale.

Find out more about what our leaders think the Barclays workforce of the future will look like.

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What you get in return

However high you rise at Barclays, we believe all our employees should receive a competitive package of core benefits flexible to you and your family’s needs. At Barclays, you’ll support our customers and clients, and we’ll support you with rewards that will genuinely make a difference.

Competitive holiday allowance

Competitive pay

Life assurance

Income protection

Private medical care

Flexible working

Pension contribution

Voluntary benefits

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