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Security Analyst 2 (JCU Cybersecurity) IT Security and Compliance

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1113835
Corporate Positions
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: May 17, 2023

Security Analyst 2 (JCU Cybersecurity) - IT Security and Compliance

JCPenney is one of the nation's largest apparel and home furnishing retailers with close to a 650 stores and jcp.com. We are a diverse community of people, all working together to bring sensational style, sensible prices and the best service possible to our customers. We're looking for talented individuals who want to work in an energetic, respectful, collaborative environment. With a wide array of jobs, internships, training and more, there are countless opportunities for you to grow your career with us.

The Security Analyst 2 will report to Manager, JCP Cybersecurity Unit (JCU) and will be part of the team that is responsible for the IT Security and Compliance within JCPenney.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Lead the efforts in analyzing information security alerts from various information sources
  • Assist in designing and implementing security platforms and processes
  • Perform advanced tasks in response to information security incidents
  • Review and acts on intel gathered from L1 analysts, and determine course of action to take
  • Provide advanced threat and vulnerability analysis, and represent the team in remediation efforts
  • Coordinate risk management and threat information sharing with other teams
  • Work with senior analysts and management in metric collection and reporting
  • Mentor L1 and associate analysts

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:
  • Experience: 4-5+ years of relevant experience in Cybersecurity, risk management, security operations, network operations, or equivalent knowledge.
  • Knowledge of various security methodologies and processes, and technical security solutions (SIEM, firewall, IDS/IPS appliances and vulnerability scanners).
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis, and network/security applications. Understanding of common network services, network vulnerabilities, and network attack patterns is a must.
  • Experience with security assessment tools (NMAP, Kali Linux, Metasploit, etc) is preferred.
  • CISSP, SSCP, GIAC, Security+ & Network+ certifications or other related certifications preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • Demonstrates analytical skills with ability to visualize and articulate complex problems / concepts.
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Cybersecurity, or demonstrated related job experience.

What you get:

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.

About JCPenney:

JCPenney is the shopping destination for diverse, working American families. With inclusivity at its core, the Company's product assortment meets customers' everyday needs and helps them commemorate every special occasion with style, quality and value. JCPenney offers a broad portfolio of fashion, apparel, home, beauty and jewelry from national and private brands and provides personal services including salon, portrait and optical. The Company and its 50,000 associates worldwide serve customers where, when and how they want to shop - from jcp.com to more than 650 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. In 2022, JCPenney celebrates 120 years as an iconic American brand by continuing its legacy of connecting with customers through shopping and community engagement. Please visit JCPenney's Newsroom to learn more and follow JCPenney on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

Job Title: Security Analyst 2 (JCU Cybersecurity) IT Security and Compliance
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1113835

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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