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SOC Analyst

Thomson Reuters Technology Development 10/10/2017 9:47:49 AM Richmond, VA United States of America
Job Description

Thomson Reuters is looking for a few highly skilled cyber security specialists to help staff a new location in the central business district of downtown Richmond. This new facility will be home to a number of critical cyber security disciplines, designed to improve the overall security posture of Thomson Reuters – including its assets, data and operations. Be part of an exciting, fast-paced environment that will help Thomson Reuters strengthen its position as the trusted “Answer Company” in the market.

Thomson Reuter’s Information Security & Risk Management (ISRM) team is looking for a dynamic leader to help grow it’s new Cyber Intelligence unit. This role will be responsible for all aspects of cyber intelligence and threat-driven analysis of the risks to Thomson Reuters, and will establish a strong team of intelligence and threat analysts to help track current threats, develop and curate threat indicators, and lead a broad range of international intelligence & law enforcement (LEO) relationships to help improve the overall quality of Thomson Reuter’s defenses. The Security Operations Team’s mission is to preserve the confidentiality, integrity and availability of our assets by identifying operational and security risks; and collaborating with business, functional, and customer stakeholders to develop plans that manage risk to acceptable levels. We are currently seeking a SOC Analyst to join our team.

Major Areas of Accountability

  • Monitor for and investigate suspicious or malicious activity and alerts
  • Review Change Management requests for security relevance and impact
  • Ongoing review of SIEM dashboards, system, application logs, and custom monitoring tools
  • Malware and threat analysis
  • Basic Incident Response and Investigation and escalation
  • Availability for rotating on-call shifts


  • Bachelor’s degree or 1+ years of related field experience
  • Professional Certifications including SANS GIAC, Security+
  • CEH a plus - Microsoft, Linux, Networking or related certifications a plus.
  • 1+ years work experience in Information Technology 
  • 1+ years experience in information security incident response and operations management preferred
  • 1+ years of OS, application, and network security weaknesses, vulnerabilities, and remediation
  • Experience researching, analyzing, and resolving complex problems with minimal supervision
  • Experience reading and understanding system data, including, but not limited to, security event logs, system logs, and firewall logs
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience managing multiple projects, deadlines, and resources
  • Experience working as a member of a geographically diverse team preferred
  • Familiarity with scripting languages and data analysis tools
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Travel Occasional travel may be required (Quarterly meetings/Incident Response) up to 10% of the time.

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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Richmond-Virginia-United States of America
Req #: JREQ090563
Locations: Richmond-Virginia-United States of America
Job Function: Technology Development
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