1+ months

Specialist - Analytics - Cyber Security (Manager Level Role) - Best Buy

Richfield, Minnesota

Best Buy places the highest importance on the confidentiality, availability and integrity of customer, company and employee information. As a member of Best Buy’s Enterprise Information Protection team, you will play a critical role to ensure that customer, company and employee information is secure while enabling technology and business partners throughout Best Buy to innovate, drive sales and provide superior customer care in our stores, online and through our various contact channels.

The Cyber Security Analytics Specialist (manager level) play vital role in the 24x7 Threat Detection Operations Center helping to detect cyber security events of interest and enable response. This manager level role will be a primary contributor to the improvement or our existing data analysis platforms and design of our next generation data analysis platform(s). The ideal candidate will have experience working with large data sets and being able to find patterns, relationships, and outliers in those data sets through statistical methods and computational algorithms.


The Cyber Security Analytics Specialist role will involve:

  • Research and analyze large volumes of data and information for use in security monitoring and response
  • Partner with constituents to understand expected system and application usage to develop patterns for non-normal user and system behavior
  • Work with existing data analysis platforms to develop and tune content for consumption by triage and response teams
  • Identify gaps/needs in current data analysis platforms and provide input to guide the future of the data analysis platform(s)
  • Coordinate purple team testing to validate content operates as desired and update/create content through purple team activities
  • Develop and contribute to the content documentation
  • Develop visualizations to aid in security threat analysis, response, and reporting
  • Communicate trends, metrics, events of interest to proper internal constituents through dashboards, reports, or direct communication


Basic Qualifications (You must meet or exceed all basic qualifications to be eligible)

  • 1+ year of experience programming in Python and/or R
  • 1+ year of experience working with large data sets and platforms such as Elasticsearch, Hadoop, Tableau, or other “Big Data” platforms
  • 1+ year of experience with data analysis, predictive analytics, or machine learning
  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in an area such as Computer Science, Data Science, Computer Engineering, Statistics, Mathor equivalent work experience


Preferred Knowledge and Skills

  • Familiarity with system event logs
  • Graduate level degree or certificate in Data Science or related subject
  • One or more of the following industry certifications: Security+, Network+, SSCP, CISSP, GSEC, GCIA, GCIH


  • Data Management
  • Software Engineering
  • Math
  • Statistics

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