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Cybersecurity Engineer

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Hiring Organization GM Financial
Post Name Cybersecurity Engineer
Qualification B.Tech/B.E.
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary USD 7000 To USD 8000 Per Month
Location Dallas, Texas, United States 76018


Opportunity to work in a hybrid model: Potential to work 4 days on-site and 1-day remote  GM Financial (GMF) is the wholly-owned captive finance subsidiary of General Motors and is headquartered in Texas.

We are a global provider of auto finance solutions, with operations in North America, South America, and Asia. Through our long-standing relationships with auto dealers, we offer attractive retail financing and lease programs to meet the needs of each customer. We also offer commercial lending products to dealers to help them finance and grow their businesses.

At GMF our Cybersecurity organization is a global team consisting of architecture, engineering, operations, governance, and risk functions under the Chief Information Security Officer reporting directly to the CEO. We are hiring for multiple levels on our Cybersecurity Incident Response team.


Incident Response Engineer Responsibilities

Candidates with less than 2 years of experience:  This position is responsible for initial triage and escalation of the alert queue, phishing investigations, data loss prevention cases, and mailbox monitoring. This position also assists with incident investigation, alert tuning, and alert creation.

Candidates with 2 or more years of experience: This position is responsible for incident investigation, case management, and alert development/tuning. Applicants should have strong problem-solving skills, experience on an incident response team (or similar function), and experience with Splunk. Experience in Azure environments is a plus.


  • Provide the corporate network, assets, and users with security monitoring over time, intrusion detection, and incident response capabilities
  • Investigate, escalate, and respond to potential security events and user inquiries
  • Participates in alert development and tunning efforts
  • Performs analysis of various log sources, SIEM alerts, IDS/IPS alerts, host activity, and network traffic to identify suspicious or unauthorized activity
  • Participates in emergency response team activities for responding to various cybersecurity incidents
  • Track and own security incidents from detection to resolution, engaging in any containment, eradication, recovery, and tuning actions as needed
  • Prepares and updates information procedures, standards, and/or other technical requirement documents
  • Participate in the review and implementation of security solutions aimed to enhance incident response capabilities
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Conform with all company policies and procedures



  • Local and wide area networking concepts, principles, and protocols
  • Knowledge of the TCP/IP and OSI models and the security that is associated with each layer
  • Knowledge of the latest security and privacy legislation, regulations, advisories, alerts, exploits, and vulnerabilities
  • Knowledge of IT security processes, controls, and infrastructure along with IT core concepts such as Windows & Active Directory, Unix/Linux, management via the command line, Virtualization & Cloud Computing, and Operational best practices
  • Understanding of incident response processes and procedures including familiarity with the NIST framework
  • Experience in developing custom detections and logic to identify suspicious activity, specific attacks, and exploits
  • Possess an understanding of cloud technologies and concepts
  • Experience securing cloud deployments on common platforms like Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, or Google Cloud Platform


  • Ability to think strategically and make collaborative decisions
  • Ability to apply structured analysis methods to various types of data to establish trends, determine variability and business impact
  • Communicates quickly, clearly, concisely, appropriately, and intelligently
  • Foster open communication, speaks with impact, listen to others, and write effectively
  • Effective planning and time management
  • Ability to approach problems with an open mind and create new and innovative ideas and methods
  • Advanced technical writing
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Think positively when faced with obstacles, build on others’ ideas, and think logically and intuitively
  • Detailed oriented and ability to formulate decisions based on evidence gathering


  • Individuals applying to entry-level positions should have minimum boot camp/training experience in security domains or applicable IT experience.
  • Individuals applying to other levels must have minimum 2 years of experience in SOC or Incident Response environments


  • Cybersecurity-related certifications are strongly preferred

Working Conditions

  • Normal office environment subject to stressful situations
  • A flexible schedule with the possibility of working long hours including weekends/holidays, occasional overtime or split shifts may be required
  • Limited travel may be required to support business needs, including international travel
GM Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion at every level of our organization. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, age, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

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