CME Group

May 13, 2023

Cyber Defense Detection Analyst

40,000 (est.)

Are you passionate about information security and ready to kick-start your career as a Cyber Defense Detection Analyst? Join our team in Belfast and make a difference in safeguarding critical systems and data.


As a Cyber Defense Analyst (Detection I), you will play a crucial role in our security operations team. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Monitor and respond to security events escalated through our Security Information and Event Management System (SIEM).
  • Interface with employees reporting security issues, ensuring efficient communication channels.
  • Document security events in our Incident Management System.
  • Perform analysis of security events using data collected from network, host systems, and application logs.
  • Follow established processes and procedures to assess the nature of threats and escalate or refute events as necessary.


To excel in this role, we are looking for candidates with the following qualifications and personal attributes:

  • BA/BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Security, Information Systems, or related fields.
  • No formal work experience required; demonstrate your passion for information security through completed coursework, degrees, self-study, and certifications.
  • Strong customer-service orientation.
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts effectively to different stakeholders.
  • Highly self-motivated with keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to effectively engage with individuals at all levels of the organization, including technical and non-technical, management, and senior leadership.


By joining our team as a Cyber Defense Detection Analyst I, you will be part of CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. Here's what we offer:

  • Salary: £40,000 (est.)
  • Global Impact: Make a difference in global financial markets and shape the future of the industry.
  • Continuous Growth: We invest in your success and provide opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • Collaborative Environment: Work alongside leading experts who inspire you and foster a collaborative culture.
  • Endless Possibilities: Our firm is dynamic, offering diverse opportunities to solve problems, make a difference, and blaze new trails.
  • Recognized Expertise: Join a company known for its industry-leading technology, risk management services, and benchmark products.
  • Career Ownership: Take ownership of your career and grow within a global organization.
  • Small Teams, Big Impact: Be part of a close-knit team where your contributions are recognized and valued.

Start Your Journey with Us Today

Don't miss this opportunity to launch your career in information security as a Cyber Defense Detection Analyst I. Join our team in Belfast and make a tangible impact on our systems and operations.

Apply now and be part of a team that is shaping tomorrow's security landscape.

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