United Airlines Analyst - Endpoint Cyber Security in Chicago, Illinois

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Information Technology

The United IT team designs, develops and maintains massively scaling technology solutions that are brought to life with innovative architectures, data analytics and digital solutions.

Job overview and responsibilities

This position is part of UA's Threat Management Team in global SRC group. The person hired will become the SME for all endpoint security technologies deployed within UA's environment. They will work closely with various IT teams to ensure proper configuration and implementation of the tools, as well support TM team in IR/CSIRT activities.

  • Evaluate currently deployed endpoint security technologies and provide future directions based on threat landscape

  • Work closely with IT teams to understand endpoint architecture and provide guidance for missing controls

  • Research new endpoint technologies to perform POCs to strengthen United's security portfolio

  • Support Threat Management team in daily operations


  • High School Deploma

  • Prior experience detecting and analyzing security events and/or responding to security incidents

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and correlate information from a wide variety of enterprise technologies

  • Hands-on experience with common security technologies (IDS, Firewall, SIEM, etc.)

  • Knowledge of common security analysis tools & techniques

  • Understanding of common security threats, attack vectors, vulnerabilities and exploits

  • Programming experience (Python, Perl, etc.)

  • 1-3 years of experience in Cyber Security, Incident Response, or a related field

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification

  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position


  • Undergraduate degree

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

Division: 47 Technology/IT

Function: Information Technology

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled