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Zurich, Zurich, CH

Graduate Cyber Security Analyst

About Swiss Re


Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.



About the Programme


We are looking for graduates with strong interpersonal skills, who are eager to learn and broaden their knowledge and expertise. You have a Bachelor, Master or PhD degree with up to 3 years professional experience – we invite you to apply to our graduates@swissre programme 2023.

 The programme offers you the chance to join the dynamic, fast-moving world of a leading risk knowledge organisation. Over an 18-month period, you’ll receive on- and off-the-job training, including a job rotation that gives you the opportunity to work across different business units.



About the Team

The Swiss Re Cyber Defense Monitoring & Response team's mission is to monitor, detect, disrupt, remediate, and strengthen the cyber security stance of the IT environment and the organization as a whole. We protect our employees and customers and are committed to doing so while delivering exceptional customer service. We are a new team that is being purpose built from its inception to lead, own, and inspire change while maturing the cyber security posture of Swiss Re.



About the Role

Are you a trying to start a career and are interested in building something from the ground up? Do you want to broaden into detection content creation, hunting, or threat intel? We want to talk to you! We are looking for a Cyber Security Incident Responder with a focus on deep dive analysis and ownership of major incidents and crafting detection content.You will be actively collaborating with customers throughout the organization to understand their environment and applications thus helping with in-depth analysis and documentation of incidents. We encourage you to build on your experiences and grow more technical through research, public engagements, or become a leader if you so choose.


About You

  • Understanding of scripting and programming languages

  • Understanding of cloud environments

  • Good understanding of the current threat landscape, offensive tooling, and OWASP and MITRE ATT&CK techniques

  • Experience or development in Python, PowerShell, Kusto would be helpful

  • A security mind, always trying to understand how things work in the background

  • Understanding of web traffic, network protocols, malware, lateral movement TTP's, or Microsoft and Linux security events

  • Monitoring and understanding of the current threat landscape

  • Logfile correlation and analysis

  • Microsoft Azure or Amazon AWS experience would be advantageous

  • An investigative mindset; must be curious with strong analytical skills

  • Technical writing skills with the ability to present to a non-technical audience

  • Excellent writing skills with English being a must


We are looking forward to your application!


We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.


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