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Cyber Security Senior Analyst (m/f/d)

Date: 09-Sep-2022

Location: MÜNCHEN, Germany

Company: Telefonica S.A.

Contract type: full-time, unlimited
Location: Munich, Düsseldorf, Berlin (Teltow), Nuremberg, Hamburg
Entry: At the earliest possible date

Working anywhere. After a successful application process, you have the opportunity to work anywhere in Germany. You will be assigned to the nearest Telefónica location according to your place of residence. We will discuss further details with you during the application process.


Who we are?
We are o2/Telefónica - with our mobile brands we connect millions of people and offer our customers mobile freedom in the digital world. As a leading telecommunications provider, we are also playing a key role in shaping digitisation in Germany. Our fixed and mobile networks form the backbone for the digital transformation of the economy and society. And our approximately 8,000 employees in Germany drive the transformation forward every day - in our own company as well.


Telefónica is one of the top employers in Germany and is part of the global telecommunications group Telefónica S.A. with 114,000 committed employees worldwide. 


You too can become part of our unique team and let us make a difference together!

Objective of this job: As a Senior Security Analyst you will be a technical lead responsible for monitoring and investigating anomalous network activity and alerts, participating in triage/mitigation of threats, and threat hunting to develop new use cases to improve the overall Security Monitoring capability, in addition to guiding and steering MSSPs activities and their interfaces with the Cyber Defense Center team.


What are your challenges with us?

  • Monitoring and investigation of Indicators of attacks from various sources (User Reported, SIEM etc.)
  • Ticket handling, responsibility for contacting both business and customers
  • Working with other internal Teams for evidence gathering and helping with Ad-hoc requests 
  • Performing advanced investigations and proposing proactive measures of protection
  • Provide guidance and direction to the MSSP Service
  • Ability to generate reports and guide analysts
  • Monitoring and analysis of alerts and anomalous network activity
  • Threat hunting in pursuit of additional use cases and leverage threat intelligence to tune tools and alerts
  • Present incident briefs and new use cases to leadership
  • Mentor Tier-1 Analysts
  • Being on call if necessary and also working on 24X7 shifts if required

What are you bringing?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Information Technology or equivalent experience
  • Relevant industry-recognized security certifications from SANS, EC-Council, ISACA, etc.
  • 8+ years of experience in information security fields (e.g. security architecture, security engineering, and security operations).
  • 4+ years of experience in cyber security event analysis in large corporate environments as part of a Cyber Threat Detection or Incident Response function
  • Broad familiarity with security technologies that provide discovery, assessment, detection, analysis, and response services
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with creation of security use-cases, security alerting and supporting processes
  • Extensive background with security analysis related technologies such as SIEM, SOAR, case management, scanning tools, etc.
  • Experience dealing directly with senior stakeholders – Directors and VP level
  • Strong understanding of cybersecurity-related regulations 
  • Strong understanding of enterprise-level information systems and technology architectures, expertise in network security, cryptography, virtualization and cloud security
  • Excellent time management skills, organization skills and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Being able to work with a diverse set of stakeholders in the organization from technical through board level 
  • Strong written and verbal communication in English and/or in Germany
  • Understanding of crisis management, business continuity and disaster recovery plans and procedures
  • Ability to review, edit, and manage business critical documentation, requiring strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to understand technical topics and presenting them to management level executives
  • Strong track-record of managing performance to deliver against challenging KPIs and continuous improvement initiatives


Your Benefits 

Workplace: Modern and ergonomically equipped offices, as well as an open space and open desk model. 

Communication: A smartphone of your choice for business and private use as well as the possibility to provide for your partner, friends and family via credit is a matter of course for us. 

Catering is taken care of: Free coffee specialties and water are at your disposal at any time as well as a canteen and a cafeteria. 

Individual development: With a personal development plan and continuous training you will reach your goals with us. In addition, with "Beyond" you can also get a taste of other interesting areas by means of job or project rotations.  

Retirement provision: Various models of retirement provision are available to you (e.g. capital-forming benefits, company pension scheme, etc.) 

Social commitment: We are also involved outside the company, you have the opportunity to participate in Telefónica "Volunteering Days" or "Volunteering Holidays", for example. 

Health: Under FEEL GOOD you will find a wide range of offers for your personal health and the compatibility of work and leisure. It ranges from exercise and relaxation programmes, webinars and cooperation projects to a comprehensive range of advice on child and elderly care and psychosocial counselling.  


How to apply and what else you should know? 

Convince us with your meaningful curriculum vitae as well as corresponding certificates. You do not need a letter of motivation with us. Please note that applications are only possible via our applicant portal and applications by e-mail cannot be considered. 

Do you have questions about our application process and are you interested in further information about the position? Please reach out to our Talent Operations Team (talent-operations


In case of same qualification, applicants (m/f/d) with severe disability will be preferred. All gender are equally welcome.