Cyber Security Analyst

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Date: Mar 15, 2023

Location: Pune, IN

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.



Job Summary:


Cyber security is a top priority for AkzoNobel. Our objective is to protect our information and digital assets (IT and OT) by reducing our cyber risk exposure in order to pursue our business objectives.


Security Operations, under responsibility of the Security Operations Manager, covers all the operational aspects of cyber security within Second Line of Defense including the three core cyber security processes: Vulnerability Management, Threat Monitoring and Intelligence, and Cyber Security Incident Response and all operational aspects of security in the Second Line of defense.


The Security Incident Analyst is responsible for monitoring and responding to security incidents and threats in order to protect the organization's digital assets. They will work closely with a third-party security monitoring service to ensure timely response and remediation of security incidents, and develop and implement strategies to prevent future incidents.



Key Responsibilities:


  • Monitor and analyze security alerts, events, and incidents to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Investigate security incidents to determine root cause, scope, and impact, and coordinate with the third-party security monitoring service to ensure timely response and remediation.
  • Develop and implement incident response plans and procedures to minimize the impact of security incidents and coordinate with the third-party security monitoring service to ensure they are followed.
  • Work with other members of the IT team to implement security controls and tools to detect and prevent security incidents.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of emerging threats, vulnerabilities, and attack techniques, and recommend appropriate countermeasures.
  • Participate in security incident response exercises to ensure that the organization is prepared to respond to real-world incidents.
  • Support the monitoring of KRI (Key Risk Indicators) and KPI (Key Performance Indicators) and the creation of cyber security reports.
  • Provide your support for gathering information from our MSSP and other external sources and publish cyber security advisories and bulletins




  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a security incident analysis or related role
  • Strong knowledge of security principles and best practices, including threat intelligence, incident response, and security controls
  • Experience with security tools such as SIEM, IDS/IPS, endpoint protection, and vulnerability scanning
  • Experience with the Microsoft security suite is a plus
  • Ability to analyze and interpret large volumes of data and identify patterns and anomalies
  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Knowledge of adversary TTP (Tactic, Technique, Procedures) like MITRE ATT&CK
  • Security certifications such as CISSP, CEH, or CHFI are a plus


At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.