Cybersecurity Analyst

MERCK spol. s r.o.

Place of work
Dvořákovo nábrežie 4, Bratislava
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Key Accountabilities:
• The Merck Security Operations Center (SOC) element covering the European time zone (follow-the-sun) is located in Bratislava, Slovakia. The key accountabilities for this position include:
• Triaging security alerts to determine criticality and potential impact to business operations
• Executing response actions, according to predetermined play books, in order to remediate security risks
• Gathering data from various sources and performing investigations for ongoing security incidents
• Performing root cause analysis on closed security incidents and recommending actions to prevent recurrence
• Coordinate with other BT units to execute non-standard response actions
• Provide verbal and written reporting on cyber security incidents
• Support cyber defense exercises to help improve detection and response capabilities

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
University student
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Intermediate (B1)

Personality requirements and skills

Work Experience:
• Prior experience in a Security Operations Center (SOC) detecting and responding to security incidents preferred
• Experience in field of IT mandatory
Job-specific Competencies & Skills:
• English language competency
• Knowledge of IT and Cyber Security concepts
• Knowledge of SIEM, ITSM tools (ie ServiceNow) and various security technologies (firewall, endpoint protection, IDS, etc.)
• Strong analytical skills and ability to think strategically
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Highly developed interpersonal and teamwork skills


Brief description of the company

A career at Merck is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 50,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

What we offer: At Merck, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

Number of employees

50-99 employees

Company address

MERCK spol. s r.o.
Dvořákovo nábrežie 4
810 06 Bratislava
ID: 3261274   Dátum zverejnenia: 19.2.2018