Incident Response Analyst
ModernaTX, Inc.

Cambridge, Massachusetts

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The Role:

As an Incident Response Analyst in Cambridge or Seattle, you will join our Security Operations team to tackle cybersecurity threats and incidents. Reporting to the Senior Director, you'll develop essential skills to manage and resolve security events, guided by experienced analysts. Your role involves enhancing incident response processes, maintaining critical documentation, and collaborating across teams to support cybersecurity initiatives. With a focus on continuous learning and improvement, you'll contribute to the effectiveness and evolution of our incident response strategies.

Here's What You'll Do:

  • A Bachelor's degree in cybersecurity, computer science, information technology, or a related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Up to 2 years of experience in cybersecurity, with exposure to incident response or security operations preferred.
  • Familiarity with basic IR concepts and eagerness to learn and grow into the role of an incident commander.
  • Understanding of common cybersecurity threats and a willingness to develop skills in handling security incidents.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills, with an attention to detail.
  • Clear communication skills, capable of explaining security issues to peers and supervisors.
  • Interest in technology change management, project management, and business process management.
  • Organizational skills, with the ability to assist in managing multiple projects and priorities.

Here's What You'll Bring to the Table:
  • Report to the Incident Response Team Lead, supporting key incident response operations.
  • Assist in managing security incidents under the guidance of senior analysts, learning to triage, contain, and resolve security events.
  • Contribute to the enhancement of incident response processes, learning to leverage tools and technologies for improved performance.
  • Help maintain the IR playbook and runbooks, under supervision, ensuring they reflect current procedures and industry practices.
  • Support decision-making processes during incidents, providing assistance and following directions from senior team members.
  • Work with cross-functional teams under guidance to support cybersecurity objectives and initiatives.
  • Aid in developing and tracking performance metrics to measure the effectiveness of the incident response team.
  • Assist in managing relationships with security vendors and understanding the development of KPIs.
  • Support the maintenance of internal security knowledge management processes and documentation.

Under Washington State law, Moderna is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the salary range for the jobs covered by this description. Base compensation for these positions in Washington State range from $87,500to $140,000. Actual salary determinations will take into account factors such as work location, prior education and experience, job-related knowledge, and demonstrated skills. Compensation decisions are made on the facts and circumstances of each case.

Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:
  • Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
  • Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities
  • Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring
  • Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes
  • Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness equipment
  • Adoption and family-planning benefits
  • Dedicated care coordination support for our LGBTQ+ community
  • Generous paid time off, including:
    • Vacation, sick time and holidays
    • Volunteer time to participate within your community
    • Discretionary year-end shutdown
    • Paid sabbatical after 5 years; every 3 years thereafter
  • Generous Paid Leave offerings, including 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
  • 401k match and Financial Planning tools
  • Moderna-paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages, as well as voluntary benefit options
  • Complimentary concierge service including home services research, travel booking, and entertainment requests
  • Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
  • Location-specific perks and extras!

About Moderna

Since our founding in 2010, we have aspired to build the leading mRNA technology platform, the infrastructure to reimagine how medicines are created and delivered, and a world-class team. We believe in giving our people a platform to change medicine and an opportunity to change the world.

By living our mission, values, and mindsets every day, our people are the driving force behind our scientific progress and our culture. Together, we are creating a culture of belonging and building an organization that cares deeply for our patients, our employees, the environment, and our communities.

We are proud to have been recognized as a Science Magazine Top Biopharma Employer, a Fast Company Best Workplace for Innovators, and a Great Place to Work in the U.S.

If you want to make a difference and join a team that is changing the future of medicine, we invite you to visit to learn more about our current opportunities.

Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.

Moderna is a place where everyone can grow. If you meet the Basic Qualifications for the role and you would be excited to contribute to our mission every day, please apply!

Moderna is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry or citizenship, ethnicity, disability, military or protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, or any other personal characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

Belonging, Inclusion, and Diversity are critical to the success of our company and our impact on society. We're focused on attracting, retaining, developing, and advancing our employees and believe that by cultivating diverse experiences, backgrounds, and ideas, we can provide an environment where every employee is able to contribute their best.

Moderna is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to qualified job applicants with disabilities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the Talent Acquisition Partner or contact the Accommodations team at (EEO/AAP Employer)


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