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Data Detection & Threat Forensic Analyst Peoria, IL Competitive plus Great Benefits

Data Detection & Threat Forensic Analyst

Location: Peoria, IL |
Salary: Competitive plus Great Benefits |
Posted: 21 Nov 2019 |
Closes: 21 Dec 2019 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: US Secure Solutions |
Region / Division: North America |
Reference: G4S/TP/710250/176509

Job Introduction:

The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Data Detection and Threat Forensic Analyst (DDTFA). As a Data Detection and Threat Forensic Analyst, you will perform forensic preservation, collection, processing, and analysis to support electronic discovery and investigation requirements. They are also responsible for enterprise electronic collections and analysis on desktops, laptops, servers, and other electronic evidence.  The Data Detection and Threat Forensic Analyst will serve as an expert and program manager within Global Security (includes Asia Pacific; Europe, Africa, Middle East; and the Americas) conducting forensic analytic activities, where decisions and results have an impact on security, corporate service process partners, and/or business results. This role will partner with process owners, create and maintain all forensic analytical internal documentation, develop training materials, as well as other data detection and threat forensic analyst program management functions.

G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more.

As a full time employee of G4S, you will be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Major Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Paid vacation
  • 401K
  • Opportunities for additional training to aid in your professional development

As an employee you will also be able to participate in the Promote Me! Community. Promote Me! is available to interested current employees as a way to express interest in further advancement, as well as gain information and encourage professional development.

Further, as a current employee you will be eligible to participate in large group rates for the following benefits:

  • Critical Illness
  • Accident Insurance
  • Whole Life Insurance
  • Individual Short-Term Disability
  • Pre-Paid Legal Services
  • Identity Theft Services
  • Pet Insurance

In addition, G4S provides benefits that are automatically available to all full or part-time employees, whether you enroll in a G4S insurance plan or not. And with no premiums to pay!

  • RxCut Pharmacy Discount Program
  • Doctor on Demand
  • Qualsight LASIK Savings
  • Perks at Work: G4S Employee Discount Program
  • Alliant Credit Union
  • Purchasing Power
  • Active & Fit: G4S Fitness Center Membership
  • FinFit: Financial Wellness Program
  • DailyPay: Access your pay when you need it

G4S offers job security, excellent pay and benefits, and career opportunities. We offer entry level careers, management careers, sales careers and executive careers across the United States and internationally.

Role Responsibility:

Specific Duties and Essential Functions

  • Oversee data loss investigations by performing forensic analysis, data collections, processing, review support, and production of electronic evidence within Global Security (includes Asia Pacific; Europe, Africa, Middle East; and the Americas)
  • Lead and support continuous improvement projects within the team
  • Design, implement and maintain infrastructure or application systems as required
  • Manage complex application/technical problem identification and resolution, including responding to weekend support
  • Interact with attorneys, investigators, HR, IT, and other key business partners
  • Conduct reviews and render findings and recommendations of alerts, analytic data, and forensic to identify situations which require review, policy violations, or threats
  • Coordinate and lead other team members to quickly review alerts and summarize for action
  • Manage data detection and insider threat program and report changes in operational details, requests from clients, and incidents to Risk Operations Center
  • Develop and implement process flow methods involved in TTPs (tactics, techniques, and procedures) used by threat actors in Intellectual Property theft
  • Manage, design and implement the process involved identification of sensitive electronic assets program (Intellectual Property) and creation of processes or methods to detect movement those assets
  • Deliver training and other information regarding the Global Security's data detection and threat investigation in writing, in person, and through the use of virtual communication tools
  • Manage the implementation of new forensic analytical programs including policies  and procedures in furtherance of client’s objectives

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, intelligence studies, national security, international affairs, criminology relevant course of study

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Must possess a minimum of 5 years of experience with a major law enforcement, intelligence, public service or private sector security organization

Skills Required

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Attention to detail


  • Must be at least 18 years old or the minimum age required by the state, if higher
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • To qualify for this position you must have:
    • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office
    • Effective oral and written communication skills
    • Active listening skills
    • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
    • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
    • Attention to detail
    • Solid written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to analyze complex data and develop innovative recommendations
    • Able to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse global cultures and business environments
  • Subject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by law
  • Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military

Physical Requirements and Environment

Environment:  Indoor and outdoor, temperature ranges from moderate to extreme cold and heat

Major activity:  Walking, standing, speaking, listening, observing

Physical efforts to carry out job duties:  Standing, walking, and sitting. Minimal to no stooping or kneeling.

About the Company:

EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

G4S is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action or Diversity and Inclusion, or have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, please contact our Corporate Human Resources Department at (800) 506-6265.

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