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Cyber Security Research and Hunting Analyst


Join Macquarie’s Cyber Threat Incident Response (CTIR) team based in our Houston office as a Cyber Security Research and Hunting Analyst. 

In this role, you will be working alongside a diverse team in multiple offices around the globe and be responsible for identifying, triaging, and managing threats and risks in the cyber environment. You will also act to ensure that Macquarie’s digital estate is protected from threats both known and unknown.

Your ability to collaborate will be utilized as you partner with business, risk, and security teams around the company to help them understand and prepare for cyber-related events. These efforts with aid in a more coordinated effort during an actual incident. You will also build and maintain relationships with stakeholders across the business, business resilience, technology, and risk management domains.

As a Cyber Security Research and Hunting Analyst (R&H), you’ll be partnering with multiple functions of our global Cyber Threat team, who are responsible for ensuring that our digital estate is protected from threats.

In this role, you will provide analysis in multiple areas of cyber security including data carving, process and network traffic, timeline production, and registry forensic artefacts. Your ability to develop and support covert monitoring missions as well as conduct and document threat actor activities are critical to your success in this role. Your capability to capture and generate cyber threat intel, both from published and unpublished sources, focused on threat actor and malware activity is vital.

You will need to bring strong knowledge of hacker methodologies, toolsets, expert operational experience across multiple domains, and operating systems to be successful in this position. An understanding of logging, correlation, and enrichment techniques are also vital for investigations thoroughness and continuity. Your knowledge of IT security principles and the ability to multitask will allow you to deliver in high pressure situations.

About the Corporate Operations Group

The Corporate Operations Group brings together specialist support services in Digital Transformation & Data, Technology, Market Operations, Human Resources, Business Services, Business Improvement & Strategy, and the Macquarie Group Foundation.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

We equip our people with the support to work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.



About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 16,300+ employees and offices in 31 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, investment banking and principal investment.

Find out more at

Job no: COG-956333
Work type: Full time
Location: Houston
Category: Mid-senior, Mid-level, Technology
Group: Corporate Operations Group
Division: Technology
Recruiter: Danielle Scaife
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