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Cyber Threat Analyst

TEKsystems North Charleston ,SC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $75,000 to $80,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, medical, vision
Job Description

 

Clearance Required: Secret

 

Position Description: The Cyber Hunt and Threat Analysis team is seeking a motivated individual with strong technical competency that will research and implement detection measures using data from a wide spectrum of sources. The candidate will also perform opportunistic threat hunting and forensic analysis when required during incidents.

 

Qualifications:

· Minimum 3-5 years of comparable experience performing Incident Response, Forensics, Malware Analysis, or Penetration Testing

· 5-7 years of experience if no degree

· Must be proficient in at least three of the following disciplines:

o Network traffic analysis and host based log analysis

o Comprehensive understanding of enterprise Windows security (Active Directory)

o Static and Dynamic malware analysis

o Disk and Memory forensics

o Practical knowledge in at least one scripting or development language (e.g. PowerShell or Python)

Recommended Education:

· Bachelor’s degree or higher from accredited university/technical college in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related scientific or technical discipline

Certifications:

· 8570 Classification IAT –II & CSSP Certification (Can Attain within 90 Days)

Required Skills:

· Strong written and verbal communication skills

· Strong understanding of common enterprise technologies

· Ability to convey extremely technical concepts to audiences with varying technical understanding

Responsibilities:

· Use Network and Host Based data to drive detection, monitoring, and response capabilities

· Create detection analytics based off the MITRE ATT&CK Framework and other security frameworks

· Perform unique research on adversarial Tools, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs)

· Provide assistance to the Network Security Monitoring team in response to incidents by analyzing host behavior and network traffic

· Perform static and dynamic malware analysis to feed Indicators of Compromise into the Incident Response process

Additional Information:

· Authorized to update signatures and view alerts of IDS/ IPS

· Authorized to view audit records on Central Log Server

· Authorized to modify auditable events on Central Log Server

TEKsystems

Why Work Here?

Hybrid Hourly + Bonus + Piece Rate – Technicians average $20-25/hour – Top performers make more than that

Address

North Charleston, SC
USA

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