Threat Detection Analyst, Lead

McLean, Virginia, United States
Jan 02, 2019
Jan 07, 2019
Full Time
Job Description Job Number: R0027721

Threat Detection Analyst, Lead

Key Role:

Produce detection analytics to identify malicious activity and reduce dwell time. Carry out continuous hunt operations to promote proactive threat discovery. Collaborate with Red Team, DFIR, and intelligence teams on attack simulation and analysis. Contribute to the research and mitigation of emerging threats. Evaluate new capabilities to drive visibility and detection improvements 

Basic Qualifications:

-7+ years of experience with Cybersecurity
-4+ years of experience with Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR), malware analysis or threat detection
-Experience with SIEM correlation development and dashboard and report creation, including Splunk
-Knowledge of common TTPs used by nation-state, targeted, and financially motivated threats
-Knowledge of data sources and artifacts from applications, binaries, operating systems, security, and network infrastructure
-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BS degree in CS or 10+ years of Cybersecurity experience in lieu of a degree

-CISSP, GCIH, GCIA, or GCFA Certification

Additional Qualifications:
-Experience with working on UNIX-based systems
-Experience in scripting with Python, Ruby, or Perl

-Experience with data science

-Knowledge of Web applications, databases, and Web server design and implementation
-Ability to parse large datasets
-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-Possession of excellent collaboration skills

-Training with SANS or specialized security classes


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and will need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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