Cyber Threat Hunter

MindPoint Group
Washington, DC
Jan 17, 2022
Jan 19, 2022
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Company DescriptionMindPoint Group delivers industry-leading cybersecurity solutions, services, and products. We are the trusted cybersecurity advisors to key government and commercial decision-makers and support security operations for some of the most security-conscious organizations globally. We design and implement innovative security solutions to identify and defend against today's risks and tomorrow's attacks. We believe that helping organizations operate from the best security posture possible requires automation. Empowering our employees to excel and providing them with the means to do so enables us to consistently exceed our clients' expectations.Unlike many IT consultancies, we're not a body shop. Our client engagements are challenging and growth-oriented. Our relationship with you is for the long run because, in this business, your success is our success. That's why we treat investments in employees as investments in the company itself, which is why we offer fantastic benefits (healthcare, generous PTO, paid maternity and paternity leave, and tuition reimbursement, to name a few).But you'll want to work here for reasons that can't be written into an offer letter-the challenge, growth opportunities, and most important: the culture of a company that cares about you.We are an established, profitable, and growing company that promises you the following:A diverse organization. A safe workplace with zero tolerance for discrimination and harassment of any kind. A balanced work life. Seriously. Potential of a flexible schedule, depending on the specific customer. A leadership team focused on your professional growth and development. Job DescriptionIn The Course Of Your Duties You WillMindpoint Group, LLC has an exciting opportunity to join the Cyber Threat Hunt team of one of our largest clients. This position is critical to the continued maturation of the clients operational capabilities and you will join an established and experienced group that is motivated to provide excellent services in defending federal infrastructure. You will work closely with other threat hunters, threat analysts, and an established SOC and we will rely on you to hunt down the most advanced global threats. We need you to see the security stack and all of its capabilities, identify what might have gotten through and how, and aggressively pursue the threat.Actively hunt for Indicators of Compromise (IOC) and APT Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTP) in the network and in the host as necessary.Search network flow, PCAP, logs, and sensors for evidence of cyber-attack patterns, and hunt for Advanced Persistent Threats (APT)Create detailed Incident Reports and contribute to lessons learned in collaboration with the appropriate teamCollaborate with the SOC and Threat Analysts to contain and investigate major incidentsProvide simple and reusable hunt tactics and techniques to a team of security engineers, SIEM specialists, and SOC analystsWork with leadership and the engineering team to improve and expand available toolsetsAnalyze network perimeter data, flow, packet filtering, proxy firewalls, and IPS/IDS to create and implement a concrete plan of action to harden the defensive postureMonitor open source and commercial threat intelligence for IOCs, new vulnerabilities, software weaknesses, and other attacker TTPs QualificationsActive Top Secret with the ability to obtain an SCIBachelor's Degree in CS related field preferred6 years of Cybersecurity experienceCertifications Desired: CISSP, SANS GCTI, CCSP, GCFA, GCFE, GREM, GNFA, or OSCP CertificationExperience with securing and hardening IT infrastructureDemonstrated or advanced experience with computer networking and operating systemsExperience with operational security, including security operations center (SOC), incident response, malware analysis, or IDS and IPS analysesDemonstrated proficiency with regular expression and scripting languages, including Python or PowerShellDemonstrated proficiency with data hunting, including ELK, Splunk, Apache Spark, or AWS StackFamiliarity with: Netflow data, DNS logs, Proxy LogsExperience with network hunting, including Bro Logs, Netflow, PCAP, or PaloAlto firewalls and proxiesKnowledge of Windows and Linux OS' and command lineAbility to analyze malware, extract indicators, and create signatures in Yara, Snort, and IOCsStrong analytical skills and the ability to effectively research, write, communicate and brief to varying levels of audiences to include at the executive levelCandidate should have knowledge related to the current state of cyber adversary tactics and trends.Knowledge of the Splunk search language, search techniques, alerts, dashboards, and report buildingKnowledge of the TCP/IP networking stack and network IDS technologiesAdditional InformationAll offers are contingent upon proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or successful accommodation for an exemption.All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.MindPoint is committed to maintaining a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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