We have a 100% remote full time opening for a Cyber Security Threat Hunter!
Act as a subject matter expert concerning complex information security technology, topics, and issues. Perform highly technical and complex, specialized duties in the areas of security management, risk management, incident management and/or vulnerability management. Identify and direct information security program and technology implementations to remediate or mitigate security issues.
location: Rancho Cordova, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $160 - 170 per year
work hours: 8am to 4pm
Define, evaluate, justify and drive and information security controls and technology to ensure the protection of the organization's information assets.
Use a strategic approach to define current and future capability requirements. Prioritize and drive execution to that roadmap. Update and communicate it regularly with CISO and other high-level stakeholders.
Use extensive cyber-security background to review current security posture across all lines of business.
Conduct security project meetings to identify gaps and recommend security enhancements to ensure security requirements are integrated and implemented
Lead Architecture, Infrastructure and Technology teams to review existing capabilities and recommend security enhancements
Update and validate information security policies, standards and procedures to ensure they support the goals of the Information Security Program
Support detailed risk analysis and risk assessment to identify, mitigate and control risks to infrastructure, information systems and data
Assist in third party evaluations to ensure that their technology environment appropriately protects shared data, that contracts have the appropriate security requirements, and that those requirements are met through regular audits and assessments
Document and lead automation of security incident management practices to ensure all incidents are diagnosed, logged, escalated, and closed to its final resolution.
Monitor and report changes in threat dispositions, activities, tactics, capabilities, objectives, etc. as related to designated cyber operations
Provide current intelligence support to critical internal/external stakeholders as appropriate
Lead Threat Analysis across alll lines of the business (Insurance, Retail, Health Care Provider, SaaS software solutions and Manufacturing businesses)
Identify and justify automation efforts to improve security posture without increasing cost
Actively hunt threats using threat intelligence and knowledge of the environment
Lead Information security technical incident response
Monitor changes in threat landscape, identify trends for future threat analysis to ensure security controls are in place to meet threats when they arise in the company business environment
Typically has the following skills or abilities:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field or equivalent experience
8 years of hands-on technical information security experience in threat and vulnerability analysis, threat hunting, and/or security incident response
IT experience with a focus on systems engineering. Private and Public Cloud security experience is highly preferred
Technical Security certification like SANS GIAC-type certification(s)
Advanced knowledge of security principles and technologies
strong verbal and written communications skills that can be applied to all levels of an organization from the CTO to a desk side technician
Proven ability to communicate using slides, documents, and spreadsheets
Ability to regularly exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of job duties
Data analysis as it relates to security event logging and monitoring with the ability to demonstrate effectiveness hunting in a complex environment
- Experience level: Experienced
- Minimum 8 years of experience
- Education: Bachelors
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.
Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
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