Senior Cyber Threat Analyst

  • location: McLean, VA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $120,000 - $150,000 per year
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Senior Cyber Threat Analyst

job summary:
The Senior Cyber Threat Analyst will own one or more functions related to security monitoring, forensic investigations and analysis, threat hunting, and developing detection

location: Mc Lean, Virginia
job type: Permanent
salary: $120,000 - 150,000 per year
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Detect, respond, and report on cyber threats/incidents that may impact the environment using security tools such as a SIEM, IDS/IPS, EDR, firewalls, and more
  • Conduct event analysis and triage of security alerts
  • Proactively search for Indicators of Compromise (IOC) and Advanced Cyber Threat tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP)
  • Lead development of threat detection signatures, analytics, and correlation rules
  • Support and/or lead incident response activities to include host based forensics and containment
  • Assist security engineers with automation efforts to simplify processes
  • Oversee and monitor routine security administration
  • 7+ years of experience in information security
  • 7+ years of experience in security monitoring and/or digital forensics, incident response
  • 5+ years of experience with threat detection and/or threat hunting
  • Experience with cloud technologies such as AWS, GCP, and/or Azure
  • Experience in Cyber Fraud analysis, tactics and techniques
  • Experience in responding to Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs)
  • Experience in digital forensics or malware analysis
  • Experience in scripting (Bash, Python, and/or Ruby)
  • Industry security certifications, such as GCIA/GCIH/GCFA, Security+, or related

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.

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