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Cyber Threat Hunter

Booz Allen

Jan 12

Cyber Threat Hunter

Key Role:

Participate in threat actor-based investigations, creating new detection methodology and providing expert support to incident response and monitoring functions. Detect, disrupt and eradicate threat actors from enterprise networks using data analysis, threat intelligence and cutting-edge security technologies. Hunt for and identify indicators of compromise through OSINT threats. Analyze attacker techniques, tools and procedures and participate in “hunting missions” using threat intelligence in collaboration with other security teams. Analysis of anomalous log data and results of brainstorming sessions to detect and eradicate threat actors in client networks. Provide expert analytic investigate support of large scale and complex security incidents. Perform analysis of security incidents for further enhancement of alert catalog/library, and continuously improve processes for use across multiple detection sets for more efficient client IT security operations. This position is open to remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience with IT infrastructure

  • Experience with operational security

  • Experience working with, analyzing, and manipulating security data

  • Knowledge of networking

  • Knowledge of threat actors’ tactics, techniques and procedures

  • Knowledge of operating system architecture and security features

  • Knowledge of threat hunting techniques

  • Knowledge of the relationship among hunt and other security teams

  • HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with SEIM platforms

  • Experience with collection and detection tools

  • Experience with analytic tools, including IDA, Wireshark, or CyberChef

  • Knowledge of EDR Logs

  • Knowledge of how to identify potential detection opportunities

  • Knowledge of coding and scripting

  • Knowledge of IT administration

  • Ability to identify security issues


The proposed salary range for this position in Colorado is 65,000 to 80,000. Final salary will be determined based on various factors.

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