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Cyber Threat Hunter, Mid

Booz Allen

Apr 21

Cyber Threat Hunter, Mid

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an active role in detecting advanced cyber threats that are the highest concern to the most important commercial companies? Instead of letting the attackers come to us, let’s go find them. Cyber threats are evolving, and perimeter security and automated protection aren’t enough—it’s time to go threat hunting. 

We’re looking for cyber security professionals with experience in Incident Response, Cyber Threat Intelligence, or Detection and Response, who can think like an adversary. This is an opportunity to use your analytical skills and gain network defense experience. Learn from our team of cyber security experts as you find the adversary in the SIEM’s blind spot to help the top Fortune 500 companies close the gaps and harden their network. This is a chance to think differently about cyber defense, use completely new tools and approaches, and develop the next generation of security analytics. Let’s outsmart the adversary and protect the most important companies in the commercial space. This position is open to remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 1+ years of experience in IT infrastructure

  • 1+ years of experience with operational security, including SOC, incident response, malware analysis, or IDS/IPS analysis 

  • 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

  • Knowledge of the relationship among hunt and security teams 

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time to client sites

  • HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with SEIM platforms

  • Experience with collection and detection tools, including host-based and network-based, such as, Zeek, Snort, Arkime, Sysmon, commercial EDRs, or commercial AVs 

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

  • Knowledge of EDR Logs 

  • Knowledge of coding and scripting 

  • Knowledge of IT administration

  • Ability to identify potential detection opportunities

  • Ability to identify security issues 

The proposed salary range for this position in Colorado is 70,000 to 90,000. Final salary will be determined based on various factors.

At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choice, and support your total well-being. Our comprehensive benefit offerings include healthcare, retirement plan, insurance programs, commuter program, employee assistance program, paid and unpaid leave programs, education assistance, and childcare benefits.

Build Your Career:

Rewarding work, fun challenges, and a ton of investment in our people—that’s Booz Allen cyber. When you join Booz Allen, we’ll help you develop the career you want.

  • Competitions — From programming competitions at our PyNights (Python competition and learning events) to competing in CTFs, we’ve got plenty of chances for you to show off your skills.

  • Paid Research — Have an innovative idea to explore or hypothesis to test? You can participate in challenges via our crowdsourcing platform, the Garage, and other programs to be awarded dedicated time and/or funding to advance your skills.

  • Cyber University — CyberU has more than 5000 instructor-led and self-paced cyber courses, a free online library that you can access from just about anywhere—including your phone—and certification exam prep guides that include practical assessments to prepare you for your exam.

  • Academic Partnerships — In addition to our tuition reimbursement benefit, we’ve partnered with University of Maryland University College to offer two graduate certificate programs in cybersecurity—fully funded without a tuition cap.

  • Maker/Hackerspaces — Race drones, print 3D gadgets, drink coffee from our Wi-Fi coffee maker, and get hands-on training on tools and tech from in-house experts in our dedicated maker and hackerspaces.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.