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Sr. Cyber Security Threat Hunter

Schaumburg, IL

Job ID: 2262 Category: CyberSecurity Salary: TBD

Our client, a $4 billion-dollar organization and the fifth-largest telecommunications network in the US, also listed on Forbes as one of America’ s Best Employers with headquarters in Chicago and over 6, 500 employees, is seeking your expertise as a Sr. Cyber Security Threat Hunter to be responsible for participating in threat actor based investigations, creating new detection methodologies, and providing expert support to incident response and monitoring functions.

Responsibilities
  • Coordinate threat hunting activities across the network leveraging intelligence from multiple internal and external sources, as well as cutting-edge security technologies
  • Design and build custom tools for investigations, hunting, and research
  • Assist in the design, evaluation, and implementation of new security technologies
  • Lead response and investigation efforts into advanced/targeted attacks
  • Hunt for and identify threat actor groups and their techniques, tools and processes
  • Identify gaps in IT infrastructure by mimicking an attacker’ s behaviors and responses
  • Provide expert analytic investigative support of large scale and complex security incidents

Qualifications
  • BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Industry Cyber Security Certifications including; CEH, CISSP-ISSEP, CISSP-ISSAP, GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), Certified Computer Security Incident Handler (CSIH), Splunk Certified Knowledge Manager, Splunk Certified Admin, or Splunk Certified Architect.
  • 5+ years of relevant cyber security experience in IT Security, Incident Response or network security with strong knowledge working in a SOC
  • Experience with the incident response process, including detecting advanced adversaries, log analysis using Splunk, ELK, or similar tools, and malware triage
  • Knowledge of the Cyber Kill Chain and the Diamond Model of Analysis
  • Experience with creating automated  log correlations in Splunk, ELK, or a similar tool to identify anomalous and potentially malicious behavior

If you are looking for your next career move, then contact me at 847-440-2451 or  email me at nadine.stangas@bluestonerecruiting.com.

Nadine Stangas

Nadine is in charge of blueStone Recruiting's Infrastructure and ERP Systems search division and has over a decade's worth of experience. In her free time she likes to travel, volunteer, attend concerts and spend time with her family. She also a enjoys watching Big 10 football.

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