Threat Hunt Analyst

Job Summary: BlueVoyant is looking for an intelligent, team oriented, and highly motivated Threat Hunt analyst within BlueVoyant’s Cyber Forensics and Incident Response team.  BlueVoyant investigates intrusions and data theft committed by state-sponsored and criminal cyber actors, insiders, and corrupt competitors world-wide. Incident responders are involved with highly technical operations and forensic analysis and serve as consultants, continuously advising client decision makers.

Key responsibilities:

Research, assess and analyze intrusion events and prevention utilizing anomaly detection tools.

Follow pre-defined procedures to respond to and escalate incidents.

Regularly communicate with clients to inform about and help mitigate issues.

Create and maintain operational reports.

Work with clients to deploy MSS & MDR sensors and hardware.

Analyze files and determine severity of incidents.

Position requirements:

Thrives in a team environment.

Keeps current with latest security trends and news to continually improve hunt operations.

Strong attention to detail.

Strong customer-service orientation with excellent written and oral communication skills.

Willingness to learn rapidly.

The ability to self-teach and self-test new tools and methodologies, and to problem-solve independently.

Minimum years of experience: 1-3 years of hands-on experience investigating cyber incidents or SOC level I-II experience.

Ability to go beyond standard procedures and think outside the box to create solutions.

Demonstrates some knowledge and/or proven record of success in the following areas:

Maintaining proper documentation

Drafting client communications and reports to explain findings and recommendations.

Knowledge of intrusion detection systems, various operating systems (Windows/UNIX), and web technologies (focusing on Internet security).

Knowledge of various attack vectors and the overall attack surface.

Additional desired skills (not required):

Scripting in Python, Bash, Powershell, and/or Javascript.

Familiarity with GPO, Landesk, or other IT Infrastructure tools.

Ability to analyze, reverse engineer, and debug malware samples.

Proficiency in multiple network traffic analysis tools to include, but not limited to, TCP Dump, WireShark, and Splunk.

Experience/familiar with EDR solutions and how they function.

Degree requirements: college degrees in the sciences or self-taught geniuses.

About BlueVoyant

BlueVoyant is building a unique, analytics-driven cybersecurity company set to overturn “status quo” in the industry. We are hiring threat intelligence analysts, threat operations professionals, incident responders, policy analysts, consultants, managed security service professionals, software developers, infrastructure engineers, data science experts, and technologists to enhance our next-generation predictive threat intelligence and advanced security monitoring product suite.           

More information on BlueVoyant can be found at www.bluevoyant.com

 

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