Current Openings at ALC Staffing Associates

Cyber Threat Hunter
$101K - $165K / Year
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Job Type:
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Cyber Threat Hunter
Austin, TX
Salary: $101K-$165K + 10% Bonus
No Relocation Assistance Available

Job Summary:
Hunt for and identify threat actor groups and their techniques, tools and processes.
Participate in "hunt missions" using threat intelligence, analysis of anomalous log data and results of brainstorming sessions to detect an eradicate threat actors on the company's network.
Provide expert analytic investigative support of large scale and complex security incidents.
Perform analysis of security incidents for further enhancement of alert catalog.
Continuously improve processes for use across multiple detection sets for more efficient TMC operations.
Document best practices with the TMC staff using available collaboration tools and workspaces.
Review alerts generated by detection infrastructure for false positive alerts and modify alerts as needed.
Develop dashboards and reports to identify potential threats, suspicious/anomalous activity, malware, etc.
Provide forensic analysis of network packet captures, DNS, proxy, Netflow, malware, host-based security and application logs, as well as logs from various types of security sensors.
A passion for research, and uncovering the unknown about internet threats and threat actors.

6+ years overall IT Infrastructure experience.
3+ years of recent operational security experience (SOC, Incident Response, Malware Analysis, IDS/IPS Analysis, etc.)

Experience with several of the following topics:
Malware analysis
APT/crime ware ecosystems
Exploit kits
Cyber Threat intelligence
Software vulnerabilities & exploitation
Data analysis
Dark web intelligence

Demonstrated knowledge of Linux/UNIX & Windows operating systems.
Demonstrated knowledge of the Splunk search language, search techniques, alerts, dashboards and report building.
Experience with Snort, Bro or other network intrusion detection tools.
Detailed understanding of the TCP/IP networking stack & network technologies.
Working knowledge of full packet capture PCAP analysis and accompanying tools (Wireshark, etc.)
Nominal understanding of regular expression and at least one common scripting language (PERL, Python, Powershell).
Strong collaborative skills and proven ability to work in a diverse global team of security professionals.
Strong organizational skills.
Strong verbal and written skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.

Bachelorís degree, or relevant work experience.
Relevant Technical Security Certifications (GIAC, EC-Council, Offensive Security, etc.)

Arthur L Crume
ALC Staffing Associates
509 N Vermilion
Ste. 540
Danville, IL 61832
Fax: 888-315-4340
Phone: 217-636-3930

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