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Cyber Threat Detection Analyst, Lead in McLean, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 4/18/2019

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Job Number: R0048887

Cyber Threat Detection Analyst, Lead

Key Role:
Lead a threat defense operations team. Produce detection analytics to identify malicious activity and reduce dwell time. Lead continuous hunt operations to promote proactive threat discovery. Collaborate with Red Team, Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR), and Intel teams on attack simulation and analysis. Contribute to the research and mitigation of emerging threats. Evaluate new capabilities to drive visibility and detection improvements.

Basic Qualifications:

-7+ years of experience with Cybersecurity
-4+ years of experience with digital forensics and incident response (DFIR), malware analysis, or threat detection
-Experience with security information and event management (SIEM) correlation development and dashboard and report creation, including Splunk
-Knowledge of common tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) used by nation-state, targeted, and financially motivated threats
-Knowledge of data sources and artifacts from applications, binaries, operating systems, and security and network infrastructure
-HS diploma or GED
-CISSP, GCIH, GCIA, or GCFA Certification

Additional Qualifications:
-Experience with basic scripting, including Python, PowerShell, or bash
-Experience with Red Team operations and attack simulation  
-Experience with the basic use of machine learning, outlier detection, and entropy analysis 
-Experience with using automation techniques and APIs to integrate data from multiple systems   

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills, including collaboration

-BA or BS degree

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