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Hunt Team Analyst, Senior in Herndon, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 5/14/2019

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Job Description

Job Number: R0020803

Hunt Team Analyst, Senior

Key Role:

Analyze available data sources, security tools, and threat trends and lead security monitoring and analysis techniques to identify attacks against the enterprise. Review security events to identify and prioritize potential threats and identify trends. Use adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures to recognize and analyze malware based on a combination of behavioral activity and signature-based indicators to visualize and respond to malicious activity on a system or network. Develop profiles on unique threat actors, including persons or organizations and their directives and objectives, tools and techniques, and affiliates.

Basic Qualifications:

-8+ years of experience in network engineering, IT, or information security

-Experience with the incident response process, including log analysis using Splunk, ELK, or similar tools, and basic malware triage

-Experience with creating automated log correlations in Splunk, ELK, or a similar tools

-Experience with the Windows file system and registry functions or Linux and UNIX operating systems

-TS/SCI clearance

-BA or BS degree in IT or Cybersecurity

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with Cyber investigations or Cyber threat intelligence

-Experience with a common scripting or programming language, including Perl, Python, Bash, or PowerShell

-Experience with tools, including Carbon Black, Tanium, Mandiant MIR, and EnCase

-Knowledge of malware analysis and digital forensics

-Active Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM), GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE), or GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA) Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

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