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Threat Hunter in Annapolis Junction, MD at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 5/12/2019

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Job Number: R0045630

Threat Hunter

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an active role in detecting advanced Cyber threats to commercial and government industry? Instead of letting the attackers come to us, let’s go find them. Cyber threats are evolving, and perimeter security and automated protection aren’t enough—it’s time to go threat hunting.

We’re looking for CND/CNO specialists who can think like a Cyber attacker to figure out how to circumvent security measures. This is an opportunity to use your analytical skills and gain network defense experience. You’ll learn to rapidly prototype and build scripts to create haystacks where you’ll sift through the false positives to find patterns and indicators. Learn from our team of Cybersecurity experts as you find the adversary in blind spots to help the client close gaps and harden their network. This is a chance to think differently about Cyber defense, use completely new tools and approaches, and develop the next generation of security analytics. Let’s outsmart the adversary and protect commercial and government industry.

Empower change with us.

Build Your Career:

Rewarding work, fun challenges, and a ton of investment in our people—that’s Booz Allen Cyber. When you join Booz Allen, we’ll help you develop the career you want.

Competitions — From programming competitions at our PyNights (Python competition and learning events) to competing in CTFs, we’ve got plenty of chances for you to show off your skills.

Paid Research — Have an innovative idea to explore or hypothesis to test? You can participate in challenges via our crowdsourcing platform, the Garage, and other programs to be awarded dedicated time and/or funding to advance your skills.

Cyber University — CyberU has more than 5000 instructor-led and self-paced Cyber courses, a free online library that you can access from just about anywhere—including your phone—and certification exam prep guides that include practical assessments to prepare you for your exam.

Academic Partnerships — In addition to our tuition reimbursement benefit, we’ve partnered with University of Maryland University College to offer two graduate certificate programs in Cybersecurity—fully funded without a tuition cap.

Maker/Hackerspaces — Race drones, print 3D gadgets, drink coffee from our Wi-Fi coffee maker, and get hands-on training on tools and tech from in-house experts in our dedicated maker and hackerspaces.

You Have:

-4+ years of experience with IT infrastructure

-4+ years of experience with operational security, including SOC, incident response, malware analysis, and IDS or IPS analysis

-Experience with network hunting, including Bro Logs, Netflow, PCAP, and the PaloAlto firewall or proxies

-Knowledge of technical security certifications, including GCFA, GCFE, GREM, GNFA, and OSCP

-Knowledge of offensive tools, including Mimikatz, Metasploit, or Empire

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree in CS or IT

Nice If You Have:

-Knowledge of Windows and the Powershell or command line

-Knowledge of the TCP/IP networking stack and network IDS technologies

-Knowledge of Endpoint Incident Response and forensics

-Knowledge of the Splunk search language, search techniques, alerts, dashboards, and report building

-Knowledge of the regular expression and one or more common scripting languages, including Python or Powershell

-Knowledge of the following: Windows Enterprise security and systems administration, SIEM or SOC, including Qradar, Splunk ES, and ArcSight, data hunting, ELK, Splunk, Apache Spark, and AWS Stack, scripting, REST APIs, forensic tools, including FTK and Encase, and endpoint telemetry, Carbon Black, HX, Falcon, and Endgame

-Ability to provide onsite client support, including some travel

-Ability to analyze malware, extract indicators, and create signatures, including using Yara, Snort, and IOCs

-Possession of excellent collaborative skills

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

CMD, SIG2017

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