Full-Time

Threat Hunt Analyst

Ts/Sci, DC Metro

Posted on 6/3/2024

GuidePoint Security

GuidePoint Security

501-1,000 employees

Provides cybersecurity guidance and integration services

Cybersecurity
Consulting

Senior

Springfield, VA, USA

Required Skills
Splunk
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Technical field
  • 4+ years of experience within a Cyber Security Operation Center or as an Intelligence Officer
  • 2+ years’ experience supporting security incidents response activities
  • Solid understanding of threat actors, threat campaigns, malware analysis, and/or DFIR
  • Ability to brief Sr. Leadership to include SOC Director’s, CISO’s or Agency Director
  • Solid writing skills and ability to create threat diagrams as needed
  • DoD 8140.01 and DoD 8570.01-M.IAT Level III Certification
  • Experience utilizing SIEM or Data Analytics capability (e.g. ELK, ArcSight, or Splunk)
  • Experience utilizing endpoint security technologies (e.g. CarbonBlack, Endgame, or FireEye HX)
  • Understanding of the MITRE ATT&CK framework and deep understanding of the tactics, techniques and procedures within the ATT&CK framework
  • Multi-tasker who is able to work effectively on a team, as well as independently, with minimal supervision
Responsibilities
  • Perform proactive detection of advanced threat actors within the network
  • Uncover visibility gaps, while working with the network monitoring and advanced analytics teams to improve detection capabilities and security controls
  • Research new security topics (mostly based on MITRE ATT&CK Framework), develop and test your hypotheses, and share your knowledge and findings with teammates as well as management
  • Responsible for creating detailed reports on Hunt mission findings for the customer
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining standard processes and operating procedures, creating technical architecture diagrams and system build documentation

GuidePoint Security specializes in providing expert guidance for navigating the cyber landscape, offering services that include insights into the evolving threat landscape and aligning product decisions with resource capacity. They also assist with product comparisons and integration to optimize cybersecurity resources, focusing on technologies such as threat intelligence, security assessments, and cybersecurity product integration.

Company Stage

Private

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Herndon, Virginia

Founded

2011

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

11%

1 year growth

26%

2 year growth

56%