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Cyber Threat Detection Specialist

Company: Adapt Forward
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Cyber Threat Detection SpecialistHonolulu, HISecret Clearance TS/SCI with Counterintelligence (CI) Polygraph or currently have a CI Polygraph scheduled.As a Threat Detection Specialist, you will be responsible for the creation, development, and the evolution of detection logic. You will work closely with the SOC floor to help improve the performance and efficacy of detection logic. You will be researching TTPs and the threat landscape and translating that research into high quality custom detections.Position Requirements and Duties

  • Use network and host-based data to drive detection, monitoring, and response capabilities.
  • Create detection analytics based off the MITRE ATT&CK Framework and other security frameworks.
  • Provide assistance to SOC Watch Analysts in response to incidents by analyzing host behavior and network traffic.
  • Perform advanced-level incident analysis by correlating data from various sources, including coordination both internally and externally.
  • Coordinates with system administrators to implement endpoint internal defense measures.
  • Continuously assess the potential effectiveness of countermeasures, overall cyber hygiene, sensors, analytics, and mitigation tools deployed by use of targeted monitoring and scanning tools.
  • Maintain situational awareness of upcoming changes to devices and provides recommendations or configuration improvements pertaining to cyber security posture.
  • Alternate shift work may be required as needed to support incident response actions (Surge).
  • Up to 15% travel may be required.Qualifications
    • US Citizen
    • At least 3 years of experience performing Incident Response, Forensics, Malware Analysis, or Penetration Testing.
    • At least 3 years of experience performing analysis or threat hunting with Windows Event logs, Sysmon, and/or Linux logs.
    • At least 3 years of experience using a Log AggregatorPreferred Qualifications
      • In-depth knowledge of endpoint devices to include servers and databases, as well as functioning of specific applications and underlying IT infrastructure.
      • Ability to perform basic static Malware Analysis
      • Experience with Windows/Linux Operating System functions
      • Strong understanding of network level protocolsCertification Requirements
        • Certified in accordance with DoDM 8140.03Company OverviewAdapt Forward is a cybersecurity solutions provider for some of the nation's most valuable information systems. Leveraging advanced threat assessment technology and experience in building high-level information security infrastructure, we develop adaptive solutions uniquely tailored to our customers' business objectives to protect sensitive data against sophisticated threats in an increasingly complex security environment.Summary of Benefits
          • Comprehensive Physical Wellness Package, including Medical, Dental, Vision Care, plus Flexible Spending Accounts for health- and dependent-care are included in our standard benefits plan.
          • 401k Retirement Plan with Matching Contribution is immediately available and vested.
          • Annual Training Budget to be used for conference attendance, school enrollment, certification programs, and associated travel expenses.
          • Eleven Federal Holidays, plus three weeks of PTO/vacation/sick leave that accrues at a rate of ten hours per month.
          • Employee Assistance Program: Counseling/legal assistance and other employee well-being programs are also offered.Equal Opportunity EmploymentAdapt Forward is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, religion, age, gender, sexuality, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Adapt Forward promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

Keywords: Adapt Forward, Honolulu , Cyber Threat Detection Specialist, Other , Honolulu, Hawaii

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