Intermediate Cyber Threat Hunter [2022-076]


The primary responsibility for the Cyber Threat Hunter is to proactively investigate security events to identify artifacts of a cyber-attack. Threat Hunters will also be expected to participate in several different areas within Security Operations and Incident Response process; these activities include use-case development, malware reversing and analysis, digital forensics, and hunt plan development. This effort will include the staffing required to accomplish a total of 60 missions/DIB partner Assistance visits per calendar year. Due to the specialized nature of this work, the contractor staff supporting the Cyber Threat Hunting mission must be exceptionally well qualified, to include extensive technical work experience in the areas described, formal and informal education/training and possess the required industry technical certification(s).

Required Skills:

• IAT Level 2 (CCNA, CSA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+, SSCP

• Skilled in event analysis leveraging Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools

• Skilled in incident investigation and response skill set

• Skilled in log parsing and analysis skill set

• Strong knowledge of networking fundamentals

• Strong knowledge of current threat landscape

• Strong knowledge of malware operation and indicators

• Strong knowledge of penetration techniques

• Strong knowledge of Identity Access Management and Least priviliege principals

• Strong knowledge of operating systems (e.g., Windows and Unix or Linux)

• Strong knowledge of Firewall and Proxy technology

• Understanding of Data Loss Prevention monitoring

• Strong experience with scripting

• Strong knowledge of forensic techniques

• Strong understanding of organizationally accepted technology standards

Bachelors degree

5+ years

Colorado Springs, CO and Huntsville, AL



In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $120,000 - $145,000. Please note, salary is based on education, experience, and responsibilities.

U.S. Citizenship is required. EOE including disability/vet
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