Friday, March 18, 2016

Senior Threat Analyst

Job Title: Senior Threat Analyst 
Duration: 6 Months 
Location: San Ramon CA 94583

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Respond to computer security incidents and conduct threat analysis
  • Identify and act on malicious or anomalous activity
  • Conducts analysis using a variety of tools and data sets to identify indicators of malicious activity on the network
  • Deep knowledge of log, network, and system forensic investigation techniques
  • Deep knowledge of diverse operating systems, networking protocols, and systems administration
  • Deep knowledge of commercial forensic tools
  • Deep knowledge of common indicators of compromise and of methods for detecting these incidents
  • Deep knowledge of IT core infrastructure and cyber security components/devices
  • Deep knowledge of TCP/IP Networking and knowledge of the OSI model
  • Deep knowledge of OS management and Network Devices
  • Deep knowledge of Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems
  • Deep knowledge of Antivirus Systems
  • Intelligence driven defense utilizing the Cyber Kill Chain
  • Significant experience monitoring threats via a SIEM console
  • Significant experience performing analysis of log files from a variety of sources, to include individual host logs, network traffic logs, firewall logs, or intrusion prevention logs
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills - ability to de-construct problems
  • Strong customer service skills and decision-making skills
  • Significant experience with packet analysis (Wireshark) and Malware analysis preferred
  • Candidate must have familiarity with regulatory requirements, such as NERC/CIP, NIST SP 800, SOX, etc
Desired:
  • Experience with scripting in Perl/Python/Ruby/PowerShell
  • Experience with network and desktop-based and server-based forensics
  • Malware reverse engineering skills
Education Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience
Training, Licenses or Certifications Required:
  • SANS GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA) or SANS GIAC Network Forensic Analyst (GNFA) or SANS GIAC Continuous Monitoring (GMON) or related Degree

Thanks in advance for your time and consideration, please feel free to provide a current version of your resume.   I look forward to hearing from you!


Vinay Dabas| Team-Recruitment | Mindlance, Inc. | Office: (
732)-333-8539 vinayd@mindlance.com