Cyber Threat Hunter II - Military veterans preferred

2019-04-12
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Richardson
Texas
United States

Raytheon Global Business Services (GBS) has an opening on the Enterprise IT Security Team for a Cyber Threat Hunter. Act as a Threat Hunting Subject Matter Expert (SME) working with Raytheon’s internal cybersecurity team to proactively guide threat hunts, transfer knowledge to analyst staff, and report to Raytheon’s leadership on progress.

Investigates anomalous network activity and responds to cyber incidents within the network environment or enclave. Collects data from a variety of tools, including intrusion detection system alerts, firewall and network traffic logs, and host system logs to analyze events that occur within their environment. Continuously works to tune security tools to minimize false positives and maximize detection and prevention effectiveness. Collaborates with the owners of cyber defense tools to tune systems for optimum performance. Analyzes malware and attacker tactics to improve network detection capabilities. Collaborates with external companies or government agencies to share open source or classified intelligence.

Job Description:

  • Act as a Threat Hunting Subject Matter Expert (SME) working with Raytheon’s internal cybersecurity team to proactively guide threat hunts, transfer knowledge to analyst staff, and report to Raytheon’s leadership on progress
  • Proactively drive hunting and analysis against available datasets; improve and expand the toolset
  • Leverage internal and external resources to research threats, vulnerabilities, and intelligence on various attackers and attack infrastructure
  • Use Big Data Analytics platform to identify threats, determine root cause, scope, and severity of each and compile/report findings into a finished analytical product
  • Generate and report cybersecurity metrics
  • Recommend system tuning/customization and data collection improvements
  • Work with existing Threat Intelligence and Malware solutions to identify threats, develop, or recommend countermeasures, and perform advanced network and host analysis in the event of a compromise
  • Work with our Penetration Testers and Cybersecurity Assessors to develop new tactics and techniques for identifying suspicious activity
  • Consult with network defenders on best security practices to help mature Raytheon's security posture
  • Apply knowledge of current cybersecurity policies to the architecture and design of secure solutions

Required Skills:
  • Minimum 2+ years’ experience in cybersecurity operations or engineering and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Mathematics or related discipline or equivalent combination of experience and schooling/certifications in lieu of degree
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Solid understanding of current cyber threats, vulnerabilities, and attack trends
  • Experience with common computer networking protocols and technologies, and server and desktop operating systems
  • Experience with some/all of: Splunk, enterprise vulnerability scanners, nmap, pcap systems, DLP tools, enterprise network proxies
  • Familiarity with: Netflow data, DNS, Proxy, Mail, PCAP and Windows Logs
  • Solid understanding of vulnerability management, cybersecurity assessments, cyber operations, and incident response
  • This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

Desired Skills:
  • Scripting languages such as Python, Perl, and PowerShell
  • Web application development
  • Experience with performing penetration tests or cybersecurity assessments
  • Experience with virtualization and common cloud environments
  • Desired Certifications: EC Council CEH; GIAC GCIH, GPEN, GCIA, GCDA, GDAT, GCFE, GCNA, GREM; ISC2 CISSP; Splunk Power User

Required Education:
Bachelors’ in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Mathematics or related discipline or equivalent combination of experience and schooling/certification in lieu of degree
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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.