Qualifications & Experience:

  • B. degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related field or 5+ years of prior relevant experience with a focus on Cyber Security
  • Must have one of the following certifications:Should have 5 years of experience serving as a Snr SOC Analyst or Incident Responder
    • SANS GCIH (GIAC Certified Incident Handler)
      Security + ISACA certifications
    • CISSP
    • CEH/OSCP
  • Expertise in network and host-based analysis and investigation
  • Demonstrated experience planning and executing threat hunt missions
  • Understanding of complex Enterprise networks to include routing, switching, firewalls, proxies, load balancers
  • Working knowledge of common (HTTP, DNS, SMB, etc.) networking protocols
  • Familiar with operation of both Windows and Linux based systems
  • Proficient with scripting languages such as Python or PowerShell


The ideal Cyber Threat Hunter is process driven, curious, and enjoys identifying patterns and anomalies in data that are not immediately obvious.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create Threat Models to better understand the CBP IT Enterprise, identify defensive gaps, and prioritize mitigations
  • Author, update, and maintain SOPs, playbooks, work instructions
  • Utilise Threat Intelligence and Threat Models to create threat hypotheses
  • Plan and scope Threat Hunt Missions to verify threat hypotheses
  • Experience with complex malware analysis
  • Proactively and iteratively search through systems and networks to detect advanced threats
  • Analyse host, network, and application logs in addition to malware and code
  • Prepare and report risk analysis and threat findings to appropriate stakeholders
  • Create, recommend, and assist with development of new security content as the result of hunt missions to include signatures, alerts, workflows, and automation
  • Coordinate with different teams to improve threat detection, response, and improve overall security posture of the Enterprise


  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
  • Exceptional service orientation
  • Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

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