1+ months

Federal - Senior Cyber Threat Hunter

Bethesda, MD 20814
Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Germantown, MD


Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.


We believe that great outcomes are everything. Its what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the worlds leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fastthe first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.


Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nations priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.






Responsibilities include:

+ Look through network flow, PCAP, logs, and sensors for evidence of cyber-attack patterns, and hunt for Advanced Persistent Threats (APT)

+ Actively hunt for Indicators of Compromise (IOC) and APT Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTP) in network and on host

+ Contribute to mitigations for future attacks of a similar nature

+ Create a detailed Incident Report (IR) and contribute to lessons learned

+ Monitor open source and commercial threat intelligence for IOCs, new vulnerabilities, software weaknesses, and other attacker TTPs

+ Analyze network perimeter data, flow, packet filtering, proxy firewalls, and IPS/IDS to create and implement a concrete plan of action to harden the defensive posture

+ Work with SOC shift team to help contain intrusions

+ Provide detailed requirements to team security engineers, SIEM specialists, and other team capability developers to provide reusable hunt tactics and techniques for other team analysts








Basic Skills & Qualifications:

+ 5+ years of experience in defensive and/or
offensive cyber operations tole (e.g. Red Team, Threat Hunting, Incident
Response, Tier 3 SOC/NOC Analyst)

+ 1+ years of team leadership

+ PCAP Analysis








Preferred:

+ Experience
using Lockheed Martins kill chain or Mitre ATT&CK kill chain

+ Bachelors
Degree





An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.



Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.



Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).



Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.



Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.



Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.



Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.






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Posted: 2019-12-23 Expires: 2020-02-12

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