1+ months

Federal - Threat Hunter

Columbus, OH 43201
Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Columbus, OH

We are:

Accenture Federal Services, bringing together commercial innovation with the latest technology to unleash the potential for our federal clients. Every day we bring bold thinking and diverse disciplines to solve problems in new ways. Ready to learn as much as you can? Well give you numerous opportunities of formal & informal training sessions to keep your tech smarts sharp.

You are:

The Threat Hunter will work closely with Information Assurance professionals to support
various cybersecurity initiatives. This high visibility role will include
frequent interaction with client stakeholders to resolve cybersecurity
issues. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

+ Tuning alerts and implementing threat detection analytics.

+ Deploy and maintain security sensors and tools.

+ Monitor & triage alerts generated from sensors.

+ Utilize scripting to automate tasks.

+ Review cyber threat intelligence feeds to convert intelligence into useful detections.

+ Identify incident root cause and develop proactive mitigation steps.

+ Create and brief customer reports.

+ Detect patterns/outliers within data sets that match TTPs of known threat actors, malware, and otherwise unusual behaviors.

+ Create dashboards within Splunk to clearly identify scope of findings.

+ Provide expert analytic investigative support of large scale and complex security incidents.

+ Conduct dynamic and static malware analysis on samples obtained during incident handling or hunt operations in order to identify IOCs.

Here's what you need:

+ Minimum three years of relevant IT experience.

+ Obtained at least one of the following certifications:

o CCNA Security

o CySA+



o Security+ CE



The extras:

+ U.S. Citizenship required (no dual citizenship)

Bonus points if you have:

+ CSSP Analyst certification

Important Information:

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 Federal Services.

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

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

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


Posted: 2020-09-23 Expires: 2020-11-22

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