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Threat Hunter

Nashville, TN 37203

Posted: 02/27/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 26884

Job Description

Position Title: Threat Hunter

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity for a Threat Hunter with our client located in Nashville, TN.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Can query, process and manipulate data in a variety of platforms and formats
  • Is able to rapidly understand and leverage new technologies
  • Has incident response experience and understands how EDR tools work behind the user interface
  • Can interpret structured and unstructured intelligence to determine what is critical for meeting your detection objectives
  • Has detailed contemporary knowledge of attacker techniques and understands how to identify them in the real world
  • Has initiative and creative thinking to achieve solutions to complex problems
  • Able to assist incident response teams with major incidents as required.

Job Qualifications:
  • 6+ years' experience with Threat Hunting or Incident Response, which enables you to recognize malicious activity within a sea of noise
  • digital forensics (incl. its artefacts like registry keys, files, timestamps, and event logs),
  • computer operating systems
  • and enterprise network infrastructure (incl. its analysis - Packet Capture, Network Traffic Analysis etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of malware and exploit desired
  • Experience with offensive security tools and attack techniques
  • Competence with one or more programming/query languages - experience with Python, PowerShell and SQL is preferred
  • A strong understanding of how to make sense of security and forensic data
  • An understanding of memory forensics (analysis)
  • A strong understanding of Hypothesis-driven approach to Threat Hunting
  • Experience working with large data set and tools/technologies such as Spark, PySpark, Pandas, Hadoop, Cloudera, Databricks
  • The experience and judgement of an analyst that can clearly explain concepts to a less technical audience, and make well-reasoned arguments for your security recommendations.
  • Must be a team player and ability to mentor junior colleagues.
Nice to have:
  • A bachelor's degree, preferably within an Information Security related discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with Cloud environments, preferably Azure.

Job Details:
  • Contract
  • Pay Rate Range: $75-$80/hr

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, 2 insurance plans (100% paid for employee only -HDHP plan, and a buy-up POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

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Jessica Feller

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