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Senior Threat Analyst

Posted on Jan 30, 2023 by Request Technology

Chicago, IL 60601
Immediate Start
$140k - $160k Annual

Senior Threat Analyst

Salary: $140k-$160k + bonus

Location: Hybrid role in either location

Chicago, IL/Dallas, TX


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or another related field.
  • 3-5 years of information security experience, preferably in the financial services industry.
  • Minimum one-year hands-on security operations experience including interdisciplinary experience with four or more of the following: Cyber Threat Analysis, Digital Computer Forensics, Incident Response, Application Security, Operating Systems Security, Cryptographic Controls, Networking, Programming languages, Incident Response
  • Familiarity with computer network exploitation and network attack methodologies
  • Strongly prefer at least one of the following certifications: CISSP, GCTI, GCIA, GCIH, GCFA, CHFI, CCE, CFE

Proficient in

  • Intelligence analysis
  • Adversary TTP analysis in network and host-based attacks
  • Vulnerability assessment tools (Qualys, Nessus, nmap, etc.)
  • Incident Response activities
  • Log analysis technologies (SIEM, network sniffers, etc.)
  • Other Security preventative and detective technologies (EDR, network-based analysis, etc.)
  • Standard technical writing tools including MS Word, Excel, Project and Visio

Familiar with

  • Directory services, LDAP, and their inherent security (Active Directory, CA Directory).
  • Proxy and caching services.
  • Client Server platforms including Sun Solaris, Windows, Linux.
  • Operating system hardening procedures (Solaris, Linux, Windows, etc.)
  • LAN/WAN routing and high availability (OSPF, BGP4/iBGP, EIGRP and NSRP).
  • Web Application Firewalls.
  • Cloud based security tools and techniques (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.)


  • Develop and report threat hunting hypotheses based on applicable security threats to the organization.
  • Execute threat hunting operations based on hypotheses reports across varied environments.
  • Identify enhancements of current threat and situational intelligence sources leveraging proprietary enterprise data, as well as a variety of external sources and open-source data.
  • Perform security incident response activities including investigation, coordination, review, and reporting.
  • Execute technical analysis of security events while coordinating incident response activities with internal and external teams.
  • Ensure collection and preservation of data associated with cyber security incident response activities follow industry best practices and established procedures.
  • Develop and support briefings to senior management as a trusted incident responder.
  • Oversee process of monthly reporting to Security management on Threat, Vulnerability, and Incident management metrics.
  • Proven team player will be working primarily with other staff members, on both long-term projects and rapid response under tight deadlines.
  • Technical understanding of adversarial activities to support threat hunting and purple team operations.

Reference: 1871616815


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