Mid-level Threat Hunter

About Us:
Wyvern Security is a renowned cybersecurity firm committed to delivering state-of-the-art solutions to safeguard organizations against evolving cyber threats. With a team of dedicated experts, we prioritize staying ahead of cyber adversaries and ensuring the security of our clients’ valuable information.

Job Summary:
Wyvern Security is currently seeking a talented and motivated Mid-level Threat Hunter to join our team. In this role, you will be actively involved in identifying and mitigating cyber threats, conducting thorough investigations, and contributing to the enhancement of our overall cybersecurity posture.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct proactive threat hunting operations to identify potential security incidents.
  • Analyze threat intelligence feeds, staying abreast of the latest cybersecurity trends.
  • Collaborate with cybersecurity professionals to improve detection and response capabilities.
  • Investigate and respond to security incidents, conducting thorough root cause analysis.
  • Provide support for incident response and forensic investigations.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of threat hunting methodologies and playbooks.
  • Stay informed about emerging threats, vulnerabilities, and industry best practices.

Duties may include:

  • Respond to crisis or urgent situations to mitigate immediate and potential threats.
  • Utilize information and threat intelligence specifically focused on a proximate incident to identify undiscovered attacks.
  • Investigate and analyze all relevant response activities.
  • Identify and assess the capabilities and activities of cybercriminals or foreign intelligence entities.
  • Design and administer procedures in the organization that sustain the security of the organization’s data and access to its technology and communication systems.
  • Participate in threat hunting activities, investigating and tracking potential security events.
  • Aid in identifying, deterring, monitoring, and investigating computer and network intrusions.
  • Provide support for computer forensic activities in high-technology investigations, including evidence seizure, analysis, and data recovery.
  • Monitor and assess security devices for patterns and anomalies from raw events (DNS, DHCP, AD, SE logs), tagging events for Tier 1 & 2 monitoring.
  • Assist in malware analysis in an out-of-band environment (static and dynamic), including complex malware.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in threat hunting, incident response, or a similar role.
  • Solid understanding of cybersecurity frameworks, tactics, techniques, and procedures.
  • Experience with security information and event management (SIEM) tools.
  • Relevant certifications such as GCIA, GCIH, GSEC, GMON, Security+, Splunk Core Power User.
  • Familiarity with cloud security and architecture is desirable.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.

The task shall be executed at the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building, One Columbus Circle, N.E., Washington, DC 20544, during standard business hours from Monday to Thursday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM ET. On Fridays, work will be conducted remotely from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM ET. Additionally, there may be, on average, two high-priority incidents per month that necessitate work beyond regular business hours.

If you are ready for an exciting opportunity and meet the qualifications, apply now to be a part of Wyvern Security’s dynamic team. Take the next step in your career with us!

Wyvern Security is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in the workplace. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Remote Washington-DC

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