Senior Threat Hunter

About Us:
Wyvern Security is a leading cybersecurity firm committed to providing cutting-edge solutions to protect organizations from evolving cyber threats. Our team of experts is dedicated to staying ahead of cybercriminals and ensuring the security of our clients’ sensitive information.

Job Summary:
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Threat Hunter to join our dynamic team at Wyvern Security. The ideal candidate will play a crucial role in proactively identifying and mitigating cyber threats, conducting in-depth investigations, and providing strategic insights to enhance our overall cybersecurity posture.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Lead and execute advanced threat hunting operations to identify potential security incidents.
  • Analyze threat intelligence feeds and stay informed about the latest cybersecurity trends.
  • Collaborate with other cybersecurity professionals to enhance detection and response capabilities.
  • Investigate and respond to security incidents, conducting root cause analysis.
  • Provide expert-level support for incident response and forensic investigations.
  • Develop and maintain threat hunting methodologies and playbooks.
  • Stay current on emerging threats, vulnerabilities, and industry best practices.
  • Lead the Threat Hunt team, providing oversight and being responsible for event investigation and tracking activities.
  • Identify, deter, monitor, and investigate computer and network intrusions.
  • Provide computer forensic support to high technology investigations in the form of evidence seizure, computer forensic analysis, and data recovery.
  • Monitor and assess complex security devices for patterns and anomalies from raw events (DNS, DHCP, AD, SE logs), tagging events for Tier 1 & 2 monitoring.
  • Conduct 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 7 years of experience in threat hunting, incident response, or a similar role.
  • In-depth knowledge of cybersecurity frameworks, tactics, techniques, and procedures.
  • Strong experience with security information and event management (SIEM) tools.
  • Relevant certifications such as GCIA, GCIH, GMON, GDAT, Splunk Core Power User.
  • Master’s degree in Cybersecurity or a related field (preferred).
  • Experience with threat intelligence platforms and open-source threat intelligence (preferred).
  • Familiarity with cloud security and architecture (preferred).
  • Strong scripting or programming skills (e.g., Python, PowerShell) (preferred).
  • Excellent 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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