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Security Engineer (Threat Intelligence)

Ascent

Job Description

Please contact Bhavna Khanna at 925 627 4981 or email bkhanna@ascentsg.com for any questions
 
Security Engineer (Threat Intelligence)
Location: San Diego, CA
6 month contract, possible contract to hire

Experience:
  • 2+ years previous experience in cyber threat intelligence in a senior role.
  • Ability to monitor and analyze logs and alerts from a variety of different technologies, including IDS/IPS, firewall, proxies, and anti-virus across multiple platforms.
  • Ability to develop specific expertise, discern patterns of complex threat actor behavior, and communicate an understanding of current and developing cyber threats.
  • Ability to leverage online research tools to identify and navigate online forums, specialized Web sites, social media, and traditional sources.
  • Ability to coordinate and respond to events on all of the monitored networks and the systems on those networks.
  • Experience with collecting, analyzing, and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data from multiple sources for the purposes of documenting results and analyzing findings to provide advanced threat intelligence.
  • Knowledge of security architectures, devices, proxies, and firewalls is required.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Identify cyber threats, trends and new developments on various cybersecurity topics by analyzing open source intelligence and data which includes geopolitical and transnational events.
  • Produce quality intelligence reports for management and other teams. Be able to articulate and communicate intelligence openly and publicly at all levels of the business.
  • Apply analytic tradecraft to intelligence. Investigate, document, and report on cybersecurity issues and emerging trends.
  • Identify and monitor the Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) used by cyber threat actors by analyzing open source intelligence and data.
  • Provide actionable strategic, technical, and tactical cyber information and intelligence through reports, briefings, and presentations.
  • Make analytical predictions about cyber adversaries and their future activities based upon known TTPs. 
  • Identify threats by performing relevant research and data analysis using both internal and external tools and resources.
  • Establish industry cyber leadership and law enforcement relationships.
  • Follow relevant trends surrounding practices involving cyber security analysis.
  • Provide independent critical thinking to diagnose and analyze threat intelligence data and making decisions on response and remediation.
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Related Fields
 
Please contact Bhavna Khanna at 925 627 4981 or email bkhanna@ascentsg.com for any questions
 

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Job Description

Please contact Bhavna Khanna at 925 627 4981 or email bkhanna@ascentsg.com for any questions
 
Security Engineer (Threat Intelligence)
Location: San Diego, CA
6 month contract, possible contract to hire

Experience:
  • 2+ years previous experience in cyber threat intelligence in a senior role.
  • Ability to monitor and analyze logs and alerts from a variety of different technologies, including IDS/IPS, firewall, proxies, and anti-virus across multiple platforms.
  • Ability to develop specific expertise, discern patterns of complex threat actor behavior, and communicate an understanding of current and developing cyber threats.
  • Ability to leverage online research tools to identify and navigate online forums, specialized Web sites, social media, and traditional sources.
  • Ability to coordinate and respond to events on all of the monitored networks and the systems on those networks.
  • Experience with collecting, analyzing, and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data from multiple sources for the purposes of documenting results and analyzing findings to provide advanced threat intelligence.
  • Knowledge of security architectures, devices, proxies, and firewalls is required.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Identify cyber threats, trends and new developments on various cybersecurity topics by analyzing open source intelligence and data which includes geopolitical and transnational events.
  • Produce quality intelligence reports for management and other teams. Be able to articulate and communicate intelligence openly and publicly at all levels of the business.
  • Apply analytic tradecraft to intelligence. Investigate, document, and report on cybersecurity issues and emerging trends.
  • Identify and monitor the Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) used by cyber threat actors by analyzing open source intelligence and data.
  • Provide actionable strategic, technical, and tactical cyber information and intelligence through reports, briefings, and presentations.
  • Make analytical predictions about cyber adversaries and their future activities based upon known TTPs. 
  • Identify threats by performing relevant research and data analysis using both internal and external tools and resources.
  • Establish industry cyber leadership and law enforcement relationships.
  • Follow relevant trends surrounding practices involving cyber security analysis.
  • Provide independent critical thinking to diagnose and analyze threat intelligence data and making decisions on response and remediation.
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Related Fields
 
Please contact Bhavna Khanna at 925 627 4981 or email bkhanna@ascentsg.com for any questions
 

Job Requirements

 
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