Senior Manager - Hunt

McLean 1 (19050), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

At Capital One, we're building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.

Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.

Senior Manager - Hunt

At Capital One, we're building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a vision to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.

Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams.

Primary Job Duties:

The Cyber Threat Intelligence Team's (CTI) goal is to identify, assess and track cyber threats that pose a significant risk to Capital One. As a Senior Cyber Security Analyst, you will detect, hunt, disrupt and eradicate the most sophisticated of threat actors vying to establish a presence within our networks. Alongside your teammates, you will use "out-of-the-box" thinking, data mining techniques, threat intelligence and collaboration to execute the goal of finding the cyber threats that technology alone cannot detect.

Primary Job Duties:

  • Leveraging intelligence of an adversary's tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) and guidance from our strategic intelligence analysts, you will organize and conduct hunt goal having the objective of detecting persistent threat actors operating within Capital One's technology infrastructure.
  • Lead the technical aspects of incident response for high severity cyber incidents,
  • Develop innovative techniques for detection & analysis of sophisticated threat actors by leveraging open source and commercial software, internal data sources and threat intelligence.
  • Perform malware triage analysis to identify indicators of malware samples.
  • Provide mentoring, guidance and coaching to less experienced analysts within CTI & the Security Intelligence Center.
  • Collaborate with external CIRTs, intelligence entities and industry communities on the observed TTPs and activities of persistent threat actors.
  • Ability to document and communicate technical details clearly and concisely.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or military experience
  • At least 2 years of experience on a goal critical cyber security team.
  • At least 4 years of experience in incident response, offensive cyber operations, red team or other goal critical cyber security team.
  • At least 4 years of experience analyzing network protocols like SMB, HTTP, DNS, ICMP

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6 years of experience working with large data sets, SIEMs or big data analytics
  • 2 years of malware analysis experience
  • 2 years of experience in Scripting like Python or PowerShell
  • 2 years of experience with web application firewalls, virtual private networks, firewalls and proxy technology.

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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