Sr Cyber Threat Hunter Specialist

As the health care industry continues to rapidly transform, our IT team conceives, develops and delivers impactful technology solutions to support access to quality, affordable health care for our members. We are driven by our collective company purpose: To do everything in our power to stand with our members in sickness and in health®. Our IT team unleashes the power of this purpose through technology. We come to work every day to make a difference, and we deliver the highest quality and best solutions to our members.

Sr. Cyber Threat Hunter Specialist summary:
Want to be on the cutting edge within a company undergoing real positive transformation in Cyber Security? Terrific opportunity for a skilled Cyber Intelligence professional to join a top cybersecurity team in a superb IT organization. HCSC is innovating IT with an exciting dynamic approach to solving business problems. It's a fantastic company where exciting things are brewing, and cybersecurity has a massive role. Technology research and innovation with best of breed technologies, extreme programming, cloud, mobility and machine learning solutions. On top of that, executive leadership is fostering a culture of excellence and empowering every employee to grow and succeed. If you are interested in joining a team leveraging threat intelligence to combat cybercrime, utilizing red teams to perform adversarial simulation, threat hunting and data analytics, along with a 24/7 next generation SOC you need to be here. Don't just get a cybersecurity job, come to HCSC and seize the chance to be insanely great.

Job Purpose:
The position is responsible for researching and reporting on cyber threats that are potential risks to HCSC; working within an interdisciplinary team of engineers and analysts to evaluate tools deployed in these attacks as well as the tactics and procedures used by cyber-espionage operators; mining existing threat research and external open sources for indicators of cyber-attacks to create actionable intelligence reports for HCSC; including short-term analysis of individual attacks to validate and publish indicators, but also long-term analysis of tools, infrastructure and tactics to create and augment profiles of intrusion sets and operators.

Required Job Qualifications:
•Bachelor's degree and 5 years' experience in Information Technology OR Technical Certification and 7 years' experience in Information Technology OR 9 years' experience in Information Technology.
•Knowledge of portfolio-specific applications and technologies.
•Experience with researching and tracking Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) campaigns.
•Knowledge of the technical aspects associated with external IT threats.
•Experience with malware analysis or malware reverse engineering.
•Knowledge of business portfolios.
•Knowledge of business operations including products and services.
•Oral and written communications.
•Problem solving / analytical skills.
•Knowledge of cyber-attack infrastructure, including computer systems and networks.
•Knowledge of the security concerns facing large enterprises.
•Experience with enterprise incident handling .
•Experience with the Cyber Kill Chain and Intelligence Driven Defense.
•Ability to execute.
•Teamwork and collaboration.
•Organized and detail oriented.
•Analytical and problem-solving skills.
•Ability to work under stress in emergencies.
•Customer focus and the ability to manage customer expectations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:
•Bachelors OR Masters Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.(Persistent Threat)
Experience with one or more scripting languages (e.g., Python, Powershell)

  • Perform memory analysis
  • Perform malware detection and analysis
  • Knowledge of threat intelligence methodologies and operations
  • Experience with either Red team or Blue team operations and ability to think both like an attacker and defender.
  • Experience setting up infrastructure to support security team operations
  • 2+ years of recent operational security experience (SOC, Incident Response, Malware Analysis, IDS/IPS Analysis, etc)
  • Experience applying analytic and technical skills to investigations that involve intrusions, malicious activity, and potential insider threats
  • Willingness to learn and help a mature organization evolve
  • Team player




HCSC is committed to diversity in the workplace and to providing equal opportunity and affirmative action to employees and applicants. We are an Equal Opportunity Employment / Affirmative Action employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug-free and smoke-free workplace. Drug screening and background investigation are required, as allowed by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Requirements: Expertise Information Technology Job Type Full-Time Regular Location IL - Chicago, TX - Richardson

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