Sr Cyber Threat Specialist

Job ID: CM-1019072 Description:

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.

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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.

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:

  • Bachelors 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.
  • Knowledge of the technical aspects associated with external and internal cyber threats.
  • 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.
  • Attention to detail in conducting analysis combined with an ability to accurately record full documentation in support of their work.
  • Experience with event analysis leveraging Big Data tools (e.g. Hadoop, Securonix),
  • Log parsing and analysis skill set and previous experience developing and refining correlation rules
  • Experience with NIDS/HIPS/EDR infrastructure & tools.
  • Experience with protocol analysis and tools (e.g. Wireshark, Gigastor, Netwitness, etc.)
  • Experienced in mentoring and training junior analysts
  • Knowledge of current cyber threat landscape (e.g. threat actors, APT, cyber-crime, etc.)
  • Knowledge of malware operation and indicators
  • Knowledge of forensic techniques
  • knowledge of networking fundamentals (TCP/IP, network layers, Ethernet, ARP, etc.)
  • knowledge of penetration techniques
  • Knowledge of business portfolios.
  • Knowledge of business operations including products and services.
  • Oral and written communications.
  • Problem solving / analytical skills.
  • 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
  • Knowledge of portfolio-specific applications and technologies.Preferred Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelors OR Masters Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.
  • Previous experience in System or Network Administration, Penetration Testing or Application Development
  • Security Certifications Preferred (Including but not limited to the following certifications):
  • Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) Practitioner
  • Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
  • Certified Intrusion Analyst (GIAC)
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
  • Certified Expert penetration tester (CEPT)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Networking Certifications (CCNA, etc)
  • Platform Certifications (Microsoft, Linux, Solaris, etc)

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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