Sr Cyber Risk Engineer - Threat Hunter


Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Posted 3 weeks ago

At Delta Dental, our strategy is only as strong as the people who execute it! We are hiring individuals that are not just right for today but also for our future. We have built a foundation of high-trust by treating all people with dignity, making and keeping commitments, and consistently striving to do the right thing. Our leaders optimistically share future possibilities to inspire and motivate others toward their full potential. We expect our employees to find ways to embrace positive change, be curious and challenge the status quo, and provide solutions to unmet problems. Joining Delta Dental means joining a culture focused on fostering development, building genuine connections, recognizing each other’s strengths and sharing in successes. 
The Cyber Risk team is looking for an innovative, creative, and curious threat hunter who is excited by the idea of peering deep into the endless abyss to find faint signals of advanced attackers who lurk in the gaps, evading existing security solutions. This individual will primarily be focused on proactively and iteratively searching through vast amount of host, network, cloud, and log data using a wide variety of data analysis techniques and threat intelligence. This role requires a strong background in data analysis, scripting, Linux and Windows, and deep knowledge of attacker tradecraft, motivations, and toolsets. In addition to having a breadth of hands-on technical experience, the individual should have leadership and customer communication experience. 

How you will make an impact:

  • Conducts human driven, proactive, and iterative hunts through enterprise networks, endpoints, or datasets to detect malicious, suspicious, or risky activities that have evaded detection by existing tools.
  • Develops new and novel detection techniques to identify and stop advanced adversary tactics and techniques.
  • Improves automated playbooks that detect, contain, and eradicate security threats.
  • Performs forensics on network, host, memory, and other artifacts originating from multiple operating systems, applications, or networks and extracts IOCs (Indicators of Compromise) and TTPs (Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures).
  • Collects, analyzes, assesses, and disseminates information about cyber threats and potential attacks.
  • Leads the Response Team in responding to active and time-sensitive cyber threats including communications and coordination across different teams.                         
  • Works closely with other members of the Cyber Risk team to lead changes in the organization's defense posture.

What we look for:

  • 5+ years of experience in Information Security or a related field.
  • Relevant security certifications (OSCP, OSCE, GPEN, GXPN, GREM, GNFA, GCFA).
  • Deep understanding of internals and constructs of Linux and Windows.
  • Proficiency with at least one interpreted programming language (Python, Ruby, etc).
  • Proficiency in Bash.
  • Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP networking, and network services such as DNS, SMTP, DHCP, etc.
  • In-depth understanding of authentication protocols, applied cryptography, key management, PKI and SSL/TLS.
  • Experience using multiple command and control channels, including DNS and HTTPS.
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate findings and mitigation strategies to stakeholders and develop comprehensive and accurate reports and presentations for both technical and executive audiences.
  • Teamwork and ability to promote a working environment that increases collaboration, predictability, transparency and promotes a culture of experimentation, innovation, and taking risks.
  • Effective and consistent collaboration through available mediums that enable remote team communication.
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse team and promote team diversity.

Benefits and perks:

  • 12 days starting vacation plus 12 holidays and your birthday off!
  • Multiple medical insurance options: 100% paid or low cost premiums
  • 100% paid dental insurance
  • 100% paid vision insurance
  • Employee well-being program
  • Culture of learning: substantial tuition reimbursement to improve your skills
  • Career growth: we love promoting from within
  • Strong commitment to work/life balance  
  • Social responsibility and volunteer opportunities
Due to COVID-19, there is an even greater demand for flexibility and change. Due to the pandemic, the expectation around work location for certain roles may be remote until a future date, determined by Delta Dental Management. Should the position you seek be determined by Delta Dental Management as “remote,” the position may require you to have access to remote internet in order to meet the expectations outlined in the job duties.
At Delta Dental we:Promote accountability, integrity and collaboration: Our employees are collaborative, self-aware, and ethical. It is our expectation to do the right thing and follow through on commitments.Foster professional development: Our employees take ownership of developing themselves and others through coaching, mentoring and providing/being open to constructive feedback and identifying learning opportunities.Value customers and cultivate positive experiences: Our employees take time to build rapport with customers, while anticipating and exceeding their needs to ensure positive outcomes.  
If you think this sounds like you, let’s chat. We would love to tell you more!
To see some of the smiling faces behind Delta Dental and to learn more about what our values and culture look like in action, connect with us on social media: @lifeatddins on Facebook and Instagram, @deltadentalins on Twitter, and Delta Dental Ins. on LinkedIn.  ABOUT Delta DentalDelta Dental covers more Americans than any other dental benefits provider. Our vision is to motivate and empower every employee so we’re all inspired to take exceptional care of our customers, providers and each other. Our Enterprise Strategy focuses on pillars of Growth and Diversification, supported by the platforms of Culture and People, Process and Technology. Our employees take pride working for a purpose-driven organization and live our values of Trust, Service, Excellence and Innovation.  We are part of the Delta Dental Plans Association, a network of companies that provides dental coverage to 74 million people in the U.S. Delta Dental of California, Delta Dental of New York, Inc., Delta Dental of Pennsylvania and Delta Dental Insurance Company, together with our affiliate companies, form one of the nation’s largest dental benefits delivery systems, covering 33 million enrollees. All of our companies are members, or affiliates of members, of the Delta Dental Plans Association, a network of 39 Delta Dental companies throughout the country. Delta Dental provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other classification protected by federal or state law. In addition to federal law requirements, Delta Dental complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be provided if selected for hire. 
Job tags: Cryptography DNS Forensics GCFA GPEN GXPN Linux OSCE OSCP PKI Python Ruby Strategy TCP/IP Threat intelligence TLS TTPs Windows
Job region(s): Remote/Anywhere
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