Lead Cyber Defense Analyst Lead Cyber Defense Analyst …

in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Lead Cyber Defense Analyst
The Lead Cyber Defense Analyst is primarily responsible for three functions:
  • Forensic collection and analysis services in support of HR and Legal matters, as well as on behalf of security incidents. Evidence preservation, data collection, documentation, and structured analysis of forensic data.
  • Assisting with the development of cloud based and on-prem cyber defense capabilities such as detection and monitoring. Responding to more complex investigations and delegating tasks to other analysts as needed
  • Leading a team, providing direction, guidance, mentorship and developing those who report to you

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Forensically collect and preserve evidence from end user systems, servers, network data repositories, cloud instances and other log repositories as required
  • Create forensic images of RAM, Hard Disks, containers and unstructured log data
  • Complete required documentation during the collection of forensic data
  • Perform structured analysis of forensic artifacts
  • Test forensic tools for accuracy and identify useful artifacts that may not be supported by an existing tool
  • Develop tools / scripts to parse new artifacts, or to automate existing forensic processes
  • Develop monitoring and detection capabilities for on prem and cloud infrastructure
  • Assist with training and mentoring of junior incident response analysts
  • Maintain and develop standard operating procedures
  • Manage a number of direct reports

Technical Skill Proficiency Targets:

Dynamic Malware Analysis - Advanced
Static Malware Analysis - Advanced
Incident Handling - Advanced
Network Concepts - Advanced
Network Forensics/Analysis - Advanced
Host Based Forensics - Advanced
Memory Forensics - Advanced
Programming/Scripting - Advanced
Log Analysis - Advanced
Web Application Security - Advanced
Detection/Content Development - Advanced
Cloud Security - Advanced

Personal Attributes:
  • Strong customer-service orientation
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • High level critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
  • Ability to conduct research into network/security issues and products
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic environment with multiple goals
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Ability to deal diplomatically and effectively at all levels of the organization including both technical and non-technical, management and senior leadership

Professional Experience:
  • 5+ years of experience in Forensics or Information Security is typical for this position
  • Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate a passion for information security through course work/degrees completed, self-study, and/or certifications that have been completed
  • Experience in incident response, security monitoring or forensics with cloud providers such as Azure, GCP, AWS desirable

Formal Education & Certifications
  • BA/BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Security, or Information Systems or related work experience
  • Certifications such as GSEC, GCFE, GCFA, GNFA, GREM, Azure, AWS, GCP

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