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Cyber Defence Analyst/ Threat Hunter - Houston

Job title: Cyber Defence Analyst/ Threat Hunter - Houston
Location: Houston
Industry: Cyber Security & IT Risk
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 17195
Contact name: Andrew Nitek
Job published: March 15, 2023

Job description

The role


Harrington Starr are seeking a Cyber Threat Operations and Defence Specialist for a tier one bank in their Houston hub, which will form part of a wider global team. The role is based in Houston with a hybrid model on offer


This role will suit a pro-active blue teamer who will work on incident management/ investigations, threat hunting along with elements of Security Engineering. It will also suit a technically ambitious individual who enjoys challenging themselves and will give the successful candidate the opportunity to part of a highly talented with a huge investment in to cyber both from a resource and tooling perspective.


Key tasks will include:


  • Incident triage – including high priority and complex investigations.
  • Threat hunting and proactively seeking out suspicious activities and threats.
  • Analysis of attacks and trends.
  • Presenting detailed analysis of attacks to stakeholders.
  • Threat detection including SIEM use detection cases, and analysing data from the SIEM.
  • Utilising all amiable tooling
  • Staying abreast of new attacker techniques and industry trends


Key skills needed:


  • A proven track record in a similar blue team\ cyber defence role
  • An offensive security mindset
  • Email gateway security roles
  • Experience of Endpoint protection platforms
  • Experience of working with and ideally some experience of fine tuning a SIEM solution
  • Experiencer of identity and access management and cloud security architectures highly desirable
  • Any industry certs – CISSP, OSCP, SANS desirable
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