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Incident Response / Threat Hunting Lead

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A typical day for an Incident Response/Threat Hunting Lead

  • Identify and investigate intrusions to determine the cause and extent of the breach, leveraging threat intelligence sources
  • Hunt for and identify threat actor groups (APT) and their techniques, tools, and processes
  • Participate in Hunt missions using threat intelligence, analysis of anomalous log data and anomalous sessions to detect and eradicate threat actors
  • Develop Threat Hunting dashboards and reports to identify potential threats, suspicious/anomalous activity, and malware
  • Identify malicious or anomalous activity based on event data from network flows, EDR and other sources
  • Perform deep dive analysis by correlating data from various sources
  • Provide expert analytic investigative support for critical Incident Response security incidents
  • Maintain proficiency with security standards, tools and practices
  • Produce comprehensive and accurate oral and written reports and presentations for both technical and executive audiences
  • Effectively communicate and interface with client, both technically and strategically from the executive level, to client stakeholders and legal counsel
  • Act as an escalation support for client’s Incident Response teams on critical security events
  • On-site, client travel will be required for this position depending on client requirements, up to 50%

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Basic qualifications:

  • Experience in Information Security Incident Response, Cyber Threat Hunting
  • Experience and thorough understanding of how to identify malicious activity within a network and think outside the box to discover the signal within the noise
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience utilising SIEM tool effectively in triage events and search capabilities

Required Skills:

  • Strong background within Incident Response & Threat Hunting including IOC (Indicators of Compromise) & TTP (Tactics, Techniques & Procedures)
  • Strong background in forensics, data collection and log triage
  • Strong knowledge in TCP/IP, cryptographic protocols and algorithms, operating system (MAC\Linux\Windows) internals and operations
  • Deep Understanding of common Attack Vectors DDoS attacks, Phishing, Web Attacks, and Malware 

Nice to have:

  • Security certifications: SANS GIAC (GREM, GCFA, GCIH), OSCP
  • Experience in performing malware analysis
  • Experience in Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) and Network Forensic tools

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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