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Federal – Cyber Hunter (Remote)++

Job Location: MD - Annapolis Junction

Job Number: 00479708


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Remote


Great outcomes are everything. It's what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions that solve the toughest problems fast--the first time. So you can change how people work and live.


The selected candidate will use adversary tactics, techniques and procedures to recognize and analyze malware based on a combination of behavioral activity and signature based tippers that lead to being able to visualize and act upon malicious activity on a system or network. You will work on modern security hardware/software tools/solutions, such as: firewalls, proxies, virus prevention and remediation, access control, encryption, and log analysis. You will perform live network forensics and analysis.

Basic Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years of full-time experience in an offensive and/or defensive cyber operations role such as:
    • Incident Response
    • Red Team
    • Penetration Tester
    • Tier 3 SOC/NOC Analyst
    • Threat Hunting
  • 2-5 years of experience working with the internals of Windows and Linux along with a deep understanding of these operating systems
  • 1-3 years of malware analysis experience (static and dynamic analysis)
  • 1-3 years of TCP/IP experience
   Preferred Qualifications:
  • Effective oral and written communication skills (short presentation may be required)
  • Ability to support, perform, and troubleshoot hardware and software installations independently
  • Ability to train hunting and provide process improvement-related feedback to a broad audience
  • Experience within Department of Defense cyber mission forces and/or cyber protection teams, or incident response / CERT teams
  • Strong analytical and investigative skills
  • Solid decision-making skills
  • Attention to detail

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.


Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.


Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.


Accenture is a federal contractor, an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, 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 by federal, state, or local law.


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


Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.


US Citizenship Required.


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