Cyber Threat Hunter

Job Title
Cyber Threat Hunter
Requirement ID
Work From Home
Work Remote
New York,  NY
Other Location

Cyber Threat Hunter

Location: Remote (Must live within 2 hour's drive of NYC) 
Type: Permanent / Direct Hire
Salary: $95k to $155k Depending on Experience

The Threat Hunter will provide deep-level investigation analysis utilizing multiple data sources, audit, and monitoring tools. Additionally, the Threat Hunter will work closely with our Technology Engineers, Architects, and Threat Analysts to service customers. 


  • 100% Remote – Ideally located within 2 Hours of the NYC Metro area for the rare need to inspect Data Center  

  • Perform security monitoring and incident response activities across the networks, leveraging various tools and techniques. 

  • Detect incidents through proactive “hunting” across security-relevant data sets. 

  • Thoroughly document incident response analysis activities 

  • Develop new, repeatable methods for finding malicious activity across the networks 

  • Provide recommendations to enhance detection and protection capabilities 

  • Regularly present technical topics to technical and non-technical audiences 

  • Develop and follow detailed operational processes and procedures to appropriately analyze, escalate, and assist in the remediation of information security incidents 

  • Prioritize multiple high-priority tasks and formulate responses/recommendations to customers and team members in a fast-paced environment 

  • Continually develop new technical skills and push overall team capabilities forward 

  • Work with other teams on major engineering and architecture initiatives 

  • Be innovative with their understanding of attack methodologies, malware analysis, malicious toolkits, and how those may manifest within various security technologies 

  • Understands advanced adversary emulation concepts 

  • Advanced use case design for insider threat, operational, threat detection, and response 

  • Review of defensive and detective controls to reduce the client attack surface 


  • 5+ years of operational experience assessing, reviewing, and remediating infrastructure vulnerabilities, CVEs, and risks. 

  • Knowledge of third-party software vulnerabilities, security threat landscape, especially network and server threats 

  • Knowledge of cyber security threats and risks, vendor computing environments, basic systems, and network technologies. 

  • Experience with and understanding of CVE’s and CVSS scores  

  • Knowledge of compensating controls and mitigating factors. 

  • Knowledge of Information Security frameworks, guidelines, and standard methodologies. 

  • Knowledge of the Windows and / or Linux operating systems 

  • Knowledge and understanding of Cybersecurity controls and logging and monitoring tools. 

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills 

  • Ability to work on multiple projects by prioritizing and results-oriented approach 

  • Good teammate with the flexibility required for support operations 

  • Be well versed in the cyber threat landscape; have an advanced understanding and knowledge of what tactics and techniques are being used by adversaries; have an advanced understanding and knowledge of what security controls and/or telemetry data is available to detect these tactics and techniques; and be familiar with cyber security incident response terminology, processes, and techniques. 

  • Moderate to complex investigations (multiple tools), including endpoint, UEBA, public cloud, SAAS, and packet analysis 

  • Security use case design recommendations for threat detection 

  • Threat response activities such as quarantining host and other common response playbook activities 

  • Proactive threat hunting using multiple client tools 

  • Application of threat intelligence to improve detection and response capabilities 

  • Experience with offensive security tools and attack techniques 

  • Competence with one or more programming/query languages - experience with Python, PowerShell, and SQL. Extensive experience with the MITRE attack framework and associated tactics 

  • Extensive alert triage and endpoint investigations using technologies such as EDR 

  • Phishing analysis 

  • Malware analysis (does not include reverse engineering) 

  • Provide recommendations on the tuning of security detection platforms and use cases to improve the accuracy of detection 

  • Experience working with large data sets and tools/technologies like Spark, PySpark, Pandas, Hadoop, Cloudera, and Databricks. 

  • Knowledge of AWS, Azure, and GCP cloud service technology 

  • Knowledge of metrics and reporting with the use of data visualization tools such as Tableau 

  • Ability to expertly interact with all levels of personnel 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

    ​​​​​​Please Note:
    Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident (GC) or GC EAD holder due to Federal Requirements
    No 3rd Party Vendors
    No 3rd Party Submittals
    No Sponsorship available

Required Skills

Spark, PySpark, Pandas, Hadoop, Cloudera, Databricks,
Python, PowerShell, SQL, MITRE attack framework

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