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Job ID: 42569
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Expert Cyber Threat Analytics Engineer
Our Hillsboro client is looking for a talented and energetic self-starter with a passion for analytics and security to join their growing Cyber Threat Analytics team. As an Expert Cyber Threat Analytics Engineer, you will shape the future of security analytics and cyber threat detection within Corporate Information Security. As an Expert Cyber Threat Analytics Engineer, you will lead data-driven security and perform analytics on a petabyte platform. You will perform root cause analysis and implement leading-edge approaches to identify malicious and suspicious behavior. You will identify real-time and persistent threats using data modeling techniques. You will also help manage a portfolio of technology partners and solutions to keep security posture responsive. This role is perfect for a team player with strong security analytics experience, curiosity, and communication skills. You must be a proven problem solver, adept at making good decisions under pressure, comfortable with cross-functional and distributed teams, and flexible with changing priorities. The Expert Cyber Threat Analytics Engineer will elevate security analytics by distilling complex analytical concepts to business and technical audiences alike using clear, eye-catching visualizations. You will enable a culture of data-driven decision making by rising above the numbers and explaining insights to business users. You know how to minimize complexity and focus on results. While you rely on data to prove your point, you love to think outside the box and solve problems creatively. You thrive in an entrepreneurial environment.
 
Expert Cyber Threat Analytics Engineer Qualifications
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
Five years of information technology experience with preferred three years in an information security-related role.
Knowledge of information security standards, principles, and practices.
Computer programming and/or scripting languages (Python, PowerShell, JavaScript, Go, etc.).
Experience with massive log aggregation and analysis.
The ability to learn and apply new concepts quickly.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Comfortable with interfacing with other internal or external organizations regarding security policy and standards violations, security controls failure and incident response situations.
Ability to assess and communicate risk within a business context.
Passion for security, and a drive for continuous learning.
Ability to balance and prioritize work.
Proficiency with Windows, Mac OSX and Linux.
Understanding of network, desktop and server technologies.
Proven track record of success in fast-moving organizations with complex technology applications.
 
Additional skills and qualifications preferred, but not required:
Certified Big Data Administrator/Architect.
Database administration.
Experience leveraging automated server configuration tools (such as Puppet or Chef).
Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP).
Experience with network intrusion methods, network containment, segregation techniques and technologies such as Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and Intrusion Protection Systems (IPS).
SIEM experience preferred.
Forensics or cyber intelligence experience a plus.

Benefits

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.
 
About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
 
VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.
 
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