#4651 Sr. Threat Hunter Engineer in Dallas, TX at MDI Group

Date Posted: 6/22/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Dallas, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    5 to 7 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

MDI Group is a premier IT workforce solutions provider with more than 25 years of expertise in finding “best fit” IT talent for mid-sized to Fortune 500 clients. We have established relationships with our clients and work directly with the hiring managers. Why MDI Group?...You can expect that we will learn what is most important to you in your job search and match that to the needs of our clients. We offer career coaching and resume services, skills certifications, interview preparation skills, health benefits and a 401K plan. We are currently interviewing for the following contract to hire position:

Sr. Threat Hunter Engineer

Contract to Hire

Dallas, TX

Top skills:

  • Darktrace huge plus or similar software
  • Carbon Black response or other EDR (emergency detection response) like CrowdStrike
  • Proofpoint a huge plus
  • Knowledge of Coding – PowerShell, Python or other open source coding technologies etc.


  • CEH (certified ethical hacker)
  • Network certifications a plus
  • Any other security certifications also a plus

Global Cyber Security Office – The Global CSO’s mission is to mitigate cyber security risk by actively working with the business, Digital & Technology and other partner organizations (Compliance, Risk Mgmt., Audit, & Legal) to seamlessly integrate security processes, tools, and people into the business culture providing a holistic security ecosystem, driving continuous improvements and seamless protection / monitoring capabilities globally.

Key Responsibilities

  • A passion for research and uncovering the unknown about cyber security threats and threat actors.
  • Use threat intelligence, analysis of anomalous log data and results of brainstorming sessions to detect and eradicate threat actors.
  • Provide expert analytic investigative support of large scale and complex security incidents.
  • Continuously improve processes for use across multiple detection sets for more efficient operations.
  • Review alerts generated by security infrastructure for false positive alerts and modify as needed.
  • Provide forensic analysis of network packet captures, DNS, proxy, NetFlow, malware, host-based security and application logs, as well as logs from various types of security sensors.
  • Analyze available data sources, security tools, and threat trends and lead security monitoring and analysis techniques to identify attacks against the enterprise.
  • Collaborate with the global security operations teams to provide targeted threat hunting reports on a regular cadence.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • 5-7 yrs. of IT infrastructure experience or equivalent skills
  • 3-4 yrs. of recent operational security experience (SOC, Incident Response, Malware Analysis, IDS/IPS Analysis, etc.)
  • Direct experience of Linux/Unix and Windows operating systems, enterprise SIEM, and packet capture analysis toolset
  • Knowledge of regular expressions and at least one scripting language (PERL, Python, PowerShell)
  • Qualifications and Education:
  • Security certifications preferred: CISSP, Security+, SANS
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

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