Threat Hunt Analyst at IHG (Atlanta, GA)

| Atlanta, GA
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We want to welcome you to a world of bringing True Hospitality to everyone. When you join us at IHG®, you become part of our global family. A welcoming culture of warmth, honesty, and a passion for providing True Hospitality.

We pride ourselves on letting your personality and passions shine, recognizing the individual contribution you make and supporting your ambition to learn and create your own career path. In making a difference to our guests and owners, colleagues and communities, every day is a chance to create great and unique experiences, in your own way.

With over 370,000 colleagues in nearly 100 countries sharing our values, there's countless opportunities at your fingertips.

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Job Summary - (Role Summary)

The role of the Threat Hunt Analyst is to develop threat hunt analytics and operationalize threat hunts in support of IHG security monitoring strategies. The Threat Hunt Analyst will partner with Cyber Threat Intelligence, the Global SOC, and Cybersecurity Incident Response teams to develop and run intelligence-driven hunts.

The role will be primarily involved in ensuring the integrity of IHG systems and the availability and confidentiality of IHG's sensitive data thereby protecting IHG's trusted brands and enabling Global Technology to conduct business responsibly. The Threat Hunt Analyst will be IHG's threat hunting SME.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities - (Key Activities)
  • Partner with Cyber Threat Intelligence to prioritize attacker tools, tactics, and techniques for monitoring
  • Investigate security logs and other telemetry for indicators of attack
  • Design data queries and analytics to implement security monitoring
  • Develop threat hunts and partner with the Global SOC to operationalize monitoring and response
  • Maintain and improve existing threat hunt analytics and processes
  • Provide subject-matter expertise on attacker TTPs and monitoring strategies to leadership and peer teams
  • Recommend new log sources, sensors, or other tools as necessary to improve security monitoring capabilities and coverage
  • Liaise with IT operations and engineering stakeholders to understand needs and ensure hunt quality
  • Support cyber investigations
  • Liaise with industry peers to maintain knowledge of threat hunting practices and tools

What we need from you



Bachelor's or Master's degree in a cyber/information security related subject.


5 years work-related experience in threat hunting, security monitoring, incident response, or offensive security

Technical Skills and Knowledge
  • Deep knowledge of attacker TTPs
  • Expertise with data or log query languages, such as SQL, Splunk, or Kibana
  • Experience developing detection rules for SIEMs, EDRs, or log aggregation platforms
  • Curiosity and a drive to find patterns in data
  • Working knowledge of post-exploitation security tools such as Mimikatz and Cobalt Strike
  • Experience conducting cybersecurity investigations in a Threat Hunting, Security Operations, or Incident Response role
  • Experience coordinating with Managed Security Service Providers
  • Working knowledge of cloud environments such as AWS and Office365
  • Ability to produce complex reports
  • Effective verbal and written communication.
  • Demonstrated project management and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of the Service/Hospitality industry, hotel operations and systems.

What we offer

We'll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits - including great room discount and superb training.

Join us and you'll become part of the global IHG family - and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together - we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care, that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve - click here to find out more about us.

At IHG Hotels & Resorts, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. IHG Hotels & Resorts provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to an individual's, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital or familial status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. IHG is committed to promoting a culture of inclusion where everyone feels safe, respected and valued. We seek talent from all backgrounds to join our teams, and encourage our colleagues to bring their authentic and best selves to work.

Not Applicable for Colorado applicants.
More Information on IHG
IHG operates in the Food industry. The company is located in Atlanta, GA. IHG was founded in 2003. It has 18101 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 55 open jobs at IHG, click here.
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