Cyber Threat Hunt Specialist (Huntsville, AL)

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Cyber Threat Hunt Specialist

nou Systems, Inc. (nSI) is here to solve diverse and challenging technical problems in an enjoyable, stimulating environment, while providing unsurpassed value to our customers.

We are pleased to announce the opening foraCyber Threat Hunt Specialist, who will join our Engineering Services Division in Huntsville, Alabama and become part of our rapidly growing technology company operating in missile defense, cybersecurity, test range modernization, and space control marketspaces. You will be part of a team known for performing missile defense, cybersecurity, test range modernization, and space control efforts across multiple U.S. sites.

Here's what you'll be doing:

You'll be responsible for assisting in the development and execution of cyber threat hunting tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs). You will assist in analysis tool development, analyzing cyber threat intelligence to determine TTPs used by threat actors, and to be able to analyze security events and data feeds for event detection, correlation, and conducting triage for further investigation. Additionally, you will be required to analyze and report on identified cyber threats based on your assessments and provide actionable mitigation solutions to prevent threat actors from continuing to exploit the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) using your findings.

You will be using both industry standard tools and open-source tools, as well as proprietary artificial intelligence/machine learning gathering and analytics platforms to create actionable reports for the customer.

Here's what you'll need:

You must have a Bachelor of Science degree at minimum, in a technical field such as Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Engineering, Data Analytics, or a related field. Also, we're looking for someone with full-time professional experience in areas such as: cybersecurity, defensive cyber operations (DCO), offensive cyber operations (OCO), and/or intelligence gathering and analysis. Finally, this person must possess or have the ability to obtain an active Top Secret clearance. Lacking any one of these disqualifies you from this job.

You also must have:
  • Education and Experience: MA/MS, or 10 years of experience, in a cyber-related field
  • Required to hold an Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level II certification as identified in DoD 8570. These are either a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM), or GIAC Security Leadership Certificate (GSLC) certification in good standing or obtain one within 6 months of hire
  • The ability to be physically located within Huntsville, Alabama. This position does not allow remote work from outside the Huntsville, Alabama area due to required on-site work.
  • Security Clearance: Requires a current Secret clearance with an SSBI (Current Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility preferred)


Other qualifications we hope you bring to the table:

  • Preferred professional certifications: One or more current certifications equivalent to Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP), SANS GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN), SANS GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), SANS GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAP), SANS GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
  • Practical knowledge of high-level scripting/programming language (e.g. Python, Pearl, PowerShell, etc.) to extract, de-obfuscate, or otherwise manipulate malware-related data
  • Proficient with forensic analysis tools and techniques to identify malware technical indicators of compromise and perform triage
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills and critical thinking abilities
  • Capable of working independently and within teams to solve complex problems
  • Able to work across multiple organizations, cultures and service providers to pull together actionable information and management information
  • Practical knowledge of Splunk policies, filters and rules to improve event analysis and data correlation
  • Have 5+ years of penetration testing, incident response, malware analysis, reverse engineering, or other similar work experience
  • Knowledge of Windows and Unix/Linux Operating Systems
  • Ability to perform analysis of network traffic and protocols
  • Background or experience in digital forensics


Who is nou (pronounced 'new') Systems?

nou Systems, Inc. (or nSI for short) is a rapidly growing technology company that cares about its people located all over the globe. Our people are passionate about missile defense, cybersecurity, test range modernization, and all-things space and space-market related. We offer significant advancement and personal career development opportunities within our dynamic high-tech company.

Although we are a rapidly growing company, winning the Inc. 5000 List as one of America's fastest-growing private companies from 2017-2020, our culture is firmly established in treating our employees like family. See some words our employees use to describe our culture with the attached Culture Cloud.

Benefits of working at nSI

nou Systems, Inc. offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and diverse benefits that reflect our company culture of service, excellence, and a supportive work environment.

Other specific benefits include:
  • Competitive Wages*
  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Medical plan with Health Savings Account eligibility
  • Generous company-funded Basic Life Insurance
  • Company-funded Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Optional Accident and Critical Illness Insurance
  • Personal Time Off, Annual Leave, and Paid Federal Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement for ongoing training, continuing education, or advanced degree programs
  • Personal Development, Learning Opportunities, & Lunch-n-Learns
  • Opportunities for Advancement
  • Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
  • Monthly Telephone Allowance
  • Remote work-friendly
  • If you work from the corporate office - Fully stocked breakrooms!!!

*Final compensation for this position is determined by a variety of factors, such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location.

nSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Employment opportunities at nSI are based upon a candidate's qualifications and capabilities to perform the essential functions of a particular job and are free from discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For our compete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visitwww.nou-systems.com/workingatnou. U.S. citizenship is required for most positions.
More Information on nou Systems, Inc.
nou Systems, Inc. operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Huntsville, AL. nou Systems, Inc. was founded in 2011. It has 155 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and 401(K). To see all 4 open jobs at nou Systems, Inc., click here.
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