Cyber Endpoint Threat Analyst Job
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Cedar Rapids, IA 52402, US
Engineering & Technology
BAE Systems, Inc. is searching for a Senior Endpoint Threat Detection and Response Lead to conduct host-based defensive cyber operations. Such operations include: reviewing detections/alerts, investigating suspicious activity, threat hunting, developing detection content and performing live artifact retrieval on EDR/EPP platforms. In addition, developing deployable forensics tools.
Monitor detections/alerts in EDR/EPP platforms
Investigate and triage detections/alerts in EDR/EPP platforms
Conduct threat hunting operations using various tools
Develop host-based detection content in EDR/EPP platforms
Experience developing deployable forensics tools (for system admins to be able to run to automatically gather artifacts for offline analysis)
Experience working in a security operations center
Working understanding of the Lockheed Martin Cyber Kill Chain®
College degree is not required
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Extensive experience with Windows operating system function, registry, internals, etc.
Experience with and understanding of common malware tactics and how they interact with victim systems.
Experience with coding/scripting in languages such as Python, PowerShell, Unix Shell Scripting.
Experience with any of SentinelOne, CrowdStrike, Carbon Black, FireEye HX, McAfee ePO, etc.
Linux OS familiarity.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Experience with both commodity and nation-state malware
Familiar with malware families (e.g. PoisonIvy, Gh0st RAT)
CrowdStrike Falcon experience
FireEye Endpoint Protection (HX) experience
McAfee Access Protection (ePO/MCAP) experience
Solid experience with Linux OS
Writing of Yara rules to identify malicious files
About BAE Systems, Inc.BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.
Who We Are
You're used to protecting what matters most.
Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.
We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.
Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.
On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.
We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.
See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.
What We Offer+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)
This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.
Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.
Meet Our Veterans
All of my co-workers have been very helpful with my transition into the company and in my training as a Common Missile Warning Systems technician. The camaraderie of the other WIP employees has also been instrumental in my transition out of the Marine Corps.
Retired Cpl. J. Munoz
Operating Enduring Freedom