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ecurity Engineer Threat Hunting
Security Engineer - Threat Hunting (S)
ViaSat is in the business to connect the world. We are a global provider of satellite broadband and wireless services infrastructure and technology. We securely connect consumers businesses governments and military to the internet anywhere in the world. Our more than 3700 global team members are dedicated to do what others in the industry view as impossible. We imagined and launched the worlds highest-capacity communications satellite and continue to set the standard in developing technologies that address the toughest challenges.
As a member of our information security engineering team youll use your knowledge and experience in both information security and computer science to help innovate next generation automation and integrated cyber security solutions. Your focus will be in the fields of public and private cloud security orchestration and architecture application security compliance and governance automation and product security development.
Our Security Engineer - Threat Hunting team believes there is no such thing as a secure system. Our philosophy is to operate as if we are in a continuous state of compromise and your job will be to generate hypotheses and then prove or disprove them using advanced security tools and analytics including orchestration and automation. The output of hunts will be the development of new capabilities (scripts correlation searches cyber playbooks etc.) that can be used by the security operations center to better defend and protect our networks.
+ Proactively investigate potential information security intrusions and breaches in our corporate production and service provider environments by analyzing root causes and trends of incidents. Work to uncover the identity tactics and exploits of an attack.
+ Reproduce findings and tell the forensic story in non-technical terms as well as preserve the forensic and analysis details sufficient for investigations or other analysts to recreate attack scenarios.
+ Stay abreast of adversaries attribution and attacker motivations utilizing both open source and USG reporting.
+ Reserach attack patterns threat reports potential attackers and their Tactics Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) and conduct risk/threat analyses.
+ Other duties as necessary.
+ Bachelors Degree in Computer Science Engineering Mathematics or equivalent experience.
+ Detailed experience and understanding of offensive security.
+ Experience with threat research and attacker profiling.
+ Scripting experience (Python (preferred) Ruby Perl Shell).
+ Proven track record of successful and innovative hunts completed in a timely manner.
+ Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to simplify findings to brief management and customers.
+ Excellent analytical skills with an understanding of statistics probability theory and data science.
+ US citizenship required with the ability to get up to a top secret security clearance.
+ Ability to travel up to 10%.
+ Accredited certifications in the information security field.
+ Experience using the Diamond Model and Cyber Kill Chain.
+ Experience with data science tools like Python Pandas R or equivalent...
Known as the Live Music Capital of the World and recently voted #1 Best Places to Live by U.S. News Austin residents are treated to a strong economy and pleasant year round weather. With events like South By Southwest Austin City Limits and University of Texas Longhorn Football Austinites have no shortage of local events and festivals.
Our Austin office is located adjacent to the recently revamped Power Plant and features easy access to the South Lamar Footbridge and Town Lake hike/bike trail. Were also a quick 15-20min walk to iconic Austin areas like South Congress Zilker Park and Barton Springs.
ViaSat is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.
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