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Cyber Security Specialist - RTH

Atlantic Partners Co.
Weehawken, New Jersey, United States

Our direct client is seeking a Cyber Security Contractor for their Weehawken, NJ location. This is a 6-month contract to potential hire opportunity.


  • Analyze malware samples to understands its behavior, assess threat actor motivations, and extract indicators of compromise (IOCs)
  • Act upon threat intelligence provided by Cyber Threat Intelligence function
  • Respond to Information Security related queries
  • Perform cyber threat hunting for the detection of advanced threats
  • Mentor and train junior analysts to enhance the overall technical skillset of the SOC, establish analytic discipline and critical thinking, and promote greater curiosity thinking "outside the box "
  • Expand, tune, and enhance rulesets SIEM, IDS, etc. to identify security incidents and reduce false positives
  • Investigate IOCs provided by Cyber Threat Intelligence or the Cyber Hunter function
  • Handling incidents encompassing multiple functions: detection and identification, incident triage, network and host-based forensic analysis, root-cause analysis, containment, system hardening, etc.

Job Requirements:


  • A natural ability to solve complex issues through analytical and lateral thinking
  • Performed proactive hunting; have detected anomalous and potentially malicious activity in log data
  • Master's degree in a STEM field with 3+ years of relevant experience; Bachelor's degree in a STEM field with 5+ years of relevant experience; or 9+ years of incident response, malware analysis, and threat detection
  • Hands-on experience with content development and use-case management
  • Proficiency in log parsing and data analysis (REGEX is a must)
  • Proficiency in x86 assembly language, disassemblers, and debuggers
  • Hands-on experience with Volatility or similar malware analysis/forensic tools
  • Proficiency in static and dynamic malware analysis
  • Demonstrable proficiency in code de-obfuscation and anti-forensic techniques
  • Fluency in at least one compiled language (C, C++, etc.) and one scripting language (Python, Perl, etc.)
  • A firm understanding of the TCP/IP stack and networking (knowing the difference TCP and UDP is not enough)
  • Moderate to advanced understanding of DDoS attacks and mitigation techniques
  • Fluent in English
  • Security Certifications
    • GNFA, GCFE, GPEN, and GREM
    • OSCP and OSCE must

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