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Incident Response and Threat Analyst

Cox Communications


Location:
Atlanta, GA
Date:
09/21/2017
2017-09-212017-10-21
Job Code:
1712691
Cox Communications
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Job Details

Company Cox Communications
Title: Incident Response and Threat Analyst
JobID: 1712691
Category: Information Technology
Industry: Cox Communications, Inc.
Job Type: Full-time

Description

Cox Communications is searching for a Security Consultant who will report to the SOC Manager.  The individual will support the Threat Detection & Incident Response programs including incident response, critical threat response, attack & threat analysis, and analytics.  This position will interface with departments and business units across the Cox family of companies to ensure compliance objectives while strengthening the security posture of the organization.  The Security Consultant will assist in the development of best practices, standards, metrics, and ensure project deliverables are met in a timely manner. 
Successful candidates will have a versatile background, critical thinking and analytical capabilities, as well as an ability to research, triage, and implement security controls as part of Cox risk mitigation strategies.   
Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Upon detection of an incident, determine extent of compromise and impact; promptly recommend containment and mitigation measures.  Propose long-term hardening measures to prevent recurrence. 
  • Create, document and follow detailed operational processes and procedures to appropriately analyze, escalate, and assist in remediation of all security incidents. 
  • Collect, analyze, and disseminate commercial and open-source threat intelligence. 
  • Research emerging threats, and prepare detailed threat intelligence reports. 
  • Correlate threat intelligence and vulnerability assessments with active attacks within the enterprise. 
  • Monitor and analyze security events and identify trends, attacks, and potential threats. 
  • Facilitate the integration of threat and data feeds for the purposes of incident response. 
  • Organize and conduct incident response exercises, incorporating resources both internal and external to the Cox Security team. 
  • Interface effectively in key relationships, security peers, internal business partners, leaders and partners within the broader enterprise. 
  • Work closely with boundary partners in order to integrate security monitoring into new projects. 
  • Maintain familiarity with current and emerging information security vulnerabilities, threats, and exploits. 

Qualifications

 
Minimum: 
  • 3+ years of security experience, preferably with security and incident response duties. 
  • Background integrating threat intelligence into incident response procedures, preferably working within a CSIRT or SOC. 
  • Experience in a hands-on technical role working within the Information Security Field with experience and proficiency on any of the following: Intrusion Detection, Incident Response, Digital Forensics, or Malware Analysis. 
  • Experience and proficiency with any of the following: Intrusion analysis, Host-Based Forensics, Network Forensics, Malware Analysis concepts and methods. 
  • Experience working with and/or managing a SIEM. 
  • Experience working with commercial and/or open-source threat intelligence feeds. 
  • Experience with digital investigations, including disk and memory forensics. 
  • Ability to write scripts/code using Python, Perl, Powershell, or an equivalent language. 
  • Experience with and knowledge of networking, packet flow, TCP/UDP traffic, firewalls, etc. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills, are important to be successful in this role. Proven ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, as well as with external parties. 
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills. 
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience with current incident response best practices and standards. 
  • Critical thinking and contextual analysis abilities. 
  • Deep knowledge of security issues, techniques, and implications across multiple technology platforms. 
  • Ability to demonstrate a clear understanding, at an enterprise level, of application, network, infrastructure, and data security architecture. 
  • Excellent analytical skills, able to manage multiple projects under strict timelines, work well in a demanding dynamic environment, and meet overall objectives. 
  • At least one relevant industry certification – GCIH, CCIA, GIAC, CISSP, CISM, CISA. 
 
Preferred: 
  • Experience with Cloud security solutions. 
  • Experience with and knowledge of proxy technologies, antivirus solutions, protocol analyzers, vulnerability scanners, endpoint monitoring tools. 
  • Experience in digital forensics and tools associated with the task such as EnCase, FTK, GRR Rapid Response, X-Ways, Volatility, Rekall. 
  • Experience in reverse engineering malware and tools associated with the task such as IDA Pro, OllyDbg, Radare2 
 
 
 
 


About Cox Communications

 

Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and home security and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and digital media advertising. Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in broadband, voice and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.



Organization: Cox Communications, Inc.

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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