Cyber Security Threat Hunter

Full Time
Plano, TX
Areas of Interest: Incident Response, Threat Analysis, Vulnerability Assessment and Management
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The Threat Hunter will be a key member of the PepsiCo Cyber Fusion Center (CFC) responsible for participating in threat actor based investigations, creating new detection methodology and providing expert support to incident response and monitoring functions. The focus of the Threat Hunter is to detect, disrupt and the eradication of threat actors from enterprise networks. To execute this mission, the Threat Hunter will use data analysis, threat intelligence, and cutting-edge security technologies.

  • Hunt for and identify threat actor groups and their techniques, tools and processes
  • Participate in "hunt missions" using threat intelligence, analysis of anomalous log data and results of brainstorming sessions to detect and eradicate threat actors on the PepsiCo network.
  • Provide expert analytic investigative support of large scale and complex security incidents.
  • Perform analysis of security incidents for further enhancement of alert catalog
  • Continuously improve processes for use across multiple detection sets for more efficient CFC operations
  • Document best practices with the CFC staff using available collaboration tools and workspaces.
  • Review alerts generated by detection infrastructure for false positive alerts and modify alerts as needed
  • Develop dashboards and reports to identify potential threats, suspicious/anomalous activity, malware, etc
  • Provide forensic analysis of network packet captures, DNS, proxy, Netflow, malware, host-based security and application logs, as well as logs from various types of security sensors
  • A passion for research, and uncovering the unknown about internet threats and threat actors

Education:

  • Bachelors degree in Information Technology, related discipline or relevant work experience
  • Relevant Technical Security Certifications (GIAC, EC-Council, Offensive Security, etc)

Experience:

  • 6+ years overall IT Infrastructure experience
  • 3+ years of recent operational security experience (SOC, Incident Response, Malware Analysis, IDS/IPS Analysis, etc)

Experience with several of the following topics:

  • Malware analysis
  • APT/crimeware ecosystems
  • Exploit kits
  • Cyber Threat intelligence
  • Software vulnerabilities & exploitation
  • Data analysis

Skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Linux/UNIX & Windows operating systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Splunk search language, search techniques, alerts, dashboards and report building.
  • Experience with Snort, Bro or other network intrusion detection tools
  • Detailed understanding of the TCP/IP networking stack & network technologies
  • Working knowledge of full packet capture PCAP analysis and accompanying tools (Wireshark, etc.)
  • Nominal understanding of regular expression and at least one common scripting language (PERL, Python, Powershell).
  • Strong collaborative skills and proven ability to work in a diverse global team of security professionals
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/People with Disabilities/Protected Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader with net revenues of more than $65 billion and a product portfolio that includes 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in annual retail sales. Our main businesses – Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Cola – make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world. PepsiCo's people are united by our unique commitment to sustainable growth by investing in a healthier future for people and our planet, which we believe also means a more successful future for PepsiCo. We call this commitment Performance with Purpose: PepsiCo's promise to provide a wide range of foods and beverages from treats to healthy eats; to find innovative ways to minimize our impact on the environment by conserving energy and water and reducing packaging volume; to provide a great workplace for our associates; and to respect, support and invest in the local communities where we operate. 

In recognition of its continued sustainability efforts, PepsiCo was named for the sixth time to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and for the seventh time to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI North America) in 2012.
 
Specialties
manufacturing, sales, marketing, brand management, gatorade, tropicana, quaker oats, frito-lay, pepsi, mtn dew, doritos, mirinda, pepsi max, tostitos, aquafina, sierra mist, fritos, lipton, cheetos, 7up
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Company Industry: Food & Beverages
Company Type: Public Company
Company Size: 10,001+