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AVP, Cyber Intelligence Threat Hunter

Company: Synchrony
Location: Draper
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:



**Role Summary/Purpose:**



The AVP, Cyber Intelligence Threat Hunter will participate in executing the Cyber Threat Hunting function within the Cyber Intelligence program. The Threat Hunter's key responsibilities include daily collaboration with the Technical Intelligence function to identify priority cyber threats contributing to the design of strategies for complex cyber hunts, and the execution of those hunts to confirm the security of Synchrony's network and assets.? The Threat Hunter will interact with Information Security, Technology, and Line of Business partners to best understand Synchrony's attack surface and attendant risks and will design Cyber Threat Hunts accordingly. The ideal candidate will be an inquisitive and curious critical thinker possessing prior threat intelligence, threat hunting, incident response, forensics, and information security (IS) experience.



We're proud to offer you choice and flexibility. You have the option to be remote, and work from home, or come into one of our offices. You may be occasionally requested to commute to our nearest office for in person engagement activities such as team meetings, training and culture events.



**Essential Responsibilities:**



+ Contribute to the design and execution of complex and unique hypothesis-based Cyber Threat Hunts, including hypothesis drafting and final documentation and closure



+ Perform research and analysis of attacker techniques and emulate those attacks in a controlled research environment



+ Maintain current knowledge of attacker TTPs by actively consuming open and closed source threat intelligence



+ Collaborate with the SOC and IR teams to investigate major incidents



+ Provide counsel to Cyber Threat Hunt and Cyber Intelligence Leadership team regarding vendors, technologies, and special projects, and interact with suppliers to ensure appropriateness of Cyber Hunt and Detection tools and their configuration



+ Interface with industry peers to acquire and share Cyber Hunt best-practices in the sector



+ Perform other duties and/or special projects as assigned.



**Qualifications/Requirements:**



+ Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience in information systems or intelligence required, advanced degree preferred.?



+ Applied knowledge of MITRE ATT&CK and common TTPs



+ General knowledge of operating system internals and underlying components



+ Minimum three years of experience in a technical rolein the areas ofSecurity Operations,Threat Hunting, Detection Engineering, Incident Response, TechnicalThreat Intelligence or Offensive Security.



**Desired Characteristics:**



+ Experience in one or more cloud environments



+ Experience with enterprise logging technologies



+ Experience and familiarity with analytic standards and tradecraft



+ Strong oral and written communications skills



+ Expertise to clearly define complex issues despite incomplete or ambiguous information



+ Knowledge of scripting languages, API functionality, and data access methodologies.



+ One or more relevant security certifications (GCIH, GCIA, GCFE, GCFA, SANS, or comparable)



**Eligibility Requirements:**



+ You must be 18 years or older



+ You must have a high school diploma or equivalent



+ You must be willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation and submit fingerprints as part of the onboarding process



+ You must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.



+ New hires (Level 4-7) must have 9 months of continuous service with the company before they are eligible to post on other roles. Once this new hire time in position requirement is met, the associate will have a minimum 6 months' time in position before they can post for future non-exempt roles. Employees, level 8 or greater, must have at least 24 months' time in position before they can post. All internal employees must consistently meet performance expectations and have approval from your manager to post (or the approval of your manager and HR if you don't meet the time in position or performance expectations).



**Our Commitment**



When you join us, you'll be part of a diverse, inclusive culture where your skills, experience, and voice are not only heard-but valued. We celebrate the differences in all of us and believe that our individual, unique perspectives is what makes Synchrony truly a great place to work. Together, we're building a future where we can all belong, connect and turn ideals into action. Through the power of our 8 Diversity Networks+ (https://www.synchronycareers.com/our-culture/#diversity) , with more than 60% of our workforce engaged, you'll find community to connect with and opportunity to go beyond your passions.



This starts when you choose to apply for a role at Synchrony. We ensure all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.



**Reasonable Accommodation Notice:**



+ Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.



+ If you need special accommodations, please call our Career Support Line so that we can discuss your specific situation. We can be reached at 1-866-301-5627. Representatives are available from 8am - 5pm Monday to Friday, Central Standard Time.



The salary range for this position is **75,000.00 - 150,000.00** USD Annual



Salaries are adjusted according to market in CA and Metro NY and some positions are bonus eligible.



**Grade/Level: 10**



**Eligibility Requirements:**



+ You must be 18 years or older



+ You must have a high school diploma or equivalent



+ You must be willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation and submit fingerprints as part of the onboarding process



+ You must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.



+ New hires (Level 4-7) must have 9 months of continuous service with the company before they are eligible to post on other roles. Once this new hire time in position requirement is met, the associate will have a minimum 6 months' time in position before they can post for future non-exempt roles. Employees, level 8 or greater, must have at least 24 months' time in position before they can post. All internal employees must consistently meet performance expectations and have approval from your manager to post (or the approval of your manager and HR if you don't meet the time in position or performance expectations).



Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.



**Our Commitment:**



When you join us, you'll be part of a diverse, inclusive culture where your skills, experience, and voice are not only heard-but valued. We celebrate the differences in all of us and believe that our individual, unique perspectives is what makes Synchrony truly a great place to work. Together, we're building a future where we can all belong, connect and turn ideals into action. Through the power of our 8 Diversity Networks+ (https://www.synchronycareers.com/our-culture/#diversity) , with more than 60% of our workforce engaged, you'll find community to connect with an opportunity to go beyond your passions.



This starts when you choose to apply for a role at Synchrony. We ensure all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.



**Reasonable Accommodation Notice:**



+ Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.



+ If you need special accommodations, please call our Career Support Line so that we can discuss your specific situation. We can be reached at 1-866-301-5627. Representatives are available from 8am - 5pm Monday to Friday, Central Standard Time



**Job Family Group:**



Information Technology

Keywords: Synchrony, Draper , AVP, Cyber Intelligence Threat Hunter, Other , Draper, Utah

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