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Senior Cybersecurity Threat Hunter - SimSpace

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Job Title
Senior Cybersecurity Threat Hunter
Job Location
Remote - U.S.
Job Description

Who is SimSpace:

SimSpace launched in 2015 with a singular purpose – addressing the most urgent and sophisticated cybersecurity challenges to reduce risk for our most vulnerable and valuable infrastructure. The organizations around the world that we depend on every day to keep our loved ones safe and secure. Our healthcare facilities, schools, financial institutions, transit centers, grocery stores, and workplaces just to name a few. To deliver global resiliency, we provide an elite cyber range platform to curate unassailable cyber defenses, data driven decisions, cutting edge training labs, live attack scenarios, and extensive individual and dynamic team readiness training. 

SimSpace works as OneTeam to elevate humanity around the world. We are committed to continuously improving and delivering a cultivated member experience whether that is accomplished through focusing on supporting our client’s teams or our own mission driven SimSpacers. 

We are an international hybrid, remote, and in-person company headquartered in Boston's Fort Point in the U.S. If you are interested in elevating the technology and creative solutions necessary to secure and safeguard our future while working alongside others who share your passion for purpose and development, we want to meet you!

Why should you choose a career at SimSpace?

We are an organization that is focused on building our culture and mindfully enhancing our atmosphere everyday which is why we have collaborated on an integral value system. Our governing philosophy of being Human Centered is deeply embedded within our value system. We apply this philosophy to every one of our internal team members, external clients, and their customers.

Our core values:

  • Serve to Protect – We provide safe space, deliver on the mission, and elevate humanity
  • Acquire Understanding – We seek and provide clarity 10x, cultivate comprehension, and believe information goes both all ways
  • Operate as Innovators – We stay curious, practice consistency over intensity, and continue to be the change we need in the world
  • Teamwork Without Borders – We are never alone, we solve for all, and keep people at the heart of everything we do

We are looking for: a highly motivated Senior Cybersecurity Threat Hunter to support mentorship and assessment of global security teams in basic to advanced cybersecurity skill areas. The ideal candidate has a strong technical background, is enthusiastic, is good at problem solving, has a strong desire to learn, prefers to be hands-on technically, and constantly strives for excellence. The Senior Threat Hunter will be part of a team delivering instructional content to customers, training new users how to effectively leverage the SimSpace platform, and facilitating a variety of Blue Team exercises for SimSpace and our customers. When facilitating exercises, you will be responsible for teaching security concepts, demonstrating practical/hands-on use of open source and commercial security tools; referencing both well established and cutting edge techniques that Cybersecurity Incident Response Teams might use to effectively defend their networks from advanced cyber threats.

What will you be doing as a Senior Cybersecurity Threat Hunter at SimSpace?

  • Bring world class mentorship and development of advanced threat hunting tactics and strategy for our global clients and international organizations.
  • Utilize years of Blue Teaming experience to establish parsing rules, dashboards, and tuning of numerous enterprise security tools in our cyber range platform to exceed client goals and objectives.
  • Work with our range operations team to develop toolsets and scenarios within a cybersecurity range to model real-world threat defense scenarios
  • Support assessment of customer security teams and customer events (travel estimated at up to 25% in the near future)

What are the qualifications to apply? To be successful as a Senior Cybersecurity Threat Hunter, you need:

  • Direct experience performing threat hunting in active corporate environments.
  • 5+ years of experience in a technical role in the areas of Security Operations, Incident Response, Detection Engineering, Offensive Security/Red Team, or Cyber Threat Intelligence.
  • Experience analyzing host, network, and application telemetry for indicators of attack across the stages of the cyber kill chain.
  • Direct experience working with very large datasets and log analysis tools including but not limited to: Splunk, Elastic, Python, Pandas, SQL, Hadoop, Hue.
  • Experience consuming and analyzing Cyber Threat Intelligence for actionable takeaways for current threat hunts.
  • Ability to apply Cyber Threat Intelligence through enrichment, correlation, and attribution
  • Experience with setup and/or troubleshooting of security stacks.
  • Familiarity with offensive security strategies and assessment methodology
  • Experience explaining threat hunt objectives in plain English and able to communicate associated risk.
  • Ability to see the larger picture when dealing with competing requirements and needs from across the organization in order to build consensus and drive results.
  • Ability to navigate and work effectively across a complex, geographically dispersed organization.
  • Experience with more than one enterprise scale EDR and SIEM tools.
  • Previous experience performing digital forensics or indecent response on major security incidents.
  • Demonstrated self-starter with a constant desire to help others improve and build the team.
  • U.S. citizenship as required by existing government contracts

We provide the following:

  • Salary Range  $100,000-150,000
  • Comprehensive benefits package that start on day one
  • 401k match with immediate vesting
  • Flex time, the time off you need when you need it
  • Equity options at hire and potential for additional based on performance
  • Generous employee referral bonus program
  • Peloton Interactive Wellness Program
  • Semi-flexible hours, with the expectation that you overlap the main part of the day to meet deadlines, collaborate with colleagues and attend key meetings

SimSpace is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. 

SimSpace does not and shall not discriminate based on race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression and identity, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military/veteran status, in any of its activities or operations. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.

Research shows that women and people from underrepresented groups only apply to jobs if they meet all of the qualifications. However, no one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. SimSpace encourages you to break that statistic and to apply. We look forward to your application!

We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, in accordance with applicable law. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please contact careers@simspace.com.

SimSpace does not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies.

Actual compensation for the position is based on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to affordability, skills, qualifications and experience, and may vary from the range.

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SimSpace Headquarters Location

Boston, MA

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SimSpace Company Size

Between 200 - 500 employees

SimSpace Founded Year

2015

SimSpace Total Amount Raised

$45,000,000

SimSpace Funding Rounds

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  • Private Equity

    $45,000,000 USD

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