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Sr. Analyst, Cybersecurity (Lead)-Remote

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Date: Nov 26, 2022

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28216

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 58041

 

Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.

We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.

Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

The global Information Technology (IT) Function is leading efforts to align IT and Business Strategy, leverage IT investments, and optimize end to end business processes and associated information integration technologies.  Through these efforts, IT helps to improve the competitive position of Corning's businesses through IT enabled processes.  IT also delivers Information Technology applications, infrastructure, and project services in a cost efficient manner to Corning worldwide.

 

Scope of Position:

 

In this position, you will perform data analysis, incident response, investigative analysis, and research on existing and emerging cyber threats, particularly those directed against the company's global networks. You will be charged with part of leading the maturation and optimization of our EDR capability through the development of custom content that focuses on threat actor TTPs and reduces false positives. You will be expected to "think like an adversary" and engage in threat hunting operations leveraging your understanding of the tactics, techniques and procedures employed by advanced threats combined with intelligence from multiple sources, and provide reporting and briefings to other teams and leadership in order to maintain appropriate levels of situational awareness. This role has the ability to be virtual.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Develop host-based detection content in Microsoft Defender
  • Analyze network and host activity associated with intrusion attempts by advanced attackers.
  • Perform network traffic analysis utilizing raw packet data, net flow, IDS, and custom sensor output and mentor cyber analysts.
  • Lead, support, and mentor team enterprise incident response efforts.
  • Leverage understanding of tactics, techniques and procedures associated with advanced threats to create and evolve custom detections that mitigate highly dynamic threats to the enterprise.
  • Employ advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction and threat intelligence gathering streamlining, documenting, and sharing updated processes.
  • Proactively research advanced and emerging cyber threats, and apply analytical understanding of attacker methodologies, system vulnerabilities, and key indicators of attacks and exploits in threat hunting efforts
  • Contribute to threat intelligence reports and briefings that provide situational awareness of cyber threats impacting the company's global network infrastructure, to every level of the organization.
  • Collaborate using information and knowledge sharing networks and professional relationships to achieve common goals.
  • Provide on-call support for incident response efforts outside of core hours as needed.

 

Education and Experience:

 

  • Bachelor's degree and 7+ years of threat analysis and incident response experience - additional years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of Bachelor's degree
  • Relevant certifications (CISSP, SANS GIAC, CEH, etc.)

 

Required Skills:

 

  • Understanding of cyber threat models, including ATT&CK, Cyber Kill Chain, Racetrack, Diamond Model, etc.
  • Experience working with EDR tools, Microsoft Defender preferred
  • Experience with Splunk (preferred) or other SIEM-type platform
  • Experience in conventional network\host-based intrusion analysis, digital forensics, or malware analysis.
  • Experience performing "deep dive" analysis and correlation of log data and forensic artifacts from multiple sources.
  • Experience in incident response activities
  • Strong understanding of Operating Systems and Network Protocols.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Windows administrative tools, and the Unix/Linux command line.

 

Preferred Skills:

 

  • Capable and comfortable communicating actionable threat intelligence to both technical and executive-level stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with customizing and deploying Sysmon
  • Familiarity with common languages (like Perl and Python) to parse logs, automate processes, and integrate systems.
  • Previous experience as Threat Researcher and/or Intelligence Analyst.
  • Perform adversary emulation to validate mitigations and detections.
  • Experience with dynamic malware analysis, and reverse engineering.
  • Experience in cryptography or cryptanalysis
  • Ability to create, modify, and implement both Snort and YARA signatures, sharing best practices with colleagues.
  • Published research papers at conferences or through other mediums (blogs, articles).
  • Working knowledge of Computer Network Exploitation (CNE), or Computer Network Attack (CNA) tools and techniques.
  • A deep understanding of advanced cyber threats targeting enterprises, along with the tools, tactics, and procedures used by those threats.
  • Experience applying threat and data modeling, advanced data correlation, and statistical analysis to develop alerts, notable events, investigative dashboards, and metrics driven reports.
  • Travel Requirement:  Up to 10%

 

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

 

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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