Senior-Detection Engineer Cloud Security
Company: Paladin Consulting, Inc
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Paladin Consulting is currently hiring a Senior-Detection
Engineer - Cloud Security to join our team working onsite at our
client's office located in Arlington, VA.
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Job Title: Senior-Detection Engineer - Cloud Security
Work Location: Arlington, VA
Duration: Long-term Contract
We are looking for one full time contractor to join the Cyber
Security Operations Team.
This position is within the Information Security Department, on the
Cyber Security Operations Center. - As a member of the CSOC Team, a
candidate can be expected to utilize his/her technical expertise to
create detection logic to identify prioritized threats using logs
and security telemetry. The ideal candidate can dissect an
adversary TTP and identify the logs and technologies required to
identify that behavior in the environment. In addition, this
candidate will focus on supporting, automating, and enhancing the
threat detection engineering lifecycle to advance the in-house
detection and response capabilities.
Experience crafting logic that detects anomalous in user, network,
host, or cloud activity in a high-fidelity manner.
Hands-on technical expertise in building scripts, tools, or
methodologies that enhance threat detection and incident response
capabilities. (Preferably SPL, SQL, and Python)
Ability to identify threats and adversaries by applying logic to
logs and security telemetry.
Knowledge of industry recognized security and analysis frameworks
(Mitre ATT&CK, Kill Chain, NIST Incident Response, CIS,
Prior offensive security experience i.e. Red Team, Pen Testing,
Researching, developing, operationalizing, evaluating, and
improving defensive tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) for
detecting and responding to modern cyber threats, including
development in python.
Participate in strategic development, implementation and execution
of Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs)
Defensive control engineering across defensive platforms for
example: SIEM, EDR, IPS, SOAR, DLP, cloud, Network detection and
Experience in applying detection and response concepts to
On-Premise and Cloud environments. (AWS, Azure, GCP)
Ten (10) years of security experience.
Five (5) years of security operations experience. Examples
(Incident Response, Forensics, SIEM Engineering, Pen Testing,
Attack Simulation, Cloud infrastructure security or similar)
Four (4) years of cloud development experience.
Strong foundation in the deployment of a wide range of security
Experience in Linux systems administration and cloud-based
infrastructure is required.
Experience with Q-Radar, Splunk or other SIEM technologies
Experience with Devops tools, Kubernetes, CI/CD, Ansible, or
Strong familiarity with AWS Cloud Best Practices.
Experience with scripting languages (PowerShell, Python, Ruby,
Experience with CloudFormation, Terraform, and Cloud deployment
Preference for one or more of the following certifications GCIA,
GCIH, GCFA, GNFA, GPEN, GWAPT, GXPN, OSCP, OSCE OR OSWE
This is a fully remote position, US-based (East, Central US
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Paladin Consulting -is an EEOC employer.
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