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Senior-Detection Engineer Cloud Security

Company: Paladin Consulting, Inc
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

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.

Job Summary
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, etc.)

Prior offensive security experience i.e. Red Team, Pen Testing, Adversary Emulation

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 prevention.

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 solutions.

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 Puppet.

Strong familiarity with AWS Cloud Best Practices.

Experience with scripting languages (PowerShell, Python, Ruby, Perl, etc.)

Experience with CloudFormation, Terraform, and Cloud deployment solutions.

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 Preferred)
For more information or to view other opportunities, visit us at

Paladin Consulting -is an EEOC employer.

Keywords: Paladin Consulting, Inc, Arlington , Senior-Detection Engineer Cloud Security, Engineering , Arlington, Virginia

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