Cyber Threat Hunter

United States
Jul 07, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

AbbVie is looking for a talented Cyber Threat Hunter to join our Cyber Threat Intelligence Team.

As a Threat Hunter, your focus will be at the tactical level, using your knowledge of the ever-changing cyber threat landscape and finding the "bad".  You will identify changing adversary tactics and techniques relevant to AbbVie, understand how our existing capabilities disrupt those activities, and assist in the building of new detective and preventative capabilities.

You will lead and coordinate threat hunting engagements within and outside of the team, analyze artifacts collected from security incidents, and engage with our Cyber Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) as part of IR activities.

Ideal candidates will have a strong background in cyber security, with time spent as part of a cyber threat intelligence team.

* Bachelors degree with 8 years of experience * 3-5 years in a professional Intrusion Detection or Incident Response role * Collection, processing, and analysis of indicators * Performing static or dynamic malware analysis, and interacting with data from malware analysis tools * Creation, validation, and deployment of correlation rules for SIEMs, signatures or rules for IDS/IPS/NGAV/NGFW * Proficiency in Python or PowerShell scripting (for both localized automation and analysis of) * Working with threat analytical models * Analyzing data from technical security controls, such as firewalls, IPS/IDS, enterprise AV, and network analyzers * Candidates should possess strong written and oral communication skills
Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
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Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.