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Advanced Threat Hunter

Plano, Texas, United States of America


Job Title:

Persistent Threat and Data Analyst

Role Overview:

As a member of the Advanced Threat Hunting team, you will serve as an escalation point and subject matter expert for Trellix’s Security Operations Center and the Office of the Chief Information Security Officer. Your experience and knowledge will play a critical role in developing and implementing strategies to secure Trellix’s customer and employee data across the globe.

We are looking for an experienced well-rounded cyber defender who has an interest in staying up to date with current and emerging cyber threats. We do not expect a mastery of any specific security field but a working knowledge in multiple areas of cyber security and an interest in continuous learning are critical.

Role Responsibilities

A day in the life of an Advanced Threat Hunter may include:

  • Lead or play a critical role in incident response scenarios.
  • Identifying and prioritizing emerging threats and potential attack campaigns.
  • Providing analytic support, pertaining to a wide range of cyber threat actors and attack campaigns.
  • Engagement in vulnerability management and other proactive cyber security operations.
  • Collaborating closely with senior leaders to ensure threat intelligence analysis and products are mapped to prioritized corporate assets and risks.
  • Building contextual threat analysis using open and private intelligence sources

Role Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience in host and network intrusion analysis or incident response roles.
  • Knowledge of common digital forensics tools and practices.
  • Knowledge of common cyber threat intelligence concepts.
  • Knowledge of common malware analysis or reverse engineering techniques.
  • Some experience developing threat hunting analytics or executing threat intelligence research activities.
  • Some experience implementing the above concepts in relation to non-Windows environments (Mac and/or Linux).
  • Effective communication skills, experience writing and presenting to technical and non-technical audiences.

Company Benefits and Perks:

We work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage everyone to bring their authentic selves to work every day. We offer a variety of social programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits to all of our employees.

  • Pension and Retirement Plans
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Support for Community Involvement

We're serious about our commitment to diversity which is why we prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.


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