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Detection Engineering Consultant

Cox Communications Inc
Atlanta, GA 30303
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*Primary Location: *6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA, USA
*Division: *Cox Communications Inc
*Job Level: *Individual Contributor
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *215315
The Detection Engineering Consultant will serve as a technical expert within the Security Detection Engineering (SDE) team within the Cyber Defense organization and report directly to the SDE team manager. The Detection Engineering Consultant builds, tests, maintains, and troubleshoots security alerts for use by the SOC, and supports complex investigations as necessary. The Detection Engineering Consultant will make decisions and recommendations on implementing and improving security monitoring and will contribute to successful operations within the Cyber Defense organization.


Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong business acumen and possess a blend of general business, technology and security competencies. This is a unique opportunity to work for a telecommunications company protecting national critical infrastructure.


*Primary Responsibilities: *




* Write detection signatures, tune systems / tools, develop automation scripts and correlation rules.

* Maintain knowledge of adversary Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTP).

* Review and remediate alert false positives and SOC tuning requests

* Troubleshoot problems with log parsing and SIEM configuration.

* Maintain internal knowledge bases such as mapping of detections to MITRE ATT&CK matrices, kill chains, and other attack models.

* Coordinate with and support work by third parties such as Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs) and professional service providers.

* Identify and hunt threats within the Cox environments

* Contribute to Cyber Defense projects, meetings, and ad-hoc requests.

* Assist training of SOC analysts on analysis techniques and detection methodologies.

* Development and maintenance of SDE team policies and procedures.


Qualifications: *Minimum Requirements:*




* Four or more years of technical experience in the information security field.

* Four or more years of practical experience in a SOC related role.

* Experience in security monitoring use case development and operations

* Experience working with a SIEM with the ability to understand and modify threat detection rules.

* Experience with open source intelligence OSINT feeds.

* Strong knowledge and experience with the Windows and Linux operating systems.

* Working knowledge of cloud technologies such as Amazon, Azure and Google.

* Experience using Python, PowerShell, or equivalent scripting language.

* Strong knowledge of network protocols, web servers, authentication mechanisms, anti-virus and server applications.

* Ability to execute under pressure.

* Ability to perform independent analysis, distill relevant findings and root cause.

* Ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively using written and verbal communication.



*Preferred:*




* BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, etc.

* Cloud technology experience and incident response techniques.

* Experience with endpoint security agents (Carbon Black, Crowdstrike, etc.).

* Maintains an industry certification such as GCIH, CCIA, GIAC, CISSP, or CISM.

* Experience with network forensics and associated toolsets, (Suricata, WireShark, PCAP, tcpdump, etc.) and analysis techniques.

* Experience with host-based detection and prevention suites (Microsoft SCEP, Carbon Black Response, OSSEC, etc.).

* Understanding of log collection and aggregation techniques, Elastic Search, Logstash, Kibana (ELK), syslog-NG, Windows Event Forwarding (WEF), etc.



Who We Are
*About Cox Communications*
Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.
Posted: 2021-07-09 Expires: 2021-08-26
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