Our Emerging Threat Defense team within Bank of America’s Cyber Security Defense function works to continuously strengthen the bank’s cyber security posture through research, threat simulations, threat hunting, and offensive security engagements. This team works with partners throughout the bank to both discover and develop mitigations from threats to help secure a critical infrastructure around the world that interacts with millions of customers.
The position of Senior Threat Hunter is responsible for analyzing and correlating large data sets to uncover novel threats and attack techniques that may be present within the bank’s environments. A Senior Threat Hunter also will be tasked with and collaborating with data science, threat research, and cyber defense control teams to identify opportunities to develop analytical methods to detect advanced threat actors who utilize emerging tactics and techniques. In support of these processes, the role will also include developing and documenting new and innovative threat hunt hypotheses to increase the team’s ability to find existing threats that are otherwise going unidentified or unnoticed. The role will also be expected to actively share knowledge and mentor more junior members of the threat hunt team.
The role will work with all Cyber Defense operational and technical teams within Global Information Security (GIS) to gain insight into critical security controls and architectural specifics to develop valuable hunt strategies and analytics that identify malicious behavior accurately while maintaining a low false positive rate. This role advises on and reviews product assessments, policy adjustments, and architectural transformations that impact the global Corporation, and will be a thought leader in the design of cutting-edge detective, preventative, and proactive controls.
Beneficial but not required:
Enterprise Role Overview:
Leads the analysis, implementation, execution and improvement of proactive security controls to prevent external threat actors from infiltrating company information or systems. Conducts research and provides leadership updates regarding advanced attempts/efforts to compromise security protocols. Maintains or reviews security systems and assesses security policies that control access to systems. Provides status updates and recommendations to the leadership team regarding the impact of theft, destruction, alteration or denial of access to information. Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data. Typically has 5-10 years of relevant experience and will act as an individual contributor.
Shift:1st shift (United States of America)
Hours Per Week:40
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