Cyber Threat Hunter

Cyber Threat Hunter

Job Title: Cyber Threat Hunter
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Generous Bonus + Benefits Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JDCTHV_1609232617
Contact Name: Jonathan Dale
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 29, 2020 09:03

Job Description

Cyber Threat Hunter

Location - London/Remote

Salary - £60-70k (DOE) + Bonus + Benefits

Working Hours - Mon-Fri, 9-5

Currently working with a Technology giant who are looking to bring in an experienced Cyber Threat Hunter to help build out their newly formed Cyber Threat Hunting Unit and compliment their well-established CSIRT capability.

This is a really exciting position in a newly formed team where you will be expected to proactively hunt for unknown threats, illuminating malicious activities which had previously gone undetected. This team sits within the Cyber Defence capability alongside the SOC, CTI and CSIRT teams but would also interact closely with the Red Teaming function, allowing exposure and involvement in all elements of cyber security.


  • Hunting for malicious and anomalous activity across the enterprise.
  • Development and implementation of advanced analysis and search capability to identify potentially sophisticated APT and insider threat activities.
  • Researching new and existing threat actors and associated tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) and their impact to the business.
  • Work closely with the security/content engineering teams to develop use-cases and improve overall efficiency of the Cyber Threat Hunting processes.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Proven experience in identifying and responding to advanced attacker methodologies and external attack infrastructures.
  • A 'purple team' mindset, specialising in blue/red teaming with a natural curiosity as to how the other side operates.
  • Strong knowledge of the development and deployment of advanced security monitoring techniques and the creation of new cyber threat hunting use cases.
  • Previous experience working in a dedicated Cyber Threat Hunting team or advanced SOC/CSIRT capability.

This is an amazing opportunity to join a newly established Cyber Threat Hunting team within one of the most advanced Cyber Defence capabilities in the UK, if not globally. The successful candidate will be given freedom investigate, research and proactively hunt for various cyber security threats, whilst also being afforded responsibility to help shape the Cyber Threat Hunting team. The client have significant budget to invest in you, and you'll be joining a company which prides itself on its culture and the way they look after their staff.

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