Cyber Hunt Analyst - 6204 in San Antonio, TX at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 6/21/2022

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Requisition Number: 6204 

Job Description

Career growth, cutting edge tools, big data, talented peers, hybrid environment when possible, making a difference…just a few things you will get to experience with us at Enlighten. Come work with us and help provide the tools to solve DOD’s Big Data problems!

Enlighten is looking for an experienced Cyber Hunt Analyst to apply strong cyber security, Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) and networking domain knowledge to support cyber analytics product development and modeling, threat analysis, and direct customer mission support. 

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Regular activities consist of hunting for threats, reporting on findings, and converting tools, techniques and processes into automated capabilities for the current cyber platform. 
  • Will also be responsible for collecting customer Cyber Operations requirements, generating use cases, providing Cyber SME support and system training to end users.
  • Ability to multi-task in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well independently with little input, and as a part of a team.
  • Travel to customer locations CONUS and OCONUS up to 25% of the time.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Security Clearance - Current Secret level clearance is required and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen.  Can also consider candidates with a TS/SCI clearance.
  • 5+ years of experience  in cyber security operations related fields and a Bachelors in related field or 3 years  experience with Masters; or High School Diploma and 9 years experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience like previous BDP experience or AWS certifications.
  • Knowledge of Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO), including threat hunting methodologies.
  • Technical experience to cyber data analysis to include continuous monitoring, intelligence, and reporting.
  • Ability to abstract threat hunting concepts to look at the ‘big picture’ and discover threats that aren’t captured by traditional methods (e.g. SIEMs).
  • Experience in big data hunting analysis and reporting.
  • Advanced experience in using cyber tools, defensive toolkits, endpoint and network sensors, SIEMs, and threat sharing platforms (e.g. MISP).
  • Advanced experience with the MITRE ATT&CK framework and associated TTPs.
  • Leverages an understanding of enterprise IT infrastructure, systems monitoring, and networking to identify suspicious patterns and behaviors within the ecosystem.
  • Excellent verbal, written, analytical, and presentation skills.
  • Excellent work ethic and a high commitment to quality.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.

Preferred Requirements

  • Prior experience interfacing, consulting and training customers is a big plus.
  • Security+ certification.
  • CISSP, CEH or similar certification.


This opportunity resides with Enlighten - Cyber & Electronic Warfare, a business group within Mission Technologies, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries. HII works within our nation’s intelligence and cyber operations communities to defend our interests in cyberspace. Our deep expertise in network architecture, software and hardware development, cybersecurity and the electromagnetic environment uniquely enables us to support sensitive missions for federal agency partners.

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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