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Cyber Threat Hunting Analyst

  • Location: Fort Worth, 76155
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 days ago

Leverage the latest technology to solve business problems in a collaborative environment at this Fortune 500 transportation giant. Top technical resources are retained on long term contract engagements.

Position: Cyber Threat Hunting Analyst
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Term: Long term contract
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

What You'll Do:
  • Hunting for cyber threats and anomalies within an environment.
    • Delivering analysis reports and incident assessments.
    • Conducting cyber security logging assessments.
    • Conducting research and presenting threat briefings.
  • Collaborate across the organization to help mitigate and detect Advanced Persistent Threats.
  • Develop analysis processes and help drive cyber security initiatives.

What You'll Need:
  • Trustworthy, good communicator, collaborative, dependable, and driven personality
  • Bachelors degree in information security or related discipline or the equivalent of five (5) years or more in the industry as job experience
  • Three (3) or more years of significant Cyber Threat Hunting experience
  • Prior cyber experience in three (3) or more of the following:
    • Threat response
    • Intrusion analysis
    • Endpoint incident response (MAC, Linux, and/or Windows)
    • Malware analysis
    • Penetration testing
    • Threat hunting
    • Strong knowledge of forensic techniques
  • Experience with EDR tools and analysis.
  • Skilled in event analysis leveraging Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools (ie Securonix).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to convey extremely technical concepts to audiences with varying technical prowess.
  • Solid understanding of MITRE ATT&CK techniques / sub-techniques and ability to articulate hunting analysis to audiences.
  • A zeal for tailoring communication to a wide range of stakeholders from Security Analysts to CIOs.
  • Programing/Scripting skills (Python preferred)

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer including disability and veteran and provides reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA). If you are a person with a disability needing assistance applying, or at any point in the hiring process, please email us at To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.

For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.