Centene Corporation Cyber Threat Analyst in Rancho Cordova, California

ProfessionalPosition Purpose:

Identify gaps or vulnerabilities in security systems, network devices, and controls to validate effectiveness and configuring of security devices and tools; assign appropriate SLAs to drive system compliance and remediation efforts

Identify, analyze, correlate, mitigate, track, and develop content for tools & processes related to indicators of comprise

Assist with execution of monitoring, incident response, and threat hunting efforts

Identify anomalous activity and potential insider threats by analyzing external and internal log sources to identify attack trends and threat tactics; create strategic threat intelligence reports and briefings

Collect and analyze post exploit data and leverage the results to prevent recurrences

Perform advanced analysis of adversary tactics, exploits, malicious code, and capabilitiesResponsible for enterprise scale cyber threat intelligence, threat hunting, and vulnerability analysis. Perform advanced analysis of adversary tactics, exploits, and capabilities. Utilize a mixture of open source and subscription tools to conduct cyber threat and intelligence analysis, developing briefings and reports for all levels of leadership to aid in decision making and proactive mitigation efforts. Possess a deep understanding of the cyber kill chain, existing network & host security controls, to conduct vulnerability assessments for new and emerging common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs).


Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Engineering, or Business Administration. 4+ years of experience with cyber security tools, network topologies, intrusion detection, defense, and secured networks. Subject matter expertise in one or more of the following domains: Windows Client/Servers, Unix/Linux, Firewalls/ACL, Networking/Routing, Cloud Computing, Web Application Testing.


Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), GIAC Certified Pentester (GPEN) preferred

This position will be supporting a Federal government contract, therefore it requires U. S. citizenship and proof of favorable adjudication following submission of Department of Defense form SF86 or higher security.

Preferred Skills:

Highly preferred that candidates have Web Application Security Testing experience.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

TITLE: Cyber Threat Analyst

LOCATION: Rancho Cordova, California

REQNUMBER: 1107104

COMPANY: Information Technology

POSITION TYPE: Professional