FireEye is supporting a critical customer mission to design, build, deliver, and operate a national level network defense capability. FireEye is seeking a Countermeasures Engineer (CME) to provide support to ongoing breach detection, threat analysis, intelligence integration, and active defense. The CME will be responsible for enhancing the Customer’s active defense capability, enriching boundary defense data with actionable intelligence to inform mitigation and supporting overall hunt and analysis operations. Additionally, the CME may spend time performing security engineering activities during the analysis, design, development, and sustainment phases of the customer program, including interfacing with the customer for these activities.
The successful candidate will have a background in proactive hunt activities, counter measure engineering and active operations, and identification of threats affecting networks and systems. Experience in collecting and analyzing intrusion detection system alerts, firewall logs, network traffic logs, and host system logs to identify malicious intent is essential. This position is part of a team of SMEs offered autonomy, and therefore the successful candidate must be proactive and forward thinking possessing the ability to identify gaps and continuously advance operations.