At Delta Dental, our strategy is only as strong as the people who execute it! We are hiring individuals that are not just right for today but also for our future. We have built a foundation of high-trust by treating all people with dignity, making and keeping commitments, and consistently striving to do the right thing. Our leaders optimistically share future possibilities to inspire and motivate others toward their full potential. We expect our employees to find ways to embrace positive change, be curious and challenge the status quo, and provide solutions to unmet problems. Joining Delta Dental means joining a culture focused on fostering development, building genuine connections, recognizing each other’s strengths and sharing in successes.
This position is responsible for all aspects of security threat management for Delta Dental of California. This hands-on technical role shares responsibilities across the team in conducting cyber threat intelligence, executing threat hunts, participating and leading incident response efforts, performing digital forensics, and implementing threat protection across the enterprise.
This role is responsible for building, maintaining, and improving the engine that powers large-scale security threat management capabilities that protect, detect, and respond to emerging threats and sophisticated attacks on enterprise networks. The person in this role reviews and analyzes large and highly complex datasets and information to provide content, conclusions, and actionable recommendations to mitigate risk and stop attackers cold.
The candidate should have an applied and in-depth understanding of malware, attacker tactics, techniques, and procedures and experience defending organizations from these threats. In addition to having a breadth of technical experience, the candidate should have leadership and customer communication experience
How you will make an impact:
Design, build, run, and own infrastructure and automation to detect, contain, and eradicate security threats.
Develop new and novel defense techniques to identify and stop advanced adversary tactics and techniques.
Perform forensics on network, host, memory, and other artifacts originating from multiple operating systems, applications, or networks and extract IOCs (Indicators of Compromise) and TTP (Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures).
Collect, analyze, assess, and disseminate information about cyber threats and potential attacks.
Conduct human-driven, proactive, and iterative hunts through enterprise networks, endpoints, or datasets to detect malicious, suspicious, or risky activities that have evaded detection by existing tools.
Lead the Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) in responding to active and time-sensitive threats including communications and coordination across different teams.
Work closely with other members of the Information Security team to lead changes in the company's defense posture.
What we look for:
BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.
7+ years of experience in information security.
Possession of a holistic view of the threat, vulnerability, and risk as well as their relationship.
Deep understanding of internals and constructs of at least two main modern operation systems.
Relevant security certifications (OSCP, OSCE, GPEN, GXPN, GREM, GNFA, GCFA).
Applied experience with application and business logic embedded in business systems.
Knowledge of open security testing standards and projects, including OWASP.
Proficiency with at least one interpreted programming language (Python, Ruby, etc.).
Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP networking, and network services such as DNS, SMTP, DHCP, etc.
In-depth understanding of authentication protocols, applied cryptography, key management, PKI and SSL/TLS.
Experience employing phishing and other social engineering tactics.
Experience using multiple command and control channels, including DNS and HTTPS.
Proven ability to effectively communicate findings and mitigation strategies to stakeholders and develop comprehensive and accurate reports and presentations for both technical and executive audiences.
Teamwork and ability to promote a working environment that increases collaboration, predictability, transparency and promotes a culture of experimentation and innovation.
Effective and consistent collaboration through available mediums that enable remote team communication.
Ability to work effectively in a diverse team and promote team diversity.
Benefits and perks:
12 days starting vacation plus 12 holidays and your birthday off!
Multiple medical insurance options: 100% paid or low cost premiums
100% paid dental insurance
100% paid vision insurance
Onsite gym and/or gym discount and fitness incentive
Culture of learning: substantial tuition reimbursement to improve your skills
Career growth: we love promoting from within
Strong commitment to work/life balance
Social responsibility and volunteer opportunities
At Delta Dental we:
Promote accountability, integrity and collaboration: Our employees are collaborative, self-aware, and ethical. It is our expectation to do the right thing and follow through on commitments.
Foster professional development: Our employees take ownership of developing themselves and others through coaching, mentoring and providing/being open to constructive feedback and identifying learning opportunities.
Value customers and cultivate positive experiences: Our employees take time to build rapport with customers, while anticipating and exceeding their needs to ensure positive outcomes.
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ABOUT Delta Dental
Delta Dental covers more Americans than any other dental benefits provider. As an employee you’ll take part in our mission to become the trusted health partner by collaborating with our communities and employees to reimagine and deliver new possibilities in an ever-changing environment. Our Enterprise Strategy focuses on pillars of Growth and Diversification, supported by the platforms of Culture and People, Process and Technology. Our employees take pride working for a purpose-driven organization and live our values of Trust, Service, Excellence and Innovation.
We are part of the Delta Dental Plans Association, a network of companies that provides dental coverage to 74 million people in the U.S. Delta Dental of California, Delta Dental of New York, Inc., Delta Dental of Pennsylvania and Delta Dental Insurance Company, together with our affiliate companies, form one of the nation’s largest dental benefits delivery systems, covering 33 million enrollees. All of our companies are members, or affiliates of members, of the Delta Dental Plans Association, a network of 39 Delta Dental companies throughout the country.
Delta Dental provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Delta Dental complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.