Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, N Senior Cyber Threat Specialist in Chicago, Illinois


As the healthcare industry continues to rapidly transform, our IT team conceives, develops and delivers impactful technology solutions to support access to quality, affordable healthcare for our members. We are driven by our collective company purpose: To do everything in our power to stand with our members in sickness and in health®. Our IT team unleashes the power of this purpose through technology. We come to work every day to make a difference, and we deliver the highest quality and best solutions to our members.

Job Purpose: The position is responsible for researching and reporting on cyber threats that are potential risks to HCSC; working within an interdisciplinary team of engineers and analysts to evaluate tools deployed in these attacks as well as the tactics and procedures used by cyber-espionage operators; mining existing threat research and external open sources for indicators of cyber attacks to create actionable intelligence reports for HCSC; including short-term analysis of individual attacks to validate and publish indicators, but also long-term analysis of tools, infrastructure and tactics to create and augment profiles of intrusion sets and operators. Required Job Qualifications:

Bachelors degree and 5 years experience in Information Technology OR Technical Certification and 7 years experience in Information Technology OR 9 years experience in Information Technology. *Knowledge of portfolio-specific applications and technologies.Experience with researching and tracking Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) campaigns.Knowledge of the technical aspects associated with external IT threats.Experience with malware analysis or malware reverse engineering.Knowledge of business portfolios.Knowledge of business operations including products and services.Oral and written communications.Problem solving / analytical skills.Knowledge of cyber attack infrastructure, including computer systems and networks.Knowledge of the security concerns facing large enterprises.Experience with enterprise incident handling . *Experience with the Cyber Kill Chain and Intelligence Driven Defense.Ability to execute.Teamwork and collaboration.Organized and detail oriented.Analytical and problem-solving skills. *Ability to work under stress in emergencies.Customer focus and the ability to manage customer expectations.

Preferred Job Qualifications: Bachelors OR Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.(Persistent Threat)Penetration testing

Location: IL - Chicago, TX - Richardson

Activation Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Expiration Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2018

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