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DuPont Critical Threats Analyst in Wilmington, Delaware

Critical Threats Analyst (Job Number: 214327W-01)



The successful candidate will work as a part of DuPont’s Cyber Incident Response & Threat Management team, participating with security incident response team efforts, email defense and threat mitigation, end user cyber threat awareness, in-depth technical analysis of identified cyber threat activity, and conducting cyber hunting operations. The Cyber Threat Analyst will monitor and deploy real time incident response capabilities, monitor and respond to critical cyber threats, conduct digital forensics and root cause analysis, develop recommendations for security enhancements, and help drive team strategy and capabilities .


The Cyber Threat Analyst will recognize potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises through both escalated security events data and incident analysis reports. They will collaborate with other security analysts to augment threat detection and analysis, while fostering a culture of teamwork within the team.

The Cyber Threat Analyst primary responsibilities will be in Email threat and Endpoint Detection & Response security tools to provide real time response, mitigation and remediation to cyber threat incidents. They will also conduct cyber threat hunts throughout the environment for new and emerging threats, develop and implement new cyber security mitigations and prevention methodologies and procedures, supporting the maturation of the company’s incident response and advanced defense

Your key responsibilities:

  • Monitor and deploy real time incident response capabilities

  • Monitor and respond to Email threat incidents

  • Knowledge of Information Security products and systems (EDR, IDPS, HIPS, SIEM, VA technology, etc…)

  • Strong process, documentation and metrics focus to optimize team performance

  • Knowledge and understanding of common social engineering techniques, email phishing techniques and other related email threats

  • Knowledge and understanding of operating system internals, network security architecture, and protocol analysis

  • Analyze forensic artifacts and conduct digital forensics

  • Willing to participate in on-call rotation for emergency cyber security situations

  • Creation and maintenance of tools to automate analysis and incident response tasks

  • Interface with common security tool developers to improve services provided


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Forensics, Cyber Security, Information Systems, or a related field equivalent experience.

  • 3 -5 years’ experience performing incident response and digital forensics while working in a similar role

  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions on remediation and countermeasures for challenging information security threats

  • Strong understanding of incident response methodologies and technologies

  • Understanding of the life cycle of network threats, attacks, attack vectors, and methods of exploitation

  • Strong communication skills are necessary, including experience in authoring and editing technical reports and presentations

  • Ability to perform network and host-based forensics and log analysis

  • Ability to analyze captured data to perform incident response and identify potential compromises

  • Understanding of static and dynamic binaries analysis

  • Understanding of common Indicators of Compromise

  • One or more of the following technical certifications: GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE), GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM), EnCE or equivalent certifications in these areas

  • Experience working with network and system security technology to include SIEM, data analytics platforms, endpoint tools, network technologies and appliances.

  • Experience working with Security Operations Automation Response (SOAR) applications

  • Experience in static and dynamic binaries analysis

  • Detailed understanding of signatures and regular expressions

  • Experience with a scripting language such as Perl, Python, or other scripting language in an incident handling environment

At DuPont, we have an unbridled commitment to deliver essential innovations that enrich people’s lives, enable sustainable development and foster human potential for generations to come.

Innovations developed from highly engineered products and naturally sourced ingredients shape industries and everyday life. From smarter homes to more efficient cars, from better ways of digitally connecting to new tools that enable active and healthy lifestyles…in all these areas and many more, we’re working with customers to transform their ideas into real world answers that help humanity thrive.

Coupled with core values and excellent compensation & benefits… Together, we’re turning possibilities into real world answers that help humanity prosper!

Primary Location: NA-United States-Delaware-Wilmington

Organization: Corporate

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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