Centene Corporation Cyber Threat Analyst - Web Application Scanning in Rancho Cordova, California


Position 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 capabilities

  • Responsible 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: Subject matter expert in Web Application Scanning.

Preferred Skills:

  • Highly preferred that candidates have Web Application Security Testing experience.


  • 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.

TITLE: Cyber Threat Analyst - Web Application Scanning

LOCATION: Rancho Cordova, California

REQNUMBER: 1107104

COMPANY: Information Technology

POSITION TYPE: Professional