Threat Investigation Analyst

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Regular FTE


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Sentinel Technologies is seeking a Threat Investigation Analyst to join our growing SOC team. We are looking for a skilled cybersecurity professional responsible for investigating report alerts, anomalies, vulnerabilities, and potential security risks within our own and our client’s environments. This role involves investigation, deductive reasoning, threat intelligence utilization and investigation to uncover and mitigate a variety of threats. This is a full-time position working a hybrid work schedule based in our Downers Grove, IL headquarters.


  • 2+ years of experience as a key member of a security team preferably with a MSSP or MSP (Threat Intel, Malware Analysis, IDS/IPS Analysis, etc)
  • Proven experience in threat investigation and cybersecurity investigations
  • Must know the latest adversary tactics and use to assess alerts within company and client environments
  • Must have experience using cyber security frameworks to inform investigations and course of action
  • Deep knowledge of network and system protocols, malware analysis, and cyber threat intelligence
  • Proficient in using various security tools and technologies, including SIEM, EDR (Endpoint Detection and Response), and threat intelligence platforms
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Experience with Splunk queries for investigations
  • The candidate must meet and uphold CJIS requirements
  • The candidate must have a car, as this position requires travel between location and the transportation of equipment
  • A valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance will be required
  • Legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship
  • Must demonstrate a “can-do” attitude

We focus on candidates that display our “ACE” factor – Attitude, Compassion, and Enthusiasm to deliver quality solutions with exceptional customer service.


 What you get:

We offer an energetic work environment with many corporate culture amenities, competitive salary, and rich benefit plan including: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, 529, Life Insurance, Income Protection Short and Long-Term Disability, Medical and Child/Elder Care, Flexible Spending Account Plans, Employee Assistance Program, Two weeks vacation, additional paid time-off for Personal and Sick, certification and hands-on training, and discounts for local event entertainment and health clubs.


MOTIVATED…..make IT happen!

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Sentinel Technologies, Inc. has been rated a top workplace every year since 2012!


About Us:


Sentinel delivers solutions that can efficiently address a range of IT needs – from security, to communications, to systems & networks, to software applications, to cloud and managed services; all of which include our staffing solutions for our clients. Since 1982, Sentinel has grown from providing technology maintenance services to our current standing as one of the leading IT services and solutions provider in the US. We have aligned with many of today’s global technology leaders including Cisco, Dell, VMware and Microsoft. Sentinel services customers both nationally and internationally with primary support operating centers in Downers Grove (HQ), Chicago, and Springfield, IL; Phoenix, AZ.; Detroit, Lansing, and Grand Rapids, MI; Milwaukee, WI; Denver, CO; and Fort Lauderdale, FL. 


If you are MOTIVATED… you can make IT happen at Sentinel. Our commitment to our employees is to create a work environment that encourages creativity, an entrepreneurial spirit, fosters growth through certification and hands-on training, and values a team-oriented culture with rewards based on impact!


If you share our passion about what technology can do and want to be part of a top workplace environment – we’d like to have you join our team.  Learn more at


As part of Sentinel's employment process, candidates will be required to complete a background check. Only those who meet the minimum requirements will be contacted. No phone calls please.


Sentinel is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, genetics, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.


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