Careers

Do you have what it takes to be on the Pondurance Team?

Founded in 2008, Pondurance has since become one of the leading information security solution consultancies in the Midwest. Our experts engineer, pursue, and develop the latest industry trends and cutting-edge security technologies and innovations.

Every member of our team is an expert in their own right. This allows us to provide our clients with a formidable, confident and dedicated partnership. Many leading companies throughout the Midwest partner and collaborate with our team and have become trustees in our business.

Our Culture = Partners with Purpose

We operate with the lights on and windows open. Our clients can always reach us, and each team member operates with a sense of ownership and is a mentor to others on their team. We work hard to provide solid-as-a-rock, custom-fit solutions for our clients which means our partners (like you) have to be up for the challenge.

At Pondurance we thrive on a culture of excellence by adhering to the following core values:

  • Champion Others: Our foundation is rooted in a tenet of servant leadership.
  • Be Genuine: Strong relationships backed by a culture of integrity, purpose and trust.
  • Pursue Balance: Seek equilibrium in data, confidence, risk, work, and life itself.
  • Creative Collaboration: No islands. No outcasts. Problem solvers at heart designing impactful solutions.

If you think you have what it takes–submit your resume and cover letter to team@pondurance.com. Below is a list of our current positions.

 

All Open Positions

Summary

As a Security Analyst at Pondurance you will serve as a support system for lead analysts on cyber threats, evaluate and report on client’s network traffic and system logs; in an effort to help mitigate their risk of attack, as well as immediately contain threats that do penetrate their defenses.

Job Description

The successful candidate will assist in Incident Detection and Response as well as Vulnerability Management for our Threat Management Solution clientele. The candidate will also be able to analyze IOCs and work with the team to develop countermeasures. The candidate will also be will be required to work with the team to resolve issues, tweak current processes, and improve existing work instructions. The candidate will also need to research new threats to an enterprise environment and work with the team to develop effective countermeasures.

Responsibilities:
o Perform threat hunting on client’s networks and logs, looking for attacker presence
o Serve as support to lead investigator on Digital Forensics Incident Response to include performing forensic analysis, implement incident response procedures, and analyze malware as it presents itself
o Identify and attack vectors, threat tactics and attacker techniques
o Understand customers’ intelligence needs and wants
o Regularly assist with the review and provide reports on observed threats.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of threat hunting and incident response procedures
  • Knowledge of Intrusion Detection System (IDS) / Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) tools and applications
  • Knowledge of network forensics and host-based forensics is a plus
  • Strong understanding of OS behaviors
  • Experience and knowledge of information security, IPv4/v6 networks, network devices, proxies, IDS/IPS, and monitoring tools
  • Demonstrate experience with one or more of the following: packet capture (PCAP) analysis using Wireshark or similar tools, familiarity with commercial or open source log or SIEM solutions, event analysis, correlation, reporting, alerting, and host-based analysis/detection, service discovery tools such as Nmap and vulnerability scanning tools such as Nessus, Nexpose, and/or Qualys. *Endgame knowledge is a plus
  • Experience with system or network administration (Unix/Linux experience preferred)
  • Experience with electronics social engineering exercises and campaigns, using social media, email, and phone
  • Skill in evaluating information for reliability, validity, and relevance
  • Skill in securing network communications
  • Ability to recognize and analyze malware
  • Ability to exercise judgement when policies are not well-defined
  • Ability to adjust and adapt in a fast pace and dynamic environment.
  • Ability to communicate technical problems, vulnerability, and risk into a business context understood by the client
  • Ability to make sound decisions and possess excellent problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate strong composure with a balance of urgency and intensity, as well as focus
  • Possess the desire to grow both technically and professionally in the information security field

Education

The Security Analyst position requires a Bachelor’s degree or 1 to 3 years of experience in a related field.

Other Qualifications

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