Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst, Lead

Key Role:

Serve as the technical lead of a sizeable team responsible for strategic planning, technology advancements, project management, and recommendations for continuous improvement in overall cyber defense strategy and providing an advanced level of all-source analysis of cyber threats to U.S. Federal Government networks. Meet with national level government client leadership to discuss client’s challenges during regular business hours. Help evolve the client’s cybersecurity technologies to answer leading edge security problems, including advanced visualization solutions, exfiltration detection modeling and analysis, malware detection, automated analysis and modeling, and sandbox analysis systems. Develop and document plans to improve existing processes and tools and analyze procedures to advance client’s capabilities and gain efficiencies.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience in a professional work environment

  • Experience with developing strategic-level plans and cybersecurity information technology and security applications

  • Experience with creating and presenting succinct briefings, presentations, and reports to technical and executive leadership that convey team’s analysis, threat trends, defensive strategies, and prioritization

  • Knowledge of current and emerging cyber adversaries and their techniques, tactics, and procedures (TTPs)

  • Ability to apply consulting experience, technical expertise, and cybersecurity or IT industry knowledge to convert cyber data into actionable intelligence information to help shape recommendations related to applying defensive controls to mitigate the client’s cyber threats, risks, and opportunities

  • Ability to develop solutions for challenges related to information communication and knowledge management

  • Ability to collaborate with multiple internal and external stakeholders to gather data and intelligence to analyze, vet, and enrich the intelligence, create joint reports, and share with relevant entities

  • TS/SCI clearance

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Assurance, Intelligence Studies, Political Science, or International Relations

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with working in a fast-paced, 24x7x365 cyber threat or analysis center, promptly responding to critical mission needs as needed

  • Experience with creating reports to highlight team and program performance metrics, capture and incorporate feedback to further operational effectiveness

  • Experience with integrating large amounts and types of data with common or custom technologies for processing, normalization, and analysis

  • Knowledge of threat modeling and adversary tactics and techniques frameworks, including MITRE ATT&CK matrices, Cyber Kill Chain, STRIDE, or PASTA

  • Ability to develop custom automation scripts for process optimization and mission efficacy

  • Ability to analyze packet capture (PCAP) data, network and system logs to identify adversary TTPs, indicators of compromise

  • Cybersecurity Certification, including GSEC, GSOC, GCIH, GCIA, GCWN, GDSA, GCDA, GDAT, GSE, GCSA, GWEB, GCLD, GXPN, GICSP, GRID, CySA+, SSCP, or Cloud+

Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

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