Cyber Threat Analyst

Key Role:

Apply a broad comprehension of tactical- to strategic-level intelligence analysis of cyber threats, vectors, and actors supporting cyber defense and computer network operations. Use both open-source data and classified reporting to identify, investigate, and analyze cyber threats and prepare threat briefs and products to support security operations and enterprise operations. Advise on and apply network vulnerability, forensic, and malware analysis data when conducting a technical analysis of cyber threats and events and provide recommendations to inform defensive cyber operations.

Basic Qualifications:

-Experience with producing all-source cyber intelligence products, incorporating technical, open-source, and classified information to identify, and comprehending cyber threats from available data sources

-Experience with operating as an integral part of a team’s mission activities to detect, deter, and neutralize cyber threats against IT and Industrial Control System architectures

-Experience with providing oral and written briefings to executive leadership

-Experience with tools and capabilities, including Splunk, Elasticsearch, MISP, FireEye Intelligence portal/iSight, LookingGlass, IBM Resilient, or Illuminate

-Knowledge of the mission, structure, policies, and key intelligence programs of the US intelligence community

-Ability to adapt and develop complex cybersecurity tools and analysis practices to the mission

-Active Top Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree and 10 years of experience in a professional work environment or MA or MS degree and 6 years of experience in a professional work environment

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with Incident Response actions and activities

-Ability to forecast and meet time-sensitive deadlines

-Possession of excellent creative, innovative, and analytical problem-solving skills

-Possession of excellent facilitation skills to bring diverse groups together on issues and reach consensus across stakeholders

Clearance:

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

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