Serves as a Senior Cyber Threat Analyst in support of a major federal client. This organization provides services that analyze and produce enhanced cyber security and threat intelligence information to include threats and potential threats to the customer’s personnel, information, and information systems; provides timely and relevant intelligence to assist with mitigating cyber threats confronting the Department; supports evaluation, implementation, and operations of tools/technologies used in advanced analysis. Responsible for written and oral briefings to stakeholders and community partners across the Foreign Affairs community.
The Cyber Threat Analyst will support the customer’s overall cyber threat analysis efforts. The analyst must have the political acumen and the confidence to reach out and work with other agencies and industry stakeholders, to share threat information and work together to advance one another’s capabilities. Ensures that relevant threat indicators are infused in all aspects of program operations.
As a senior analyst, they must have significant background in cyber threat analysis, intelligence analysis and reporting, intrusion detection/response, firewall architecture, and emerging technologies. They must also understand security vulnerabilities and malicious actor tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) to assess known and emerging cyber threats and better evaluate the effectiveness of layered defenses and to provide strategic recommendations on new technical and non-technical protections. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of cyber threats across multiple cyber threat groups/actors, targeted intrusion techniques, and different categories of indicators of compromise. Additionally, the candidate would have an understanding of intrusion detection systems, intrusion analysis, data integration platforms, endpoint detection, data analytics, and cyber defense architectures.
Candidate should have proven expert written and oral communication skills to include experience with executive-level presentations. Candidate should have knowledge related to the current state of cyber international relations, adversary tactics, and trends. Candidate will possess the ability to work quickly, and a willingness to complete ad hoc, time sensitive assignments.
Certifications Desired: CISSP, SANS GCTI, CCSP
General Experience: 5 years of experience in intelligence or technical analysis with increasing responsibilities. Demonstrated oral and written communications skills.
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