Threat Intelligence Integration Analyst/Lead

General Dynamics Information Technology
  • Location
    Beltsville, Maryland
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jun 25

Position description

Provides Threat Intelligence analysis supporting the clients 24x7x365 operations center. Contributes to a team of information assurance professionals working with Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) software and hardware, analyzing IDS data, writing reports, briefing event details to leadership, and coordinating remediation with personnel throughout the globe

 

Program Description: Serves as a Threat Intelligence Integration Analyst/Lead in support of a major federal client.  This organization provides cyber security services and monitors and protects from cyber threats to the customer’s personnel, information, and information systems; provides timely and relevant intelligence to assist with mitigating cyber threats confronting the Department. 

Functional Duties:

The Threat Intelligence Integration Analyst/Lead will support the customer’s overall cyber monitoring and incident response 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 and liases regularly with the threat intelligence component of the client. Duties include open-source and classified research; dissemination of threat information, training staff on APT actors, coordination within larger federal client's organization.

As an analyst, they must have a background in cyber threat analysis, intelligence analysis and reporting, intrusion detection/response, 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. 

Candidate should have proven expert written and oral communication skills. Candidate will possess the ability to work quickly, and a willingness to complete ad hoc, time sensitive assignments.

Qualifications

Education:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Intelligence Studies, English, Communications, History, International Affairs or Studies, or other related technical or liberal art discipline is desired. Four (4) additional years of general experience (as defined below) may be substituted for the degree.

Certifications Desired: 

General Experience: 5 years of experience in intelligence or technical analysis. Demonstrated oral and written communications skills. 

  • Good working knowledge of cyber threat intelligence analysis
  • Prior military or intelligence community experience and/or formal analytic training/certification
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to effectively research, write, communicate and brief to varying levels

Specialized Experience:

  • Two years of experience with assessing cyber threat groups, attack methodologies, attack surface comprehension, spear phishing, research/validation of new cyber threat TTPs.
  • Experience writing contract deliverables and short suspense products to stakeholders.

Application instructions

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