Sr. Intelligence Analyst, Vulnerability Analysis

CrowdStrike
  • Location
    Remote, D.C.
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 06

Position description

At CrowdStrike we’re on a mission - to stop breaches. Our groundbreaking technology, services delivery, and intelligence gathering together with our innovations in machine learning and behavioral-based detection, allow our customers to not only defend themselves, but do so in a future-proof manner. We’ve earned numerous honors and top rankings for our technology, organization and people – clearly confirming our industry leadership and our special culture driving it. We also offer flexible work arrangements to help our people manage their personal and professional lives in a way that works for them. So if you’re ready to work on unrivaled technology where your desire to be part of a collaborative team is met with a laser-focused mission to stop breaches and protect people globally, let’s talk.

 

About the Role:

At CrowdStrike we’re on a mission–to stop breaches. Our groundbreaking technology, services delivery, and intelligence product together with our innovations in machine learning and behavioral-based detection, allow our customers to not only defend themselves, but do so in a future-proof manner. We’ve earned numerous honors and top rankings for our technology, organization and people–clearly confirming our industry leadership and our special culture driving it. We also offer flexible work arrangements to help our people manage their personal and professional lives in a way that works for them. So if you’re ready to work on unrivaled technology where your desire to be part of a collaborative team is met with a laser-focused mission to stop breaches and protect people globally, let’s talk.

 

CrowdStrike Intelligence, a core component of CrowdStrike, is seeking a motivated Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst with excellent analysis skills for the Global Threat Analysis Cell (GTAC) to identify, research and track vulnerabilities in use by threat adversaries. This role will be focused on tracking and documenting exploitation techniques that are observed in the wild and their use by both targeted intrusion and eCrime adversaries in close collaboration with other subject matter experts on the Intelligence team. This position serves an important role in increasing our understanding of exploit trends in the global threat landscape, contributing to the continuous tracking of criminal and state-sponsored adversary groups, and ultimately developing finished intelligence products.

 

The ideal candidate for this position is a seasoned specialist in vulnerability and exploit analysis with the ability to track the adversary landscape based on intrusion behavior. That said, we are also open to applications by experienced and talented Senior Intelligence Analysts without significant knowledge in this field that are willing to rapidly expand their skills to meet the following requirements:

 

This position is open to candidates in both the US (Remote) and Europe (Remote).

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify threats, trends, and new developments in exploits and exploit behavior by adversaries by analyzing raw intelligence and data
  • Identify and monitor the Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) employed by cyber threat actors that use exploits
  • Apply understood analytic tradecraft to gathered intelligence in a consistent manner
  • Provide and assist with finished intelligence analysis to internal and external customers through written reporting of varied depth on short deadlines, with minimal supervision
  • Collaborate across teams to inform various functions within CrowdStrike Intelligence about activity of interest and to coordinate adversary/campaign tracking
  • Identify intelligence gaps and submit requests for information to fill gaps
  • Conduct briefings as needed for a variety of levels of customers as requested (via either phone, video conference, webcast, in-person briefing, or industry conference)

Qualifications

Required:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in threat intelligence
  • Motivated self-starter with experience in the cyber threat intelligence field, preferably with experience in researching and reporting on exploits and exploit behavior by adversaries
  • Ability to identify and track adversary tradecraft trends
  • Ability and willingness to conduct in-depth analysis of the tools and tradecraft used by actors of all types
  • Ability to produce quality finished intelligence products on short deadlines, as well as continuing to maintain analysis for and report on long term strategic assessments
  • Knowledge of how malware is developed, functions, and is employed with specific understanding of common network service exploitation techniques
  • Ability to, or aptitude to learn how to, extract technical indicators from malware and/or PCAP through the use of technical resources such as VirusTotal, PassiveTotal and DomainTools, as well as internal resources
  • Desire to extend knowledge on intelligence tradecraft and technical terminology relevant to vulnerability intelligence, as well as provide assistance to other members of the team

Education:

  • Undergraduate degree, military training or relevant experience in cyber intelligence, computer science, general intelligence studies, security studies, political science, international relations, etc.

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Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards
  • Competitive vacation policy
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Paid parental leave, including adoption
  • Flexible work environment
  • Wellness programs
  • Stocked fridges, coffee, soda, and lots of treats

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