Intelligence Analyst (Remote)

CrowdStrike
  • Location
    Remote, D.C.
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Oct 07

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:

CrowdStrike Intelligence, a core component of CrowdStrike, is seeking an Intelligence Analyst for its Global Threat Analysis Cell (GTAC) to focus on targeted intrusion activity related to China-based adversaries. This position will be primarily focused on tracking known adversaries and other cyber operations believed to emanate from China as well as identify and track trends associated with these operations. The Analyst will be required to research and report on cyber operations from both the strategic and tactical level. This position is instrumental in providing unique insight into finished Intelligence products used by CrowdStrike customers and stakeholders.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify and track targeted intrusion cyber threats, trends, and new developments by cyber threat actors through analysis of raw intelligence and data 

  • Apply understood analytic tradecraft to gathered intelligence in a consistent manner

  • Provide finished intelligence analysis to internal and external customers through written reporting, in varying predetermined suspense and depth, 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

  • Provide peer review of proposed/draft reporting to team members 

  • Prioritize, categorize, and respond to requests for information from internal and external customers

  • 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

  • Motivated self-starter with 3+ years’ experience in a threat intelligence environment, preferably with a focus on Chinese cyber operations

  • Comprehensive, practical knowledge of research/collection tradecraft and analytical methods

  • Ability to identify and track adversary tradecraft trends 

  • 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 with minimal assistance

  • Understanding of technical terminology, tools, and tactics employed by threat actors

  • Ability or willingness to learn to conduct basic analysis of the tools and tradecraft used by threat actors on a technical level

  • Knowledge of geopolitical issues and ability to use that information to support understanding of current and future impacts on the cyber threat landscape

 

Education:

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

Application instructions

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