Cleared Threat Intelligence Analyst

  • Location:
    Offsite, Spring, Texas, US
  • Area of Interest
  • Compensation Range
    121600 USD - 167800 USD
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

Cleared Threat Intelligence Analyst



The Cyber Intelligence Analyst should be an independent, critical thinker skilled in the intelligence process and able to satisfy intelligence requirements under tight deadlines
  • Required: Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science, Intelligence or equivalent
  • 5+ years of cybersecurity, threat intelligence or IT experience; 2+ years of experience in operational or tactical cyber threat analysis; experience can include one or more of the following cyber-security functions: Cyber Threat Intelligence, Threat Hunting, System Administration, Intrusion Detection/Prevention, Monitoring, Incident Response, Digital Forensics, Vulnerability Management
  • Active TS/SCI 
  • Prior experience as a technical cyber threat intelligence (or related) subject matter expert that has worked across organizational boundaries to analyze cyber threats
  • Knowledge of advanced cyber threats, threat vectors, attacker methodology to include, tools, tactics, and procedures and how they tie into the Cyber Kill Chain or ATT&CK framework, Diamond Model etc
  • Experience in malware detection and analysis using static and dynamic malware analysis methods
  • Knowledge of how malicious code operates and how technical vulnerabilities are exploited with premium threat intelligence tooling and/or open-source intelligence techniques
  • Experienced in developing network and host-based signatures such as Snort, Yara and ClamAV to identify specific malware
  • Experience building and maintaining relationships with intelligence partners
  • Experience with disseminating information in accordance with TLP classification and handling protocols, to intelligence partners through the appropriate mechanisms


  • The Cyber Intelligence Analyst will work on moderate to high complexity assignments where analysis requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors
  • Work closely with US Government organizations in support of threat intelligence efforts
  • The Cyber Intelligence Analyst will be part of the Threat Intelligence & Interdiction Talos team
  • The Cyber Intelligence Analyst will provide decision making support and work on moderate to highly complex assignments requiring technical expertise
  • Generate tailored and actionable products based on analyzed threat campaigns, external and customer driven events and incidents
  • Collaborate with technical and threat intelligence analysts to provide indications and warnings, and contribute to predictive analysis of malicious activity
  • Develop analytical hypotheses, prove (or disprove) those hypotheses through research; communicate that information to stakeholders both verbally and in writing
  • Review and analyze internal, open source, and dark web datasets to find threat information and use it to provide value
  • Apply knowledge of current cyber threats and the associated tactics, techniques, and procedures used to infiltrate computer networks
  • Provide accurate and priority driven analysis on cyber activity/threats, and present complex operational/technical topics to senior managers, customers and stakeholders
  • Establish and maintain excellent working relationships/partnerships with the Cisco Talos Incident Response and support teams throughout the organization, as well as different business segments
  • Produce intelligence products at the Strategic, Operational, and Tactical level for audiences with diverse technological backgrounds
  • Conduct detailed technical analysis supported by industry accepted threat intelligence analytical frameworks, tools, and standards
  • Create and evaluate trend/correlation analysis for scenario forecasting at both the tactical and operational level
  • Develop and refine cyber-threat intelligence collection and analysis processes
  • Provide expertise and recommend relevant remediation and countermeasures during incident response efforts
  • Provide security risk mitigation methods and compensating controls to help drive remediation efforts for customers
  • Collect and analyze artifacts including malicious executables, scripts, documents, and packet captures
  • Generate presentations that illustrate research through visualizations, charts, graphs, infographics, and evidence capture for senior leadership
  • Provide input for the development of objectives, key results, and program metrics
  • Exhibit strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills with sound judgement
  • Maintain or develop professional contacts in the various communities in support of operations 

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