Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst

UK

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate Clearance required USD 94K - 120K *
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Penetration Testing, Red Teaming, Cyber Incident Response. Context helps your business to manage cyber risk, and to deter, detect and respond to the most sophisticated cyber-attacks.

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Join Context (as part of Accenture Security UK) and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.
Our Cyber Threat Intelligence function is rapidly growing, and we are hiring threat intelligence analysts to work with our diverse customer base. At Accenture Security, you will be part of a specialised team delivering threat intelligence services to clients with highly complex and challenging environments around the world. You will work in a fast paced and highly collaborative environment, working closely with our Incident Response, Red Team and Managed Security Services capabilities.
As a Threat Intelligence Analyst, you will conduct research into APT and criminal threat actors, from threat hunting and infrastructure tracking to malware analysis and reverse engineering. We provide actionable and timely intelligence to our clients, informing proactive detection and mitigation strategies.
Accenture Grade 11 – 9 depending on experience
Responsibilities· Carry out threat research and intelligence analysis focusing on threats relevant to clients. This will involve the collecting, processing and delivery of threat intelligence obtained from all sources in multiple forms including written reports, oral briefings, workshops and exercises.· Produce finished intelligence reports that provide actionable and timely intelligence to help our clients and our Security Operations team detect and mitigate cyber threats.· Support technical reporting for a range of threat intelligence engagements and clients, by crafting fictitious attack scenarios based on techniques observed in the wild, building adversary profiles, and investigating client’s public facing infrastructure.· Work in a collaborative environment, supporting the Incident Response team (CIFR) and Security Operations team (SECOPS), assisting investigations, supporting malware analysis, highlighting new techniques and trends to inform methods of detection and mitigation, and providing insight into adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs).Skills & experience· Analytical mindset & a fast learner· Ability to conduct focused research as part of a team and independently· Interest in technical cyber security either vocationally or hobbyist· Writing and presenting skills
Desirable· Experience using threat intelligence or technical analysis tools; some examples include Shodan, Censys, RiskIQ, VirusTotal, Maltego, IBM I2, Ghidra/IDA, OllyDbg, Spiderfoot, MISP· Awareness of important elements of attack surface assessment· Experience of using the MITRE ATT&CK framework in intelligence reporting· Interest in and understanding of geopolitics and awareness of how it can shape hostile cyber activity· Previous experience in a threat intelligence role· Experience in, or exposure to, scripting/coding or software development· Ability to hold UK Security ClearanceIf you have had experience of / exposure to any of the following disciplines, please highlight in your application· Malware triage/malware analysis· Network or host intrusion analysis· Digital forensics, incident management· Cybersecurity research· Cybersecurity challenges or CTFs· Computer Science· Military intelligence· Simulated targeted attack/penetration testing· System administration
Location: Flexible, ability to work from home or any Accenture office, ideal candidate would be willing to travel to London or Cheltenham when required
What’s in it for you? All of our professionals receive comprehensive training covering business, technical and professional skills development. You will have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in Cyber Security. The sheer variety and scale of work we do, and the experience it offers, provides an unbeatable platform to build a career. In addition, our growth, combined with our integrated career counselling, offers great opportunities for rapid advancement.
* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey at salaries.infosec-jobs.com
Job perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours
Job region: Europe
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