Senior Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst I

Plano, Texas, United States

Full Time Senior level / Expert
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Digital Shadows is a growing cybersecurity company with offices in London, Dallas, Frankfurt & Singapore. We manage digital risk for our clients by identifying unintended exposure and protecting against a myriad of external threats. Organizations can suffer regulatory fines, loss of intellectual property, and reputational damage when digital risk is left unmanaged. Digital Shadows SearchLight greatly reduces these risks by detecting data loss, securing your online brand, and reducing your attack surface. You can find more information about us at


The Senior Analyst is a key member of the Photon Intelligence Team who is responsible for solving complex intelligence problems, producing short and long-term written assessments, and mentoring junior analysts in the development of their analytical tradecraft. This Senior Analyst role is aligned to the Threat Research focus area, producing and leading the creation of cyber threat intelligence content to improve Digital Shadows’ visibility in the market. The successful candidate will be an experienced intelligence professional who is comfortable blogging, speaking publicly on behalf of the company, responding to media requests, and leading the production of in-depth research projects.



  • Create external research collateral to drive customer and industry engagement with Digital Shadows
  • Create and proofread research-based blogs, and assist Photon Intelligence analysts in the selection of topics and writing of the same
  • Leveraging Digital Shadows collections to identify, research, and produce content regarding key trends that will likely have an impact to the cyber threat landscape
  • Development of intelligence requirements and collection plans in support of research
  • Create the weekly podcast agenda and show notes, coordinating topics, and designing the overall flow of the podcast. Host the weekly podcast to ensure proper execution of the agenda
  • Support and create content for research-based webinars
  • Contribute to Call For Papers (CFP) responses including coordination with other teams including Digital Shadows’ executives
  • Provide responses to PR requests including proofreading of responses written by junior team members and contributing to decision-making regarding Digital Shadows’ ability/willingness to respond to requests
  • Generate content for and deliver public speaking engagements (virtual and in-person) at security conferences and similar events. Assist team members designated as speakers with creation and presentation of content
  • Generate content and support ad hoc strategy projects that may arise on short deadlines
  • Mentor junior members of the team in producing thought leadership content, helping them develop their own voice in the industry
  • Professionally represent Digital Shadows’ Photon as a leader in the cyber threat intelligence space


  • 5-10 years experience in cyber security, security operations, and/or threat intelligence
  • Experience structuring research in support of intelligence requirements
  • Experience with OSINT and source evaluation standards
  • Ability to conduct all-source intelligence analysis of large data sets
  • Understanding of current cyber security trends and the existing state of the threat landscape
  • Familiarity with using structured analytic techniques for intelligence analysis
  • Strong ability to collaborate with varying teams and intelligence elements
  • Demonstrated writing ability, including proofreading and peer review of client- and prospect-facing research
  • Inquisitive and curious mindset when it comes to identification of research topics
  • Willing and eagerness to learn and able to adapt with the growth of the business
  • Strong personal organizational skills and the ability to independently contribute with minimal oversight
  • Strong understanding of Security Operations practices such as YARA, snort, and/or bro signatures - ability to connect threat intelligence to day-to-day SOC activities
  • Experience with vulnerability intelligence and common threat feeds
  • Familiarity with the Diamond Model, Cyber Kill Chain, and ATT&CK frameworks
  • Foreign language skills are a plus, especially key languages (Russian, Mandarin)
  • Additional technical understanding/skills such as basic malware functionality, coding/scripting languages (python), network


  • Care! From our Founders onward, we really care for our people & will ensure you are supported. have what you need to be successful
    • Fun fact: #1 reason someone joins our company is because of our people
  • A competitive benefits program including up to 4% 401 (k) match
  • Time off that we actively encourage you to take
  • Stock options. We are committed to you just as much as you're committed to us
  • An opportunity to drive real change- you will have exposure across the Executive Leadership Team and entire organization
  • Strong commitment to diversity & inclusiveness
  • A good time! We take our work & fun very seriously...expect lots of pins & memes!

If you have any questions, please contact us on careers [at]digitalshadows[dot]com.

Please note that we only accept applications through this online application portal.

Equal opportunity for disabled Veterans, recently separated Veterans, other protected Veterans, and for workers with disabilities.

Job tags: Malware Python Strategy Threat intelligence Threat Research
Job region(s): North America
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