Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst

London

Full Time
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Posted 3 weeks ago

CYBER THREAT INTELLIGENCE ANALYSTLONDON or CHELTENHAM – CYBER THREAT INTELLIGENCE ANALYSTJoin 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 professionals to work with our diverse customer base. We are seeking a Threat Analyst who will have exposure to the cyber threat landscape and be capable of conducting research and analysis into ongoing threats up to the campaign level to support Context’s Threat Intelligence effort. We are seeking someone capable of conducting all-source research, developing signatures and detections for malware, attacker tools and behaviours, and conducting deep-dive analysis of infrastructure in support of ongoing investigation and incident response work.At Accenture Security, you will be part of a specialised team able to deliver threat intelligence services to clients involved in 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.

Responsibilities

  • Maintaining Context’s threat information through analysis of the threat landscape and investigation of current and emerging threats.
  • Developing, curating and deploying host and network signatures to enhance detection capability in support of incident response, compromise assessment and investigation work.
  • Conducting open-source intelligence gathering and analysis, deep-dive research and investigation.
  • Conducting malware triage, network traffic analysis and host analysis, malware discovery and analysis of attacker tools and techniques.
  • Assist in developing new tools and capabilities for threat analysis.
  • Delivering high quality technical reporting to customers and internal stakeholders.

Skills & experience are we looking for?

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct technical research.
  • Understanding of analysis methodology, signature development (network/host) and intelligence-led investigation.
  • Understanding of high quality technical threat reporting.

Desirable

  • Exposure to intrusions detection systems (e.g. Snort, Suricata, Bro) and packet analysis/inspection tools (e.g WireShark).
  •  Exposure to concepts such as malware command-and-control, persistence mechanisms and common network protocols.
  •  Demonstrable knowledge of at least one programming/scripting language.
  •  Appreciation of malware analysis and reverse engineering.
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.
Job tags: Incident response Malware Red team Threat intelligence
Job region(s): Europe
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