Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst - Russia

Washington, DC

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Are you interested in joining a rapidly growing global organization in the cyber industry? With over 550 employees, $140M ARR, and 1,000 clients, Recorded Future is the largest privately-held security intelligence company! Our intelligence integrates with over 80 security products from industry-leading companies, such as Splunk, ServiceNow, Microsoft, IBM, and AWS. Come jump on the rocket ship and help us protect businesses by disrupting adversaries!

This role: As a Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst on the Strategic and Persistent Threats team, you'll contribute to APT campaign tracking initiatives focused on Russian state-sponsored adversaries. In this role, you'll conduct novel research on Russian cyber espionage activities to fulfill internal and external intelligence requirements.

What You’ll Do as a Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst: 

  • Support threat hunting and intrusion analysis research using various technical datasets focused on Russian APT groups, and produce finished intelligence reporting
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on Russian state-sponsored activity
  • Identify new datasets to ingest and propose analytics to improve and/or automate portions of the intelligence cycle
  • Cross-collaborate to identify, prioritize, and deploy detections for malware families and threat actor groups
  • Track developments within the APT threat landscape and track key developments by following publications, blogs, and mailing lists
  • Fulfill client intelligence requirements via the Analyst on Demand service

What You’ll Bring to the Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst Role (Required):

  • BA/BS or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Security, Security Studies, Intelligence, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in Information Security and/or Threat Intelligence
  • Demonstrable experience conducting technical threat analysis and research
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP and other networking protocols
  • Hands-on experience with structured analytical techniques, the intelligence cycle, and intelligence writing techniques and methodologies
  • Experience clustering and tracking state-sponsored activity groups using techniques such as the Diamond Model of Intrusion Analysis
  • Familiarity with MISP, Kibana, Maltego, and ElasticSearch
  • Experience developing intelligence requirements
  • Experience working with clients
  • Knowledge of open source intelligence gathering tools and techniques
  • Excellent written and verbal communication; ability to convey complex technical and non-technical concepts
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills; ability to work with a globally distributed team

Additional Preferred Skills/Experience (not required):

  • MA/MS or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Security, or a related field
  • Experience writing network and endpoint signature detections using SNORT and YARA
  • Programming experience in Python, C, C++, or Java
  • Experience with Windows, iOS, Android, MacOS or malware analysis
  • Proficiency in a high priority foreign language

Why should you join Recorded Future?
From over 35 nationalities, our Futurists are the perfect recipe of humility, accountability, and collaborative attitudes. Our dedication to empowering clients with elite intelligence to disrupt adversaries has earned us a 4.7-star user rating from Gartner and 8 of the top 10 Fortune 100 companies as clients.

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We are committed to maintaining an environment that attracts and retains talent from a diverse range of experiences, backgrounds and lifestyles.  By ensuring all feel included and respected for being unique and bringing their whole selves to work, Recorded Future is made a better place every day.

If you need any accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to our recruiting team at recruiting@recordedfuture.com

Recorded Future is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Recorded Future does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

Recorded Future will not discharge, discipline or in any other manner discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because such employee or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant.

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