Senior Cybercrime Threat Analyst

Boston, MA preferred - location flexible in US

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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This role: Recorded Future’s Insikt group is looking for a seasoned cybercrime-focused senior threat analyst to focus on dark web investigations and operations. Among other activities, you’ll monitor cybercrime trends, activities, and methodology across multiple platforms including open-source reporting, dark web forums and other platforms, as well as chat services and other direct communications.

What you’ll do as a Senior Cybercrime Threat Analyst:

  • Assist with sourcing and collections
  • Respond to client requests for information
  • Write reports ranging from brief descriptions of threats and threat actors to detailed finished intelligence reports for clients and the general public
  • Engage with threat actors to obtain additional information beyond what has been posted publicly on forums and similar platforms
  • Represent Recorded Future at conferences and events including, but not limited to, webinars, speaking engagements, client presentations, scoping calls, and media interviews
  • Work collaboratively across internal teams to help enhance Recorded Future’s collection, sourcing, research, and reporting capabilities by mentoring more junior analysts

What you’ll bring to the Senior Cybercrime Threat Analyst role (required):

  • Experience conducting investigations and operations on the dark web with focus on topics such as leaked databases and credentials, business e-mail compromise and related scams, DDoS operations, bot networks, and other current and emerging threats
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the operations, communications, and motivating factors of cybercriminals
  • Knowledge and understanding of malicious tools and software used for cybercriminal activity
  • Knowledge and understanding of best security practices to maintain the anonymity of both yourself and Recorded Future while operating on dark web sources
  • Ability to work well with others both senior and junior to yourself as part of a team working towards a unified goal

Additional skills/experience (preferred but not required):

  • Knowledge of a language in addition to English; preference for Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Turkish, Romanian, or Southeast Asian languages
  • Knowledge of Hacktivist trends and activities
  • Knowledge or understanding of the links and relationships between cybercriminal, hacktivist, extremist, and nation-state operations and organizations
  • Knowledge of money laundering TTPs
  • Knowledge of and ability to conduct blockchain and cryptocurrency investigations

Why should you join Recorded Future?
With over 600 employees, $140M ARR, 1,000 clients, and 50% year-over-year growth, Recorded Future is the world’s largest privately-held security intelligence company! Recorded Future employees (or “Futurists”), represent over 35 nationalities and embody our core values of being passionate, practicing inclusion, and acting ethically. Our dedication to empowering clients with 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.

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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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