Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst

Remote - Dallas, Texas, United States

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate
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Digital Shadows
Digital Risk Protection Software designed to protect you from external threats, continually identifying where your assets are exposed, providing sufficient context to understand the risk, and options for remediation.
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Digital Shadows is fast growth company with offices in London, San Francisco, Dallas, Frankfurt and Singapore. Our mission is to protect organizations from external digital risks across the open, deep, and dark web. We do this by providing relevant threat intelligence, context, expertise, and remediation that enables organizations and security teams to focus on their core business in the digital era. Our SearchLight™ service combines scalable data analytics with threat intelligence analysts to monitor for cyber threats, data leakage, reputation risks and a whole lot more. You can learn more about us at www.digitalshadows.com or review the Forrester New Wave report where we were named the leader in Digital Risk Protection.

We are currently seeking a Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst who will be responsible for producing intelligence Products. Our Cyber Threat Intelligence Analysts are an integral part of intelligence operations within the Photon team. The successful candidate will be an experienced Cyber Threat Intelligence professional who can assist leads and managers in achieving team objectives.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Respond to client Requests for Intelligence (RFIs) with appropriately scoped intelligence requirements and delivery dates
  • Triage, write, and proofread intelligence products including Intelligence Updates/Incidents, Threat Profiles, and the Weekly Intelligence Summary to support the Photon Team’s production of SearchLight Intelligence
  • Conduct research into cyber threats drawing on multiple sources including OSINT, primary and restricted-access sources, familiar with source evaluation standards
  • Support the development of security intelligence capability within the team including by conducting vulnerability research and analysis
  • Mentoring junior-level Cyber Threat Intelligence Analysts, contributing to their professional development
  • Assist the Cyber Threat Intelligence Leads and Managers in ensuring team goals are met, deputizing as required
  • Presenting investigative findings during internal meetings, client calls

Requirements

  • 2+ years’ intelligence or CTI experience in fast-paced Security or Intelligence Operations environment
  • Understanding and deep interest in both cyber security and intelligence analysis
  • Knowledge of threat intelligence sources, analysis methodologies and tooling
  • Familiarity with using structured analytic techniques for intelligence analysis
  • Familiar with Diamond Model, Cyber Kill Chain, or Mitre (ATT&CK or D3FEND) frameworks
  • Demonstrated writing ability
  • A university degree or equivalent education (i.e. Computer Science, Cyber Security, International Relations, Political Science) with strong academic results or equivalent professional experience
  • Understanding of cybersecurity standards and frameworks e.g. ISO27001, NIST, CIS, OWASP, SANS
  • Knowledge of IPv4, IPv6, DNS records, e-mail headers, other security and network fundamentals
  • Inquisitive and curious mindset when it comes to threat identification
  • Willing and eagerness to learn and able to adapt with the growth of the business

Desirable

  • Foreign language skills are a plus, especially key languages (Russian, Mandarin, Farsi)
  • Up-to-date insights into current exploit techniques, vulnerability disclosures, data breach incidents, combined with the understanding of the potential impact on an organization’s security posture
  • Additional technical understanding including skills such as basic malware functionality, scripting languages (Bash, Python, Perl), network intrusion analysis techniques
  • Previous experience or familiarity with interpreting results of vulnerability scans or performing network audits and/or penetration testing/purple teaming
  • Industry certifications or equivalent such as SANS GSEC, GCIA, GCIH, or GCTI; CompTIA Security+, CySA+; Cisco, EC-Council, or other standard security and intelligence certifications
  • Confident public speaker via public webinars, podcasts or blogs

Benefits

  • Generous compensation package which includes; competitive salary, annual bonus, stock options and expense reimbursements related to travel and remote working.
  • Excellent benefits; generous health insurance, paid time off (PTO), volunteering days, paid parental leave, paid military leave, paid sick leave, long service award of additional PTO, employee assistance program and mental health support.
  • Spirited and energetic culture; regular team building events (in-person and online), monthly employee care packages, employee engagement activities with prizes, weekly updates from our cofounders, employee thank you cash awards, company swag!
  • Career Development: In-house training programs and online learning management platforms, employee career path programs, professional certification and eduction support.
Job region(s): Remote/Anywhere North America
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