Associate Threat Analyst

Reston, VA

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate
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OPPORTUNITY OVERVIEWZeroFox seeks an Associate Threat Analyst (ATA) to collect, contextualize, and deliver OSINT reporting to our largest and most complex customers. The selected candidate will join an analyst team aligned to service customers across industry sectors. The goal of this role is to exceed client expectations and drive value through the creation and delivery of meaningful alert reporting, ongoing analysis, and being the internal ZeroFox advocate for your customer(s) needs. 
The Associate Threat Analyst should not be afraid to roll up their sleeves, manage escalation responses and recommendations, and contextualize alerts. The ATA will be asked to think like a true "purple" team member – understanding the red and blue team aspects of issues and responding to real-world incidents impacting our customer(s). ATAs provide value-driven threat and risk detection to ensure their dedicated customer(s) understand and mitigate risk. This role requires a team player who relishes the opportunity to shape a growing function and is a self-starter. Candidates with prior experience in OSINT research, information security, brand, and/or physical security investigations will be given priority consideration.

Key Responsibilities

  • Learn and employ ZeroFox patented technology to identify and analyze relevant information collected from the Internet,  based on client-specific criteria, to assemble relevant findings for daily intelligence reporting;
  • Collect, vet, and disseminate incidents involving brand and copyright infringement, trademark violations, information and physical security risk/threats, distribution control, and online impersonation activities;
  • Manually collect, process, and upload relevant content when web crawlers or API feeds are not available to collect or detect incidents on identified online environments;
  • Assist in the tracking of unresolved cases to ensure their successful completion or escalation to the appropriate individuals or organizations based on established guidelines and procedures;
  • Perform Quality Analysis (QA) on alert data sets to be delivered to the customer
  • Independently assess and manage complex issues
  • Initiate engagement with other ZeroFox resources to address customer queries
  • Use the ZeroFox platform and traditional cybersecurity toolsets to perform alerting functions
  • Provide succinct descriptions and recommendations around various threats and risks


  • Experience in the Cyber Security domain, typically obtained in 1-2 years
  • Experience with OSINT research, physical security risks, and threats
  • Experience tracking and reporting on threat actor tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs)
  • Understanding of current events in the security and threat intelligence world
  • Knowledge of the cyber threat environment including how the following sources of data enable cyber operations: major social networks (knowledge of emerging networks a big plus)
  • Experience in a similar role producing customer-facing alerts, reports, or analysis summaries
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to think critically about subjects and comfort with analysis without full information
  • Excellent English writing skills 
  • Ability to think outside the box
  • Innovative mindset

Preferred Experience

  • Experience in the physical security space.
  • Experience with other SaaS, cybersecurity, intelligence, consulting, or social media products or services.
  • Skill with various workflow tools: Microsoft Office 365, Google Suite, and Zendesk.
  • A propensity to thrive on change and general dissatisfaction with the “status quo” founded on the belief that great is better than good.
  • Knowledge of emerging networks.
  • Work towards an Associates Degree in an Information Technology related field, work towards Bachelor's degree, or current and active Security+ or CISSP certification preferred.

Do you want to love where you work?

  • Amazing Product: ZeroFOX has created a paradigm-shifting cybersecurity product that has been recognized as leading the next generation of predictive cyber solutions.
  • Recently raised a $74 million Series D led by Intel Capital, and joined by some of the most respected VCs in the country, like NEA and Redline Capital.
  • Bragging Rights: Named the #1 startup in Baltimore and #2 startup in Maryland by the Tech Tribune
  • Awesome Culture:  ZeroFOX is a community – most describe our team as a group of close-knit, incredibly talented, and highly caffeinated people. Behind ZeroFOX’s numerous accolades lies a vibrant ecosystem where team members have fun and are rewarded for continual innovation, disruption, and taking ownership in their work.
  • Get Things Done: Innovation is woven into the fabric of our organization. Every aspect of our operations is purposeful; enabling us to research, develop and innovate faster than the competition.
  • Benefits: In addition to competitive compensation, full-time employees can participate in our health insurance plans, retirement, and more.


  • Ready to apply? Visit us at to find out more and join the best team in the security industry.
  • Not ready to apply? Email careers_at_zerofox_dot_com to speak with a member of the team!
ABOUT ZEROFOXZeroFox’s mission is clear: we protect customers - their data, their assets and their people - across the internet. Through AI-powered technology, global intelligence collection and services provided by a team of expert analysts and threat hunters, we give customers the protection and intelligence needed to disrupt a new era of attacks on the surface, deep and dark web. With $150M+ in funding to date, recognition from Forrester as best-in-class in brand intelligence and numerous awards and honors, joining the ZeroFox team means joining a culture that is committed to excellence. That means committing to the success of each of our employees so you can be the best version of yourself on the best team. If you’re ready to join a team that is mission-oriented, customer-focused, collaborative and dedicated, you’ve come to the right place.
Equal Opportunity, Diversity & InclusionWe aim to build a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We embrace inclusion and ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, military or veteran status, or any other personal characteristic.
Job region(s): North America
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