Associate Threat Intelligence Analyst - Cybercrime & Underground

Boston, MA, or Washington, DC

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate
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This role: As an Associate Threat Intelligence Analyst, you will research and analyze underground sources such as forums, shops, marketplaces, and secure communication channels. You will also help identify sources, maintain persistence on those sources, and interact with threat actors to obtain information not publicly available. You will be engaged in both proactive research and in responding to requests from clients related to the dark web.

What you’ll do as an Associate Threat Intelligence Analyst:

  • Research, track, and author finished intelligence reports on cybercriminal threat actors, tools, sources, and campaigns
  • Support finished intelligence products for Recorded Future Analyst on Demand clients 
  • Identify and report proactive threat leads on new and emerging threats
  • Assist with sourcing, collecting, and curating new data into the Recorded Future Platform
  • Create and maintain access to underground sources of relevance

What you’ll bring to the Associate Threat Intelligence Analyst role (required):

  • Familiarity with analytic tradecraft, the intelligence cycle, open-source intelligence gathering techniques, and strong intelligence writing skills, techniques, and methodologies
  • Demonstrated interest in cybersecurity, cybercrime, or other related disciplines
  • Knowledge of the high-level underground economy and landscape: common communications vectors, operations security considerations, etc.
  • Experience with cryptocurrencies
  • Knowledge of trends in transnational cybercrime
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others in a globally distributed environment

Additional skills/experience (preferred but not required):

  • Foreign language proficiency: preference for Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Turkish, Romanian, or Southeast Asian languages
  • Knowledge or understanding of the links and relationships between cybercriminal, hacktivist, extremist, and nation-state operations and organizations
  • Knowledge of hacktivist trends and activities
  • Knowledge of money laundering, fraud, and current cyber-enabled 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.

Job perks/benefits: Startup environment
Job region(s): North America
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