Associate Threat Intelligence Analyst - Operational Outcomes

Boston, MA, Washington, DC, or London, UK

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate
Recorded Future, Inc. logo
Recorded Future, Inc.
Recorded Future combines analytics with human expertise to produce superior security intelligence that disrupts adversaries.
Apply now Apply later

This Role: 

This role supports client-driven finished intelligence reports on technical topics including analysis of malicious tools, infrastructure profiling, and threat actor tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs). You’ll perform technical analysis alongside highly skilled team members in Insikt Group’s Operational Outcomes team, and assist with research on cybercriminal and APT activities.

What You’ll Do as an Associate Threat Intelligence Analyst: 

  • Perform technical threat intelligence research and analysis to respond to client requests for written reports regarding their high priority issues
  • Develop network and host-based detection rules such as SNORT, YARA and Sigma to detect APT or cybercriminal campaigns
  • Support other threat intelligence analysts by analyzing malware associated with advanced threat actors to develop insights into actor infrastructure, tooling, and targeting
  • Perform network analysis of malicious infrastructure
  • Stay on top of developments within the malware landscape and track key developments by following publications, blogs, and mailing lists

What You’ll Bring to the Associate Threat Intelligence Analyst role (Required):

  • 1+ years of experience  in Information Security and/or Threat Intelligence (this can include internships or co-ops)
  • Demonstrated self-study or professional development in technical research concepts and willingness to continue learning
  • Some experience conducting technical threat analysis and research
  • Some experience writing network and endpoint signature detections using SNORT or YARA
  • Some scripting experience in Python, Go, Powershell, or Bash 
  • Basic knowledge of TCP/IP and other networking protocols
  • Familiarity with analytic tradecraft, intelligence analysis and writing techniques and methodologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication; ability to convey complex technical and non-technical concepts

Highly Desirable Skills/Experience (not required):

  • BA/BS or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Security, or a related field
  • Programming experience in C, C++ or Java
  • Basic experience with Windows, iOS, Android, or MacOS malware analysis
  • Experience working directly with clients
  • Knowledge of open source intelligence gathering tools and techniques

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.

Want more info? 
Blog & Podcast: Learn everything you want to know (and maybe some things you’d rather not know) about the world of cyber threat intelligence
Instagram & Twitter: What’s happening at Recorded Future
The Record: The Record is a cybersecurity news publication that explores the untold stories in this rapidly changing field
Timeline: History of Recorded Future
Recognition: Check out our awards and announcements

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 careers@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.

Job region(s): North America
Job stats:  14  0  0
  • Share this job via
  • or

Explore more Information Security career opportunities