Senior Cybercrime Threat Analyst

Boston, MA or Washington, DC preferred - location flexible in US

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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This role: As a Senior Cybercrime Threat Analyst for Recorded Future’s Insikt Group, you’ll monitor cybercrime trends, activities, and methodology across multiple platforms including open-source reporting, darknet forums, and other chat services and direct communications. You’ll be engaged in both proactive research and in responding to requests from clients.

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

  • Create and devise new sourcing, collection, and curation of data into the Recorded Future Platform
  • Lead and direct finished intelligence products for Recorded Future Analyst on Demand clients 
  • Write reports ranging from brief descriptions to detailed finished intelligence for clients and the general public
  • Engage with threat actors on a long-term basis to obtain additional information beyond what is posted publicly on forums and similar platforms
  • Represent Recorded Future at conferences and events including webinars, speaking engagements, client presentations, scoping calls, and media engagements
  • Work collaboratively across internal teams to 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 position (required):

  • 6+ years of professional experience in cyber intelligence, cyber investigations, or similar
  • Experience with analytic tradecraft, the intelligence cycle, open-source intelligence gathering techniques
  • Strong intelligence writing skills, techniques, and methodologies
  • Familiarity with legal and regulatory requirements for acquisition of digital information and the standards for collecting digital evidence under US Federal laws
  • Significant experience conducting investigations on the darknet, and an understanding of security best practices to maintain anonymity while operating on dark web sources
  • Experience operating undercover on social media platforms, darknet markets, forums and other chat platforms (Jabber/ICQ/etc)
  • Deep understanding of the operations (including malicious tools and software), communications, and motivating factors of cybercriminals
  • Knowledge of most computer operating systems, networking concepts, and security fundamentals
  • Firm understanding of blockchain and cryptocurrencies technologies including trades, transfers, tracking, maintaining, documentation, and preservation

Additional skills/experience (preferred but not required):

  • Foreign language proficiency: preference for Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Dutch, French, Turkish, Romanian, or Southeast Asian languages
  • BA/BS or MA/MS or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Computer engineering, Computer programming, Digital Forensics, or similar
  • Government, security, or law enforcement experience

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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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 perks/benefits: Conferences Team events
Job region(s): Remote/Anywhere North America
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