Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst - Unit42 (clearance required)

Brussels, Belgium

Palo Alto Networks

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Company Description

Our Mission

At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:

Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.

We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren’t easy goals to accomplish – but we’re not here for easy. We’re here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done, and we’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.

We’re changing the nature of work.  Palo Alto Networks is evolving to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work.  From benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks.  And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.

Job Description

Your Career

As a member of the Unit 42, National Security Team (NATSEC) team, you will be working closely with a globally distributed team of threat intelligence and malware analysts to track malicious cyber actors in support of the Forward Deploy Analyst program.

Your Impact

  • Provide timely and actionable intelligence to support customer intelligence requirements.

  • Leverage global datasets (netflow, malware, passive DNS, etc) to track malicious cyber actors, their infrastructure and campaigns 

  • Reverse engineer malware via static/dynamic methods as well as interpret assembly through the utilization of a disassembling or debugging tool.

  • Collaborate with a global team of threat intelligence analysts to analyze and develop coverage for emerging threats.

  • Develop strategic threat assessments in support of customer needs.

  • Communicate with product engineering teams to improve detection efficacy in our ecosystem of products.

Qualifications

Your Experience

  • A NATO SECRET clearance (or equivalent) is required

  • Experience working with government agencies

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or 5+ years of experience as a cleared threat intelligence analyst

  • Experience tracking advanced persistent threat groups 

  • Working knowledge of BigQuery 

  • Proficiency in Python

  • Familiar with static and dynamic malware analysis and common industry tools.

  • Familiar with common tactics, techniques, and procedures used by cyber threat actors to conduct network reconnaissance and intrusions, including knowledge of the MITRE ATT&CK Matrix for enterprise and individual techniques.

  • Strong knowledge of cyber security threat actors, particularly their tactics, techniques, procedures, tooling, and noteworthy attacks

  • Experience leveraging netflow, passive DNS, IP registration, malware telemetry, and other data sets to form comprehensive threat assessments 

  • Experience working with information security teams such as fusion centers, security operations centers, vulnerability threat management, security incident management, threat hunting, and data analytics

  • Excellent time management, often working under tight deadlines and multiple assignments

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

  • Comfortable with creating and delivering presentations in a range of environments, from industry conferences to customer briefings.

  • Native level English fluency, any other languages a plus.

Additional Information

Your Team

Unit 42 brings together our world-renowned threat researchers with an elite team of security consultants to create an intelligence-driven, response ready organization. The Unit 42 Threat Intelligence team provides threat research that enables security teams to understand adversary intent and attribution, while enhancing protections offered by our products and services to stop advanced attacks. As threats escalate, Unit 42 is available to advise customers on the latest risks, assess their readiness, and help them recover when the worst occurs.

Our Commitment

We’re trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity’s status quo. It’s simple: we can’t accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating, together. 

Palo Alto Networks is evolving and changing the nature of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. From benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks.  And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve, together.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at accommodations@paloaltonetworks.com.

Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Is role eligible for Immigration Sponsorship?: No. Please note that we will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.

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Tags: Analytics Clearance Clearance Required Computer Science Data Analytics DNS Malware MITRE ATT&CK NATO Python Threat intelligence Threat Research

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Region: Europe
Country: Belgium
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