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Senior Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst

Full time / Remote (Germany) 

Role overview:

The Senior Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst will be part of a highly capable team, where this member will collect, research, analyze, and deliver intelligence gathered from various sources. The candidate is intimately familiar with standard intelligence community practices and has experience in the application of these disciplines to technology and information security. This is a position for a self-motivated candidate.

What you'll be doing:

  • Research, collect, distill, and disseminate tactical, strategic and operational intelligence to key partners
  • Provides technical support, analysis and recommendations in the areas of attack trends, incident handling, vulnerability reporting, and cyber defense
  • Coordinates with management and decision makers to deliver timely and useful hands-on intelligence delivered in a clear, concise manner
  • Alert decision makers to emerging threats in a timely manner
  • Proactively initiate threat intelligence analysis in accordance with established Priority Intelligence Requirements (PIR)
  • Leverage and expand the capabilities of existing analytical tools and technologies; recommend new technologies as appropriate
  • Automate workflows and develop solutions to increase the efficiency of the team
  • Develop and maintain expertise in a wide variety of technology platforms, threat vectors, and threat actors

What we're looking for: 

  • 8+ years of relevant experience in threat intelligence, intrusion analysis, incident response, malware analysis, security operations or similar role
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to prioritize and execute in a methodical and disciplined manner, as well as to set and manage expectations with leadership and team members
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills, high attention to detail
  • Knowledge of the cyber threat landscape, including actors and TTPs
  • Broad, basic understanding of information technology, including networking, operating systems and web application development
  • Experience with Threat Intelligence Platforms and analyst tools
  • Experience performing technical research on the internet
  • Ability to collect, analyze, document, and disseminate OSINT information using various means of collection methods
  • Demonstrated understanding of the threat intelligence life cycle, network threats, attacks, attack vectors and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs). Demonstrated hands-on experience analyzing high volumes of logs, network data and other attack artifacts
  • Proficient with one or more scripting languages such as Perl, Python, PowerShell etc. in a threat intelligence or incident response environment
  • Experience in Cyber Kill Chain methodology, Diamond Model of Intrusion Analysis and Center of Gravity Analysis
  • Demonstrated commitment to training, self-study and maintaining proficiency in the technical cyber security domain

Desired:

  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment, to triage and to work within a small, highly-technical group while providing explanations to non-technical people
  • Experience with Splunk, MISP, Maltego, writing Yara rules or IOCs
  • Familiarity with network and application penetration testing
  • Foreign language translation experience a plus

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Cyber Security, Intelligence studies or equivalent degree preferred
  • Certifications such as GIAC GCTI, GCIA, GCIH, GREM are a plus, but skill level carries more weight

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