Senior Cyber Security Threat Analyst

  • Negotiable
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 7 months ago

You’ll be part of the Threat Intelligence team within Enterprise Cyber Security. The Enterprise Cyber Security (ECS) group provides enterprise-wide security services for their business units. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Analyze threat information from a variety of internal and external sources to provide actionable intelligence to maintain and enhance the defences that protect information systems and resources.
  • Support other teams in Enterprise CyberSecurity and IT operations to respond to cyber incidents by providing insightful research and analysis.
  • Identify and assess the capabilities and activities of cyber criminals.
  • Develop and manage cybercriminal profiles – supporting predictive analysis efforts.
  • Assist analysts and incident response staff during response activities and cyber investigations.
  • Produce findings to help prepare or support investigations.
  • Ensure indications of compromise are promptly identified and stakeholders are informed with actionable and complete information.

Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in the IT Industry.
  • 3+ years of information security experience.
  • Security Operations Centre (SOC), Cyber incident response team, or Network Operations Centre (NOC) experience.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • Industry certifications in cyber security incident management, such as GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Skills and Knowledge

  • Working knowledge of operating systems and networking technologies.
  • Knowledge of packet capture and analysis.
  • Knowledge of how malicious code operates and how vulnerabilities are exploited.
  • Knowledge of log formats (syslog, http logs, and database logs) and how to gather forensics for traceability back to an event.
  • Working knowledge of databases, query design, and how to analyze queried data.
  • Ability to make information security risk determinations based on threat intelligence analysis.
  • Proven ability to work with and understand technical indicators of threat activity and provide recommendations.
  • Understanding of cybersecurity frameworks such as NIST or ISO 27001.

Desired Skills and Knowledge

  • Ability to write clear and concise analytical information products.
  • Ability to maintain or develop professional contacts in the cyber security.
  • Understanding of information security program(s) in the financial sector.

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Dave Rountree

Dave Rountree

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