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Threat Analysts monitor current attack and threat information to identify those that are relevant to the enterprise; identify traffic patterns that define potential attacks; differentiate between anomalous traffic patterns caused by misbehaving; and create a timeline of intruder activity. These experts have knowledge of firewall and other security policies and functionality to block unwanted traffic and deal with attackers.

Key Responsibilites

* Research and analyze classified reporting to identify current and emerging threat trends and work with intelligence community partners to produce and offer classified threat intelligence products and briefings to internal and external partners and stakeholders

* Provide 24/7 research and reporting support to customer Senior Leadership, Duty Officers, partners and stakeholders

* Communicate, coordinate, share information, and work closely with customer components

* Develop informational and analytic products daily designed to increase situational awareness and advanced warning of current and emerging cybersecurity threats and risks

* Report on underlying patterns of behavior by conducting detailed analysis of incidents, threats and risks and associated impacts and consequences, vulnerabilities, tactics, techniques and procedures (TTP), and other malicious and non-malicious indicators

* Provide daily threat briefings to the Watch Floor during the customer Director's Morning Brief

* Develop operational-level trends analysis products that leverage customer internal data repositories, classified and unclassified open source reporting to provide situational awareness of emerging cyber threat and risk trends to customer partners, stakeholders, and customers

* Provide operational analysis coordination, research, and reporting support to the customer during internal cyber incident management exercises as well as national-level cyber exercises

* Communicate, coordinate, share information, and work closely with customer components and stakeholders

* Track and manage internal and external requests for information (RFIs) and requests for analysis (RFAs) for the entire Branch and produce weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual performance metrics reports

Minimum Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree

* Active Top Secret Security Clearance with ability to obtain a DHS SCI, as well as obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated DHS background investigation (EOD) for continued employment.

* Previous work experience in cyber threat analytics

* Experience working in cyber intelligence requiring, at minimum, a moderate technical acumen

Preferred Qualifications

* Previous cyber experienced

* Active DHS SCI and EOD ideal

* Experience conducting cyber intelligence fusion


Associated topics: sci, security clearance, security investigation, sensitive compartmented information, single scope background investigation, ssbi, top secret sci, ts sci


• Location: Northern Virginia

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