Senior Cyber Intelligence Analyst - Critical Infrastructure - Remote (Anywhere in the US)

Full Time
Milpitas, CA
Industry: Computer & Network Security
Areas of Interest: All Source Intelligence, Exploitation Analysis, Systems Security Analysis, Threat Analysis
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FireEye iSIGHT Intelligence is looking for a motivated Senior Cyber Intelligence Analyst to contextualize threats and produce finished intelligence for security analysts and executive consumers.
The qualified candidate’s core responsibilities involve critical thinking and writing with a focus on attacker capability to destroy, degrade or deny access to systems and information.
  • Provide targeting analysis in support of all source collection activities
  • Exploit large quantities of data and discover relationships and patterns
  • Use knowledge, creativity, and analytic tradecraft best practices to obtain solutions to complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangible variables under conditions of uncertainty
  • Research and craft analytic papers on strategic, geographical and functional topics
  • Develop a sophisticated understanding of cyber threat capabilities and intentions
  • Identify new threat TTP and signatures used by cyber threat actors
  • Participate in trend / correlation analysis and scenario forecasting at both the tactical and strategic level
  • Participate in red teaming, war-gaming, and/or exercise development and execution
  • Respond to ad-hoc vulnerability and threat related queries from technology and business users
  • Ensure timely response to all suspense deadlines and administrative actions
  • Responsible for maintaining confidentiality and ethics within the framework of the engagement
  • 3 or more years of intelligence experience
  • Prior practical experience analyzing cyber threats
  • Ability to express complex technical and non-technical concepts verbally, graphically, and in writing for generalist and specialist audiences. Excellent writing skills are mandatory
  • Demonstrated success applying research methods to independently address complex analytic problems
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a demonstrated track record preparing successful briefings for senior executives
  • Ability to work as part of a distributed virtual production team with limited supervision and under tight deadlines, solid project and task management skills
  • Ability to participate and provide input during crisis situations
  • Self-starter with great personal initiative
Additional Qualifications:
Familiarity with the following domains and concepts:
  • Cyber Physical Systems
    • System components: SCADA/HMI, historian, PLC/RTU, sensors/actuators
    • Protocols: Modbus, DNP3, OPC, EtherNet/IP; Sectors: petroleum operations (up, mid & down stream), electricity GTD, chemical, pharmaceutical, transportation, manufacturing, water & wastewater; medical
    • Industry practice guidance: ISA99, NIST SP800-82; CPNI
    • Engineering: systems integration, FAT, SAT, commissioning, operations & maintenance
    • Safety: hazards analysis, root cause, fault tree, failure modes
  • Security
    • Threat: hacktivists, insiders, espionage, criminals
    • Defensive technology: firewalls, IDS/IPS, logging, FPC solutions, SEIM, information sharing, cryptography
    • Attack types: DDoS, erasure, repurpose; Impact: goods, facility, employee, public, environment
    • Vulnerability discovery: penetration testing, fuzzing, reverse engineering; hardware break-down
    • Industry guidance: 20 critical controls; NIST, OSI; Operational concepts: hunt, triage, incident response, escalation
FireEye is an Equal Opportunity Employer:  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.  Click here to view the full EEO/AA statement.

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FireEye has invented a purpose-built, virtual machine-based security platform that provides real-time threat protection to enterprises and governments worldwide against the next generation of cyber attacks. These highly sophisticated cyber attacks easily circumvent traditional signature-based defenses, such as next-generation firewalls, IPS, anti-virus, and gateways. The FireEye Threat Prevention Platform provides real-time, dynamic threat protection without the use of signatures to protect an organization across the primary threat vectors and across the different stages of an attack life cycle. The core of the FireEye platform is a virtual execution engine, complemented by dynamic threat intelligence, to identify and block cyber attacks in real time. FireEye has over 3,100 customers across 67 countries, including over 200 of the Fortune 500.
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Company Industry: Computer & Network Security
Company Type: Public Company
Company Size: 1,001-5000