Threat Researcher

Full Time
Baltimore, MD
Areas of Interest: Threat Analysis, Vulnerability Assessment and Management
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Overview
 

LookingGlass Cyber Solutions is seeking to hire a dynamic and motivated Threat Researcher to join our Baltimore, MD location.

OVERVIEW OF POSITION:

  • Lead cyber threat research/analysis and pattern/trend research;
  • Identify new methods of advanced intelligence collection and large scale analytics;
  • Analyze malware and malicious URLs to determine risk;
  • Perform analysis on threat actors and their capabilities;
  • Security infrastructure analysis;
  • Support customer RFIs to discover potential areas of risk and support them when issues come up;
  • Publish reports on your findings and present at conferences;
  • Act as SME to assist in other areas of organization as needed;
  • Perform Threat Hunting tasks.

QUALIFYING REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 2 years in security/threat intelligence industry;
  • Strong background with security/malware/threat research and analysis;
  • Background in cybersecurity threat investigations and data analysis;
  • Understanding of the “dark web” and underground cybercrime ecosystems;
  • Experience with technologies such as APT, identity systems, IDS/IPS, firewalls, etc.;
  • Good scripting experience and ability to write white papers;
  • Familiar with YARA.

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Experience with distributed databases a plus;
  • Experience directly engaging with threat actors;
  • Contributions to the security community;
  • Experience with VirusTotal.

CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • None



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LookingGlass Cyber Solutions Inc.

LookingGlass Cyber Solutions delivers comprehensive threat intelligence-driven security through four solution portfolios: machine readable threat intelligence (MRTI), threat intelligence management (TIM) with over 140 data sources transformed into global Internet and threat intelligence, threat intelligence services, and network threat mitigation. 

LookingGlass enables customers of all security sophistication levels to optimally prevent, detect and respond to prioritized, relevant threats with a wide range of dynamic, intelligence-based defenses to stay ahead of both cyber and physical threats. 

LookingGlass empowers customers with rich actionable insights and advanced solutions to confidently enable effective security decisions and efficient security operations at every stage of the threat lifecycle.

Specialties
Cyber Situational Awareness, Internet Intelligence, Network Visualization, Data Fusion, Cyber Intelligence, Network Situational Awareness, Network Analysis, Cyber Initiative, Critical Infrastructure, Network Topology, Cyber Security, Threat Intelligence
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Company Industry: Computer & Network Security
Company Type: Privately Held
Company Size: 51 - 200