Cyber Intelligence Analyst
Job Description: Cyber Intelligence Analyst
Location: Linthicum Heights, Maryland - Hybrid role!
This Mid-level (Journeyman) Analyst position supports the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) and participates as a team member serving as a Cyber Intelligence Analyst that applies intelligence analysis skills to monitor, assess, and report on cyberspace operations, capabilities, vulnerabilities, and personalities that could pose a threat to Department of Defense (DoD) critical assets, the DoD Information Network (DoDIN), Defense Industrial Base (DIB) networks and supports US Intelligence Community and Interagency grid network sensor portfolios. Conducts reviews, identifies gaps, recommends solutions, and evaluates large datasets from a myriad of sources. Develops reports and briefing artifacts; may serve as a mentor to other mid-level analysts and junior staff. Works as an expert in the field, researches and evaluates technical and all-source intelligence with specific emphasis on cryptocurrency transactions and counter-threat finance, network operations, and cyber warfare tactics, techniques, and procedures focused on the threat to networked weapons platforms and US and DoD information networks. Analyzes threat data from various sources and network events to determine the impact on current operations and conducts all-source research to determine advisory capability and intent. Prepares assessments and cyber threat profiles of current events based on the sophisticated collection, research, and analysis of classified and Open-Source information. Develops and maintains analytical procedures to meet changing requirements and ensure maximum operations. Collects data using a combination of standard intelligence methods and business processes. Produces high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for senior US government intelligence and network operations officials.• Must be proficient in analyzing cyber threats to financial institutions and illicit financial flows that include cryptocurrency transactions.• Must possess expertise in using Intelligence Community databases, analytical tool suites, and commercial tool suite applications to analyze illicit financial flows and cryptocurrency exchanges. • Must possess an in-depth knowledge of network and application protocols, cyber vulnerabilities and exploitation techniques, and cyber threat/adversary methodologies (TTPs).• Must be proficient in working with various types of network data (e.g., Netflow, PCAP, custom application logs) to support defensive cyber operations and support investigations.• Must give familiarity with all-source analytical tool suites common to the Intelligence Community.• Must have familiarity with Cloud Security Architecture and all related aspects of cybersecurity operations/analysis (e.g., incident response & management, forensic media analysis, malware analysis/reverse-engineering, cyber threat intelligence analysis, etc.) and security architecture & engineering. • Mandarin language is desired but not required.
- Bachelors Degree and Top Secret ClearancePreferred Qualifications:• Possess current IAM Level II & III, CSSP Analyst (Security +, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, CND, CISSP, CASP+, GCIA, GCIH, GCFA, CEH), GIAC Open Source Intelligence (GOSI) Certification, or SANS SEC487 Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Gathering and Analysis course.• Experience with Law Enforcement/Counterintelligence (LE/CI) Operations and/or Cyberspace Operations.• Skilled in building extended cyber security analytics.• Demonstrated experience briefing Senior Executive Service (SES) and General Officer/Flag Officer (GO/FO) leadership.• Experience in intelligence-driven defense and/or cyber Kill Chain methodologies.
Closing Statement:XOR Security offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from first day of employment, 401k with a vested company match, vacation and supplemental insurance benefits.
XOR Security is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V.Citizenship Clearance Requirement. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements – US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED and TOP SECRET CLEARANCE!