The Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst III is responsible for cyber threat intelligence collection and analysis, and the dissemination of finished products to a population of security operations teams, information technology teams, enterprise risk management teams, and overall executive decision makers.
Key Responsibilities Include:
• Serve as an open source Cyber threat intelligence analyst.
• Provide functional analytic support pertaining to a wide-range of Cyber threat actors.
• Develop extensive expertise on emerging cyber threats and trends and on CME Group business lines, its technological footprint, and stakeholders.
• Develop industry contacts and relationships (to include law enforcement) to enhance intelligence sharing and security best practices.
• Perform analytic support focused on Cyber doctrine, policies, strategies, capabilities, and intent to conduct Cyberspace operations and Cyber-oriented groups, individuals, organizations, tools, tactics, and procedures.
• Respond to internal customer inquiries of cyber-related threats impacting the financial sector.
• Provide analytical presentations to management and internal customers.
• Provide support for Junior Analysts in conducting analysis.
- 4+ years of experience in the field of intelligence analysis with a focus on threats in cyberspace.
- Experience with collecting, analyzing, and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data from multiple sources.
- Experience with cyber, incident response and digital forensics, security engineering, security operations, computer network operations, information operations, information warfare, or topical cyber.
- Knowledge of cyber threat intelligence processes and tradecraft to include the Cyber Kill Chain and Diamond Model of Intrusion Analysis.
- Ability to write high-quality intelligence assessments and briefings for a senior-level audience.
- Ability to leverage well-honed online researching expertise to identify and navigate relevant online forums, including Web sites, social media, and traditional sources to support research and analysis.
- Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Experience working in the U.S. Intelligence Community or similar intelligence experience.
- BA/BS degree or higher in International Relations, Security Studies, Intelligence Studies, Political Science, Cyber Security, Computer Science, or related field.
- Knowledge of attacker tactics, techniques, and procedures and common attack vectors and vulnerabilities.
- Ability to develop specific expertise, to discern patterns of complex threat actor behavior, and to communicate an understanding of current and developing cyber threats.
- Ability to display foreign language proficiency in priority languages Mandarin or Russian.
- Experience with emerging computer or online technologies, online social behaviors, and computer or Internet slang.
- Experience with targeting or analysis.
Formal Education & Certifications
- BA/BS in International Relations, Security Studies, Intelligence Studies, Political Science, Cyber Security or related field or related work experience.
- Network+, Security+, GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC), relevant SANS training, or other technical industry certifications.
- Threat Intelligence Courses.
- Strong customer-service orientation
- Strong analytical skills
- High level critical thinking skills
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Excellent listening and interpersonal skills
- Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
- Ability to conduct research into geopolitical events
- Comfortable working in a dynamic environment with multiple goals
- Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
- Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
- Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
- Ability to deal diplomatically and effectively at all levels of the organization including both technical and non-technical, management and senior leadership