Lead Threat Intelligence Analyst job – Raytheon – Herndon, VA

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Lead Threat Intelligence Analyst


1,356 reviews

Herndon, VA

Job Description: Raytheon Blackbird Technologies is looking for an individual who will join the security team of a major nationwide organization, with thousands of sites, to continually improve its complex multi-protocol nationwide network. A specialist in cyber threat intelligence analysis is needed to support the customer team. The ideal candidate for this job will be an experienced information security practitioner who is goal-oriented and strives to exceed expectations.

Responsibilities will include :

Required Skills:

  • Must be eligible to obtain a sensitive clearance – Position of Public Trust – and may be required to obtain a higher security clearance
  • 6+ years of relevant work experience and a Bachelor’s degree
  • The Lead Threat Intelligence Analyst must possess Technical Expertise in one or more of the following areas: Network Security, Systems Security, Applications Security, Mobile Security;
  • Experience building, managing, and performing daily analytic tasks within Threat Intelligence (TI), Security Operations Centers (SOC), Cyber Security Operations Centers (CSOC), and Cyber Incident Response Teams (CIRT);
  • A clear knowledge of TI processes from a practitioner’s perspective;
  • An understanding of how to effectively lead teams within fast paced, every changing cyber operations environments;
  • A forward thinking view of how TI processes and systems integrate across a CSOC organization to drive cyber operations by providing situational awareness of, and enabling active defense against cyber threats;
  • Expert knowledge of threat hunting practices, including threat modeling and content development for analysis and presentation through Splunk;
  • A service-first work ethic, focused on ensuring customer success;
  • A mentor leadership style, focused on the continual development and growth of junior analysts;
  • Self-driven and fully accountable for independent effort performed as part of a geographically dispersed team;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with demonstrated ability to effectively present analytical data to a variety of technical and non-technical audiences;
  • Demonstrated ability to establish well-defined procedures and appropriate network mitigations strategies derived from post incident analysis and lessons learned;
  • Able to lead teams developing and operationalizing TI, consisting technical personnel directly supporting incident response, system owners, and executives.
  • Solid understanding of information security concepts, tools, and techniques;
  • Advanced knowledge of networking concepts and web technologies;
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows, UNIX / Linux, and OS X operating systems.
  • Ability and willingness to share on-call responsibilities, work non-standard hours, and travel (up to 50%) when required;
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. Government Public Trust Clearance.

Desired Skills:

  • Working knowledge of Computer Network Exploitation (CNE), Computer Network Attack (CNA) and Computer Network Defense (CND) tools and techniques;
  • Experience as a mid-to-senior level intelligence analyst, regardless of intelligence domain;
  • A deep understanding of advanced cyber threats targeting enterprises, along with the tools, tactics, and procedures used by those threats;
  • Experience performing system, network, application, and malicious code analysis;
  • Experience applying threat and data modeling, advanced data correlation, and statistical analysis to develop alerts, notable events, investigative dashboards, and metrics driven reports in Splunk;
  • Track record of technical publication and presentation of information security topics;
  • C|EH, GCIH, CISSP or equivalent certification.

Required Education:

B.S./B.A. in Engineering, Science, or Mathematics or a MS/MA in Engineering, Science or Mathematics or a PhD in Engineering, Science or Mathematics. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.


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