Cyber Defense Threat Intel Analyst III Cyber Defense Threat Intel Analyst III …

Chicago Mercantile Exchange
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Chicago Mercantile Exchange
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Cyber Defense Threat Intel Analyst III
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The Cyber Defense Analyst (Threat III) position 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, an 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

Basic Qualifications: 
•         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
 Additional Qualifications: 
•         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, including Arabic, Farsi, 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
Personal Attributes:
•         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

Technical Skill Proficiency Targets:
  • Dynamic Malware Analysis - Not Applicable
  • Incident Handling - Beginner
  • Network Forensics/Analysis - Beginner
  • Host Based Forensics - Beginner
  • Programming/Scripting - Not Applicable
  • Log Analysis - Beginner
  • Proactive Hunting - Beginner
  • Pivoting - Beginner
  • Kill Chain - Beginner
  • Report Writing - Intermediate
  • All-source Collection/Analysis - Intermediate
  • Cyber Threat Actor Motivations - Intermediate
  • Knowledge of the Intelligence Cycle - Intermediate

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