Intelligence Analyst, Switzerland

51 - Intelligence · Zurich , ZH
Department 51 - Intelligence
Employment Type FT- Exempt
Minimum Experience Mid-level

BACKGROUND 

The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Centre (FS-ISAC) is a non-profit entity that advances cybersecurity and resilience in the global financial system, protecting financial institutions and the people they serve. FS-ISAC is headquartered in the United States with regional offices in the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Australia and Singapore. For more information, visit our website www.fsisac.com

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Intelligence Analyst, Switzerland is a mid-level position reporting to the EMEA Intelligence Officer in London, UK. The Intelligence Analyst will support FS-ISAC's delivery of services to the Swiss Financial Service Cyber Security Centre (FS-CSC) from Zurich and be integrated into the EMEA team for FS-ISAC's Global Intelligence Office (GIO). The FS-ISAC’s GIO is responsible for the formal threat-sharing and analytical reporting for its members. Intelligence Analysts deliver insight for a greater understanding of the significant tools, methods and actors currently targeting the sector. This is a diverse, global team in a fast-paced environment.

 

Please note that this position requires on site work in Zurich for at least two (2) days per week, must be able to obtain a Swiss clearance and you will work regularly in English and German so those language skills are required.  French proficiency is desired.

 

The position will entail strategic intelligence analysis to produce deliverables for the FS-CSC as well as FS-ISAC members in the EMEA region and will require a strong understanding of cyber intelligence and risk management. Fluency in English and German required. Preference for proficiency in French desired. Swiss security clearance will be needed. Some travel may be needed for meetings and conferences. This position is physically based in a Zurich location at least two days per week. Fully remote work is not available.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

  • Work physically in Zurich for at least two days per week;
  • Obtain a Swiss security clearance.
  • Work regularly in English and German; French proficiency desired.
  • Provide real-time information to members on threats to the sector and incident reporting, in accordance with FS-ISAC classification and handling protocols;
  • Conduct multiple-source intelligence analysis on current and emerging threats using advanced research methods and analytical techniques for finished intelligence products in coordination with the firm’s intelligence strategy;
  • Operate as FS-ISAC public-private partnership (PPP) lead for Switzerland, engaging in two-way coordination and communication with government and law enforcement entities;
  • Support local and regional threat webinars or calls with members;
  • Support the Swiss FS-CSC service per a pre-determined statement of work;


POSITIONS QUALIFICATIONS

  • Intelligence Analysis Skills – 7 to 10  years of cyber threat intelligence analysis experience with an understanding of geopolitical and economic triggers; 
  • Writing Skills – Developed analytical writing skills with knowledge of the basic analytical principles; able to write for different audiences; 
  • Communication Skills –Effective verbal skills for daily virtual team discussions, collaborating with team members with complimentary functions, briefing key findings to different types of audiences; 
  • Time Management Skills – Strong time management skills with the ability to work on multiple products/reports at the same time to a high degree of quality; able to keep to deadlines; 

 

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE 

  • 7 to 10 years professional work experience as an intelligence analyst required; experience in cybersecurity will be considered;
  • University or graduate degree desired in a related field of study;
  • Experience in strategic intelligence analysis required.


This is a remote role. Regardless of work location, the position requires a professional work environment and candidate must be able to meet the physical demands associated with the professional environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


All employees must be authorized to work in the Switzerland. FS-ISAC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, FS-ISAC complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.


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  • Location
    Zurich , ZH
  • Department
    51 - Intelligence
  • Employment Type
    FT- Exempt
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level