Technical Intelligence Analyst (Americas)

51 - Intelligence · Reston, Virginia
Department 51 - Intelligence
Employment Type FT- EXEMPT
Minimum Experience Mid-level

BACKGROUND
The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), was created by and for members and operates as a member-owned 501(c)(6), not-for-profit entity. FS-ISAC serves as a bi-directional information and intelligence organization leading the financial services sector efforts to protect against and mitigate as needed cyber and physical threats and incidents against financial firms.

 

POSITION SUMMARY 

The FS-ISAC’s Global Intelligence Office (GIO) is responsible for the formal threat-sharing and analytical reporting for its members. Cyber Security Analysts are responsible for the receipt, enrichment and publication of threat alerts and incident advisories, along with security recommendations and mitigation advice to support members’ Security Operations Centres. 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. 

 

This position will serve as a Technical Intelligence Analyst covering the Americas area of responsibility.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Conduct multiple-source intelligence analysis on current and emerging threats using advanced research methods and analytical techniques
  • Craft finished intelligence analysis reports with concise and structured writing skills
  • Work from a tactical level on telemetry data to a strategic level for understanding of the threat at a sector level
  • Work in a virtual, global team environment where communication skills are key
  • Support FS-ISAC staff from other department as needed with member meetings, conferences, exercise development and training

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Developed analytical writing skills with knowledge of the basic principles and able to communicate what their approach would be for different types of intelligence reports dependent on audience
  • Excellent communication skills, including effective verbal and written work in a related area
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to work on multiple products/reports at the same time to a high degree of quality
  • Spanish language skills are highly desired
  • Possession of an active security clearance or eligibility to obtain a clearance will be favorably considered. 
  • As a financial services sector consortium, a FS-ISAC analyst should have a broad knowledge on threat topics concerning the sector not limited to cyber, including fraud risks, economic crime and money laundering. Past work in the financial sector and familiarity with global issues will be considered a plus. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • 3-5 years of cyber intelligence analysis, risk analysis, malware analysis or threat hunting experience with the ability to understand the difference between cyber intelligence and cyber security analysis

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT
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.

 

FS-ISAC has reviewed this position description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

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  • Location
    Reston, Virginia
  • Department
    51 - Intelligence
  • Employment Type
    FT- EXEMPT
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level