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Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst

Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Posted on Jul 15, 2022 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Coppell, TX 75019
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

*We are unable to sponsor for this permanent Full time role*

*Position is bonus eligible*

Prestigious Financial Institution is currently seeking a Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst. Candidate will help in the analysis and remediation of security threats to the enterprise, vulnerabilities in the environment, and how to improve defense itself against identified threats. This position will require initiative to remediate identified security threats, incidents, and compliance issues when tasked. The role will be involved in the documenting, execution, and testing of regulatory compliance to all required security regulations.


  • Identify enhancements of current threat and situational intelligence sources leveraging proprietary enterprise data, as well as a variety of external sources and open source data
  • Actively monitor and research cyber threats with a direct or indirect impact to the business operations, or technology infrastructure
  • Develop and support briefings to Security management on security threats
  • Create and conduct presentations on current threats and related IT Security topics
  • Develop and report threat hunting hypotheses based on applicable security threats to the organization
  • Execute threat hunting operations based on hypotheses reports across varied environments
  • Report observations found during threat hunting in detail to support development of organization's security posture
  • Perform security incident response activities including investigation, coordination, review, and reporting
  • Execute technical analysis of security events while coordinating incident response activities with internal and external teams
  • Ensure collection and preservation of data associated with cyber security incident response activities follow industry best practices and established procedures
  • Develop and support briefings to senior management as a trusted incident responder
  • Oversee process of monthly reporting to Security management on Threat, Vulnerability, and Incident management metrics


  • Technical understanding of adversarial activities to support threat hunting and purple team operations
  • Incident response experience, taking initiative; providing and following through on solutions across various skillsets
  • Knowledge of Security related service and process assessments and evaluations based on NIST, COBIT, ISO and/or ITIL standards. Control frameworks based on security regulations. eg NIST Cyber Security Framework
  • Proficiency in Intelligence analysis,Adversary TTP analysis in network and host-based attacks, Vulnerability assessment tools (Qualys, Nessus, nmap, etc, Incident Response activities, Log analysis technologies (SIEM, network sniffers, etc.), Other Security preventative and detective technologies (EDR, network-based analysis, etc.), Standard technical writing tools including MS Word, Excel, Project and Visio
  • Familiarity with: Directory services, LDAP, and their inherent security (Active Directory, CA Directory), Proxy and caching services, Client Server platforms including Sun Solaris, Windows, Linux, Operating system hardening procedures (Solaris, Linux, Windows, etc.), LAN/WAN routing and high availability (OSPF, BGP4/iBGP, EIGRP and NSRP), Web Application Firewalls, Cloud based security tools and techniques (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.), Security Orchestration and Automated Response tools and concepts, Encryption technologies (PGP, PKI and X.509)
  • Some experience: Scripting and development activities to appropriately leverage Application Programing Interfaces (APIs) to optimize integrations between disparate security monitoring and analysis devices
  • Strongly prefer at least one of the following certifications: CISSP, GCTI, GCIA, GCIH, GCFA, CHFI, CCE, CFE
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or another related field
  • 7+ years of information security experience, preferably in the financial services industry
  • [Minimum one year hands-on security operations experience including interdisciplinary experience with four or more of the following: Cyber Threat Analysis, Digital Computer Forensics, Incident Response, Application Security, Operating Systems Security, Cryptographic Controls, Networking, Programming languages, Incident Response
  • Familiarity with computer network exploitation and network attack methodologies while maintaining an understanding of the relationship these activities have with the financial services industry and critical infrastructure.

Reference: 1668978212

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