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DATE ADDED: Tue 21/01/2020

Threat Intelligence Analyst

Cardiff, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, Full Time

SALARY: £50,000 - £55,000

REED Technology are pleased to be working with a large financial services firm who are looking to recruit a new threat intelligence analyst to join their team, working out of their Cardiff or Newport offices. You will be working in a team to support all facets of the threat intelligence function, primarily collecting and curating threat information retrieved from¬ a wide range of internal and external sources. The resultant cyber security intelligence will be disseminated to a diverse array of intelligence consumers within the group's brands spread across the globe.

This role comes with great benefits of which include 28 days holiday (including bank holidays), pension, season ticket loan, free gym membership, flexible and remote working.

If you would like to learn more about this role please read on!


* Curation and maintenance of threat profiles to understand the credible threat actors, campaigns and associated tactics, techniques and procedures in use

* Use information regarding the control plane and the assets under protection to determine the likely attack paths

* Correlating external data with internal telemetry to provide situational awareness and recommendation for security controls

* Educating internal threat intelligence consumers on cyber threats, whilst engaging with the wider external threat intelligence community

* Identifying and managing a wide range of intelligence sources to provide a holistic view of the threat landscape

* Create and map novel detection analytics to detect relevant TTPs against the MITRE ATT&CK framework

Essential Skills

* Ability to communicate constructively and confidently on a technical level with analysts to a strategic level with senior executives

* Comfortable and adaptable to new technology and their respective risks

* Strong attention to detail, with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

* Proven analytical, report-writing and verbal briefing abilities

* Able to manage competing priorities, working efficiently under pressure to deliver both prioritised intelligence requests and scheduled tasks

* Technical understanding of information security and cyber defence concepts

* Exercising critical thinking to assess threats via the assimilation and interpretation of qualitative and quantitative data

Desirable Skills

* Penetration testing experience

* Coding experience (Python, Bash, Powershell)

* Desirable but not essential qualifications (BSc, MSc, PhD, CREST, TigerScheme, SANS, Offensive Security)

* Previous experience of threat intelligence is advantageous

* A working knowledge of financial services and the typical business processes involved together with the threat actors and their relevant tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) would be of significant advantage.

If this sounds like the role for you, do not delay, please apply ASAP.

Successful applicants will be contacted within the next 24 hours

Good Luck!
Role: Threat Intelligence Analyst
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Location: Cardiff,

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