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IT Security Analyst

  • Location: Broomfield, Colorado, 80021
  • Salary: 70.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 15 days ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position:  IT Security Analyst
Location: Remote
Term: 6 Month Contract 

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Perform extensive research in support of client projects and provide an analysis of results
  • Investigate, document, and report on information security issues and emerging trends
  • Produce high-quality threat intelligence reporting for all levels of readership, including actionable mitigation and detection guidance.
  • Conduct briefings as required for a variety of levels of customers as requested (via either phone, video conference, webcast, in-person briefing, or industry conference)
  • Analyze technical threat data to extract TTPs, malware techniques and adversary methods
  • Develop materials in support of the clients’ and company leaders’ needs, to include: online exposure snapshots, corporate background profiles, and other privacy-centered products
  • Perform information triage, identifying true positives for client threat/risks and applying analysis/judgment and determining recommended remediations for client notification.
  • Perform proactive surface, deep, and dark web research to identify and characterize new threats to the client base
  • Produce actionable intelligence in the form of monitoring alerts, OSINT reports, and client briefings
  • Correlate emerging threats (news events) with actual client exposures and risks
  • Perform technical threat intelligence research and analysis to respond to client requests for written reports regarding their high priority issues
  • Analyze threat data from internal and external sources in a proactive self-directed fashion as well as in response to customer inquiries
  • Aggregate results by industry verticals or geographies to aid in developing targeted training and awareness offerings
  • Analyze campaign activity and identify customer-specific threats and the lures that are targeting them
  • Provide subject matter expertise on cyber threats to support current analytic operations and initiatives

Support and/or lead recurring deliverables and touchpoints (ad hoc or daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly and/or annual):

  • Security/Incident Alerts
  • Intelligence Reports
  • Trend and summary reports
  • Strategic assessments and reviews
  • Client briefings

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience with intelligence analysis processes, including Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) and closed source intelligence gathering, source verification, data fusion, link analysis, and threat actor profiling.
  • Knowledge of common security controls, detection capabilities, and securing digital environments, including packet flows/TCP & UDP traffic, firewall and proxy technologies, anti-virus, intrusion detection/prevention systems, host-based monitoring, email monitoring, spam technologies, and SIEMs.
  • Basic understanding of what information or assets are of value to threat actors and how organizations are breached.
  • Understanding of modern technical security controls (i.e., firewalls, SIEMs, IPS, HIPS, web proxies).
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal collaborative skills, and the ability to communicate security and risk-related concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, or 5 years equivalent experience
  • CEH, CISSP, GIAC, OSCP, and/or SSCP certification preferred; GCTI desired

If this sounds like the perfect fit, Apply Today!