Senior Analyst

  • Reston, VA
  • Full-time

Company Description

FireEye is the leader in intelligence-led security-as-a-service. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies, nation-state grade threat intelligence, and world-renowned Mandiant® consulting. With this approach, FireEye eliminates the complexity and burden of cyber security for organizations struggling to prepare for, prevent, and respond to cyber attacks. FireEye has over 7,500 customers across 67 countries, including more than 50 percent of the Forbes Global 2000.

Job Description

If you have a strong background in analysis and are looking to be at the forefront of the cyber threat intelligence field, then we want to hear from you!  The successful candidate should be a self-motivated and independent, critical thinker skilled in the application of threat intelligence for the enablement of a customer’s network security.  The analyst will address a customer’s threat intelligence needs and leverage FireEye’s unique knowledge to produce informative products, briefs, and other means of supporting the organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with customers to determine their intelligence needs and requirements, and identify the most effective methods for fulfilling these unique requirements
  • Conduct extensive research into current threat activity to determine customer-relevant threat intelligence
  • Produce briefing material, written products, and simple graphics in order to convey analysis both verbally and in writing to a variety of audiences
  • Present tactical, operational, and strategic intelligence about threat groups, the methodologies they use, and the motivations behind their activity
  • Correlate threat intelligence from the customer’s industry/region to observed activity impacting the customer
  • Evaluate current and emerging tools and best-practices for tracking advanced persistent threats; tools, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) of attacker’s motivations, industry and attacker trends
  • Ability to work with minimal direct oversight, maintaining high quality analytical production and excellent customer relationship

Qualifications

  • 2 + years of experience in an analytical role of either network forensics analyst, intelligence threat analyst, or security engineer/ consultant
  • 2 + years of experience in investigative or incident response environments
  • 2 + years working in a customer-facing environment
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to present to a variety of internal audiences including senior leadership
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and execute in a disciplined manner
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities, with the ability to adapt to a variety of customer personalities
  • Ability to set and manage expectations with senior stake-holders and team members
  • Demonstrated ability to manage customer relationships
  • TS/SCI clearance required or able to be obtained; or has expired while under good standing
  • Ability to manage all aspects of large research projects from contract line items through final production and presentation/publication.

Technical Qualifications:

  • Experience in working with threat modeling systems
  • Ability to interact with user interfaces
  • Experience with basic malware analysis; the tactics, tools, techniques, and procedures of network intrusion activity

Additional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or other professional degree preferred
  • Malware/security experience and experience with FireEye products, highly desired

Additional Information

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.
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