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e-Zest Solutions, Inc

Sr Technical Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) Analyst

e-Zest Solutions, Inc

Sr Technical Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) Analyst


Job Description 

CIS-CTI (Cyber & Information Security - Cyber Threat Intelligence) team is looking for an experienced Cyber Threat Intelligence analyst to join the growing team. The CIS-CTI team is currently undergoing a rapid capability and maturity development phase and has put in place significant technological means for tactical and operational cyber threat intelligence collection & curation. This role will help the team with technical analysis as well as general Threat Intelligence analysis to help CTI meet its operational and strategic objectives.

The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of general security principles and a strong background in related technologies. Experience in performing technical analyses of cyber intrusions and campaigns are essential. The ideal candidate will have at least five years’ experience in Cyber Threat Intelligence and/or offensive security practices in a technical/investigative capacity.

Key Responsibilities *

  • Handling and triaging incoming intelligence from various sources on a daily basis.
  • Performing and adding structured intelligence analysis to the Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP).
  • Technical analysis Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) used in incidents and campaigns: Analysing attack vectors, finding adversary infrastructure, establishing intrusion chain, structured documentation of findings on the Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP).
  • Providing subject matter expertise on technical analysis of threat actor TTP (Tactics, Techniques and Procedures), malware analysis and on other related fields to the team.
  • Quality control of technical analysis added to the TIP by other analysts and feedback as needed.
  • Quality-control and refinement of detection and alerting rules on various platforms as necessary.
  • Leading investigations on CTI side during internal incidents along with other teams.
  • Writing reports and also providing quality-assurance on reports written by other members, especially junior members of the team.
  • Mentoring junior members of the team on technical as well as Intelligence analysis areas.

Qualifications *
Industry standard certifications such as GCFA (GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst), GREM (GIAC Certified Malware Reverse Engineering), GPEN (GIAC Certified Penetration Tester) is desirable.

Preferred Skills *

  • Working experience of Malware static analysis/reverse engineering (IDAPro, OllyDbg etc.) is not necessary but desirable.

Additional Notes *
Some travel required ( < 10%)

Location will be remote – Candidates Eastern and Central time only

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: From $40.00 per hour

Contract Length:

  • 3 - 4 months
Contract Renewal:

  • Likely
Work Location:

  • Fully Remote
Work Remotely:

  • Yes