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Threat Intelligence Analyst

GEICO
vision insurance, parental leave, tuition assistance, 401(k)
United States, Maryland, Chevy Chase
Sep 06, 2023

GEICO is a renowned and forward-thinking organization that takes cybersecurity seriously, prioritizing the protection of our digital assets from evolving cyber threats. We strive to maintain our position as a leading force in the industry, constantly improving our cybersecurity capabilities. As part of our ongoing commitment to bolstering our defenses, we are in search of an exceptional and self-motivated individual to fill the vital role of Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst within our dynamic and innovative team.

Position Description:

As a Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst, you will serve as a pivotal figure in identifying, analyzing, and tracking potential cyber threats that could impact GEICO. Your mastery of research and understanding will play a vital role in furnishing our clients with actionable insights and comprehensive intelligence deliverables to bolster their cybersecurity defenses.

Position Responsibilities
As an Engineer you will:

  • Threat Trend Analysis: Scrutinize data to identify emerging patterns,correlations, and shifts in the cyber threat landscape, furnishing earlyalerts for potential threats.

  • Open Source and Social Media Research: Utilize advanced techniques inopen source and social media research to uncover potential cyber risksand emerging threat indicators.

  • Intelligence Reporting: Skillfully craft high caliber, extensively documentedwritten intelligence reports that encapsulate threat insights, riskevaluations, and strategic recommendations.

  • Alert Review and Analysis: Review alerts and process large data sets fromvarious monitoring tools. Apply predefined risk-based models to identifyand escalate potential risks in alignment with our risk managementstrategies.

  • Threat Tracking: Demonstrate expertise in vigilantly tracking and observingthe activities of threat actors, groups, and campaigns, with an emphasison their tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs).

  • Risk Identification and Communication: Utilize intelligence and monitoringtools to identify exploitable risks. Connect these risks with existing andemerging intelligence. Drive both internal and external communications tospotlight and address these risks effectively.

  • Data-Driven Communication: Effectively use data to communicate withdiverse audiences and stakeholders. Your insights will play a pivotal role ininfluencing our cybersecurity posture and driving positive businessoutcomes.

  • Policy and Procedure Adherence: Maintain a strong understanding ofGEICO's Information Security Policy and Standards, as well as ourInformation Assurance Third Party Management Procedure. Ensure thatyour activities align with these policies and standards.

  • Collaborative Dynamics: Forge close collaborations with multidisciplinaryteams to intertwine threat intelligence with ongoing cybersecurityinitiatives.

  • Tool Enhancement: Contribute to the evolution of OSINT tools,methodologies, and strategies, enhancing the organization's intelligencecapabilities.

  • Industry Eminence: Remain abreast of the latest tools, trends, andbreakthroughs in threat intelligence.

Qualifications:

  • Trend Discernment: Proficiency in grasping threat trends, attack methodologies, and the evolutionary trajectory of the cyber threat landscape.

  • Analytical Aptitude: Exceptional analytical acumen and adeptness in sifting through intricate data to extract actionable insights.

  • Open-Source Proficiency: A proven command of diverse open-sourceintelligence tools and methodologies for data collection, analysis, andmeticulous tracking.

  • Social Media Mastery: A demonstrated capability in proficiently monitoringand dissecting social media platforms to unearth emerging threats andindicators of compromise (IoCs).

  • Trend Discernment: Proficiency in grasping threat trends, attackmethodologies, and the evolutionary trajectory of the cyber threatlandscape.

  • Analytical Aptitude: Exceptional analytical acumen and adeptness in siftingthrough intricate data to extract actionable insights.

  • Effective Communication: Outstanding written and verbal communicationabilities to eloquently convey findings, insights, and strategicrecommendations.

  • Collaborative Agility: Aptitude for seamless collaboration in cross-functional teams and a penchant for thriving in dynamic, fast-pacedenvironments.

  • Solid understanding of network protocols, malware analysis, and cyberthreat hunting techniques.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

  • Strong communication skills to collaborate with cross-functional teamsand present findings effectively.

One or more of the following Cybersecurity certifications are highly desired:

  • Security+

  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)

  • CompTIA Security+

  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Experience:

  • 3+ years of proven experience in cyber threat intelligence analysis,including the ability to identify, assess, and respond to various cyberthreats.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or related field.

Benefits:

At GEICO, we make sure you have the support and resources to leverage and develop your skills, secure your financial future, and take care of your health and well-being. GEICO continually seeks to provide a workplace where everyone can be their authentic self. To help achieve this goal, we support associate-led Employee Resource Groups that foster a true sense of community. Through GEICO's competitive benefits offerings and various training and development opportunities, we have you covered with our* that includes:

  • Premier Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with no waiting period**
  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Assistance including Direct Billing and Reimbursement payment plan options
  • Paid Training, Licensures and Certificates

*Benefits may be different by location. Benefit eligibility requirements vary and may include length of service.

**Coverage begins on the date of hire. Must enroll in New Hire Benefits within 30 days of the date of hire coverage to take effect.

GEICO is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to cultivating an environment where equal employment opportunities are available to all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, disability or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law. GEICO celebrates diversity and believes it is critical to our success. As such, we are committed to recruit, develop and retain the most talented individuals to join our team.

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At this time, GEICO will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.Full time

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