Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst

Integrity360 is the largest specialist IT security consultancy in the country. We secure the networks, infrastructures and information of some of the leading companies in both Ireland and the UK. We are passionate about what we do, so too must be any of our new recruits. Integrity360 is currently expanding at a rapid rate – could you be the newest member to our team? We are fun and dynamic and believe in constant learning and development. Progression is a typical buzz word within the organisation. 

Job Role

You should be passionate about the security field with a strong desire to learn. As a cyber threat intelligence analyst, you will use your technical expertise and inquisitive nature to investigate threats in the environment. In this role you will be expected to perform traffic analysis, intrusion analysis and detection while collaborating with security and incident response analysts for the duration of incidents. You will be required to monitor third party security related websites, forums, and mailing lists for information regarding new threats and vulnerabilities. The cyber threat intelligence analyst will verify security events as security incidents; correlate and collate the information; and develop, edit, and deliver security reports to enterprise-level customers. The role requires flexibility and the ability to work extra hours to meet challenging incidents if required.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Performing security research on adversarial TTPs (tactics, techniques and procedures), using this knowledge to grow our defensive capabilities through modelling and practical application
  • Monitor, review and document the latest security threats and vulnerabilities while communicating detailed recommendations to senior management
  • Review security events to evaluate the risk they present in the context of the environment they are identified in
  • Analysing threat scenarios to develop real world use cases and collaborate with the Security Operations team
  • Analyse various Windows and Unix logs for system anomalies
  • Perform in-depth investigation on confirmed security incidents
  • Identify, contain and eradicate threats in production environments while providing recommended best practise for security enhancement
  • Document complete details and evidence of investigations and providing reports to incident stakeholders
  • Mentor team member on investigative techniques
  • 24 x 7 on-call support on a rota basis may form part of the role
  • Produce detailed and concise incident reports 


Skills & Ability Requirements

  • Third level degree or higher in computer science, computer security or related field
  • Hands on experience in security event analysis, incident response or threat hunting
  • In-depth technical understanding of today’s threats, vulnerabilities and exploits
  • Motivated, ambitious, strong work ethic with excellent technical writing capability
  • Ability to strategize and present security solutions to customers
  • Ability to perform event correlation, host/network threat analysis
  • Ability to manage multiple incident and make effective decisions under high pressure environment.
  • Experience working with various operating systems such as Redhat, Centos, Solaris, Win2003-16
  • Experience in performing analysis on network pcaps and documents for malicious activity or codes
  • Conceptual knowledge in Networks and Network Security
  • Understanding of Network infrastructure hardware and protocols (TCP/IP, switches, bridges, routers, proxy servers, VPN concentrators)
  • Familiar with security best practices and the VERIS Framework for security incident classification.
  • A process of on-going certification for the benefit of the business and for self-development is encouraged
  • Review the adequacy of the security controls and their ability to protect the information system and its information
  • Strong understanding of incident response best practises such as SANS and ISO27001
  • Experience using SIEM/SEM solutions is a plus


What you will bring to us:

  • The ability to demonstrate a dynamic interest in solving information security issues; analytical ability to break down problems into constituent parts
  • Flexibility to handle several information security issues simultaneously
  • The ability to communicate well and demonstrate a good understanding of customer issues together with the aptitude to develop a natural empathy with customers in relation to their business requirements
  • The ability to work in a team environment and on your own initiative and the desire to work on escalated issues from other team members
  • Demonstrate an ability to audit an IT Environment and provide security and process recommendations
  • Aptitude for solving problems and acting on own initiative
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Highly motivated with a willingness to learn new technologies
  • Effective communicator with a positive and confident attitude both written and verbally
  • Good written skills with capability to create well formatted, grammatically correct documents
  • Fluent English speaker
  • A strong team player with a flexible approach
  • The ability to work in a team environment and on your own initiative and the desire to work on escalated issues from other team members
  • Can demonstrate consistency in their work attitude

What would be nice to have:

  • Security industry certifications: GCIA, GCIH, GCFA or similar security certifications
  • Experience working with honeypots and threat hunting tools

More Info

What we will provide for you:

  • Opportunity to gain experience and knowledge in a key field of expertise
  • Exposure to many sectors such as Financial Services, and the SME sector
  • Further educational and training to enhance your skillset
  • We empower you to make your own Information Security or IT history by working with some of our market leading clients
  • A team of highly experienced technology and security professionals to work with and support you.
  • A leadership team who have a worthwhile mission and who excel at that mission.
  • A chance to work with one of the market leaders in Information Security companies (Winner of the AIB Enterprise of the Year Award 2013, Nominated for EY, EOY 2015)
  • A company that is going from strength to strength with significant growth plans that we are achieving.

Customer Service:

Fanatical Customer Service isn’t just something we offer, it’s really what makes us who we are here at Integrity360. It’s the desire to do more than our clients expect us to do. Exceed their expectations. It’s our need to make a difference in the challenges our clients face – no matter how big or small. We have found that when it comes to customer service, a little fanaticism goes a long way.

Driving excellence through all our behaviours and actions to deliver an enhanced experience for our internal and external customers.

The successful candidate will embody excellent Customer Service skills as a fundamental basic or their core skillset. All candidates will be asked during the recruitment process to demonstrate a time when they delivered a Customer Service experience that could be described as Fanatical. 

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