Cyber Intelligence Analyst - Trials at Digital Shadows
Dallas, TX, US
Digital Shadows is a VC-backed, growth stage company with offices in London, San Francisco and Dallas. We monitor and manage digital risk across the widest range of data sources within the open, deep, and dark web to protect an organization’s business, brand, and reputation. Our Digital Shadows SearchLight™ service combines scalable data analytics with human intelligence analysts to manage and mitigate risks of an organization’s brand exposure, VIP exposure, cyber threat, data exposure, infrastructure exposure, physical threat, and third party risk, and create an up-to-the minute view of an organization’s digital risk with tailored threat intelligence.
We are seeking exceptional individuals to join us on our journey and share in our accomplishments and passion.
For more information on Digital Shadows, please visit http://www.digitalshadows.com
At the center of what we do is intelligence analysis and we’re expanding our team to complement our London and Dallas-based Intelligence Operations team. As such, we are looking for exceptional analysts to help drive this development forward. Our Cyber Intelligence Analysts will conduct open source intelligence analysis using Digital Shadows’ proprietary SearchLight™ platform to monitor threats to our customers and draft customer-facing intelligence incidents. By doing so, our analysts play a key role in creating general and client-specific situational awareness for our customers to help them make informed strategic and operational decisions to secure their enterprises.
A successful applicant will gain operational visibility and experience by playing a part in all phases of the intelligence life cycle and project management. In addition, we expect our analysts to be able to deliver clear and concise verbal and written briefings to internal and external customers when required. If you’re an exceptional, enthusiastic, and committed analyst with a penchant for great customer service, this may be the job for you! Our team offers opportunities to collaboratively learn from each other and progress within the company. We’re looking for a true team player who is a self-motivated and quick learner with exceptional writing skills to begin providing meaningful contributions from day 1 to an already high-performing Trials Team.
Do the Right Thing
We are an ethical company operating with respect, empathy and equality. We respect everyone’s security, freedom and privacy.
Anything is Possible
We encourage innovation, independent thinking and team work.
Trust and Be Trusted
We trust our people to make the right decisions and assume best intentions. We deal in facts, not fear.
All about People
We have a diverse, inclusive, fun and spirited culture that nurtures exceptional talent for the long haul. We make the world safe for our clients and our community.
Applicants must be residents of Dallas area and willing to commute daily to an office in the Dallas metropolitan area. Applicants will not be considered if their application reflects that they do not reside in the Dallas area or state that they will not be available to interview and work in the Dallas area. This opportunity is not available for paid relocation; any relocation expenses are the responsibility of the job candidate. Candidate must be available for interviews immediately and willing to start soon thereafter.
Must have skills:
1-2 years customer service experience
3-12 months cyber intelligence analysis experience
Willing to serve in a client facing role where you will be required to write and present briefings to clients and also act as a liaison between clients and internal business units
Able to take ownership of projects from start to finish, and able to prioritize your time in order to meet competing client needs
Comfortable in a client-facing, fast-paced operations environment, and eager to learn
Ferocious OSINT research skills, energy for pursuing leads, objective assessor of evidence
Prefers clear, concise and straight to the point communication both verbal and written
Willing to take and defend calculated risks by finding trends in disparate pieces of information, forming logical conclusions, and providing problem-solving recommendations to customers. Inquisitive and curious mind set when it comes to threat identification.
A Humanities or related degree (i.e. History, International Relations, Politics, Computer Science, Cyber Security) with strong academic results
Comfortable working with technology and basic understanding of internet technologies (i.e. TCP/IP, DNS)
Available for full time work including potential evening work as needed.
Desirable knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Experience with open source intelligence (e.g., not simply using social media for personal use. Aggregating information from various social media platforms to identify threats or targeting, formulate logical conclusions, and offer prescriptive mitigation) or investigatory experience.
Language skills (particularly Russian, Arabic, German, Swedish, Japanese or Mandarin) are highly desired.
Project management experience and any certification is a plus (CAPM, PMP or PRINCE2).
Cyber security certifications such as CEH, and Security+ are an advantage.
Experience of using analytical tools such as i2, Palantir or Maltego.
Knowledge of cyber actors, tactics, techniques and procedures.
Experience of working within a globally distributed team.
Competitive benefits package.
Flexible working conditions and hours.
Future career prospects and further training opportunities.
Salary is negotiable on, and commensurate with, experience.