Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst

Posted 25 April 2023
Salary 24-30K AED p/m and benefits
Job type Permanent
Discipline InfoSec & Cybersecurity
Contact NameAlex Jones

Job description

​Discovered Mena are searching for an enthusiastic and talented person to join a leading Cyber security company where you will sit within Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC) for the Managed Security Services (MSS) unit.

If you possess a strong interest and knowledge in cyber security, this job may be suitable for you.

As a threat intelligence analyst, your role will involve analyzing, selecting, and releasing threat intelligence. Additionally, you will manage and improve one or more Threat Intelligence Platforms (TIPs) and their integrations with other security systems to detect, prioritize, and manage cyber security-related incidents.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and handle artifacts and intelligence that are hosted by one or more TIPs

  • Create and follow detailed operational procedures to correctly evaluate, escalate, and distribute threat intelligence

  • Fine-tune and optimize TIPs as required or requested

  • Correlate and examine intelligence using the TIP and other systems to prioritize and increase relevance of threat intelligence to MSS clients

  • Manage the life cycle of threat intelligence within the company

  • Respond to inbound requests for technical assistance with threat intelligence-related tasks

  • Respond in a timely manner to support, incident, and other tickets/cases

  • Document actions to effectively communicate information internally and to customers.

  • Resolve problems independently and understand escalation procedures

  • Maintain a high degree of awareness of the current threat landscape

  • Perform other necessary duties as assigned

  • Review customer reports to ensure quality and accuracy

Job Qualifications and Skills:

  • A degree in computer science, information systems, electrical engineering, or a related field

  • Demonstrable experience analyzing and interpreting threat intelligence indicators, TTPs, and threat actors

  • A solid understanding of IT systems and network security concepts

  • Knowledge of IT security best practices, common attack types, and detection/prevention methods

  • Demonstrable experience analyzing and interpreting system, security, and application logs

  • Experience with SIEM tools such as Splunk, NitroSecurity, ArcSight, Envision

  • CCNA, CISSP, GCA, GCIA, GCIH, CEH certification would be beneficial

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to speak and write in English is required; ability to speak and write in both English and Arabic is optional.

If you are interested in the Threat Intelligence Analyst role and believe you have the right skillset, then Apply now!