Location: London, United Kingdom
This entry level analyst role plays a critical part as the ‘human in the middle’ between the Digital Shadows SearchLight service and our customers. The Cyber Intelligence Analyst is responsible for processing large volumes of incidents generated by SearchLight. Through the use of the SearchLight platform and open source intelligence, the analyst assesses the validity of the incidents and conducts further analysis to add meaningful business context to incidents that are delivered to our clients. In this role you will develop a deep understanding of the intelligence lifecycle, cyber security and the digital risks landscape that exists across our client's business verticals. We take a skills based approach to learning development and have a training and progression plan in place for new analysts to develop their skills and progress to other opportunities, such as senior analyst, team lead, or more research and technically focused roles across the company. 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. Our team offers plenty of opportunities to collaboratively learn from each other and progress within the company.
A successful applicant will have 3-12 months of experience in a threat intelligence analysis / operations role or equivalent education. You should have previous experience or demonstrable self-learning relating to source evaluation, structured analytical techniques, understanding of cognitive biases, and be able to make accurate, objective, evidence-based assessments on threats and risks. You should be fluent in working with technology, and the ideal candidate will be naturally inquisitive about cyber security. You should have a good understanding of major international political and security issues, and strive to stay up to date on current affairs. Above all else, you should be comfortable working in, or leading, an operation to deliver and produce results while under strict timelines.