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Job ID: JR0815284
Job Category: Information Technology
Primary Location: Hillsboro, OR US
Other Locations: California, Folsom;
Job Type: Experienced Hire

Senior Threat Analyst

Job Description

About this position…

Intel Corporation is looking for Senior Threat Analyst to be based out of our Oregon location. This position will have a global reach as a member of Intel's Threat Intelligence Team.

What you will do….

  • In this position you will serve as an open-and-closed source Senior Cyber Threat Analyst on Threat Intelligence Team within Information Security.
  • You will be responsible for providing all source intelligence analysis responding to advanced adversary attacks.
  • Identifying and prioritizing emerging threats and potential attack campaigns Providing analytic support, pertaining to a wide-range of cyber threat actors and attack campaigns
  • Building contextual threat analysis using open and private intelligence sources
  • Producing or contributing to the development of in-depth situational intelligence briefs covering emergent threats and attack campaigns
  • Producing regular threat briefings and work products for informing Intel enterprise defenders and business units
  • Defining threat intelligence collection, analysis and presentation requirements to drive continuous improvement and enhanced capabilities
  • Maintaining and growing subject matter expertise and trust group connections. Specifically, developing and holding expertise on cyber network operations and emerging cyber threats and trends.
  • Working closely with functional senior leaders to ensure threat intelligence analysis and products are mapped to prioritized corporate assets and risks.
  • Providing analysis and critique of written threat intelligence products for the benefit of senior leaders.
  • Engage in other information security or risk management-related projects as required.


• BA or BS degree in International Relations, Security Studies, Intelligence Studies, Political Science, Cyber Security, Information Management or related field
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to produce when working independently with minimum structure and supervision
• Solid project management and small team leadership skills
• Ability to take on additional tasks as incidents arise and demand warrants
• Thorough knowledge of security practices, procedures, and capabilities in order to perform non-repetitive, analytical work, providing solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.
• Thorough understanding of the Information Security Common Body of Knowledge
• Demonstrated experience with all-source information analysis
• Experience with collecting, analyzing, and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data from multiple sources
• Ability to write high-quality intelligence assessments and briefings for a senior-level audience
• Ability to discern patterns of complex threat actor behavior and communicate an understanding of current and developing cyber threats
• Exposure to and familiarity with different malware families, botnets, threats by sector, and various attack campaigns
• Experience collecting, analyzing, and validating open source intelligence
• Demonstrable prior experience publishing complex technical information security content for external consumption
• Knowledge of current hacking techniques, vulnerability disclosures, data breach incidents, and security analysis techniques
• Familiarity with link-analysis methods and software (Maltego, Palantir, Analyst Notebook)
• Ability to apply a variety of structured analytic techniques to generate and test a hypothesis, assess cause and effect, challenge analysis, and support decision making.
o Examples of these techniques include, but are not limited to:
 Structured brainstorming
 Key assumption checks
 Competing hypotheses analysis and Alternative Analysis.
• Familiarity of the Diamond Model and Kill Chain methodology
• Considerable working knowledge in one or more of the following topics:
o Industrial Control System Security
o Third Party Risks/Threats
o Extremist Groups and Cyber Terrorists
o Hacktivism
o Distributed Denial of Service Attacks
o Malware
o Mobile or Emerging Threats
o Social Engineering
o Insider Threats
Desired Experience:
• Experience with targeting or analysis
• Experience with Industrial Control System Security
• Experience with common host and network security tools CISSP, GCIA, GCIH, GICSP, GNFA, or GLFA

Inside this Business Group

Intel's Information Technology Group (IT) designs, deploys and supports the information technology architecture and hardware/software applications for Intel. This includes the LAN, WAN, telephony, data centers, client PCs, backup and restore, and enterprise applications. IT is also responsible for e-Commerce development, data hosting and delivery of Web content and services.

Other Locations

California, Folsom;

Posting Statement. Intel prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

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