Paragon Technology Group

  • Strategic Threat Intelligence Unit Specialist

    Job Location US-NC-Morrisville
    ID
    2019-1740
  • Overview

    Paragon Technology Group, Inc. is a leading provider of strategic technology solutions to the public sector. Founded in 1997, Paragon has been recognized as one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in the Washington, D.C., Metro area. Paragon delivers an extensive suite of IT services across the public sector and is renowned for delivering technical excellence in every client engagement.

    Responsibilities

    We are seeking a professional and experienced Strategic Threat Intelligence Unit Specialist to join our team in support of the USPS. The successful candidate will be able to identify and assess the capabilities and activities of cyber criminals or foreign intelligence entities; and produce finds to help initialize or support law enforcement and counterintelligence investigations or activities.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Develop and brief threat reports, to include strategic threat posture, threat actor strategy and cyber situational awareness.
    • Keeps current on evolving and emerging technologies that may involve multi-disciplined intelligence and/or evoke new threats and interfaces with other organizations to maintain situational awareness, stay ahead of future threats and leverage best practices.
    • Applies expert knowledge of the nexus between Cyber Counter-Intelligence and other Intelligence operations (i.e., How/ Where/ When Cyber Counter-Intelligence fits in, etc.).
    • Analyzes and synthesizes information with other relevant data sources to develop a common operational picture of criminal and foreign threats to information infrastructure.
    • Fuses computer network attack analyses with criminal and counterintelligence investigations and operations, promotes joint operations, and shares best practices with other members of the intelligence community.
    • Develops models for identifying incident-type activity, of malware or bad actors, using statistical analysis
    • Develop intelligence type dashboards to assist in automation and awareness for incident response
    • Reviews incident logs/records mining for patterns
    • Conducts extensive research of internet sources and threat intelligence databases to ascertain and find evidence in customer logs
    • Explores patterns in network and system activity through log correlation using Splunk and other tools

    Qualifications

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor degree in an information technology discipline or equivalent IT experience Required.
    • Extensive experience (5+ years) in information security operations and/or related IT operational functions
    • Hold strong skills in cyber threat intelligence analysis and reporting, cyber defense techniques, and adversary tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP).
    • Support the mission of the Threat Intelligence Unit by analyzing and tracking adversaries, creating and sharing intelligence both internal and external to CISO, and creating and updating cyber threat profiles for leadership. 
    • Strong communication skills, both oral and written, with excellent interpersonal and organization skills.
    • US Citizenship or Green Card, with US based residency for at least the past 5 years to qualify for the USPS sensitive security clearance.

    CERTIFICATIONS: (One or more desired)
    CompTIA Net+
    CompTIA A+
    CompTIA Security +
    CPTE - Certified Penetration Testing Engineer or CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker

     

     

    Paragon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law.

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