Cyber Threat and Intelligence Analysis Lead

  • Location
    Rosslyn, Virginia
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Aug 29

Position description

Program Description: Serves as the team lead for cyber threat and intelligence analysis in support of a major federal client.  This organization provides services that analyze and produce enhanced cyber security and threat intelligence information to include advanced indications and warnings on threats and potential threats to the customer’s personnel, information and information systems; provides timely and relevant intelligence to assist with mitigating cyber threats confronting the Department; supports evaluation, implementation, and operations of tools/technologies used in advanced analysis. Responsible for the delivery of written and oral briefings to stakeholders and community partners across the Foreign Affairs community.  


Functional Duties:

The Cyber Threat and Intelligence Analysis Lead will oversee a team of 12 personnel and activities supporting the customer’s overall cyber threat analysis efforts. Interfaces and coordinates across multiple teams and Government leads to produce and disseminate relevant cyber threat information to stakeholders. Reviews draft products including threat reports, assessments, briefings, and other products. Executes proper staffing, providing appropriate, qualified, and sufficient contractor resources to meet specified requirements. Establishes work duties, schedules, and addresses work related issues.  Supervises and communicates program policies, purposes, and goals to team. Formulates and enforces work standards. Performs quality control; ensures contractor performance meets established performance standards. Monitors, tracks, and reports on the status of contractor activities. Identifies, promotes, and implements process improvements.  



  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Intelligence, English, Communications, History, International Affairs or Studies, or other related technical or liberal art discipline is desired. Four (4) additional years of general experience (as defined below) may be substituted for the degree.
  • Master’s Degree in International Affairs or Studies, Security Policy, Political Science, Intelligence or relevant field (Preferred)

Certifications Desired:  CISSP, CISM, Security+  

General Experience: 7 years of experience in intelligence or technical analysis with increasing responsibilities. Demonstrated oral and written communications skills. 

  • Good working knowledge of cyber threat intelligence analysis
  • Prior military or intelligence community experience and/or formal analytic training/certification
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to effectively research, write, communicate and brief to varying levels of audiences to include at the executive level
  • Previous experience managing cross functional and interdisciplinary project teams to achieve tactical and strategic objectives.

Specialized Experience:

  • Five (5) years of experience in intelligence or technical analysis with a focus on cyber threat analysis.
  • Three (3) years of technical task management and supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of geopolitical issues and events and the use of cyber tools & techniques to influence them; previous regional expertise
  • Experience working with data breach analysis
  • Experience working with open source and social media data platforms to evaluate publically available information for suspicious or malicious activities
  • Demonstrated expertise in deploying and maintaining tools to facilitate the flow of intelligence analysis and reports.
  • Experience with All Source production and knowledge of cyber/technical intelligence
  • Experience writing contract deliverables such as Event Bulletins, Cyber Digests, and Quarterly Summary Reports   

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