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Cyber Threat Intelligence Attribution Analyst

Chester, , United Kingdom

Job Description:

Job Title: Cyber Threat Intelligence Attribution Analyst

LOB: GIS

Corporate Title: Vice President

Location:  Chester

Here in our Chester office we are looking to recruit for a Cyber Threat Intelligence Attribution Analyst within Cyber Threat Intelligence. The role will primarily include processes by which evidence (i.e., associating software, computer, or networking artifacts) of a malicious cyber activity is collected, analyzed and enriched to produce assessments pertaining to: point of origin, identification of specific digital device, infrastructure or online persona and/or the individual or organization that directed the activity.

Role responsibilities:

  • Work in a tactical/technical role reviewing and cultivating intelligence sources, analyzing information and creating actionable intelligence.
  • Contribute to intelligence briefings for senior bank leadership.
  • Analyze information security events for tradecraft, infrastructure, malware and intent that may indicate a particular threat actor or threat actor group.
  • Operate as part of a team of analysts responsible for collecting, assessing, and prioritizing threats, and then communicating that assessment in a manner that accurately conveys urgency, severity, and credibility.
  • Identify, escalate and debate recommended actions that strengthen controls.
  • Continually and consistently review attribution processes to identify reforms that could add to increased speed, efficiency and accuracy in reporting.
  • Exercise independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Participate in technical bridge lines to facilitate the identification, mitigation and containment of cyber-security incidents.

The Team:

Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) works with partners, both internal and external, to reduce risk to the firm and to the financial sector at large. The CTI team provides timely situational awareness, conducts initial triage and analysis of threats, translates indicators and threat actor TTPs into actionable information and conducts strategic assessments of advanced threat actors to reduce impact to the bank. Stakeholders include cyber-security response teams, internal lines of business, senior leadership and external organizations such as law enforcement, industry peers, key suppliers, customers and intelligence sharing partners.

The Cyber Threat Intelligence team is a global team which has great exposure to other GIS functions, various lines of business, senior leadership, as well as provides external engagement opportunities with peer financial organisations and intelligence groups. The Cyber Threat Intelligence team exudes a culture of encouragement and collaborative global working in an exciting and fast moving team.

Core Skills:

  • Experience in a cyber, counter-terrorism, or related targeting role in the intelligence community, military, government or related contracting firm.
  • Technical or information security certifications would be beneficial.
  • Experience working in a 24x7 operational environment.
  • Experience working in a Security Operations, Incident Management or Fusion Center operation.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to communicate (verbal and written) with stakeholders in non-technical terms
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple work efforts in a fast-paced environment and to be able to quickly change direction as needed.
  • Subject matter expertise in cyber threat intelligence related activities, open source and closed source Intelligence tradecraft, social media and social network analysis and related disciplines.
  • Familiarity with cyber threat landscape, geopolitical issues that could have cyber impacts, security vulnerabilities, exploits, malware, digital forensics, network security vulnerabilities, exploits and attacks.
  • Ability to work in a strong team-oriented environment with a sense of urgency and resilience while being a self-starter and able to work independently.
  • Ability to work effectively with technical and non-technical business owners.

Bank of America

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

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Check out the Chester office

Located on the River Dee near the Welsh border, we enjoy working in historic Cheshire, surrounded by beautiful green landscape and cultural institutions like the Chester Zoo and Storyhouse.

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Street Address

Primary Location:
Herons Way, Chester, CH4 9FE