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Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst, IROps
at Biogen
Weston, MA

Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst, IROps
at Biogen
Weston, MA

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Summary
The IROps Threat Intelligence Analyst plays an important role in researching and analyzing intelligence from a wide variety of sources to generate tailored, actionable mitigation strategies for emerging threats to Biogen. Drives, implements, and manages security incident response procedures using a variety of tools and technologies in order to rapidly identify and respond to threats.
Job Description
This Threat Intelligence Analyst leverages leading-edge technologies, multitude of threat feeds, and innovative approaches to position Biogen for measurable success; improving efficiency, increasing security posture, supporting aggressive growth and improving the Security Operations program overall. The position reports to the Senior IR Operations Manager.

We are looking for a strong contributor with an exceptional understanding and subject matter expertise in threat intelligence, TTPs, incident response, malware analysis, forensics, endpoint security.

This is a highly visible role. The right candidate must have excellent engagement and communication skills with stakeholders, leadership, solution delivery peers, and must have a strong customer-focused, team-oriented, approach that balances security needs and user experience to provide best-in-class security to the organization.

Job Responsibilities

* Proactively analyze and classify adversarial groups and attackers based on TTPs.

* Participates as part of response teams during security incidents (phishing, ATP, DDOS, malware, etc) through resolution and to lessons learned stage.

* Assists in developing tactical response procedures for security incidents.

* Reviews alerts and data from systems and responds accordingly, including documentation and escalation.

* Recommends and implements mitigating actions to contain incident related activity.

* Participates in product selection, vendor evaluations, and implementations of security technologies.

* Recommends security and process enhancements to management.

* Assists in the design, implementation, and maintenance of security plans, policies, procedures, and standards.

* Has excellent verbal and written communication skills and be comfortable presenting to different levels within and outside of the organization This role is based at Biogen, MA (Cambridge or Weston).
Qualifications
Basic Qualifications

* 2-5 Years of experience in Information Security.

* SANS GSEC.

* A minimum of 2 years experience acting in a threat intelligence and security incident response role with responsibility of analyzing alerts/threats, responding accordingly.

* Understanding of Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) type of activity and knowledge of attackers.

* Experience with interpreting Reconnaissance, Delivery, and Exploitation attempt events in network logs and traffic.

* Previous experience using Splunk and Splunk Enterprise to analyze and correlate activity

* Experience documenting incident cases and participating in lessons learned meetings.

Preferred Qualifications

* Proven track record delivering cyber security, threat intelligence analysis reports, and IR services to the enterprise.

* Previous experience identifying indicators of compromise and TTPs.

* Strong communication skills including the ability to influence others, including proven ability to build strong relationships with leadership, IT staff and peers.

* Ability to document requirements and enhance existing processes.

* Experience implementing, integrating and using Threat Intelligence feeds.

* Penetration testing experience is a plus.

* Masters degree is a plus.

* GCTI, GCIH, GCIA, GREM, or CEH.

* CISA or CISM certification.

* CISSP Certification
Education
A bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Cybersecurity or related discipline is preferred. A combination of relevant industry experience and education/certifications will also be considered.
All individuals deserve the right to achieve their full potential. Accordingly, our company welcomes all job applicants, and we strive to provide all employees with equal opportunity for advancement. We will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment based on an individual's sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other basis protected by local government agencies or law.
As an employer of choice, we strive to:
Provide attractive employment opportunities for diverse candidates at all levels and in all segments of our organization
Pursue and maintain relationships with sources of diverse candidates, community organizations, and academic institutions
Comply with both the letter and the spirit of all applicable laws and regulations relating to nondiscrimination and affirmative action in employment
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