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Cyber Threat Intelligence Researcher

 

Cyber Threat Intelligence Researcher

  • JR-119934
  • Redwood City
  • Information Technology
  • Full time
Cyber Threat Intelligence Researcher

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 200+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, sophisticated infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

We are a fast-growing global company with 70+ consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of nearly 10,000 companies, including 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and IT service providers in over 26 countries spanning five continents.

A career at Equinix means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in multifaceted directions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Job Summary

The Cyber Threat Intelligence Lead is responsible for leading efforts to research, analyze, and report on cyber incidents and events that are relevant to Equinix's global business. This person provides domain expertise to evaluate potential cyber threats against Company assets to advise information security leadership of significant risks and enable the mitigation of identified risks in a proactive manner. This person is familiar with common tactics, techniques, and procedures used by cyber actors to conduct network reconnaissance and intrusion, including knowledge of the MITRE ATT&CK Matrix for Enterprise and its individual techniques.This person assists vulnerability management activities by evaluating cyber-related vulnerabilities for relevance to Equinix technologies and determining likelihood of use in an attack. This person is also experienced in guiding the improvement of intelligence activities through development of analytics and scaling volumes of activities through automation.

This position requires outstanding interpersonal, communication, and technical skills, including delivery of threat-related briefings at varying levels of technical detail to multiple audiences, including Equinix's executive management team.

Responsibilities

  • Monitoring, reporting, and providing timely alerts regarding any cyber threats with a direct or indirect impact to Equinix, its partners, or clients.

  • Assessing cyber vulnerabilities against Company technologies to assist in prioritization of vulnerability management activities.

  • Producing and maintaining documentation pertaining to team processes and procedures.

  • Curating profiles of cyber threat actors and corresponding capabilities and infrastructures that are relevant to Equinix.

  • Developing predictive analytics and assessments to counter future cyber threats.

  • Developing automation to enable consumption of increased volumes of threat intelligence and expedite analysis and production.

  • Closely coordinating and supporting other Equinix information security teams, such as the Security Operations Centers, Threat and Vulnerability Management, and Incident Response teams.

  • Working under tight deadlines to balance multiple/detail-oriented tasks.

  • Briefing Equinix’s executive management team, senior leaders, and information security professional on cyber threat trends, emerging challenges and relevant insights to Equinix businesses.

  • Informing security awareness and risk management functions of new and emerging threats within the cyber threat landscape.

Qualifications

  • 7+ years in cyber threat intelligence, preferably working within cross-disciplinary teams.

  • Experience in taking intelligence-related requirements and turning them into final products or presentations on time and on point.

  • Strong knowledge of cyber security threat actors, particularly their tactics, techniques, procedures, tradecraft, and noteworthy attacks.

  • Exceptional communications skills (oral and written) with a history of successfully engaging with multiple levels of leadership.

  • Understanding of technology systems such as networks, applications, servers, cloud, authentication, and emerging technologies.

  • Experience working with information security teams such as fusion centers, security operations centers, vulnerability assessment, vulnerability threat management, security incident management, cyber “hunt,” and big data analysis.

  • Must be a self-starter, self-motivated, and able to work independently with little oversight

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred.

  • Degrees and/or Certifications in computer forensics, information security, and similar preferred.

We offer Medical, TeleMedicine, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D insurance, 401K, Leave of absence & disability benefits, paid time off & holidays and more.  

In accordance with Colorado State Law (https://leg.colorado.gov/bills/sb19-085) the salary range for Colorado for this role is $113K- $153K per year with 20% bonus target.

Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or a qualified individual with disability.

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