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Cyber Security Threat Intelligence Analyst


Cyber Security Threat Intelligence Analyst
Houston, Texas


Cyber Security Threat Intelligence Analyst

The Mission Systems Operations Contract (MSOC) is seeking a Cyber Security Threat Intelligence Analyst to join the KBR security team at the Johnson Space Center. This position requires the candidate to be motivated, self-driven and dedicated to increasing their experience/knowledge in the Cyber Security domains. The MSOC Mission Systems Security Center (MSSC) is a close-knit developing team of Cyber Security professionals, having strong communication skills is paramount for team fluidity.  


The Security Intelligence Analyst is responsible for researching and reporting on cyber threats that are potential risks to NASA; contributing to an interdisciplinary team of engineers and analysts to evaluate tools deployed in these attacks as well as the tactics, techniques and procedures used by threat actors and operators; mining existing threat intelligence research and external open sources for indicators of cyber-attacks to create actionable intelligence reports; including short-term analysis of individual attacks to validate and publish indicators, but also long-term analysis of tools, infrastructure and tactics to create and augment profiles of intrusion sets and operators
This position will actively engage with the intelligence community, participating in discussions that enable cyber threat awareness of observed threat activity in the government/space sector
Work with internal teams to identify, analyze, and share correlated and enriched threat Intel to assist incident response and threat detection, allowing efficient and improved time to action
The Security Intelligence Analyst will gather, analyze and disseminate intelligence information and brief internal stakeholders and/or leadership on regional/global developments as necessary
Compile reports that identify ways for the organization to pinpoint and prepare for potential threats; effectively communicate potential threats that could harm the growth, reputation, and financial stability of the bank
Provide recommendations on security enhancements to senior management
Maintains current knowledge on the voluminous amount and types of cyber threats that are developed daily and keep up to date with the latest IT security trends


BS Degree in a related field plus 5 years of experience, or equivalent work experience in lieu of degree.
Exceptional verbal communication and technical writing skills with an ability to effectively interact with and convey information to people who possess varying levels of understanding on applicable topics
Analysts must have excellent research and global monitoring capabilities, an intuitive understanding of international security ramifications as well as strong communication abilities to adequately convey such information
Clear writing and oral communications skills are a necessity as is an in-depth, academic understanding of geo-political developments
Knowledge and understanding of current global geo-political activity, threat conditions, and government structures
Able to work with limited supervision and resources – must have a ‘can do’ attitude
Well-developed communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
Ability to learn quickly and be a self-starter, able to complete writing and other assignments with little guidance or oversight


An understanding of exploits, common vulnerabilities, common network work intrusion methods, various attack patterns and tactics
Intermediate understanding of assessing, utilizing, supporting and/or maintaining of logical and physical security architectures and technologies including but not limited to IPS/IDS, firewall, SIEM, VPN, anti-virus, email, web, data, video, physical access control hardware and related operating systems & supporting software
Strong understanding of endpoint detection, mitigation, and incident response
Background in managing and the use of different security controls (Firewall Rulesets, IDS/HIDS Detection Signatures, Antivirus policies, ETDR Policies etc.
Broad knowledge of breach simulation techniques and tools

*Position requires minimum Top Secret/SCI level clearance. Successful candidates must be able to maintain security clearance per eligibility requirements.

In compliance with the U.S. federal government’s vaccine mandate, only candidates who will be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or who have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Posted 3 Days Ago
Full time
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