Strategic Intelligence Analyst

Mandiant is an information secruity company that specializes in detecting secruity breaches and finding out what the material impact of the breach is. 

Position Description 

If you have a strong background in analysis and are looking to be at the forefront of strategic cyber intelligence, then we want to hear from you! As a Strategic Intelligence Analyst you will be part of a rapidly growing and successful intelligence team focused on today’s emerging cyber security threats. The successful candidate should be an independent, critical thinker skilled in using data to solve analytic problems and adept in satisfying intelligence requirements under tight deadlines.

Roles and Responsibilities 


  • Evaluate information collections for viable threat intelligence
  • Process both raw and technically reviewed data
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative analysis of data to identify threat actors’ motives, targets, and intentions•Assess the implications of cybersecurity incidents in geopolitical and industry-specific contexts
  • Convey both verbally and in writing the importance and relevance of findings

Eligibility and Requirements 

  • Ability to think critically and properly qualify analytic assessments from facts
  • Ability to provide concise, fact-based communications (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to interpret internal information sources and open-source collections
  • Ability to master and communicate complex subjects
  • Ability to work on a team; ability to interface and establish rapport with internal operations personnel
  • Ability to work to a deadline, with some same-day turnaround
  • Ability to work with little direct oversight
  • Experience with cyber threat analysis; familiarity with the cyber threat landscape
  • Experience conducting quantitative analysis on large data sets (including statistical analysis)
  • Coursework or experience in computer forensics or network defense techniques
  • Familiarity with information security and risk management
  • Experience crafting and delivering briefs to high level audiences
  • Familiarity with command-line interfaces
  • Familiarity with databases
  • Demonstrated ability to take the initiative in exploring technical topics
  • Master’s or other professional degree preferred
  • Five years’ experience in strategic analysis
  • Willing to relocate in the DC metro area
  • Willingness to travel up to 3-4 times per year

Application Instructions 

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