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Principal, Threat Intelligence Operationsat CDW Careers

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Information Technology
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Join CDW and help protect delivery of full stack technology solutions and global services for 250K+ customers—including corporate enterprise, government, education, and healthcare industries. You will be on a team dedicated to collaborative delivery of a new global information\ security strategy, operating model, and objectives to accelerate CDW’s business goals in a secure way.

Your role at CDW is of the utmost importance to the company’s mission, objectives, and reputation. As a Principal of Threat Intelligence Operations, you will play a pivotal role in identifying and analyzing cyber threat tactics, techniques, and procedures—ensuring proactive detection capabilities to aid the global threat detection and response mission. Your responsibilities include four parts:


Key Areas of Responsibilities 

Threat Intelligence Research

  • Lead the development of an analytical framework for performing threat intelligence analysis.
  • Develop methodologies to leverage paid for subscriptions and open-source resources to conduct in-depth research and analysis of current and emerging cyber threats, including attack vectors, malware behavior, and procedural tactics, techniques, and procedures.
  • Develop and maintain Diamond Model and Kill Chain models to track threat actors group profiles, trends, and tradecraft.
  • Develop high-quality threat insights that are relevant and actionable for CDW’s global security operations centers.

Threat Intelligence Content Development

  • Lead the development of methodologies to identify and report indicators of compromise (IOCs).
  • Develop and maintain a proactive approach to publish IOCs for proactive countermeasures.
  • Collaborate with coworkers and teams to deploy cybersecurity countermeasures during cybersecurity events and incidents.
  • Perform after action analysis to identify areas and opportunities of improvement to improve IOC identification and content development.
  • Collaborate with coworkers during events or incidents to identify IOCs to pivot from and potentially identify additional IOCs.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior team members.

Threat Intelligence Reporting

  • Produce detailed threat analysis reports, threat briefs, and other publications that provide insights into the latest cyber threats and attack analytics.
  • Collaborate with CDW’s Cybersecurity Services team to publish public threat reports, including themes, trends, and threat actor profiles.
  • Draft Threat Intelligence Advisories to advise coworkers and other key stakeholders of threat actors tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).
  • Lead the development of threat intelligence metrics to measure changes in threat actor activities, IOCs identified and content produced.
  • Develop and monitor metrics and key performance indicators to measure the effectiveness of the threat detection program.

Education and/or Experience Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 10 years of experience

Required Qualifications  

Who you are:

  • You thrive on making an impact—for your team, your company, and the industry.
  • You are extremely hands-on with a passion for technology.
  • You do not accept the status-quo, and always strive to improve.
  • You are eager to learn and seek professional development continuously.
  • You are resourceful, open-minded, analytical and enjoy solving complex problems.
  • You are diligent and self-motivated.

What we are looking for:

  • Strong understanding of cybersecurity adversary TTPs.
  • Experience with threat intelligence platforms such as Recorded Future, Intel 471, Domain Tools, CrowdStrike, etc.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think strategically and creatively.
  • Experience with the Mitre ATT&CK framework and techniques.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2024
Job Category: Engineering
People Leader v. Individual Contributor: Individual Contributor
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