Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst ***Active Secret Clearance***

Cybersecurity Fairmont, West Virginia


Job Title: Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst

Location: Fairmont, WV

Clearance Required: Fully Adjudicated Secret (TS preferable)



IBSS Corporation is seeking a Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) Analyst to support a Federal enterprise Security Operations Center.  The CTI Analyst is an aggregate point of intelligence. This role will review the intelligence received from internal and external sources and assess if the NOAA environment is being actively targeted. CTI Analysts can use this intelligence to make recommendations to teams responsible for content development.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Prioritize threat research and threat hunts based on active campaigns and intelligence.
  • Provide contextual intelligence to enhance analysts’ capabilities by triaging alerts or responding to incidents.
  • Enable pivoting on indicators to identify additional infrastructures impacted.
  • Evaluates analysts’ products in analysis and synthesis.
  • Improve the usage of XSOAR Threat Intelligence Management module.
  • Perform Threat Hunts in addition to the current indicator searches.


Required Skills /Education/ Certifications & Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Requires BS degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience in order to operate within the scope contemplated by the level; experience in lieu of degree may be acceptable.
  • Prior experience performing as a SOC analyst
  • Prior experience performing similar CTI functions
  • Working knowledge of SIEM solutions and incident management solutions
  • Technical understanding of core cybersecurity technologies as well as emerging capabilities.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player
  • CEH, GCIH, or relevant IT technology certification
  • Must be able to maintain security clearance, specifically DoD/Top Secret Clearance (Interim Top Secret or adjudicated Secret acceptable).


Desired Skills:

  • Upbeat and positive attitude
  • Hands-on cybersecurity experience.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the life cycle of cybersecurity threats, attacks, attack vector, and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).
  • Familiarity or experience in Intelligence Driven Defense, Cyber Kill Chain methodology, and/or MITRE ATT&CK framework.
  • Familiarity with the NOAA mission.


About IBSS Corp.

IBSS is a Woman-Owned business. Since 1992, IBSS has provided specialized professional, scientific, technical, cybersecurity, IT, and software engineering solutions to the Federal sector. Our clients include the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Department of Defense (DoD), and the Department of Justice (DOJ). We are committed to serving our clients and employees by delivering service excellence, creating value through technology, and continually improving our skills, services, and processes. Moreover, we maintain an ISO 9001:2015 certification which allows us to optimize current industry best practices to enhance delivery outcomes for our clients.


IBSS offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage with company-paid deductible, paid time off, federal holidays, matching 401K plan, tuition/professional development reimbursement, and Flex-Spending (FSA)/Dependent Care Account (DCA) options.


IBSS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.