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true Principal, Threat Intelligence Operations

CDW Corporation

CDW Corporation

Posted on Saturday, February 3, 2024

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