Sr Cyber Defense Threat Intelligence Analyst

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Location: , United States
Organization: Exelon Business Servcs Co, LLC
Job ID: 229228
Date Posted: Feb 4, 2021

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At Exelon, we've got a place for you!

Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits.

Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 100 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon!


- Develop an understanding of Exelon’s enterprise and operational environments from a cyber operations perspective.

- Identify, collect and monitor cyber threat intelligence sources for threats to Exelon enterprise and operational architecture.

- Research and analyze collected intelligence for threat actor capabilities and asses for potential attack vectors.

- Collaborate with Cyber Vulnerability Management and Security Operations teams to prioritize relevant vulnerability intelligence based on known threat actor capabilities.

- Work with various intelligence collection and reporting tools and frameworks to produce intelligence reports.

- Aid in and participate in daily, weekly, quarterly and yearly production reporting for clients, partners and key stakeholders. 

- Respond to requests for ad-hoc reporting and research topics from management as required.

- Produce concise, written analysis and visual presentation of findings.


- Identify and monitor cyber threat intelligence sources to provide actionable intelligence to the Cyber Vulnerability Management (CVDM) and Joint Security Operations Center (JSOC) teams. Work closely with operations teams to define, implement, and evaluate countermeasures and defenses. 60%

- Support corporate end-to-end intelligence efforts through expert analysis, tactical and strategic reporting of cyber threat intelligence and associated data. 20%

- Support the identification, containment, and eradication of cyber threats of all sophistication levels (Commodity Malware to Advanced Persistent Threat (APT)). 10%

- Recommend short- & long-term adjustments to controls for immediate & future identification, containment & remediation. 5%

- Provide direction on tuning of signatures, rules, alerts, parsers, & custom scripts. 5%




- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related 4-year technical degree or equivalent military/government experience and a minimum 5 years of threat intelligence, incident response or penetration testing experience.

- Minimum 3 years’ experience in: Cyber Operations, Threat Intelligence, or Incident Response roles.

- One or more of the following: GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst – GCIA, GIAC Certified Incident Handler – GCIH, GIAC Network Forensic Analyst - GNFA, GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware – GREM, Offensive Security Ceritified Professional – OSCP

Desired Skills and Experience:

- Good understanding of global geopolitical dynamics and the ability to apply that knowledge to an information security context.

- Proven ability to understand and explain the behaviors of different types of complex organizations, from criminal groups to Nation-State threats.

- Proven ability to translate complex information sets into specific recommendations that can be actioned by customers to enhance their security posture.

- Familiarity with cyber threats, defenses, motivations and techniques.

- Experience with vulnerability management and identifying relevant threat actor capabilities within target networks.

- Experience with intelligence analysis tools, methods and the intelligence lifecycle.

- Experience distilling raw information into actionable intelligence.

- Ability to write analytical information products.

- Ability to prepare and present research findings in both client and public settings.

- Ability to maintain or develop professional contacts in the cyber security community and the federal government.

- Outstanding written and oral communication skills and the ability to prioritize work.

- Knowledge of foreign languages is a plus.

- 5+ years of experience in a cyber threat intelligence environment.


- Provide Cyber Threat Intelligence services to Exelon by serving in a front-line role for information security incidents.


Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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