Intelligence Analyst - Cyber Threat

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Intelligence Analyst - Cyber Threat

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The Intelligence Analyst (Cyber Threat) directly supports public safety, government, and private sector customers by identifying, creating and sharing relevant and actionable cyber intelligence and information, through assessments, bulletins, briefings and/or investigative support. The analyst performs a wide range of analytical functions including research, analysis and reporting on criminal and terrorism related vulnerabilities, risks, and threats posed by cyber actors to the State of Maryland. The analyst provides predictive analysis based on relevant local, regional, national or international intelligence information, trends or activities. This position works in developing, supporting and conducting statewide liaison and outreach activities as they relate specifically to Cyber security and protection related threats and vulnerabilities. The analyst will provide briefings and reports to government and private sector customers related to Cyber security, protection and vulnerabilities. The analyst assists the Critical Infrastructure Protection Branch in cataloging, assessing, prioritizing and reporting on the Information Technology and Communications related Critical Infrastructures and Key Resources and specifically identifies vulnerabilities, threats, consequences, and overall risk originating from natural or manmade threats, both intentional and unintentional. For further details, refer to job posting

Required Education and Experience: Baccalaureate degree in information technology, cyber security or other related field / discipline. Certification and professional experience may substitute for degree.

Preferred Education and Experience: A Master's degree or higher in intelligence, cyber security, information technology, or closely related field; Five or more year's experience in conducting cyber program management, analysis, investigations or intelligence.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Knowledge of classified and open source research and data analysis methods and techniques.
-Ability to collect, assemble, analyze, and evaluate evidence, statistics, and other pertinent information to draw logical conclusions in order to effectively solve crimes. Experience working with Kali Linux, Python, ARC GIS Mapping, Pen Link or i2 analytical software.
-Familiar with local, state and federal cyber security resources.
-Capable in using cyber forensic tools and applications.
-Familiar with ethical hacking techniques and procedures.
-Familiarity with statistical analysis using Microsoft Excel or SSPS software.
-Experience working with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).
-Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing to a wide range and number of audiences.
-Experience working with federal, state and local law enforcement databases.
-Ability to work extended hours as necessary.
-Knowledge of the Intelligence Cycle and Criminal Investigations.
-Knowledge in the collection, analyzing, and dissemination of criminal intelligence information.
-Ability to research a voluminous amount of databases to identify trends or patterns.
-Ability to prepare graphs, charts, tables, maps, and other illustrative devices from collected data or visual presentations.
-Ability to effectively communicate both in oral and written form.
-Ability to understand and follow directives, instructions, and standard operating procedures.

** Due to the nature of the work, the analyst may be required to pass a drug screening test and must possess or obtain a government-issued security clearance and pass a criminal background check.**

** Employee may be required to work outside of normal duty hours during significant or special events and during crises or high-level investigations related to terrorism and criminal activities.**

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