Cyber Threat Analyst

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Posted 9 days ago United States Salary undisclosed

Job Description

Title: Cyber Threat Analyst


  • Dover, NH, US
  • Alternate Locations: US All Regions; Work from Home
  • Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Level: P4
Requisition #63963

About the Company

  • Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence.
  • Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.
  • Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates.
  • The company had $238 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2018.
  • Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

The Role

  • This position will consult/analyze and deliver on complex IT Security assignments/projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • S/he will conduct all-source analysis, digital forensics, and adversary targeting to identify, monitor, assess, and counter the threat posed by cyber actors.
  • S/he will exploit vulnerabilities and then use the information from the discovery to develop complex solutions that can secure the enterprise.


  • Hunts for malicious or anomalous activity across the enterprise using digital detection and data mining techniques.
  • Maintains the ability to rapidly perform a variety of technical tasks including network traffic analysis, system forensics, malware analysis, and signature generation before moving on to the next area of focus within the enterprise.
  • Provides tailored remediation and counter-measure recommendations to network defenders.
  • Conducts computer forensic examinations to include the collection, preservation, processing, and analysis of digital evidence.
  • Substantiates or disproves investigative allegations through the forensic examination of digital media.
  • Works to identify potential and actual cyber threats to systems and networks.
  • Continually coordinates with industry partners to exchange and share information.
  • Acts as subject matter expert on forensic artifacts (network and host-based) as they pertain to system compromises and malware infections.
  • Provides written summaries and analysis of incidents for management review.


  • 4 Year/Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor’s) – Minimum Required


  • 5-7+ Years of experience working in roles related to cyber threat that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position. (Required)
  • Information Security related experience, in areas such as: security operations, incident analysis, incident handling, and vulnerability management or testing, system patching, log analysis, intrusion detection, or firewall administration. (Required)
  • Conducted research and development of computer forensic and intrusion analysis methods and procedures, malware analysis activities, and complete case reports.
  • Skilled in one or more programming languages, preferably at least one high level and one low level language. Examples include PowerShell or Python.
  • Ability to evaluate, analyze, and synthesize large quantities of data (which may be fragmented and contradictory) into high quality, fused targeting/intelligence products.
  • Familiar with sound forensic principles, techniques, and processes.
  • General understanding of malware reverse engineering techniques.
  • Understanding of enterprise networks, security infrastructure, and common network protocols.
  • Certifications: GCFA, GCFE, GNFA, etc (Desired)

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications.