Information Operations Threat Intelligence Analyst (Chinese Language) - Remote (US)

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Company Description

Since 2004, Mandiant has been a trusted partner to security-conscious organizations. Effective security is based on the right combination of expertise, intelligence, and adaptive technology, and the Mandiant Advantage SaaS platform scales decades of frontline experience and industry-leading threat intelligence to deliver a range of dynamic cyber defense solutions. Mandiant's approach helps organizations develop more effective and efficient cyber security programs and instills?confidence in their readiness to defend against and respond to cyber threats.

Job Description

Mandiant is looking for a Threat Intelligence Analyst to join our Information Operations Threat Intelligence team. The Threat Intelligence Analyst will be part of the Mandiant Threat Intelligence team responsible for detecting and tracking cyber-driven influence operations and disinformation campaigns and authoring intelligence products for global enterprise customers.

The successful candidate will need to possess fluency with the Chinese language (most importantly reading and listening) and be able to apply a rigorous investigatory mindset to researching and conducting analysis on information operations activity. The ideal candidate will possess a background in intelligence analysis or a similarly analytically rigorous discipline and will demonstrate a nuanced understanding of geopolitics, particularly as they pertain to China and the Asia-Pacific region. The role requires very strong writing skills and will involve the frequent production of finished intelligence reports.

  • Apply rigorous analytic tradecraft to detect, investigate, track, and report on cyber-driven and social media-driven information operations.
  • Provide cogent threat intelligence analysis to a diverse array of clients and various internal teams in written and oral form.
  • Work closely with Mandiant technical experts to collect and analyze technical indicators related to malicious online activity.
  • Work closely with other Mandiant Threat Intelligence teams to advance and improve intelligence products and collection processes.
  • Use knowledge, creativity, and analytic tradecraft best practices to obtain solutions to complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangible variables under conditions of uncertainty.
  • Provide input and expertise to peers in the form of analytic reviews.
  • Undergraduate degree in intelligence studies, political science, journalism, and/or related experience. Other disciplines are more than welcome if the candidate can otherwise demonstrate the strong analytic competencies and geopolitical familiarity required.
  • Fluency in the Chinese language (particularly reading and listening). Mandarin is required; additional dialects, particularly Cantonese, are preferred.
  • Experience with geopolitical issues and political analysis, particularly pertaining to China and the APAC region.
  • A demonstrably rigorous investigatory and analytic mindset.
  • Strong communication skills with an accessible writing style; able to build a compelling and effective argument backed by strong evidentiary support while also clearly and carefully conveying analytic uncertainty. Promising candidates will be expected to complete a writing sample.
  • 3+ years of experience investigating politically motivated information operations and/or tracking social media-driven influence and disinformation campaigns is highly favorable.
  • Prior experience in intelligence analysis and/or cyber security strongly preferred.
  • Any additional languages and/or experience with advanced quantitative data analysis will be a plus. If you have them, make sure you tell us!
  • Ability to work well within a team environment free from ego.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, with occasional same-day turnaround.
  • Ability to work with a team based in Reston, Virginia, during typical US working hours.
Additional Information

At FireEye we are committed to our #OneTeam approach combining diversity, collaboration, and excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Minimum Salary: $95,000. Final salary will be determined commensurately with cost of living, experience level, and/or any other legally permissible considerations.

Incentive Compensation: Eligibility for annual bonus subject to individual and company performance; eligibility for award of Restricted Stock Units subject to eligibility requirements, approval from FireEye's Compensation Committee, and vesting terms

Benefits: Employer subsidized benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability Insurance.?Subject to eligibility requirements, FireEye also offers the ability to participate in 401(k), Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, Dependent Care Spending Accounts, and Employee Stock Purchase Program.?FireEye also provides Paid Time Off, Flexible Paid Sick Time, and Paid Holidays.
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