About New York City Cyber Command
New York City Cyber Command (NYC3) is committed to protecting City systems that provide vital services to New Yorkers from cyber threats, and helping residents become safer in their digital lives.
As the organization defending the largest municipality in the country, NYC3 is charged with directing citywide incident response, setting citywide cybersecurity policies and standards and working with city agencies to strengthen their cyber defenses.
Strategic Intel Analysts within NYC Cyber Command perform many critical functions within the Threat Management discipline. Chief among these functions is providing context and prioritization information to the key verticals of the Threat Management team through the TIP by processing, analyzing, and reporting intelligence in an effort to preempt or reduce threat exposure. Some of the Strategic Intel Analysts tasks are described below:
– Responsible for the collection, processing, analysis, and dissemination of strategic intelligence (IOC’s) and products (finished reports) throughout NYC3 and partner organizations;
– Develop, maintain, and execute threat and risk communication processes that advise key stakeholders and unit or area decision makers by integrating business intelligence into reporting;
– Conduct research for tracking certain code families, campaigns, or actors through technical analysis of data, malicious codes, and infrastructure;
– Employ predictive analytic methods to determine changes in adversary’s capabilities, motivations, and intent, while providing recommendations to reduce risk before exposure to threats occur;
– Provide direct analytic support to the Business Operations team, providing context to active risk and the threats to lines of business using intelligence;
– Support NYC3 leadership daily operations and existing processes by aligning cyber threats to organizational impact;
– Support strategic decision-making processes to direct and/or re-direct cyber security efforts and investments to align with business priorities;
– Create and present custom threat briefing materials for NYC3 Executive teams to provide strategic situational awareness.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A baccalaureate degree, from an accredited college including or supplemented by twenty-four (24) semester credits in cyber security, network security, computer science, computer programming, computer engineering, information technology, information science, information systems management, network administration, or a pertinent scientific, technical or related area; or
2. A four-year high school diploma or its equivalent approved by a State’s department of education or a recognized accrediting organization and three years of satisfactory experience in any of the areas described in “1” above; or
3. Education and/or experience equivalent to “1” or “2”, above. College education may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience in “2” above on the basis that sixty (60) semester credits from an accredited college is equated to one year of experience. In addition, twenty-four (24) credits from an accredited college or graduate school in cyber security, network security, computer science, computer programming, computer engineering, information technology, information science, information systems management, network administration, or a pertinent scientific, technical or related area; or a certificate of at least 625 hours in computer programming from an accredited technical school (post high school), may be substituted for one year of experience.
The preferred candidate should possess the following:
– Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
– Expertise in understanding and applying the intelligence lifecycle;
– Experience working in a security environment and/or supporting security teams from a technical standpoint;
– Experience in applying decision support, decomposition, and other structured analytic techniques;
– In-depth knowledge of the current cyber threat landscape, with a specific focus on the technical aspects of adversarial TTPs and their relation to the cyber kill chain and other analytical models;
– Fundamental analytic tradecraft skill sets, with extensive experience in the extraction and analysis of tactical intelligence from investigations;
– Ability to apply cybersecurity and privacy principles to organizational requirements (relevant to confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, and non-repudiation);
– Familiarity with host and network-based forensics, or Incident Response best practices;
– Exposure to assessing technical intelligence collection and analytic products, including behavioral analysis and reverse engineering outputs from researcher teams or automated sandbox testing;
– Experience in host and network-based defense, or monitoring and detection best practices.
Special Note: Taking and passing civil service exams are necessary to maintain employment with the City of New York. Please check the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) website (http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcas/html/work/exam_monthly.shtml) for important exam filing information. Please ensure that you are either a permanent employee in the civil service title listed on this posting, or, that you file for the examination when there is an open filing period. For more information regarding the civil service process, please visit the DCAS website at: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcas/html/work/work.shtml
* Interested applicants with other civil service titles who meet the preferred requirements should also submit a resume for consideration
For City employees, please go to Employee Self Service (ESS), click on Recruiting Activities > Careers, and search for Job ID #445329
For all other applicants, please go to www.nyc.gov/jobs/search and search for Job ID #445329
SUBMISSION OF A RESUME IS NOT A GUARANTEE THAT YOU WILL RECEIVE AN INTERVIEW
APPOINTMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO OVERSIGHT APPROVAL
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Day – Due to the necessary technical support duties of this position in a 24/7 operation, candidate may be required to work various shifts such as weekends and/or nights/evenings.
New York, NY
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.