Entry Level Threat Analyst ($15/hr) - Part-Time

Employer
WMC Global Pty
Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Feb 20, 2021
Closes
Feb 24, 2021
Ref
1750228578
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
POSITION OVERVIEW:The Threat Operations team at WMC Global is leading the charge in mobile threat intelligence and threat takedown and bringing its collections and investigative techniques to safeguard the mobile messaging ecosystem. To prevent consumer harm, our team specializes in identifying the sources and methods of digital threats, shutting down related in-market threat delivery mechanisms, and creating barriers to entry for threat propagation. The Threat Analyst focuses on campaign identification and takedown of digital attacks targeting major telecommunications providers, banks, and brandsin addition to their customerswithin the United States and abroad.As a Threat Analyst at WMC Global, youll become part of a passionate, team-oriented environment, helping support our threat mitigation work through forensic investigation, analysis, and enforcement.Please note that this position is for a role in nongovernment-related, open-source digital threat intelligence. As such, applicants will be unable to maintain a security clearance in this role.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Monitor text message campaigns to identify high-risk customer experiences (ie, phishing, malware, counterfeit offers, scams, and predatory or deceptive offers)Work with industry technology and content providers to help clients secure themselves against threatsGather and record key indicators and information about the threat infrastructure of live campaignsCollaborate across teams to achieve company-wide goalsANCILLARY JOB FUNCTIONS:Identify and recommend new investigative tools, resources, and processes to better track threat actors activitiesEstablish and apply internal standards consistently to accommodate new informationJOB COMPETENCIES/SKILL REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:Passion for technology, research, and consumer protectionInvestigative, analytical mindsetSharp eye for detailStrong time-management skillsComfort with information exchange, asking questions, and seeking feedback and constructive criticismFlexibility to perform within a structured team, as well as individually, to meet project goals on tight deadlinesDrive to learn new technologies independentlyWillingness to understand an extremely fast-moving industryAbility to adapt to changing job requirements, procedures, and work hoursA commitment of a minimum of 20 hours per week, not to exceed 30 hours per weekEDUCATION/TRAINING:Associates' Degree or two or more years of undergraduate studies (preferably in an analytical field of study)2+ years experience using digital services and technologies (mobile device, Android operating systems. iOS, etc.)1+ years experience using data visualization tools (greater preference of Splunk and Tableau knowledge)Successful completion of one or more internship experiences is a plusRequisition ID: 50

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