Sr. Intelligence Analyst – Crypto eCrime (Remote)

CrowdStrike

About the job

#WeAreCrowdStrike and our mission is to stop breaches. As a global leader in cybersecurity, our team changed the game. Since our inception, our market leading cloud-native platform has offered unparalleled protection against the most sophisticated cyberattacks. We’re looking for people with limitless passion, a relentless focus on innovation and a fanatical commitment to the customer to join us in shaping the future of cybersecurity. Consistently recognized as a top workplace, CrowdStrike is committed to cultivating an inclusive, remote-first culture that offers people the autonomy and flexibility to balance the needs of work and life while taking their career to the next level. Interested in working for a company that sets the standard and leads with integrity? Join us on a mission that matters – one team, one fight.

About The Role

CrowdStrike Intelligence, a core component of CrowdStrike Counter Adversary Operations, is seeking to hire a Senior Intelligence Analyst for its Intelligence Analysis Cell (IAC) to focus on eCrime. This position will primarily conduct analysis on established and emerging actors in the eCrime ecosystem, criminal operating models, monetization techniques, and the geographic diversity of eCrime. This position is instrumental in providing unique insight into the strategic context and operating environment of adversaries through finished intelligence products used by CrowdStrike customers and stakeholders. Particular to this role, CrowdStrike is seeking individuals with knowledge and experience related to cryptocurrency investigations, blockchain analysis, and criminal interactions with illicit and legitimate financial service providers.

What You’ll Do

  • Analyze financially-motivated cyber actors and compose long- and short-form finished intelligence reports related to actor tracking, monetization methods, commodity and closed malware groups, and fraud techniques
  • Research, assess, and report on specific cyber threat actor and adversary capabilities, motivations, and Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs)
  • Provide clear and concise written responses to customer requests for information (RFIs) and contribute to briefings where necessary
  • Work in a collaborative environment with other analysts, technical experts, and customer-facing personnel
  • Assist in research prioritization efforts and intelligence gap identification

Required

What You’ll Need:

  • 5+ years’ experience conducting research in the field of eCrime to include producing intelligence assessments and handling ad-hoc requests for information (RFIs)
  • A strong understanding of current and emerging threats related to financially-motivated computer intrusions, scams, and fraud techniques
  • In-depth knowledge of current underground criminal forums and marketplaces, digital currency use in criminal activity, enabling infrastructures, monetization methods, money laundering, and access brokers
  • A general understanding of commonly used criminal malware, botnets, and access brokers
  • An ability to express complex technical and non-technical concepts verbally, graphically, and in writing
  • Excellent English writing and open-source research skills
  • Comprehensive practical knowledge of intelligence analysis and collection skills
  • An analytic mindset capable of applying best practices such as structured analysis, awareness of biases and other pitfalls, and critical thinking in source evaluation
  • Undergraduate degree in cybersecurity, general intelligence studies, security studies, criminal justice, political science, international relations; or equivalent military training and experience in a cyber intelligence/security MOS
  • Technical and non-technical security certifications pertaining to financial crimes analysis, anti-money laundering (AML), or cyber threat intelligence
  • Technical security certifications pertaining to cryptocurrency investigations or blockchain analysis (e.g., Chainalysis Cryptocurrency Fundamentals Certification [CCFC], Chainalysis Reactor Certification [CRC], TRM Certified Investigator [CI], Elliptic Product Certification, Ciphertrace Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Essentials Certification [BCEC], McAfee Certified Cryptocurrency Forensic Investigator [CCFI], Blockchain Intelligence Group Certified Cryptocurrency Investigator [CCI])

Preferred

  • Graduate or professional degrees in any of the aforementioned fields
  • Ability to utilize graph analysis tools (e.g., i2 Analyst Notebook, Maltego) to create both working-level and presentation-grade visualization charts
  • Experience contributing to Computer Network Operations (CNO) campaign tracking, including working with technical indicators pertaining to malware and network infrastructure
  • Extensive experience in conducting cryptocurrency investigations pertaining to criminal activity, including analyzing blockchain transaction data and assessing interactions between threat actors and illicit and legitimate financial service providers (e.g., darknet markets, ransomware actors, DeFi platforms, mining pools, mixers, merchant services)
  • Advanced technical security certifications pertaining to cryptocurrency investigations or blockchain analysis (e.g., Chainalysis Investigation Specialist Certification [CISC], TRM Advanced Crypto Investigator [ACI], Elliptic Specialist Investigator Certification, Ciphertrace Cryptocurrency Tracing Certified Examiner [CTCE])
  • Formal foreign language training or competency, especially in Russian, Farsi, Chinese, Spanish, or Portuguese

Benefits Of Working At CrowdStrike

  • Remote-first culture
  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards
  • Competitive vacation and flexible working arrangements
  • Comprehensive and inclusive health benefits
  • Physical and mental wellness programs
  • Paid parental leave, including adoption
  • A variety of professional development and mentorship opportunities
  • Offices with stocked kitchens when you need to fuel innovation and collaboration

We are committed to fostering a culture of belonging where everyone feels seen, heard, valued for who they are and empowered to succeed. Our approach to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture is rooted in listening, learning and collective action. By embracing the diversity of our people, we achieve our best work and fuel innovation – generating the best possible outcomes for our customers and the communities they serve.

CrowdStrike is committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. If you need reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Recruiting@crowdstrike.com , for further assistance.

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Right to Work

CrowdStrike, Inc. is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The base salary range for this position in the U.S. is $110,000 – $175,000 per year + variable/incentive compensation + equity + benefits. A candidate’s salary is determined by various factors including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and location.

CrowdStrike Canada ULC is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The base salary range for this position in Canada is $110,000 – $180,000 CAD per year + variable/incentive compensation + equity + benefits. A candidate’s salary is determined by various factors including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and location.

Expected Close Date of Job Posting is:02-26-2024

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