Security Threat Analyst

About PhishLabs: 
Top organizations worldwide, including 4 of the 5 largest U.S. financial institutions, trust PhishLabs to fight back against cyberattacks targeting their employees and their customers. Using a powerful combination of proprietary technology, specialized security awareness training operations, and deep threat intelligence, we detect threats early in the attack process and take rapid action to mitigate attacks before damage is done. In doing so, we reduce the risk of compromised systems, data breaches, and online fraud.

PhishLabs was founded in 2008 to fight back against attacks that target people. We believe that to stop these attacks, aggressive action must be taken to disrupt the infrastructure and operations that support them. We provide a full range of services to detect these attacks 24/7, extract intelligence on the attack operations, and quickly mitigate the underlying infrastructure to stop the threat.

Career Opportunity:

Reporting to the Digital Forensics and Incident Response Manager, you will be responsible for handling and analyzing potentially malicious software and providing detailed analysis of various payloads for consumption by our clients.


How the ideal candidate will impact PhishLabs:

  • Analyze items submitted by clients or detected by our proprietary systems.
  • Identify suspicious or abnormal system behavior.
  • Provide support for technical analysis of items escalated from our Security Operations Center.
  • Write reports detailing threats facing our clients.
  • Document relevant analysis information for use by our intelligence analysts.
  • Execute on other technical and administrative projects as assigned.

Key attributes the ideal candidate will possess:

  • At least 3 years of experience in information security.
  • Deep technical knowledge of Operating System functionality.
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python.
  • In-depth understanding of the Windows API.
  • Strong Linux foundation.
  • Strong organization and communication skills.
  • Thorough understanding of the TCP/IP Protocol Suite and other networking concepts.
  • Experience analyzing software designed to run on Windows, Macintosh, and Unix machines.
  • Experience analyzing software designed to run on various mobile OSs.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work various shifts to support department needs.


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