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General Manager, Operations Services, FS-ISAC

Intelligence Analyst (EMEA), FS-ISAC

​Intelligence Analyst, FSARC

Security Analyst (MENA), FS-ISAC

Technical Analyst (EMEA), FS-ISAC  

Full job descriptions of the positions listed above are available following the position openings section. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to HR@fsisac.com with the position's title listed in the subject line or click the following link: Careers at FS-ISAC

 


 

Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC)

Position: General Manager, Operations Services

Job Status: Full Time                                                                         FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports To: Sr. Management                                                            Travel Required: 5- 15%

Work Schedule: Mon - Fri: 40 hours                                                  Position Supervised: TBD

Firm: New Hire

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) is a non-profit corporation that was established in 1999 and is funded by its member firms.  The FS-ISAC is a member-driven organization whose mission is to help assure the resilience and continuity of the global financial services infrastructure and individual firms against acts that could significantly impact the sector’s ability to provide services critical to the orderly function of the global economy.  The FS-ISAC shares threat and vulnerability information, conducts coordinated contingency planning exercises, manages rapid response communications for both cyber and physical events, conducts education and training programs, and fosters collaborations with and among other key sectors and government agencies.

As one of the premier ISAC’s, the FS-ISAC has a history of innovation and delivering valuable products and services to our members to help achieve our mission.  To ensure our members are continuously aware and prepared for today’s threats and tomorrow’s challenges, the FS-ISAC is seeking a GENERAL MANAGER, OPERATIONS SERVICES to oversee the Intelligence & Analysis Operations Center in Reston, VA.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The position of General Manager, Operations Services is responsible for leading one of three FS-ISAC Intelligence & Analysis Centers to provide alerting capabilities for the FS-ISAC community regarding cyber and physical threats, vulnerabilities, incidents, and impacts. The General Manager, Operations Services will lead a team of intelligence officer(s), watch officer(s), analyst(s), and support staff to ensure that defined analytical products and alerts are created and delivered timely.  Working closely and taking operational direction from the Global Intelligence Office, the General Manager, Operations Services will also ensure the development and delivery of finished intelligence products produced by the center as well as maintaining public private partnership missions. The General Manager, Operations Services position reports directly to the Chief Information Risk Officer with a matrix reporting to the Head of Global Business Services.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide leadership and management of Americas Intelligence & Analysis Operations Center.

Set intelligence information sharing direction and priorities; direct and review analysts’ work to ensure best practices and cohesion to global intelligence priorities.

Develop operational processes and procedures and conduct ongoing process improvement.

Participate in senior, executive, staff and client meetings where appropriate.

Partner with Global Business Services to support workshops and member meetings that facilitate member sharing.

Work with internal groups to develop new products, services, and offerings to meet members’ needs and ensure best practices in information sharing.

Manage and maintain relationships and provide services to key stakeholders including executive management and Board.

Act as Incident Commander for Center and manage incident response efforts working closely with Business Resiliency during major events.

 

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Strategic thinking, thought leadership, strong presentation skills.
  • Certification with ISSEP/CISSP, CISM, GSEC, etc.
  • Strong working knowledge of global threat landscape from both a physical and cyber perspective.
  • 15+ years of experience leading a global cyber security program in areas such as cyber threat intelligence, security operations, vulnerability management, incident response, forensics, malware analysis, etc.
  • Ability to forge and maintain strong relationships with various government agency officials, membership leadership, and vendor executives.
  • Exceptional ability to manage resources and priorities across multiple time zones and countries; Multi-cultural knowledge a plus.
  • Previous law enforcement or inter-agency experience preferred.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • An equitable compensation package will be provided commensurate to work experience & job requirements.
  • Ability to obtain a Clearance from US government partner agency a plus.
  • The FS-ISAC offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, and dental benefits paid for by the employer, annual bonuses, 401k plan with company match and others.

 
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Cyber Security, Threat Intelligence, Vulnerability Management, Business Continuity, Security Operations, Security Architecture and Design, Identity & Access Management, Risk Management, Compliance & Audits, Business Enablement, Incident Response: +15 years.

 
REQUIRED EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business, Engineering, or related field.  
  • Master's degree or equivalent work experience preferred.

LOCATION

This position will be based in our Reston, VA global headquarters.

 


 

Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC)

Position: Intelligence Analyst (EMEA)

Job Status: Full Time                                                                         Location: London, UK

Reports To: Intelligence Officer EMEA                                           Travel Required: NA

Work Schedule: Normal business hours (UK)                            

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) is a member-owned, non-profit entity with thousands of members worldwide focused on building resiliency in the industry through the concept of mutual defense.  The FS-ISAC shares threat and vulnerability information, conducts coordinated exercises, manages rapid response communications for both cyber and physical events, conducts education and training programs, and fosters collaboration with other key industries and the public sector.  This position will serve as the Intelligence Analyst (IA) for the geographic region covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Provide real-time information to members on threats to the sector and incident reporting, in accordance with FS-ISAC classification and handling protocols.

Conduct technical research and analysis for written products in coordination with the firm’s intelligence strategy.

Conduct multiple-source intelligence analysis on current and emerging threats using advanced research methods and analytical techniques for finished intelligence products in coordination with the firm’s intelligence strategy.

Support regional threat discussions with members.

Support in-person member meetings as needed.

Participate in continuous information security skills development/training.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Intelligence Skills – Has experience with the most aspects of the intelligence cycle, including identifying key collection sources, evaluating raw intelligence, conducting research, performing link analysis and preparing finished intelligence for different levels of stakeholders.

Communication Skills – Has effective oral and written communications skills with the ability to compose finished intelligence reports and briefings in a timely, concise and accurate manner in accordance with intelligence analysis skills.

Critical Thinking Skills – Is able to approach information and data in an objective and rational manner, understand bias and possible relationships of importance, and apply methods of examination to construct a clear and informed judgement.

Organizational Skills – Possesses strong time management skills to work multiple products at the same time and to a high degree of quality.

 

DESIRABLE BACKGROUND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree, 5+ years of experience in in cyber security analysis or incident response.
  • One or more of relevant certifications:  Security+, Network+, CCNA, CISSP, and CEH..
  • Broad knowledge/experience in cyber security technology, techniques and practices - intrusion monitoring, vulnerability analysis, web application security, incident response, malware analysis, threat research, or intelligence analysis.
  • Working knowledge of the financial or merchant services community, including missions, strengths and weaknesses.
  • Familiarity with Global cyber security programs and supporting organizations, including law enforcement agencies and associations.


Please note: this position is for local applicants only. Relocation will not be sponsored by FS-ISAC.

 


 

Financial Systemic Analysis and Resilience Center (FSARC)

Position: Intelligence Analyst 

Job Status: Full Time                                                                         Location: Arlington, VA

Reports To: Director, Intelligence                                                     Travel Required: Some

Work Schedule: 40 jour per week                                                     FLSA Status: Exempt

Capability/Team: Intelligence

Clearance: Desired, must qualify for secret level clearance          

 

In 2016, the CEOs of eight banks – Bank of America, BNY Mellon, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, State Street and Wells Fargo – came together to proactively identify ways to enhance the resilience of critical infrastructure underpinning the U.S. financial system. This resulted in the creation of a new organization called the Financial Systemic Analysis and Resilience Center (“FSARC”). Shortly after the FSARC was founded, an additional eight financial institutions, including the key financial market utilities identified as systemically important by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, joined the FSARC as member firms. The FSARC’s mission is to proactively identify, analyze, assess, and coordinate activities to mitigate systemic risk to the U.S. financial system from current and emerging cyber security threats. This is accomplished through focused operations and enhanced collaboration between participating firms, industry partners, and the U.S. Government. Key FSARC functions include: 
 
  • Identifying operational risks associated with systemically important business processes, functions, and technologies underpinning the financial sector (collectively “Identified Systemic Assets”).
  • Developing resiliency plans to address those risks.
  • Working with critical infrastructure operators and the U.S. intelligence and defense community to deliver strategic early warnings of attack on Identified Systemic Assets.
  • Working with U.S. law enforcement agencies to disrupt sophisticated malicious actors that may be targeting Identified Systemic Assets.
 

POSITION SUMMARY

The FSARC is seeking an Intelligence Analyst to drive the organization’s mission to provide enhanced understanding of systemic threats to the financial sector. This is a demanding position that requires a candidate with proven cyber intelligence and analysis skills and demonstrated success in supporting high-impact teams in a fast-paced, high-visibility environment. The Intelligence Analyst will collaborate with member firms and the government; help develop and launch a Warnings Cell that can serve as an integration function on Indications and Warnings between the financial institutions themselves, and between the financial institutions and government; and demonstrate value to members by targeted research projects and written analysis as capabilities, information, and data access are further developed. Periodic travel will be required. 
 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Use analytic acumen and critical thinking skills to produce timely, actionable, and informative analysis regarding threat actor activity and indications of systemic cyber threats to the financial sector for delivery to C-Suite executives and senior government officials.
 
Aggregate, process, and analyze information from a wide variety of public and non-public sources while closely collaborating with other FSARC teams, member firms, and U.S. Government partners to deliver strategic intelligence reports that convey analytic judgments on cyber threat activity targeting the financial sector.
 
Advance a broader and deeper understanding of both state and non-state cyber threat actors, and their associated capabilities and intentions.
 
Accurately perform trending analysis and scenario forecasting at both the operational and strategic levels.
 
Prioritize, organize, plan, and oversee execution of FSARC efforts to develop intelligence capabilities.
 
Coordinate and collaborate with FSARC financial institutions, technology partners, intelligence community, law enforcement academia, researchers, and FS-ISAC to facilitate the analysis of strategic threats to the financial sector.
 
Demonstrate value to members by targeted research projects and written analysis as capabilities, information, and data access are further developed.
 
 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Competency Statement(s). To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
 
5-8 years of experience in information security or related technology experience required, experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.
 
Demonstrated success in cyber-related intelligence and analysis.
 
Superb research, analysis and writing skills.
 
Deep knowledge of the cyber threat landscape, particularly as it relates to the financial services industry, as well as other critical infrastructure sectors.
 
Thorough understanding of Internet technologies and common cyber threat issues.
 
Proven success in authoring and delivering analytic products based on often incomplete information with the ability to cogently express complex technical and non-technical topics both verbally and in writing.
 
Excellent and adaptive critical and strategic thinking skills.
 
Strong collaboration and problem-solving skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
 
 
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
  • Undergraduate or Graduate degree.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, advanced degree preferred.
 
OTHER DESIRED EXPERIENCE
  • Senior U.S. Government intelligence analysis organization or processes
  • U.S. Government Clearance
 
TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS
  • Standard office software applications 
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
This position is performed in an office work environment with physical demands associated with that environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
 

        

Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC)

Position: Security Analyst (MENA)

Job Status: Full Time                                                             Location: UAE

Reports To: Intelligence Officer EMEA                               Travel Required: 5-10%

Work Schedule: Normal business hours (UAE)                   Position Type: Contractor                        

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) is a member-owned, non-profit entity with thousands of members worldwide focused on building resiliency in the industry through the concept of mutual defense.  The FS-ISAC shares threat and vulnerability information, conducts coordinated exercises, manages rapid response communications for both cyber and physical events, conducts education and training programs, and fosters collaboration with other key industries and the public sector.  This position will serve as a Security Analyst for Middle East and North Africa (MENA), operating within FS-ISAC’s geographic region for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The senior analyst must be able to work independently.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Provide language and cultural expertise to support FS-ISAC’s expansion efforts in the region, working with members and FS-ISAC staff.

Provide real-time information to members on threats to the sector and incident reporting often in Arabic, in accordance with FS-ISAC classification and handling protocols.

Conduct technical research and analysis for written products in coordination with the firm’s intelligence strategy.

Facilitate regional threat discussions with members in Arabic and English.

Facilitate in-person member meetings with the Regional Director for business relations.

Translate FS-ISAC finished intelligence reports and significant threat reporting into Arabic for distribution.

Participate in continuous information security skills development/training.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Proven analytical and investigative skills to synthesize raw data, determine sector specific impact from findings, and present those findings in a clear and concise manner.

Self-motivated, responsible and disciplined, able to work as part of a virtual and global team, able to prioritize effectively, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and consistently turn in high-quality work. 

Think critically and independently to identify potential threats to the sector, to research the nature of the threats and to effectively communicate information concerning the threats to a large and diverse audience.

Effective oral and written communications skills in Arabic and English, with the ability to write focused situation reports and briefings quickly, accurately and without substantial supervision or editing.

Possess strong organizational skills able to plan and implement member-wide coordination activities, meetings, web-based seminars and conference calls in advance of threats and other incidents of significance and develop incident response protocols.

 

DESIRABLE BACKGROUND EXPERIENCE:

  • Must be fluent in written and spoken Arabic and English.
  • Bachelor’s degree, 5+ years of experience in information security.
  • One or more of relevant certifications:  Security+, Network+, CCNA, CISSP, and CEH.
  • 5 to 7 years of work experience in cyber security analysis or incident response.
  • Broad knowledge/experience in cyber security technology, techniques and practices - intrusion monitoring, vulnerability analysis, web application security, incident response, malware analysis, threat research, or intelligence analysis.
  • Working knowledge of the financial or merchant services community, including missions, strengths and weaknesses.
  • Familiarity with Global cyber security programs and supporting organizations, including law enforcement agencies and associations.


Please note: this position is for local applicants only. Relocation will not be sponsored by FS-ISAC.

 


 

Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC)

Position: Technical Senior Analyst (EMEA)

Job Status: Full Time                                                                         Location: UK

Reports To: Intelligence Officer EMEA                                           Amount of Travel: 5- 10%

Work Schedule: Normal business hours (UK)                                 Position Type: Employee                             

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) is a member-owned, non-profit entity with thousands of members worldwide focused on building resiliency in the industry through the concept of mutual defense.  The FS-ISAC shares threat and vulnerability information, conducts coordinated exercises, manages rapid response communications for both cyber and physical events, conducts education and training programs, and fosters collaboration with other key industries and the public sector.  This position will serve as a Technical Analyst for Europe, the Middle East and North Africa (EMEA). This is a senior position.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Conduct technical research and analysis for written reports in coordination with the firm’s intelligence strategy.

Support the formation of the malware analysis capability inside the firm.

Work virtually with other technical analysts around the world in a follow-the-sun framework.

Participate in continuous information security skills development/training.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Proven technical analytical and investigative skills to synthesize raw data, determine sector specific impact from findings, and present those findings in a clear and concise manner.

Self-motivated, responsible and disciplined, able to work as part of a virtual and global team, able to prioritize effectively, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and consistently turn in high-quality work. 

Think critically and independently to identify potential threats to the sector, to research the nature of the threats and to effectively communicate information concerning the threats to a large and diverse audience.

Effective oral and written communications skills in English, with the ability to write focused situation reports and briefings quickly, accurately and without substantial supervision or editing.

Possess strong organizational skills able to plan and implement member-wide coordination activities, meetings, web-based seminars and conference calls in advance of threats and other incidents of significance and develop incident response protocols.

 

DESIRABLE BACKGROUND EXPERIENCE:

  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Bachelor’s degree, 5+ years of experience in information security.
  • One or more of relevant certifications:  Security+, Network+, CCNA, CISSP, and CEH.
  • 5 to 7 years of work experience in cyber security analysis or incident response.
  • Broad knowledge/experience in cyber security technology, techniques and practices - intrusion monitoring, vulnerability analysis, web application security, incident response, malware analysis, threat research, or intelligence analysis.
  • Working knowledge of the financial or merchant services community, including missions, strengths and weaknesses.
  • Familiarity with Global cyber security programs and supporting organizations, including law enforcement agencies and associations.


Please note: this position is for local applicants only. Relocation will not be sponsored by FS-ISAC.