Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst


Date: Apr 27, 2019

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co


A career at New York Life offers many opportunities. To be part of a growing and successful business. To reach your full potential, whatever your specialty. Above all, to make a difference in the world by helping people achieve financial security. It’s a career journey you can be proud of, and you’ll find plenty of support along the way. Our development programs range from skill-building to management training, and we value our diverse and inclusive workplace where all voices can be heard. Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and service, supported by our Foundation. It all adds up to a rewarding career at a company where doing right by our customers is part of who we are, as a mutual company without outside shareholders. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of


The Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst is a role in the Threat Intelligence team reporting to the Threat Intelligence Team Manager. The Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst performs intelligence collection activities and provides analysis using the Intelligence Process and Structured Analytic Techniques to identify emergent cyber threats to New York Life. 


Major Responsibilities:

  • Conducts complex cyber intelligence analysis, coordination, and interaction across a broad range of NYL, subsidiary companies, and financial sector organizations
  • Develops reports on relevant cyber threats and their associated indicators, events, incidents, and mitigation strategies – reports go to senior analysts and the Cyber Threat Intelligence Team Manager
  • Correlates threat data from various sources and supports incident management efforts to establish the identity and modus operandi of malicious actors targeting New York Life
  • Works closely with other cyber security stakeholders to develop a fuller understanding of the intent, objectives, and activity of cyber threat actors
  • Coordinates with technology and business stakeholders to assess and monitor security risks/hazards. Prepares assessments and cyber threat profiles of current events based on the sophisticated collection, research, and analysis of open and closed source intelligence
  • Provides briefings and presentations to leadership to support informed decision making
  • Operates within established Cyber Intelligence Collection standards, processes, procedures, and guidelines for the enterprise
  • Conducts research and evaluation of technical and all-source intelligence - with specific emphasis on network operations and cyber tactics, techniques, and procedures - focusing on the threat to New York Life resources


Desired Skills:

  • Strong understanding of networking concepts
  • Strong understanding of offensive computing/hacker techniques
  • Strong understanding of cybersecurity/risk management concepts and security controls at the enterprise level
  • Familiarity with STIX, YARA, and threat intelligence sharing frameworks
  • Strong understanding of the cyber kill chain, diamond model, ATT&CK frameworks, and other structured analytic techniques
  • Experience in Threat Intelligence, Incident Response, Digital Forensics, Vulnerability Management, and/or Malware Analysis strongly preferred 
  • Ability to identify key relationships with business partners to accomplish tasks
  • Ability to develop complex intelligence collection and analysis plans with little to no supervision
  • Strong technical writing and speaking skills
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts in a clear, concise manner, using business relevant language, to a non-technical audience



  • 5 years in a similar role within cybersecurity
  • Bachelor's Degree in information assurance, information security, cybersecurity, computer science, strategic studies, cyber intelligence or similar discipline strongly preferred
  • CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CEH, GIAC or similar certifications preferred




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