Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst (REMOTE)

Cupertino, CA 95014 Work Remotely
  • Job Code
    200272849
Summary

Summary

Posted: Aug 17, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200272849

Home Office: Yes

Apple's Security Engineering & Architecture (SEAR) provides operating system security founda...Summary

Summary

Posted: Aug 17, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200272849

Home Office: Yes

Apple's Security Engineering & Architecture (SEAR) provides operating system security foundations across all of Apple's innovative products, including Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. These foundations exist from the lowest levels of the device to the services off-device which work together to protect our users.

As part of our efforts to protect our users, Apple is looking for a world-class threat intelligence analyst to join our team within SEAR dedicated to analyzing capabilities and tradecraft of advanced cyber actors. Our group of security researchers and threat intelligence analysts use the results of their analysis to inform SEAR's efforts to solve security engineering challenges, with an emphasis on supporting decisions that provide the greatest long-term security and privacy.

Protecting over a billion endpoints. Operationalizing security research and threat intelligence into security engineering decisions affecting every layer of the stack. Touching the lives of everyone who interacts with our products. Working for a company whose commitment to user privacy is at the heart of everything it does. Being surrounded by the most creative, passionate, hardworking engineers in the industry. Constantly being challenged to go beyond the norm to find new, innovative ways of solving problems and to make software safer, easier, and more fun to use. You can find all of this in one opportunity, and only at Apple.

Key Qualifications

  • 4+ years of relevant threat intelligence experience
  • A genuine passion for finding, understanding, and mitigating cyber threats
  • In-depth understanding of threat intelligence cycles and collection management
  • In-depth understanding of IP network traffic
  • Experience in analyzing security vulnerabilities, various exploitation techniques, and malware behaviors (including communications protocols)
  • Experience with host and network-based protection technologies
  • Knowledge of macOS and iOS internals
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Excellent communications skills (verbal and written)
  • Proven history of successfully working on solo and group projects (experience with virtual/remote collaboration is a plus)

Description

You will have a broad set of skills that make you successful as threats continue to evolve, capable of analyzing threats to our users' devices. Our environment fosters innovation, rapid solution development, and a liberating amount of autonomy in which you will be expected to work with security engineers and researchers in order to quickly bring to market new security methods and technologies addressing the complex needs of mobile and distributed computing.
- Provide input into development of security technologies
- Analyze and understand advanced cyber actors, capabilities, and techniques
- Analyze and understand exploit proliferation in gray markets
- Analyze and understand the intersection of international affairs with cybersecurity, in particular the use of cyber for intelligence collection and the projection of power
- Collaborate with security researchers to contextualize cyber threat intelligence for decision makers
- Work with security engineers in designing innovative mitigations to cyber threats while preserving privacy, ease-of-use, and user experience
- Work closely with external partners in support of cyber threat intelligence activities
- Remote work, with occasional travel

Additional Requirements

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Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst (REMOTE)

Apple, Inc.
Cupertino, CA 95014

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