Threat Hunter

  • Location:
    Fulton, Maryland, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

Threat Intelligence Researcher – Threat Intelligence and Interdiction

Creating leading threat intelligence is the focus of the Cisco Talos Security Intelligence and Research Group (Talos). Talos is comprised of leading threat researchers supported by sophisticated systems. Talos researchers create threat intelligence for Cisco products to protect customers from both known and emerging threats. The team's expertise spans software development, reverse engineering, vulnerability triage, malware investigation, and intelligence gathering. Talos maintains the official rule sets and communities of, ClamAV, and SpamCop.


The Threat Intelligence and Interdiction team is a self-contained threat discovery, analysis, response, and reporting body made up of diverse and specialized security, intelligence, and research skill sets. Threat Intelligence Researchers work to investigate and identify threat actor campaigns and generate actionable intelligence for the Talos Security Group in the form of detection and publishable content.


● Research, analyze and undermine threat actor campaigns

● Generate actionable intelligence for detection content authors

● Engineer original approaches for detecting and connecting threat activity

● Develop cutting-edge solutions for advancing research capability

Act as a trusted interface to private and public organizations into Cisco’s Threat Intelligence groups

● Strong understanding of information systems and communication protocols

● Strong understanding of information security and the threat landscape

● Strong deductive reasoning ability

● Proactive problem solver and highly-developed sense of curiosity

● Ability to work in a dynamic, rapidly-moving work environment

Demonstrated expertise in incident response and/or network forensics
Excellent verbal and written communications

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