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1000114 Lead Threat Research Analyst

Company: Juniper Networks
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

About the Position:

Juniper Threat Labs is the heart and soul of Juniper's Cyber Security Products, ranging from cloud SaaS solutions to on-premise appliances. You will be the Lead Threat Analyst of Juniper Threat Labs Threat Operations Center. You will be monitoring customer detections, honeypot attacks, reports of the in-the-wild threats and making sure our products provide appropriate related detection.


  • Leads the Threat Operations Center, identifying useful tools to deploy and enhancements to existing tools
  • Monitors customer detections across Advanced Threat Prevention Cloud and ATP On-prem products
  • Collaborates with Threat Researchers to analyze specifics of detections of interest
  • Authors threat research blogs about interesting a detected
  • Verifies our detection capability of reported in-the-wild threats
  • Manages the various Allow-lists and Block-lists common to all our customer base
  • Researches and responds to customer false positive and false negative reports
  • Reports on trends in the malware landscape
  • Reports on our products detection efficacy trends

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.Sc degree or equivalent in computer science or related field
  • 3 years of industry experience in a similar role or 5 years of experience in a cybersecurity related role
  • Strong communication skills to effectiveley communicate with customers
  • Strong understanding of cybersecurity essentials, including attack vectors, types of malware, command and control channels
  • Ability to triage mlaware detection events, utilizing multiple threat intelligence sources and tools to validate a verdict
  • Ability to analyze packet captures using Wireshark
  • Ability to write python code to automate some tasks

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior expeience in CyberSecurity Operations Center desired
  • Prior experience in threat hunting, Red team, Blue team desired
  • Experience authoring cybersecurity blogs
  • Past close working relationship with engineering teams responsible for malware detection features

Other Information:

  • Position open anywhere in the US, with preference in Sunnyvale, CA.
  • Existing work authorization required.


Keywords: Juniper Networks, Sunnyvale , 1000114 Lead Threat Research Analyst, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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