Civilian Employment

Position Information

Application Due By: October 15, 2014
Title: Intelligence Analyst 2
Location: Division Headquarters - NYSIC
Albany , NY 12226
Albany County
Grade: 29
Employment Type: Full Time
Work Days: Various
Union Representation: PS&T
Duties & Responsibilities: Help NYSIC leadership shape the analytic agenda for NYSIC Cyber Analysis Unit (CAU), including managing the intelligence production schedule, and overseeing analysts working on cyber security intelligence products.

Coordinating CAU analysis with the operations and investigations of partners like State Police Computer Crimes Unit, the Federal Bureau of Investigations' Cyber Task Force, the New York State Office of Information Technology Services, the Center for Internet Security, and others.

Monitor open source accounts of international and domestic incidents, arrests and legislation as they relate to cyber issues, and ensure that key stakeholders are kept aware of such developments.

Lead efforts of the CAU to assist NYSIC staff - both criminal and counter terrorism units and sub-units - in the collection and analysis of seemingly disparate pieces of information and intelligence in order to ensure that developments in cyber and computer/network security are accounted for in NYSIC's non-cyber focused intelligence production.

Produce - and oversee the production of - daily, monthly and ad-hoc reports focused on current cyber threats to New York State, drawing on the latest security threats described in the open source and in reporting from official channels.

Augment federal-level finished intelligence products by providing further analytical judgments or historical background with relevance to New York, when applicable.

Provide insight and analysis on evolving homeland security policy and programs in support of the State Homeland Security Strategy, National Homeland Security Strategy, National Preparedness Guidelines, National Response Framework, National Infrastructure Protection Plan and other relevant federal and state guidance; possess and maintain a working knowledge of these and other resources.

Provide oral briefings on current cyber threat environment and other topics as requested by NYSIC customers and partners.

Attend meetings/conferences/trainings/seminars to further develop an understanding of cybercrime/cyber terrorism as well as strengthen analytical skills.

Support response to incidents of network intrusion, while also gaining an understanding of cyber security threats and vulnerabilities across New York State.



Minimum and/or Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and five years of experience in computer or network security, cyber threat analysis, critical data or intelligence analysis, including open source intelligence research, or network administration in the military, private or public sector organization;

OR

An associate's degree and eight years of relevant experience;

OR

Nine years of relevant experience in intelligence analysis for a government entity. Two years of this experience must include experience managing computer or network security professionals, or overseeing cyber or information security related threat analysis;

AND

Be able to attain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance.

Additionally, the following qualifications will be considered during the resume review and interview processes:

Technical Considerations:

Experience managing computer or network security professionals, or overseeing cyber or information security related threat analysis.

Certifications in related areas such as CISSP or Security+, and Technical Certifications such as MCSA, MCDBA, MCITP, MCP, A+, CCNA, CCNP, Linux+, Oracle OCP DBA.

Experience in malware analysis, and computer or network forensics.

Knowledge of various security methodologies, processes, and hardware; including firewalls, intrusion detection systems (IDS) and intrusion prevention systems (IPS), as well as computer communication networks (TCP/IP protocols and analysis).

Experience in log analysis for network security and computer forensics.

Ability to build/use simple databases.

Experience as a System or Network Administrator is also preferred.

Professional and Analytical Considerations:

Understanding of internet fraud, scams, identity theft, carding, and cyber crimes.

Understanding of cyber attacks and defenses, and general knowledge of adversaries in cyberspace.


Ability to work with both technical and non-technical homeland security professionals.

Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to clearly articulate computer and information technology concepts to a varied audience to facilitate wide understanding and quality work flow.

**Preference will be given to candidates that have received formal training in cybersecurity, intermediate or advanced analysis, and/or critical thinking.
Additional Comments: Please be advised that authorization to fill this position is pending Division of Budget approval.

Occasional travel within New York State and possibly nationwide is required. Evenings, weekend, and/or holiday work can be anticipated based on the current cyber threat level.

Starting Salary: $92,498.00

Resumes will be evaluated to determine whether candidates will proceed to the interview phase of the process.

This position does not require that the candidate have taken and passed a NYS Civil Service examination, or currently hold a qualifying position within the NYS Civil Service System.

Contact Information

Contact Name: MaryEllen Tedesco, Assistant Director of Personnel
Contact Address: New York State Police
Building 22
1220 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12226
Contact Phone: 518/457-3840
Contact Fax: 518/485-2293
Additional Instructions: Kindly submit via U.S. Mail or FAX a letter of intent and complete resume.


Web page posted September 24, 2014.