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Security Threat Analysis Expert

ING Nederland

ING Nederland

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023


The Global CISO organisation of ING is responsible to assist ING management, business and other tribes in providing customer friendly services in a safe and secure way. Business leaders and CISO are jointly responsible for bank-wide security. CISO is mandated to drive required change in all domains, business and IT.

Global Intelligence Centre

The key mission of GIC is to enable stakeholders to be a step ahead in an ever-changing world by delivering outstanding intelligence products and services. The team proactively identifies threats, illuminates complex topics and provides actionable recommendations to stakeholders. By combining people from various backgrounds the team ensures a thorough understanding of all levels of the threat landscape providing a depth and breadth coverage of relevant threats and events.

Senior Threat Intelligence Officer

As a Senior Threat Intelligence Officer you will have proven leadership skills and be proactive in driving forward threat analysis - ensuring relevant intelligence is shared proactively within the organisation. Experience in stakeholder management, operational delivery and translation of process standards into operational activity is an advantage. The ideal candidate will understand the role intelligence plays and how to translate outputs into enhancements of detection capabilities and operational resilience. You will take responsibility for the operations pillar and oversee that the work is structured and priositised based on intelligence requirements. You are expected to provide insights in operational work by delivering performance reports and operational briefings to stakeholders. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to identify areas for automation, streamlining and improvements of new and existing processes.

You will play a key role in fostering engagement with business units, government and private sector peers. You are expected to actively participate in collaboration initiatives and work with peers to further develop the understanding of the global landscape.

Key Responsibilities

The Senior Threat Intelligence Officer is responsible for:

  • Oversee all operational work
  • Contribute to analysis and research projects
  • Development and delivery of performance reports and operational stakeholder briefings
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of threat scenarios based on day-to-day insights into the landscape
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Support daily intelligence operations activities, including coaching of colleagues
  • Work with stakeholders to ensure compliance to applicable standards and regulations


Experience and skills

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar senior role
  • A deep understanding of the threat landscape, threat actors, their motivations and TTPs
  • Understanding of the geopolitical climate
  • Experience with working in a complex and challenging environment
  • Experience with solutions/data engineering in a security operations environment
  • Knowledge of attack-vectors and mitigation techniques
  • Experience with intelligence analysis techniques and methodologies
  • Understanding of the concept of the intelligence cycle and its implementation in a business environment
  • Experience with commercial and open-source TIP products and intelligence sources
  • Experience working with threat intelligence frameworks and concepts like the Kill Chain and ATT&CK
  • Ability to simplify complex topics and communicate on all levels in the organisation
  • Good level of English
  • Report writing skills, including estimative writing

Inter-personal skills

  • Proven leadership qualities
  • Experience in working collaboratively across multi-functional teams in an agile environment
  • Creative and flexible mindset
  • Strong organisational sensitivity
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to support yourself and other team members in development

Desired qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Cybersecurity, computer science or comparable degree
  • 5+ years’ experience within a relevant domain
  • International work experience with strong network within international security initiatives
  • Proven expertise in cyber security and intelligence
  • Experience working in the financial sector