Threat Intelligence Analyst

Threat Intelligence Analyst

About the Role

The National Grid Threat Intelligence Team is part of the Threat Department within Security and is responsible for providing indications and warning of suspected physical and cyber-attacks directed against National Grid. The Threat Intelligence Analyst will provide technical analysis to understand, quantify, and predict the actions of physical and cyber threat actors to National Grid.

The role will perform technical tasks designed to collect, process, analyse, and report of cyber threats to National Grid stakeholder communities, the threat actors associated and their motivation, capability and intent in order that the Security Threat function can prioritise and appropriately assign further investigative resources.

The Threat Intelligence Analyst will conduct daily technical threat analysis, collaborate with core threat and security teams, and produce actionable intelligence in the form of alerts, reports, and briefings.

About You

You will be supporting a Threat Intelligence product portfolio consisting of alerts, reports, and briefings and requires the ability to author and present technical physical and cyber topic to various stakeholders on a regular basis.

The position requires an experienced, technical physical and cyber threat intelligence subject matter expert, and disciplined thinker who can work across organisational boundaries in a demanding environment to analyse cyber threats that could impact the National Grid infrastructure and services of customers.

You will have demonstrable capability to produce intelligence products at Strategic, Operational and Tactical levels, and conducting detailed technical analytics, as well as good organisational skills, time management, attention to detail and accuracy over multiple simultaneous activities.You’ll provide recommendations in a consumable format to senior management on physical and cyber intelligence analysis and threat trends and support various stakeholder communities with enriched intelligence analysis and reporting.

Previous knowledge working in a threat intelligence operation consisting of collection, analysis and production of physical and cyber threat intelligence, including both automated intelligence feeds and human-consumable intelligence, with good knowledge and understanding of the systems and processes that enable this.You will ideally hold Security Qualifications such as SANs SEC487: Open-Source Intelligence Gathering and Analysis, FOR578: Cyber Threat Intelligence, GCIA, GCIH, GCDA, GPEN, or similar training and certification.

Due to the sensitive nature of this role, if your application is successful, you may be required to undergo National Security Vetting in addition to the standard background checks National Grid carry out. If these additional security checks are required, you may need to evidence that you have resided in the UK for the last 3 years. National Security Vetting is carried out by a third party provider, UK Security Vetting (“UKSV”), which is part of the UK Government. More information about UKSV’s use of your personal data can be found on their website

About Us

National Grid touches the lives of almost everyone in the UK, with an energy network that stretches across the Atlantic. We’re an international team, and our work underpins the lives of millions of people. Feet forwards, head up, and eyes bright, we’re working hard to create value for people today – and shape the future of energy tomorrow.

In the UK, we don’t generate or sell energy – we join the dots to get energy from A to B. From making a cup of tea in the morning, to keeping the lights on in hospitals, our electricity network puts power in the hands of people. Without it, the world as we know it would grind to a halt.

The world of energy is changing beyond recognition. Working at National Grid, you won’t just be touching the lives of almost everyone in the UK – you’ll be shaping the way we use and consume energy for generations to come.

Our values and principles

At National Grid, through listening to what our customers need, every day we do the right thing and find a better way.

As a National Grid employee, you’ll treat our customers as a priority, taking time to listen and work with them to help give them the best experience we possibly can. You’ll need to be proactive and flexible in your approach and continually look for ways to exceed their expectations – sometimes in unexpected and helpful ways. You’ll provide accessible information when our customers need it and make things simple by using your expertise to guide them. Above all, you’ll follow through on your promises to deliver value, drive efficiency and give them a great customer experience.

We offer inclusion and diversity training for everyone here at National Grid, with a view to building an inclusive working environment and developing all our employees. Training opportunities range from unconscious bias and reverse mentoring to targeted training initiatives which are tailored to support our diverse and innovative work force.

What you'll get

As well as your competitive base salary, you will receive a bonus based on personal and company performance and a competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. You will also have access to a number of flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few.

The closing date for this advert is 24th January 2020.


Full Time