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Strategic Threat Intelligence Specialist

BAE Systems UK

Location: Hampshire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Strategic Threat Intelligence Specialist

Location: Farnborough/Preston (Fully Remote) with Qtr. meetings on site - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £57,000 +depending on experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • You will co-develop and deploy the future operating model for Strategic Cyber Threat Intelligence across BAE Systems PLC
  • Understand the strategic cyber threat landscape across all of BAE Systems international operations and deliver an intelligence processing capability to make that information actionable to business stakeholders
  • Manage relationships across BAE Systems across our internal security functions and sectors, to deliver strategic cyber threat intelligence capabilities across BAE Systems global business
  • Work with BAE Systems Security Operations capabilities to integrate tactical and operational threat intelligence into the strategic intelligence capability and products
  • Manage and respond to requests for strategic threat intelligence content, and to be the centre of expertise for strategic threat intelligence across BAE Systems Head Office.

Your skills and experiences:


  • Proven work experience in the fields of cyber security or geopolitics
  • Knowledge and / or experience with core cyber security concepts
  • Knowledge and experience in modern geopolitics (through academia or through employment)
  • Excellent presentational and communication skills
  • The ability to quickly assess information and make recommendations
  • Bachelor’s Degree


  • Degree in Geopolitics / Bachelor or master’s degree
  • Experience delivering strategic cyber threat intelligence
  • Experience in defence industry.


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Chief Information Security Officers Team:

Working for one of the largest defence companies in the world, this opportunity is to work within the CISO’s team within BAE Systems Head Office, to tackle cyber security challenges unique to BAE Systems. Understanding and communicating how the strategic cyber threat landscape is evolving is critical to enabling BAE Systems to deliver cyber security effectively, and as a result this role puts you at the heart of our cyber security capability.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.