Threat Intelligence Analyst

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Threat Intelligence Analyst

Location: Preston/Farnborough/Filton - Hybrid 2/3 split – pending business needs – Preston at least once a month.

Salary: Up to £46,000K – Depending on experience and skills

What you’ll be doing:

  • Performing threat research to identify threats relevant to BAE Systems, including collecting, processing, and disseminating actionable, high fidelity threat intelligence
  • Assisting with the identification of current tactics, techniques, & procedures (TTPs) and Indicators of Compromise (IOC)
  • Uses analysis techniques useful for investigating suspected attacks and perform intelligence tasking
  • Will develop and maintain knowledge of cyber security threats, analyst toolsets and relevant activity group tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs)

Your skills and experiences:


  • Understands what Cyber Threat Intelligence is and demonstrates knowledge in analysing information
  • Knowledge of cyber threat landscape, current affairs, and geopolitics, including activity groups and how to apply this knowledge within an operational environment


  • Knowledge of the types of threat actors and how they operate
  • Knowledge of network protocols such as HTTP(S), SMTP, TCP, SSL/TLS
  • Experience of open-source intelligence (OSINT) collection, toolsets, and analysis
  • CREST & GIAC qualifications or equivalent proven industry experience


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 Cyber Operations team:

Cyber Operations is responsible for protecting BAE Systems from Cyber Attack by various threat actors. Not only do we protect BAE systems and its employees, indirectly we protect those who protect us – who serve in our military and rely on the products and services we create. Across Threat Intelligence, Detection, Incident Response and now Active Defence we work to evolve cyber operations as a world class capability. All roles in Cyber Operations are supported by Immersive Labs and other training as part of our Cyber Academy.

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.


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