New York State Police

Civilian Employment

Position Information

Application Due By: July 17, 2018
Title:Intelligence Analyst 1
Location:Division Headquarters - NYSIC
Albany, NY 12226
Albany County
Employment Type:Full Time
Work Days: Various
Union Representation:PS&T
Duties & Responsibilities:Produce 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.

Monitor open source accounts of international and domestic incidents, arrests and legislation as they relate to cyber issues, and ensure that Cyber Analysis Unit (CAU) and New York State Intelligence Center (NYSIC) leadership are kept aware of such developments.

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

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.

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 four years of information system intelligence analysis;


Associate's degree and six years of relevant experience;


Eight years of relevant experience in intelligence analysis for a governmental entity;


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:

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, and 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.

Working knowledge of forensic methodologies and related tools such as FTK and Helix Experience performing malware analysis.

Experience with scripting languages such as PERL and Python.

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.

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.
Additional Comments:Starting Salary: $81,446.00.

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

Contact Information

Contact Name:MaryEllen Tedesco, 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 June 26, 2018