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Senior / Lead Cyber Threat Researcher Description

Job #: 89689
EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


Are you interested in helping an innovative cyber security function to defend a large firm from cyber threats? Are you looking to apply your cyber security and threat analysis expertise?

Currently we are looking for a Senior / Lead Cyber Threat Researcher to make our team even stronger.


You’ll be working in the Global Cyber Threat Intelligence team; informing cyber defense teams, where you’ll play an important role in protecting the firm from cyber-attacks and advanced threat actors.


  • Proactively monitor and analyze the cyber threat landscape to assess risk and applicability to the firm
  • Research, model and analyze and prioritize emerging adversarial tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) and their likelihood and impact to the firm
  • Consume and evaluate threat intel to understand the evolving threat landscape, adversarial tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs), and areas of concern/targeting that could potentially impact our environment
  • Identify weaknesses, gaps and improvements within the security controls of the firm and provide support and guidance during mitigation and remediation efforts
  • Engage with other functions to provide specialized knowledge and requirements to influence threat mitigation strategies
  • Manage and consolidate cyber threat knowledge based on industry-level frameworks and provide curated adversarial cyber intel and threat briefings to stakeholders
  • Provide IT security SME knowledge and support during applicable IT security incidents to enable effective mitigation and remediation efforts
  • Track and manage metrics around the efficacy of the function


  • Ideally 3-5 years combined of experience in cyber threat intelligence or threat research-oriented role
  • Good understanding of Cybersecurity organization practices, operations risk management processes, principles, cyber defense models, emerging threats, and vulnerabilities
  • Knowledge of global threats, threat actors and the tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) used by cyber adversaries, particularly as they relate to the financial sector
  • Knowledge of threat modeling frameworks, such as cyber kill chains or the MITRE ATT&CK™ framework and expertise in mapping threat actor TTPs against internal controls
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills, with the ability to present reports to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Expertise in data management, data analysis and development of analysis models
  • Ability to translate external and internal data collected by the cyber defense functions into relevant risk indicators and metrics to be ingested into adversarial threat modeling and analysis models
  • Experience building relevant dashboards summarizing complex threat management data to senior management
  • Experience with scripting and programming languages may be beneficial/preferable but not essential
  • Certifications such as GSEC, GCTI, GREM, CISSP or OSCP are desirable but not essential

We Offer

  • Team & working conditions:
    • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment
    • Engineering community of industry’s professionals
    • Flexible schedule and opportunity to work remotely
    • Relocation within our offices
    • Corporate and social events
    • Benefits package (health insurance, multisport, shopping vouchers)
  • Stable income:
    • Employment Contract or B2B
    • Regular assessments and salary reviews
    • Participation in the Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    • Referral bonuses
  • Career development:
    • Innovative solutions delivery and engineering excellence
    • Outstanding career roadmap
    • Leadership development, career advising, soft skills and well-being programs
    • Certification (GCP, Azure, AWS)
    • Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning, Get Abstract, O’Reilly, Cloud Guru
    • Language classes on English and Polish for foreigners
  • Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted


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