Sr. Threat Intelligence Analyst

  • Remote, Colorado, United States
  • Full-time

Company Description

Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.

Job Description

The Threat Intelligence and Operations Team at Block is designed as a pre-breach/preventative intelligence and vulnerability research resource for Block. Through the discovery of key intelligence requirements across the ecosystem, the Threat Intel team can deliver highly specialized information to all identified stakeholders. Additionally the team will support the vulnerability process through targeted research, reverse engineering and malware analysis. 

You will:

  • Work directly with identified stakeholders on key intelligence requirements 

  • Deliver scheduled reports and finished intelligence products 

  • Proactively research threat actors, emerging trends, vulnerabilities, and identified risks to all business units

  • Develop new relationships with unidentified stakeholders 

  • Communicate, document, prioritize, and drive security concerns to completion

  • Influence business risk decisions across the organization

  • Work with a dynamic, fast-paced, and geographically-distributed team of experts

  • Work with a dynamic, fast-paced, and geographically-distributed team of experts

Qualifications

You should have:

  • An understanding of common malware, threat actors and their TTPs 

  • Background in detailed report writing 

  • Strong knowledge of risk countermeasures and compensating controls

  • Facility with empathetic interpersonal interactions via video conference

  • A thoughtful approach to technical analysis and ability to quickly assess new platforms

  • Five years of demonstrated security, intelligence & risk management experience working in a technology-focused company

Ideal candidate would have:

  • Experience working in a remote team environment 

  • Curiosity and interest in learning new technologies

  • Passion to enable everyone to participate and thrive in the economy

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, and always assess candidates on an individualized basis.

Perks

We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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