Senior Threat Detection Specialist

  • Location

    Washington, D.C.

  • Sector:

    Cyber Security

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Market Competitive d.o.e.

  • Contact:

    Tom Layzell

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    TL 2810

  • Startdate:


Senior Threat Detection Specialist


Our client; a Global Tier 1 Bank, is looking for a Senior Threat Detection Specialist, to work in their Denver, offices. The ideal candidate will work side by side with the banks existing threat prevention teams, helping to reduce Cybersecurity risk, by using existing cyber-hacking and malicious code containment activities, safeguarding, business continuity, and confidentiality of information.


Role and Responsibilities

  • Leading a Malware Prevention control area
  • Overseeing Malware Prevention controls inside the bank
  • Identify ways to improve the effectiveness of the email Malware Prevention program
  • Lead Incident Response, Digital Forensic and <alware Prevention efforts to reduce cyber risk & prevent threats
  • Cybersecurity Risk Management, Business Continuity & Corporate Governance

Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge of leading malware detection, threat prevention and remediation efforts at a large enterprise network
  • Solid understanding of dynamic/static analysis of malware
  • Background in Incident Response related to malware attacks
  • Able to build innovative ways to track the progression of malware families, infrastructure and campaigns conducted by espionage actors
  • Ability to create cyber scripts
  • Leads the development of tools and processes that provide cybersecurity defense
  • Use technical expertise to provide systems disruption protection (DDoS) systems intrusion protection (IDS/IPS, WAF, Log Monitoring)
  • Network detection prevention of malware threats for applications/infrastructure & data leakage
  • Utilizes experience and deep knowledge of IT platforms, tools, and concepts to ensure cybersecurity protection is integrated into all layers of defense
  • Provide leadership team with info security threat recommendations and updates 


  • 5+ years of relevant Cybersecurity, Malware, Banking experience across multiple disciplines
  • GCIH, GREM, GCFA or CISSP is desired (but not required)
  • Excellent communication skills and able to adapt to the audience
  • Able to work independently on tasks, but also work well within a team environment

Start date is = immediate (notice period excepted for the right candidates) Send you most up to date resumes to Tom Layzell at tom@intelletec.com Cell: +1 (347) 719 4431