Irish Information Security Forum

Threat Intelligence and Response Manager


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Job Purpose

The Threat Intelligence and Response Manager is responsible for identifying and analysing security threats and vulnerabilities in a large and complex environment.




  • Maintain awareness of the global cyber threat landscape
  • Identify stakeholder intelligence needs and requirements and help develop the most effective methods for fulfilling these unique requirements
  • Leverage commercial and open-source information collection tools to conduct research that aids in identification and analysis efforts
  • Understand threat actors, their ideologies, capability, intent, and tactics, techniques, & procedures (TTPs)
  • Collaborate across multiple organisations to develop a broad view of the threats to all An Post’s business lines
  • Input into security testing and improvement activities to give a view of what activities mitigate credible threats, helping to scope critical tests to ensure their value to the organisation
  • Proactively inform stakeholders in a timely manner about newly identified threats and vulnerabilities
  • Generate briefing material, and written products that convey the results of analysis both verbally and in writing for key stakeholders
  • Clearly communicate findings to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Support the Security Operation Centre (SOC) team members in conducting investigations, by analysing CTI Alerts and Reports on IOCs and TTPs.


Knowledge & Experience


The ideal candidate will have at least 4 years' experience in cyber threat intelligence in an analytical role as an intelligence analyst, or working in information security operations, ideally in a SOC, DFIR, or CSIRT role. You should also have the following experience:


  • Working with vulnerability and Proof-of-Concept (PoC) exploitation databases (examples: NVD, CVE MITRE and ExploitDB)
  • Broad understanding of MITRE ATT&CK, Cyber Kill Chain and similar frameworks
  • Familiarisation with the management, maintenance, and operations of Threat Intelligence Platforms (TIP) particularly MISP.
  • Detailed understanding of the Threat Landscape
  • Experience developing and maintaining policies, procedures, standards and guidelines.
  • A relevant third level qualification is required.


Critical Competencies

(The following competencies are critical to the delivery of results and/or to superior performance in this role)

  • Problem Solving & Analysis
  • Communication skills
  • Results orientation
  • Building and maintaining relationships
  • Initiative


About the Benefits


In addition to a highly competitive remuneration package we offer access to the following:

  • An Post Company Medical Scheme
  • An Post Pension Scheme
  • PRIP Bonus Scheme
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Paid Paternity Leave
  • An Post Employee Assistance Programme
  • Digital gym with daily scheduled workouts
  • Secure on-site bicycle parking & Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Tax Saver Travel Pass
  • City centre location
  • Hybrid Working


How to Apply?


We welcome all interested candidates to submit a detailed CV to recruitment@anpost.ie by 18th of June 2023.


At An Post we appreciate the value that diversity brings and believe our workforce should be reflective of the customers and communities we serve. That is why we actively welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, and do not discriminate based on gender, age, race, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, membership of the Travelling community, or family status. An Post is committed to having an inclusive workplace where every employee feels they belong. If you require accommodations to be made during the recruitment process, or have questions relating to accessibility, please contact us via an post website 



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IISF Secretary:

By email:

By post:

David Cahill

Information Security

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