Junior Threat Intelligence Analyst Job – M-KOPA

Job Title:    Junior Threat Intelligence Analyst (Remote Jobs)

Organisation: M-KOPA

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

The scale and impact of our work is massive. M-KOPA is a fast-growing Fin Tech company offering millions of underbanked customers across Africa access to life-enhancing products and services. From our roots as the pioneer in pay-as-you-go “PayGo’” solar energy for off grid homes, we have grown into one of the most advanced connected asset financing platforms in the world, empowering a broad range of customers to achieve progress in their lives.

Job Summary:  Your role is acting as a developer, primarily Python, for the Threat Intelligence team with elements of Threat Hunting in the mix. It’s not only about building automated tools to scour the Internet but also about identifying new threats to monitor.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: It is a fully Remote role within the following time zone (UTC -1 / UTC+3), and you will report to the Senior Threat Intelligence Researcher. Additionally, you will work closely with the Application Security and Global Fraud teams to develop intelligence-gathering systems to distribute significant findings appropriately.

  • You will create, build and enhance a bespoke Threat Intelligence platform, exceeding the capabilities of 99% of Threat Intelligence teams.
  • You will identify new threats against M-KOPA, our products and our employees.
  • You will get to learn about development best practices, Continuous Integration and Continuous Development processes.
  • You will become familiar with the latest hardware hacking, web applications hacking and malware attacks.
  • You will receive and analyze cyber threat alerts from various sources and communicate them to the appropriate team members.
  • You will perform cyber defense trend analysis, assist team members with determining their cybersecurity requirements, and establish reporting mechanisms.
  • You will develop and deliver written and oral mobile threat alerts, scheduled internal notifications, case studies, and after-action reports to several stakeholders.
  • You will coordinate and communicate across multiple stakeholder groups.
  • You will monitor external data sources to maintain an up-to-date understanding of cyber actors and threats and provide recommendations on prioritizing cyber threats and prevention/mitigation measures.
  • You will review and evaluate incoming intelligence reports, information, collection plans, and programs.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Moderate experience writing Python programs or knowledge of Python development.
  • Any experience with Microsoft Azure or cloud microservice architectures
  • Some familiarity with modern development practices, e.g. Continuous Integration and Continuous Development.
  • Any knowledge of Threat Intelligence principles.
  • Windows and Linux command line knowledge.

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

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