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Systems Engineer / Senior Consultant (Cyber Threat Analytics), CSA

Agency: MCI – Cyber Security Agency of Singapore
Job no.: 529983
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:InfoComm, Technology, New Media Communications, Research and Analysis

The Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) is the national agency overseeing cybersecurity strategy, operations, education, outreach, and ecosystem development.


Established on 1 April 2015, the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) is the national body overseeing cyber security strategy, operation, education and outreach, technology and industry development.  CSA provides dedicated and centralised oversight of Singapore's national cyber security functions, and engages partners to ensure the holistic development of Singapore's cyber security landscape.  It is managed by the Ministry of Communications and Information and reports to the Prime Minister's Office.


CSA offers exciting opportunities for individuals to be part of our dynamic, multi-disciplinary and committed team shaping Singapore's cyber security landscape.


Job Scope

The National Cyber Threat Monitoring Centre enables the Government to deal more effectively with cyber threats of national significance by enhancing capabilities in early threat discovery and sense-making.


As a member of the cyber threat analytics team within the National Cyber Threat Monitoring Centre, you undertake an operational responsibility in performing cyber threat discovery. This includes understanding data structures, transforming, analysing and visualising them to uncover cyber attack patterns or derive meaningful insights from a variety of sources. These sources could be from the private feeds, open-source data, network logs, etc. You will be leveraging on cutting-edge technologies as well as traditional SOC capabilities (such as SIEMs) to pivot from threat intelligence into enterprise data, so as to produce analytics to detect for new or stealthy attacks.


Cyber threat analytics engineers will apply their knowledge to timely communicate meaningful insights to alert stakeholders on possible cyber threats and attacks, so as to facilitate timely threat mitigation. The analyst will integrate information from multiple sources to better understand the technical sophistication of cyber threats and attacks, identify security breaches, research and develop forecasting/analytical methodologies to make correlations and perform trend and pattern analysis to identify, assess and project future cyber threat scenarios. You will also be required to work closely with internal and external stakeholders to corroborate analysis and findings.


Educational Qualifications

  • Relevant qualifications in Cyber/Information Security or Computer Science/Engineering or related fields.
  • Professional Certifications such as CISSP, CISA, GCIA and OSCP is a plus.


Relevant Experience

  • Strong technical knowledge and background in analysis.
  • Experience in cybersecurity operations will be an advantage. E.g. in the area of understanding logs and designing Use Cases on security monitoring platform such as SIEM, Security Analytics.
  • Strong technical skills. E.g. ability to code and script; knowledge and usage of regular expression; etc.
  • Fresh graduates with relevant qualifications or strong interest may apply.


Personal Characteristics

  • A team player with strong analytical and quantitative skills.
  • An independent and critical thinker.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Keen interest in working in a fast-paced environment and be constantly exposed to emerging cybersecurity issues
  • Self-driven individual with a strong desire to learn and contribute.

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