Threat Intelligence Researcher – Threat Intelligence and Interdiction

  • Location:
    New Delhi, Delhi, India
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

What You'll Do
As a Threat Intelligence Researcher, you will research, analyze and undermine threat actor campaigns. Generate actionable intelligence for detection content authors. Engineer original approaches for detecting and connecting threat activity. Develop cutting-edge solutions for advancing research capability. Act as a trusted interface to private and public organizations into Cisco’s Threat Intelligence groups

Who You’ll Work With
Threat Intelligence and Interdiction Team

The Threat Intelligence and Interdiction team is a self-contained threat discovery, analysis, response, and reporting body made up of diverse and specialized security, intelligence, and research skill sets. Threat Intelligence Researchers work to investigate and identify threat actor campaigns and generate actionable intelligence for the Talos Security Group in the form of detection and publishable content.

Creating leading threat intelligence is the focus of the Cisco Talos Security Intelligence and Research Group (Talos). Talos is comprised of leading threat researchers supported by sophisticated systems. Talos researchers create threat intelligence for Cisco products to protect customers from both known and emerging threats. The team's expertise spans software development, reverse engineering, vulnerability triage, malware investigation, and intelligence gathering. Talos maintains the official rule sets and communities of, ClamAV, and SpamCop. 

Who You Are
An engineer with previous experience in threat intelligence research. Experience in any of either data science, malware analysis or reverse-engineering.


  • Demonstrated expertise in incident response and/or network forensics
  • Strong industry knowledge of information security and the threat landscape
  • Strong understanding of information systems and communication protocols
  • Strong deductive reasoning ability
  • Proactive problem solver and highly-developed sense of curiosity
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Must be an Indian Citizen and be capable of holding an Indian security clearance


  • B.E/B.Tech/ M.Tech 
  • 6+ years of related experience, Individual contributor role

Additional Skills

  • Previous experience in threat intelligence research
  • Experience with any of either data science, malware analysis, or reverse-engineering
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language

About Cisco 
The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.

Why Cisco
We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. 

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. 

We Are Cisco. 

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