Threat Intelligence Analyst, Child Safety

The Integrity Investigations and Intelligence (i3) team is dedicated to protecting the users of the Facebook family of applications (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus) from a number of threats in the safety space, including but not limited to dangerous organizations and individuals, human trafficking and exploitation, and crimes against children. We are a mission-driven team with a passion for protecting people. You will have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging, complicated, and high-visibility security risks the company is facing. The impact of your work will be substantial, as outcomes could affect the billions of people who use our products. The ideal candidate will be an innovative self-starter, who is motivated by our mission and is results-driven. We are seeking an experienced Intelligence Analyst to deeply understand and mitigate how child sexual abuse and exploitation manifest on our family of apps, and use intelligence-driven approaches to enable decision-making and prevent harm to children on our platforms. This job will include applying the intelligence cycle, working across stakeholders to implement change, anticipating how the threat landscape will evolve, and recommending innovative mitigations against a range of child safety-related threats.
Threat Intelligence Analyst, Child Safety Responsibilities
  • Lead the development and implementation of the intelligence cycle across a range of internal Facebook Integrity stakeholders on emerging and complex threats in the child safety realm
  • Inform effective strategies to prevent or disrupt abuse at scale based on intelligence analysis, and consult on mitigations accordingly
  • Proactively hunt for currently undetected abuse by leveraging internal data, open-source intelligence and third party private intelligence
  • Assist investigations in complex cases to identify the most effective enforcement strategies against adversarial safety threats and analyze trends across casework
  • Coordinate and lead intelligence initiatives spanning multiple teams over an extended period of time
  • Inform the company’s understanding of emerging threats in the child safety area through the production of strategic and tactical intelligence, and work to implement it with the appropriate partners
  • Participate in the shaping of new enforcement policies to mitigate emergent threats
  • Address sensitive content issues, including but not limited to graphic images, videos and writings, offensive or derogatory language, and other objectionable material
Minimum Qualifications
  • 2+ years practical experience in analyzing digital crimes and internet-enabled abuse against children and making actionable recommendations (such as intelligence, online investigations, cyber security, international geopolitical, or human rights functions etc.) with 5+ years total experience in working in the broad field of online safety or digital crimes/abuse
  • Experience conceptualizing, drafting, writing, and presenting tactical and strategic intelligence on abuse areas that result in measurable change
  • Experience with data analysis tools and techniques, and successful application of data to inform decision making
  • Experience analyzing and mitigating high-impact threats and online threat actors
  • Experience thinking critically and qualifying assessments with solid communications skills
  • Proven track record of managing and executing on short-term and long-term projects
  • Experience prioritizing tasks, projects, and analytical or investigative needs, with minimal direction or oversight
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working or managing projects that have enterprise-wide impact and/or multi-organization cross functional stakeholders
  • Experience working with a team spanning multiple locations/time zones
  • Experience thinking like the adversary, and to anticipate threat actors’ moves
  • Regional knowledge and/or language skills
  • Experience with open-source investigation techniques and familiarity with a variety of internet research tools
  • Experience in child safety analysis for a multinational agency or technology company spanning multiple jurisdictions and crime types.
  • Specific regional subject matter expertise on child sexual abuse and exploitation in emerging areas
  • Experience with private-sector and other published threat intelligence reporting and its usage towards effective decision-making
  • BS/MS or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Information Systems, Intelligence Studies, Cybersecurity or related field
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