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Insider Threat Analyst

Swarm Technologies

Swarm Technologies

Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 11, 2024

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.


SpaceX is seeking a dynamic and driven individual with a demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team in a fast-paced, high tech environment. Our goal is to protect some of the world’s most advanced technologies including: rockets, Dragon capsules for human transport, inter-planetary transport vehicles, the world's largest satellite communications network, etc. As an industry leader, we are a target of adversaries, both foreign and domestic, focused on slowing us down and accessing our proprietary technology. The work we do will literally safeguard mankind becoming an interplanetary species.

You will be responsible for the research, analysis, production, and dissemination of information relevant to protecting the safety and security of personnel, brand, global assets, and operations at SpaceX. This role will triage anomalous event data and analyze insider threat program datasets to conduct threat analysis. You will use comprehensive understanding of various collection methods and platforms to explore new data sources, build effective queries, and combine information from disparate sources.


  • Conduct comprehensive investigations and analysis in support of the insider threat mission
  • Uphold investigation and analytic tradecraft standards including confidentiality, objectivity, lawfulness, timeliness, and use of all available sources of information
  • Collect and analyze available program data to evaluate insider threat risk to SpaceX infrastructure, programs, and operations
  • Triage anomalous event data associated with indicators of data exfiltration, data destruction and other key indicators of concern
  • Conduct internal investigations working with Information Security, HR, Legal, Government Security, Physical Security, and external partners based on information derived from internal and external sources
  • Utilize network monitoring, data analytic, and other tools (UEBA/SEIM/DLP) to identify anomalous activity, initiate investigations and decipher underlying trends
  • Extract and organize insider threat program data to build metrics, reports and case studies addressing mission requirements and timelines
  • Communicate findings in a timely and accurate manner to team members, management, and relevant stakeholders
  • Support insider threat program employee training and briefings for internal and external audiences
  • Liaise with external industry and government partners to benchmark insider threat program, share threat intelligence, and further investigations
  • Identify and provide recommendations on ways to improve the insider threat program
  • Manage and safeguard sensitive information, including case files, employee PII and intelligence reports


  • Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of professional experience in investigations, security, or IT; OR 4+ years professional experience in investigations, security, or IT in lieu of a degree


  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex information and draw actionable insights
  • Experience using standard insider threat tools including UEBA, SEIM and DLP platforms
  • Basic understanding of insider threat program missions, internal stakeholders, and manifestations of insider threats
  • Basic familiarity with continuous risk assessment and risk-scoring concepts
  • Investigation experience conducting preliminary assessments, determining scope, investigation planning, evidence collection/handling, interviewing, and reporting findings to internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to produce clear and concise reports
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft 365 administrative/Microsoft Purview experience preferred
  • Active TS/SCI clearance, or ability to obtain one
  • Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality while performing in highly sensitive roles and missions


  • Must be willing to travel ad hoc, although only minimal travel is expected at this time
  • Candidates will be subject to pre-employment screening including background check and drug/alcohol test as well as random drug and alcohol testing during employment


Pay range:

Insider Threat Analyst/Level I: $75,000.00 - $95,000.00/per year

Insider Threat Analyst /Level II: $90,000.00 - $115,000.00/per year

Your actual level and base salary will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may vary based on the following considerations: job-related knowledge and skills, education, and experience.

Base salary is just one part of your total rewards package at SpaceX. You may also be eligible for long-term incentives, in the form of company stock, stock options, or long-term cash awards, as well as potential discretionary bonuses and the ability to purchase additional stock at a discount through an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You will also receive access to comprehensive medical, vision, and dental coverage, access to a 401(k) retirement plan, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid parental leave, and various other discounts and perks. You may also accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation and will be eligible for 10 or more paid holidays per year. Exempt employees are eligible for 5 days of sick leave per year.


  • To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a (i) U.S. citizen or national, (ii) U.S. lawful, permanent resident (aka green card holder), (iii) Refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157, or (iv) Asylee under 8 U.S.C. § 1158, or be eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.