Threat Intelligence Analyst

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Date: May 12, 2023

Location: Amsterdam, NL

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Job Purpose

Cyber security is a top priority for AkzoNobel. Our objective is to protect our information and digital assets (IT and OT) by reducing our cyber risk exposure in order to pursue our business objectives. 

Security Operations, under responsibility of the Security Operations Manager, covers all the operational aspects of cyber security within Second Line of Defense including the three core cyber security processes: Vulnerability Management, Threat Monitoring and Intelligence, and Cyber Security Incident Response and all operational aspects of security in the Second Line of defense.

The Threat Intelligence Analyst will be responsible for monitoring, analyzing, and communicating cyber threats to the organization. The role involves understanding and mitigating the threat landscape, providing actionable intelligence, and collaborating with various teams to ensure the security of our systems and data.

Key Accountabilities


  • Continuously monitor and analyze data from various sources to identify, assess, and mitigate potential cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Conduct in-depth research and analysis of cyber threat actors, their tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs).
  • Develop and deliver comprehensive threat intelligence reports for a variety of audiences, including technical teams and executive leadership.
  • Collaborate with internal security operations and incident response teams to provide actionable intelligence in a timely manner.
  • Maintain an up-to-date understanding of the latest cyber threat landscape, including emerging threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Contribute to the development and improvement of threat intelligence strategies, tools, and processes.
  • Collaborate with other teams across the organization and outside of the organization to improve our overall cybersecurity posture.



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or a related field. Advanced degree or relevant certifications (such as CISSP, GIAC, CISM, etc.) are a plus.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in cybersecurity, with a specific focus on cyber threat intelligence.
  • Proficiency in threat intelligence platforms and cybersecurity tools.
  • Strong knowledge of the current cyber threat landscape, including cyber threat actors and their tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs).
  • Familiarity with cybersecurity standards, frameworks, and best practices.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to simplify complex security concepts for a non-technical audience.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

It is a plus if you have the skills and motivation to grow into a teamlead position in the future. 

At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 29263