Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst

Part of KBC Group, one of Europe’s leading financial institutions with 12 million clients across, Europe, KBC Digital Development Center is the newly-established agile IT solutions provider in Varna, Bulgaria. Our mission is to support the digital transformation in the bank-insurance entities within KBC Group by working on a wide range of software development projects and solutions. Digital Development Center is where classical IT meets digital banking – an international meeting place for cross-country collaboration and idea creation!

Our community is home to people with years of experience, as well as  recent graduates, united in shaping the future of financial services and digital banking.

As our Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst:

Our customers and employees deserve to sleep soundly. As a Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst, you play a major role in their peace of mind. You investigate cyber threats that pose a danger to KBC and its customers and tell us what we need to do to stay one step ahead of cybercriminals.

In order to do so, we expect that:

  • You investigate threats that pose a danger to KBC's IT environment. You identify and classify them.
  • You do CTI research. You present the results to your colleagues in the KBC Cybersecurity Community.
  • You will go deeper into threat hunting and use case design outcomes.
  • You will do a gap analysis of how attackers try to circumvent our safety systems.
  • You give advice on what we can do to improve our security architecture. You also suggest use case enhancements.
  • You will report external reports on cyber threats and analyse external threat intelligence feeds.
  • You maintain contact with the KBC Group CERT function to share information and knowledge.


Key competences that will help you succeed:

  • You have knowledge of:
    • impact assessment techniques
    • encryption and cryptography
    • network packet capture
  • You have experience with:
    • data science and analytics
    • analyzing cyber threats and security intelligence
    • applying analytics to support Design Authority in defining and fine-tuning use cases and correlation rules
    • log management / security information management tools
    • leveraging commercial and open-source security tools
    • log search tools / common expressions and natural language queries
  • You know how to interpret information about external threats and pay attention to every detail.
  • You know the main adversary groups, the attack techniques they use and the trends in that area.
  • You are familiar with use cases and improvements that you can implement based on insights from security analyses.


Being part of KBC, you will enjoy plenty of benefits:

  • Work-Life balance: 25-day annual paid holiday; regular team buildings and company parties
  • Personal Care: Additional medical insurance and pension plan 
  • Fully covered Multisport card
  • An international and highly diverse work atmosphere
  • Hybrid way of working: flexible working time with home-office option
  • Career growth and development: Leadership Development Program, Internal Academies encouraging internal rotations, a wide range of trainings and free access to several learning platforms, language courses and more
  • Preferential terms for banking and insurance products & services offered by KBC Group companies in Bulgaria ( loans rates, life and non-life insurance, etc.) 
  • Spot Awards to make you shine: Employee of the month, Employee of the Year, Exceptional achievements and others 
  • Referral program: recommend a friend to a job and get a bonus
  • Other remarkable benefits: Marriage and Childbirth bonuses, paid Volunteer day, many discounted offers from various providers

If you find this job opportunity interesting and you recognize yourself in the above, apply via the button with your CV in English. Join. Create. Innovate with us!


Contract Type:  Full-time
Category:  IT
Level of Experience:  2. Medior/Experienced (2->5 years)
Region:  Bulgaria - Varna
Company:  KBC Digital Development Center BG