Cyber Threat Professional

Ref: DS_CyProf_JOB  ·  Posted on 09 May 2022


Our client is a leading multinational telecommunications holding company who specialise in critical national infrastructure.

They are looking for a Cyber Threat Professional to provide visibility and control of information risks for Policing. You will provide a threat detection and response capability for digital services before, during and after cyber-attacks. In this role, you will be proactively preventing, detecting, and responding to incidents. You will be finding and adapting ways to protect and support forces.

The ideal candidate will ideally demonstrate at least 3 years working in an operational security environment and have experience in developing and delivering crime or risk reduction recommendations and strategies.

Key responsibilities
  • You’ll be responsible and accountable for operationally providing advanced cyber activities; Malware and Vulnerability services.
  • Assessing information provided by threat intelligence feeds to ascertain the relevance to the customer.
  • Applying your knowledge of current and past malware methods, attack methodologies, and TTPs (Tactics, Techniques, Procedures) to discover anomalies and trends within the data.
  • Continuously identifying operational and technical improvements that can be made within the customers environment.
  • Reviewing information from various sources using appropriate analytical tools and techniques to interpret gaps, patterns and trends, assess threat, risk and harm and make recommendations and provide advice to the end customer.
  • You will be able to interpret packet captures to understand the state of a network and provide recommendations and advice where necessary.
  • You will understand the current threat landscape and previous and recent attack methods.
Skills & experience
  • Core competencies: You must be insatiably curious. A highly self-motivated and confident thinker, fair-minded and openness to varied perspectives, allowing you to make creative connections in order to solve potential threats.
  • Storytelling with data: strong skills in building the case for change at a high business level, drawing on data and analytical techniques, and communicating this to senior business audiences
  • Business acumen: Knowledgeable in business strategy and the drivers of organisational performance, including the impact of recommendations you make.
  • Communication: Excellent ability to translate complex issues to the relevant senior audience, both verbally and written.
  • Understanding of offensive security including attack methods and techniques.
  • Ability to generate clear and concise reports and presentations for senior stakeholders, from technical analysts to management and senior leadership teams.
  • Knowledge of SIEM tools and the analysis of their generated output
  • Knowledge of reverse engineering malware and known malware attacks.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the vulnerability scanning output.

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • CompTIA N+ and/or S+
  • Relevant Malware course or certification
  • At least 3 years working in an operational security environment
  • Experience in internal and external stakeholder management and engagement
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and delivering crime or risk reduction recommendations and / or strategies

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Additional benefits
  • Flexible Benefits Scheme
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Assessment
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Additional Holiday
  • Life Cover
  • Bonus sacrifice – pay amount of Bonus into Pension
  • Legal Protection Insurance
  • Give As You Earn (GAYE)
  • Pension
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Saveshare Scheme
  • Technology Benefits
  • Holidays

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