Security Analyst

Ref: ZR_6647_JOB  ·  Posted on 11 May 2022


The client for this role is a cyber security consultancy that operate within the Government and Defence sector. This role will require some onsite presence but will allow for some flexibility and home working. The client is dedicated to training their staff through qualifications and onsite training.  The client is committed to funding 2 years of SANS training amounting to £7,000.

The role encompasses both monitoring and responding to alerts raised by various toolsets as part of an ongoing managed security monitoring service, coupled with analysing data sets gathered from Incident Response investigations and assisting Investigative Consultants to deliver positive investigative outcomes to our breach investigation consultancy engagements.

Key responsibilities
  • Respond to alerts escalated by shift analysts
  • Perform detailed analysis of the data captured by monitoring systems
  • Escalate incidents where necessary & acting as a point of contract throughout
  • Conduct threat hunting across client environments
  • Review and action alerts flagged as tuning candidates
  • Conduct proactive threat research
  • Support the recommendation and implementation of new detection signatures
  • Assist in the development & mentorship of junior members of staff
  • Support client engagements and or service meetings
  • Provide out-of-hours technical escalation support to shift analysts
  • Development SOC playbooks
Skills & experience
  • A detail understanding of the core discipline, including knowledge of computer networks, operating systems, software, hardware and security
  • An understanding of cyber security risks associated with various technologies and ways to manage them
  • A good working knowledge of various security technologies such as network and application firewalls, host intrusion prevention and anti-virus
  • Any relevant academic or industry specific training

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

If you do not hold an active SC clearance, please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

Additional benefits
  • 30 days’ annual leave per year
  • Private medical insurance
  • 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice
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