Senior Security Analyst

ProTech Recruitment
£55,000 + Pension, Private Health & Bonus
02 Dec 2016
Job Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Senior Security Analyst to work for a client who provides solutions to assess risk, detect security issues and protect customer information on their portfolio of high-end security services.

This is a senior role and will include acting as a mentor to less experienced team members, as well as being responsible for keeping up with new technologies and trends in cyber security. The role offers a high degree of autonomy combined with excellent career prospects within this high-growth sector company.

Key Requirements:

- Minimum 5 years' experience in a cyber security environment
- Excellent grasp of IT fundamentals - networking, operating systems, internet fundamentals, databases, Web Applications
- Understanding of cyber security including trends, technologies, best practice and emerging threats
- Proven ability to conduct security investigations, problem solving and analysis under pressure, including for Vulnerability Assessment, Threat Intelligence and DFIR
- Ability to communicate accurately and effectively, both written and spoken, to diverse stakeholders at all levels
- Knowledge of SIEM technologies and security tooling
- Knowledge of Vulnerability Assessment, methods, technologies and tooling
- Knowledge of enterprise security technologies including: IAM, Firewall, IDS/IPS/HIDS, EndPoint & Anti-Virus, Proxies, DLP, Vulnerability Scanning, Honeypots and Deception, etc
- Knowledge of Offensive Security methods and tools, including Operating Systems, platforms and toolset and all elements of the killchain including reconnaissance, port scanning, vulnerability scanning, application security, exploits, malware, lateral movement, privilege escalation and exfiltration
- Qualification including CISSP, CEH, OSCP advantageous but not essential
- Basic computer programming or scripting skills and experience, e.g. Python or C# would be useful

Key Responsibilities:

The role of the Security Analyst is to provide deep and practical cyber security knowledge into all security functions as follows:

Managed Threat Detection

- Provide immediate support on request to our SOC and Event Analysts, dealing with potential threats, vulnerabilities or attacks to ensure that we are accurately analysing the data available, making sound decisions and correctly advising our clients on what security decisions to take, in light of the risks they face.

Vulnerability Management

- Assist with the generation and Quality Assurance of Vulnerability Reports produced whenever serious and urgent issues are discovered.
- Act as a point of contact for escalated interactions with a customer after a Vulnerability Report has been raised and represent the unit as required during any ensuing incident management processes.

Threat Advisory

- Lead the processes used to select and produce timely, accurate and relevant Threat Advisories and take ultimate responsibility for their accuracy and relevance to their customers.

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