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Cyber Security Analyst - up to £70,000

  • Location: London, City of London
  • Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: MMO2018745
  • Recruiter: Michael Moretti

Cyber Security Analyst - up to £70,000

A global professional services organisation is currently looking to hire a Cyber Security specialist on a permanent basis to be based out of its prestigious central London offices.

The main remit of the role will be to triage and resolve cyber security incidents and ensure that the organisations response strategy to incidents is well defined.

Responsibilities

  • Lead security detection and incident response activities including major incidents
  • Act as an escalation point for a group of analysts
  • Analyse and identify trends from incidents, audit findings and any other applicable sources Ensure timely and effective management of security incidents, identifying root cause and follow up actions to avoid recurrence
  • Working directly with the outsourced Security Operation Centre (SOC) to ensure all identified incidents are managed to a satisfactory conclusion
  • Working directly with the in-house IT security team to ensure all identified incidents are managed to satisfactory conclusion
  • Provide analysis and trending of security log data from a large number of heterogeneous security devices
  • Provide threat and vulnerability analysis as well as security advisory services
  • Analyse and respond to previously undisclosed software and hardware vulnerabilities
  • Investigate, document, and report on information security issues and emerging trends
  • Proactively seeking indicators of activity that is abnormal and may require further investigations
  • Detect incidents through proactive hunting analysis of security-relevant data sets and manual techniques
  • Design and implement automation techniques to improve workflow quality and efficiency as appropriate
  • Subject matter expert for all cyber incident matters

Skills & Experience

  • Proven experience in cyber security incident triage, containment, remediation and recovery steps, ideally in a SOC environment
  • Background in taking the lead in Incident Response activities
  • Ability to handle high pressure situations in a productive and professional manner
  • A proficiency in using SIEM and security products to address cyber incidents
  • Motivated to establish and eradicate the root cause, not treat symptoms
  • Keen interest in keeping abreast of current and emerging security/risk technologies, vulnerabilities and threats
  • Experience of working with 3rd party suppliers.
  • Ability to prioritize and action both operational and project demands
  • Motivate and foster creativity, communication and team working
  • Security qualification (SANS Cyber Defense, EC-Council Certified Security Analyst or other related certifications preferred)

Please send your CV to Michael Moretti for immediate consideration

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