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Cyber Security Analyst - London

  • £30000 - £35000 per annum

Due to a record breaking 2018, our client, a global telecommunications organisation based in London are growing their Security Operations team.

As part of this network expansion they are looking for a Cyber Security Analysts to act as Incident Handlers and will conduct vulnerability assessments and monitor systems, networks, databases and web hosted services for potential system breaches. Report, investigate and resolve security incidents. Educate and communicate security requirements and procedures to all users and new employees.

Responsibilities:

  • The post will require rotating 24X7 shift work to include daytime, night time, and weekend work
  • Act as a first line security event analyst monitoring the SIEM tools. Monitor the alarm console; provide initial analysis of logs and network traffic.
  • Provide first line telephone, e-mail and ticket routing services for security event notifications and incident response processes.
  • Deliver first level investigation and remediation activities as a member of the Security Incident Response Team. Participate in SIRT events
  • Participate in a Compliance/Vulnerability Assessment Scanning Capability.
  • Develop mitigation and remediation plans as a result of the vulnerability assessment findings.
  • Monitor threat and vulnerability news services for any relevant information that may impact installed infrastructure. Analyze reports to understand threat campaign techniques, lateral movements and extract indicators of compromise.
  • Create and update security event investigation notes, conduct shift change reports on open cases, and maintain case data in the Incident Response Management platform.

Essential & Desirable Skills:

  • Understanding of performing 1st line analysis and interpretation of information from SOC systems; incident identification/analysis, escalation procedures, and reduction of false-positives.
  • GIAC, GCIH, GIAC , GCIA
  • Intermediate knowledge of Information Security fundamentals, technologies, and design principals.
  • Understanding or proven experience in securing Windows, Linux, Oracle and VM platforms.
  • Understanding or proven experience of SIEM tools for analysing network and security incidents.
  • Experience in Tenable Network Security Nessus, BeyondTrust Retina or similar Vulnerability Assessment scanner operations for identifying network and platform risks and mis-configurations.

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

SOC Analyst

  • £45000 - £70000 per annum

Do you want to be apart of one of a few machine learning projects within the UK? My client is looking to build a brand new SOC capability to help support their incredibly successful product that is challenging the current industry and pushing all known boundaries.

Now our product is out in the market they have the need to build their Cyber Security/ SOC capabilities from scratch! You will be spearheading this role and will have the chance to be apart of a company with tremendous growth rate. You will carry out a generalist SOC role whilst helping my client develop and build a SOC function so experience is essential.

Your Role:

  • Using our platform to review the latest alerts and grade effectively
  • Responding to and investigating alerts and providing threat analysis
  • Liaising with customers to detail investigation outcomes and recommend quick and effective remediation methods
  • Producing reports on vulnerability Research, security Analytics, threat analysis, and digital network forensics up to board level
  • Assisting in the definition and implication of analysis procedures and protocols
  • Help assist us in finding the best way to improve our product.
  • Create and maintain operational reports for Key Performance Indicators and weekly and Monthly Metrics

Experience/Skills Sought:

  • Excellent knowledge of Intrusion Detection and prevention principles and various operating System knowledge
  • Ability to read and understand packet level data Intrusion detection and prevention and Network Security Products and Host Security Products.
  • Solid grounding in Protective Monitoring, Security Device Management, CIRT and Threat Intelligence experience
  • Knowledge of current Cyber Security threats and attack methods
  • Good understanding of a range of network and other protocols
  • Knowledge of TCPDump, WireShark, Snort, and/or other security tools highly desirable
  • Exposure on Vulnerability assessment and penetration testing or forensic analysis are an advantage
  • Industry recognised certifications e.g. CISSP, GCIA, GCIH, GCFA, GCFE, etc.

If you can see the bigger picture and want to be apart of something with real purpose and scope for development then this is the role for you! With a very competitive salary you will have no reason not to apply right now!

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

SOC Analyst

  • Up to £45000 per annum

My client provides an elite threat detection capability to a large array of clients using the latest tooling to help detect and respond to the latest threats. Using these tools provides my client with the capability to detect both internal and external threats.

This is your chance to provide an elite threat detection service to a broad spectrum of clients, whilst due to the rapid growth of my client you will be exposing yourself to a level of career progression that is hard to match.

The Role

As a Cyber Security Analyst you will have the ability to monitor the networks for threats and report your findings to all audiences.

You will be expected to monitor the client's assets and environments using our high end security tools. Identifying, analysing and alerting the client's to existing and emerging threat actors, the following will be the main focus of the role:

  • Perform detailed network analysis to identify potential threat actors.
  • Create clear, concise and analytical reports on threats.
  • Keep on top of current threats and informing Clients of the risk.

Key Skills

You will need to be a quick thinker who can quickly analyze threats and the impact they will have. You will have the ability to think of ways to prevent the future attacks and to be one step ahead of the threat at all times.

  • Knowledge of current Cyber Threats.
  • Understanding of typical malware functionality and capabilities.
  • Understanding of tools used with Blue Teams.
  • Packet Capture experience.
  • Familiarity with typical security technologies such as firewalls and SIEM tools.
  • An understanding of large scale networking technologies.
  • Windows and Linux exposure.
  • Scripting exposure - Python and Bash.

If you can demonstrate that you have the knowledge of current Cyber Threats, and the ability to discuss Cyber Security concepts revolving around Network IDS and malware then apply now to be apart of this professional team!

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

SOC Analyst

  • Up to £40000 per annum

Do you want to work with a team of experienced Network and Information Security Engineers? Are you ready to put your skills to the test whilst working for an incredibly successful MSSP who advise clients on Cyber Security on a Global scale?

You will be comfortable with working within a SOC and carrying out your normal routine of providing security analysis of customer security events using SIEM tools to monitor and manage systems, whilst assisting in vulnerability management for a portfolio of blue-chip and mid-market customers. You will also have a great work ethic and be willing to go the extra mile.

Whilst working in a 24/7 shift rotation pattern you will be interfacing with a varied array of personnel from infrastructure teams to Heads of operations. Travel to Client sites may also be required depending on work undertaken.

This role requires the following operational skills:

  • Good understanding of Network Security.
  • Ability to provide relevant and timely analysis and recommendations to customers based on analysis of events from a SIEM platform.
  • Customer-facing, with good report-writing skills and strong communication skills at all levels.
  • Ability to provide technical and service leadership to L1 and other L2 analysts. Be a thought leader in the SOC.
  • Ability to consistently deliver to deadlines while prioritising competing demands for time, without sacrificing quality.
  • Professional, hard-working and have the ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Good understanding of ITIL processes, including Change Management, Incident Management and Problem Management.
  • Willingness to share information, improve documentation, and train other analysts.
  • Ability to work on shift rotation

Additional Skill set:

  • Analysis of alerts arising from Security Event and Information Management tools, ideally based on HP ArcSight.
  • Vulnerability Scanning and reporting ideally based on Qualys. Prioritising and tracking remediation of vulnerabilities.
  • Experience of network-based User Behaviour Analytics (DarkTrace, ArcSight User Behaviour Analytics etc) advantageous but not essential.
  • Experience of packet-capture tools and analysis of packet flows advantageous but not essential.
  • Experience of security assessment and penetration testing tools advantageous but not essential.
  • Knowledge of Threat Intelligence Services advantageous but not essential.
  • Experience working with service providers and network management platforms (SolarWinds).
  • Microsoft data manipulation.

If you feel you are the right person for this role and you are ready to engage with a varied array of clients and test your skill set whilst working for this MSSP then get in touch now.

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

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