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SOC Manager

  • £80000 - £85000 per annum

As a member of the Information Security - Security Operations team (InfoSec SecOps); you will maintain the confidentiality, availability and integrity of our information and information systems. This will primarily be achieved through identification and mitigation of risk through security systems management and incident management.

Reporting to the Head of IT Security this role leads a team of Security Support Analysts, Threat and Vulnerability Managers along with Security Engineers. It's also has accountability for the strategic relationship of several Security 3rd party suppliers.

Role responsibilities

  • Manage, lead and develop a high-performing team of security analysts and a vulnerability manager
  • Accountable for ensuring the team is adequately resourced and skilled to meet demand and 24 x 7 cover
  • Accountable for the delivery of a security operations capability and recommending operational security improvements to other IT teams.
  • Ensure clear strategies are in place for embedding operational security controls, aligned to relevant security policies and technical standards
  • Produce and disseminate management Information in relation to security incidents and the performance of technical Information Security controls
  • Manage all Security Operations 3rd Parties in ensuring they deliver value for money.
  • Lead the investigation and resolution of security incidents, root cause analysis and service improvements
  • Prepare reporting material for periodic security groups
  • Lead and direct the team and other IT areas to address timely remediation of identified vulnerabilities
  • Monitor security threats and known vulnerabilities to ensure that appropriate operational security controls are working effectively to prevent, detect and respond to security events and alerts
  • Demonstrate the efficiency and effectiveness of security operational controls, and ensure that security control performance is optimal
  • Develop and operate processes and procedures that counteract potential threats and vulnerabilities

Role Requirements

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experiences;

  • A thorough understanding of the Information security threat landscape, significant risks, technical developments and directions.
  • Strong interpersonal and management skills are essential.
  • Depth of experience in IT Technical Security, including time as a security principle practitioner
  • Experience of managing a managed security service provider
  • Experience of using forensic investigative techniques
  • Experience of using threat intelligence systems and services
  • Experience of vulnerability management
  • Direct experience of leading a security operations team
  • Experience of leading response and management of security incidents
  • Demonstrable experience in the identification and implementation of information security technical controls
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • ITIL v3
  • SFIA. level 5, Master
  • IISP. Level 5, Principle Practitioner

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.

Cryptography Consultant

Location: Worcestershire | Division: Defensive | Work Type: Permanent | Reports to: Sec Lead

Follow in the footsteps of Alan Turing and help grow the nation's Cryptography infrastructure. This is your opportunity to be amongst some of the greatest minds of our generation to develop the defensive Cryptography that will be used by the Government and other critical infrastructure businesses.

You will be modifying current systems in place while working on cutting edge research projects to design future cryptography methods and architectures. Not only will you be exposed to a range of critical infrastructure companies but some FTSE 250 companies who use cryptography on a commercial level allowing you to utilise your skill-set in a commercial environment as well.

Your Experience:

This opportunity is open to Senior Cryptographers and PhD Graduates in Mathematics or a similar area.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the; research, designing, developing and testing of cryptography methodologies
  • Contribute to the; research, designing, developing and testing of key management methodologies
  • Work alongside the infosec teams to help integrate the solutions
  • Deliver high-quality analysis, reports and presentations to both seniors of the business and clients alike
  • Communicate complex technical ideas to non-technical people

Requirements/ Experience:

This opportunity is open to Senior Cryptographers and PhD Graduates in Mathematics or a similar area.

  • Eligibility for minimum SC Clearance
  • PhD in Mathematics or other relevant subject OR 3 years in industry

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.

Cyber Security Lead

  • £65000 - £75000 per annum

We are working with a global software and cloud hosting solutions provider, supporting them to build a brand-new, best in class Cyber Security function that sits within a tech team of over 50 people.

As a Cyber Security Lead, you will report to the Director. Your primary responsibilities will include the creation and implementation of the Security Road Map, Incident Response, mitigating threats, implementing security controls and working with the cloud team to maintain a 24/7 x security program.

As this is a brand-new position within the company, you'll have the flexibility to shape what Cyber Security looks like.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Creation, implementation and improvement of security toolings
  • Monitor the security infrastructure for potential threats, escalation and remediation
  • Assist with ticket logging and report writing
  • Incident Response and threat hunting (L3 or P1 Issues)
  • Work alongside 3rd party penetration testers
  • Documentation creation IAW policies and standards
  • OS Hardening (Windows and Linux)
  • Working with and creating GPO's (Group Policy Orders).
  • Dealing with Key Stake holders in the business.

Additional skill sets:

  • Knowledge of scripting languages
  • Knowledge of cloud-based solutions
  • ISO27001 knowledge
  • The ability to help create company road maps
  • Penetration testing using Nessus and other tools
  • Windows and Linux knowledge

This is a unique position for a Cyber Security Lead to come in and head up the creation of a next generation security function.

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.

Next Generation Lead Consultant

  • £65000 - £70000 per annum

Are you looking for a position that allows you to increase your network whilst dealing with the latest tech in the market?

This is a Senior Technical role reporting directly to the CTO within this MSSP. This position will require you to maintain the current services to existing clients, ensuring all KPI's and SLA's of tickets are also met. You will also assist with the onboarding of new managed services whilst playing a key part in mentoring junior consultants. Flexibility to travel one or two days per week is required.

This role requires knowledge of next generation firewalls specifically Palo Alto and/or Fortinet along with some experience dealing with F5 LTM & APM. You will also have the ability to quickly pick up new technologies that are emerging in the market. You will be able to communicate to all audiences on both a technical and non-technical level.

Responsibilities

  • Work alongside the CTO to help drive the company forward in the desired direction.
  • Constant self-improvement to keep up with the market through meeting new vendors and online courses.
  • Respond to and support L3 tickets.
  • Write White Papers for the business.
  • Manage technical relationships with key vendors.
  • Potentially support with ISO27001 management processes.
  • Be able to assist the wider business with support tasks.

Qualifications

Certifications are not essential for this position. If you have any "Next Gen" firewall certifications or CISSP, this would be advantageous.

This role will allow you to shape the future of this MSSP whilst working directly with the CTO. You will be a self starter and you will be able assist the business across multiple levels whilst undertaking training to keep your skill set up to date. If this sounds like something that would be of interested to you apply 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.

Cyber Security Engineer

  • £60000 - £65000 per annum

Blackthorn Trace has partnered with one of the UK's largest airline firms that led the way by being the first airline to bring their security functions completely in house. As a member of the wider security team you will maintain the confidentiality, availability and integrity of their information and information systems. The security engineer will primarily manage, implement, maintain and configure operational security systems and technical security services.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the management, implementation, maintenance and configuration of operational security systems and security service capabilities, aligned to IT strategy and security standards
  • Responsible for the provision of technical security services
  • Responsible for establishing, maintaining and using security engineering standards, processes, procedures and guidelines
  • Provide IT teams with security focused technical support and consultancy to ensure compliance with security policies, standards and regulations
  • Responsible for continuous improvement for operational security services and contribution to the security engineering roadmap
  • Retain a working knowledge of related security technical areas such as; application, network and host, to enable effective liaison with other technical groups and protection of our clients information
  • Develop and operate technical standards, processes, procedures and guidelines
  • Produce and disseminate management information in relation to security services, platforms, and the performance and availability of technical information security systems
  • Out of hours support required on a rota basis

Key Requirements.

  • Experience of security engineering systems and controls, including, vulnerability management, web content filtering, intrusion prevention, SIEM, email security, DLP, NAC, IAM, O365 and AWS
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • ITIL v3
  • Vendor technology certifications e.g. AWS, SIEM, vulnerability management, web content filtering, intrusion prevention, email security management

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the UK's largest airlines that really do live and breathe security! If this sounds like a company, you would like to work for then please apply today!

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.

Cyber Threat Specialist - Telecoms

  • £65000 - £70000 per annum


We have a role for a telecoms cyber security specialist to play an integral role within the industry. You will work with senior leadership teams advising them on industry best practices, future threats and promoting information sharing. This role requires a high level of autonomy, being able to manage projects, run events and be confident presenting new products/solutions to CxO level.

About the Role

As a Telecoms Security Specialist, your main focus will be on the industry wide threats and how to overcome and prevent them in the future. You will have experience with working on various technologies spanning across 2G all the way to 5G. All whilst staying on top of industry trends.

You will mainly be working with market leaders and key stakeholders including CEO's, CISO's and Senior Architects. You will utilise your skill set and knowledge to help create and improve the industry procedures and principles. You will also play a key part in the creation of the Telecoms ISAC and work to create a safer and more efficient Cyber culture worldwide.

You will have experience in the following areas:

  • Engineering/Architecture or Security/Threat Analytics
  • Understanding of the Telecoms threat landscape
  • Report writing skills
  • Stakeholder management
  • Come from an operational background is a desirable
  • Mobile telecoms tech 2G/5G (desirable but not essential)

Above all you will be a calm and collected individual who appreciates that great things take time.

Apply now and change the world of Cyber and Telecoms

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.

Cyber Threat Intelligence Specialist - Strategic

  • £55000 - £65000 per annum

Cyber Threat Intelligence Specialist

We are working with a global FTSE 250 organisation who require an experienced CTI specialist to compliment an existing mature cyber security function. You will work alongside the SOC and have a Fusion Analyst supporting you with regards to collections.

This role is more strategic than it is technical, presenting threat reports to internal stakeholders and the SOC. You will also have an external responsibility to represent the organisation to particular bodies, including NCSC, MOD, ISAC etc.

Key responsibilities of the position

  • This role is responsible for leading the operational, and strategic cyber threat intelligence function
  • The role holder will be the cyber threat intelligence leader and subject matter expert for the company and will shape the implementation of intelligence-led cyber security decision making
  • The role holder will define and lead a consistent enterprise wide implementation of the cyber intelligence operating model, frameworks, processes and tools
  • The role holder will provide strategic cyber threat intelligence assessments to help shape the technology and cyber security strategies
  • The role holder will leverage analysis of high-priority sophisticated threat actors' TTPs to improve detection and response capabilities
  • The role holder will manage and develop the Threat Intelligence Platform to provide contextual intelligence to Cyber Defence analysts and platforms, automated sharing with external partners and automation of manual processes
  • Collation, analysis and dissemination of information surrounding global threat actors
  • Providing analysis and dissemination of threats from a wide range of intelligence sources (open sources, hacker forums, peer exchange forums, SIEM alerts, log files)
  • Maintaining detailed threat profiles on adversaries of interest/relevance to the business and proactively identify and take action to protect against cyber threats
  • Monitor threat and vulnerability news services for any relevant information that may impact the infrastructure. Analyse reports to understand threat campaign(s) techniques, lateral movements and extract indicators of compromise (IOCs)
  • Producing, editing, and distributing a variety of concise and actionable threat analysis and warning products in written and presentation form to an audience that spans a range of customers from senior company executives to security analysts and system administrators

Qualifications Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • University degree level education or equivalent in Computer Science / Data Communication
  • Cyber security professional with at least 5 years' experience in Threat Analysis and Security Operations
  • Recognised technical security certifications such as, SANS, GCIH, GSEC, CREST,etc
  • Advanced knowledge of global threats and conversant in developing a picture of the Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) used by cyber adversaries
  • Law enforcement, intelligence, CTI or investigative background. Experience interfacing with government threat intelligence services
  • In depth experience in intelligence analysis, to include open source research and analytical
  • Good working knowledge of current affairs both political and security risks
  • Ability to deliver technical intelligence to a non-technical audience

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

  • £40000 - £60000 per annum

Are you looking to work for one of the longest standing companies in the UK who live and breathe security? A company that will reflect your passion? My client is looking for a SOC Analyst who will be working in a secret location and who will deal with secret breaches and information.

You will be working alongside a large security team and will have scope to transfer to many different sections within the company should this be of interest. You must be eligible for a SC/DV Clearance.

  • 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
  • Analyze and respond to previously undisclosed software and hardware vulnerabilities
  • Investigate, document, and report on information security issues and emerging trends.
  • Provide support to the communication of relevant IT security procedure and/or process as relevant.
  • To support delivery of aspects of an IT and/or Network Security procedure or processes, operations and architectural solution or security build.
  • Completes assigned elements of IT security risk assessments and compliance audits.
  • Manages where applicable Team Members to ensure high performing and well-motivated people delivering a specific function or service.
  • Resolve and take ownership of customer incidents attending Technical and Service management bridge calls as required.

  • Participate in the drafting of quality technical and incident reports as well as recommendations to the Management Team.
  • Key Role in passing on knowledge and skills across the Operational Support teams
  • Undergo additional training to match operational requirements and equipment
  • To support delivery of aspects of an IT and/or Network Security procedure or processes, operations and architectural solution or security build
  • To support delivery of aspects of an IT and/or Network Security procedure or processes, operations and architectural solution or security build.
  • Completes assigned elements of IT security risk assessments and compliance audits.
  • Manages where applicable Team Members to ensure high performing and well-motivated people delivering a specific function or service.
  • Provide support to the Service Management Teams (Capacity, Availability, Release, Information Security)
  • Experience working in a SOC, with knowledge of attack vectors, tactics and techniques
  • Networking, Windows and Linux knowledge
  • Industry Recognised Qualification from bodies such as COMPTIA or (ISC)2 or GIAC or equivalent experience would be desirable.
  • Experience of 1st line incident detection, hunting and response as well as the ability to analyse and manage response activities Knowledge of various security methodologies and processes, and experience with technical security solutions (SIEM firewall and intrusion detection systems)
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis, and network/security applications
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively, to deliver on agreed deadlines

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.

Application Architect

  • £50000 - £54000 per annum

Our client thrives of teamwork and are looking for an Application Architect to join their team. This is your chance to work for a major Law firm in London. You will be the technical lead responsible for working in a team of 3 Architects and you will help plan, implement and customise IT software within their firm whilst working alongside 3rd party suppliers.

Responsibilities

  • To be involved in implementing new systems throughout the firm. Whilst keeping up to date with new security trends
  • Be involved in the planning and analysis stages of new systems, liaising with stakeholders and potential suppliers.
  • Ensure that applications meet business requirements and goals, fulfil end-user requirements, and identify and resolve systems issues.
  • Provide high level support whilst planning and executing upgrades and maintenance
  • Adapt and modify existing systems to meet the changing needs of the firm or to integrate them with an incoming system.
  • Ensuring cost control is maintained
  • Provide a 3rd line support function
  • Take part in deployment strategies and scripting and automation

Technical Skills:

  • Microsoft Azure & O365 across support and administration
  • Ability to write code in the following: .NET, C#, VBScript, VBA, ASP/ASP.NET, T-SQL, PowerShell
  • Management and supporting applications in a Microsoft Azure IaaS/PaaS environment.

Tools Used

  • Systems Centre Configuration Manager including application packaging and deployment
  • Document Management system, ideally NetDocuments
  • Security Barriers tool - ideally IntApp Walls/Workflow - Ideally IntApp Flow and Integrate/Practice Management System - Aderant 8/InterAction CRM Digital Dictation - ideally BigHand

If you want to work for a major law firm and help develop their entire security function whilst working with a very passionate team then apply 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.

Cyber Service Delivery Manager

  • £60000 - £65000 per annum

We are looking for an experienced cyber professional to manage the relationship between our clients security function and their clients. You will be required to understand the MDR process and understand the client's needs by carrying out security reviews. You will liaise with the SOC and MDR team to ensure the process is a well-oiled machine and seek out areas of improvement and remediation.

The role

  • Understand the clients needs and relevant risk to their business
  • Ensure existing contracts are being supported
  • Head up monthly security reviews involving security analytics, performance metrics, SLA's and new improvements
  • Dissecting security trends and business risks
  • Relationship management
  • Create and manage service improvement plans where appropriate (CSIP)
  • Dealing with client issues and complaints should any arise
  • 3rd party management
  • Manage the transition of new services into support with deliverables

Experience

  • You will have deep knowledge of the following SIEM, EDR, Vulnerability Intelligence and Behavioural Analytics
  • CompTIA Security accredited or equivalent experience
  • ITIL v3 foundation level qualified or with demonstrable industry experience
  • Understanding of the cyber kill chain
  • Excellent understanding of Service Management processes

This is a great opportunity for you to utilise your security experience and step into a client facing role. Whilst learning more about the MDR function and client relationships.

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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