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Cyber Threat Analyst

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£60000 - £75000 per annum

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Josh Keeley

Manager - Cyber Specialist 0207 759 7878

With seven years’ experience as an IT engineer within the Royal Marines, Josh has a strong ex-services network of SC and DV cleared CTI analysts and CCTIM managers. Bringing sound technical knowledge and in-depth market expertise, Josh works with consultancies, defence, MSSPs and TIPs, from rapidly-growing start-ups to established global enterprises.

 

Roles recruited: CTI analysts, CCTIM managers

Seniority: Senior

Job Type: Permanent

Geographical coverage: London

Market: Cyber threat intelligence and security operations

Blackthorn Trace have partnered with a global leading financial services industry who are building a Cyber Threat team across the UK, US and Canada. With the financial services industry constantly under attack by sophisticated cyber adversaries that range from nation states to criminals. In response, my client are creating a Cyber Threat Center charged with ensuring all equities are secure against all tiers of adversaries.

You will work within the central hub for Computer Operations and be on the front lines of security incident response, threat hunting, and intelligence. Hours - 5am - 2pm, 2 days per week from home.

Responsibilities

  • Act a senior member of the Cyber Threat Center who handles security events and incidents on a daily basis in a fast-paced environment.
  • Acts as an Incident Handler who can handle minor and major security incidents within the defined Computer Security Incident Response process.
  • Role embodies Cyber Network Defense and a successful Cyber Threat Analyst will be able to quickly analyze threats, understand risk, deploy effective countermeasures, make business critical incident response decisions, and work as part of a team of individuals dedicated to protecting the firm.
  • Maintains situational awareness for cyber threats across the global firm and take action where necessary.
  • Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Countermeasure deployment across various technologies.
  • Malware and exploit analysis.
  • Intrusion monitoring and response.
  • Assessing alerts and notifications of event activity from intrusion detection systems and responding accordingly to the threat.
  • Continuing content development of threat detection and prevention systems.
  • Data analysis and threat research.

Experience and Skills

  • Systems administrator experience in Linux, Unix, Windows or OSX operating systems.
  • Knowledge of networking and the common network protocols.
  • Demonstrated ability to create complex scripts, develop tools, or automate processes
  • Knowledge of vulnerabilities and a comfort in manipulating exploit code for analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform static and dynamic malware analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze large data sets and identify anomalies.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly create and deploy countermeasures under pressure.
  • Familiarity with common infrastructure systems that can be used as enforcement points.

One or more of the following certifications or the ability to obtain within 1 year:

  • CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional
  • CCNA: Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • SANS: GCIH - Incident Handler
  • SANS: GCIA - Intrusion Analyst

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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Senior CTI Analyst - London

We are working with a leading start up Cyber Threat Intelligence Consultancy who due to consistent commercial wins are expanding. Based in London, the successful candidate will play a key role in gathering information on Cyber threats and turning it into actionable intelligence, enabling clients to better protect themselves.

Tasks will include:

  • Project managing bespoke engagements for clients
  • Shaping client requirements into appropriate outputs at all stages of the intelligence cycle
  • Taking responsibility for overseeing various aspects of our intelligence subscription service
  • Proactively identifying new opportunities to develop our subscription and bespoke services
  • Peer reviewing content produced by team members to enhance the quality of outputs
  • Contributing to the development of our technical collection infrastructure

There will also be considerable flexibility for the right candidate to go beyond this remit and shape the role in the pursuit of the company's goals, in the way they see fit.

Experience

  • Have several years experience in cyber threat intelligence, including experience managing the production of bespoke deliverables
  • Understand the commercial aspects of delivering
  • Be able to use their initiative and understanding to manage their own research efforts, and those of other team members
  • Communicate efficiently, both verbally and in writing. Additional languages are also desirable, especially where specifically relevant to areas of heightened cyber threat
  • Maintain excellent standards in their work and show a high degree of attention to detail
  • Be competent with the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience with additional research tools and software related to intelligence collection and analysis is also desirable.
  • Experience with programming in any scripting language is also desirable.
  • Have relevant formal qualifications (i.e. SANS, CCTIM, CISSP)

If you believe this is an opportunity where you can excel and grow personally and professionally then apply within for a confidential chat with one of our Consultants.

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

We are working exclusively with a Threat Intelligence organisation based in London, hiring an experienced Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst. You will work alongside professionals with many years experience, from a wide range of backgrounds. Their mission is to collect information from a wide range of sources in order to provide detailed reports to decision makers to allow them to overcome the threat's their companies may face.

The role


The successful candidate will support the team in gathering information on cyber threats and turning it into actionable intelligence, enabling clients to better protect themselves. Tasks will include;

  • Producing threat assessments and other bespoke projects for a variety of clients
  • Primary research on the deep and dark web to identify and cultivate new sources
  • Maintaining an understanding of the cyber threat landscape facing organisations, and providing regular research and analysis for the subscription service
  • Contributing to the development of our technical collection infrastructure

Skills required

  • Have some experience in cyber threat intelligence and understand the principles of cyber security, cyber threats and cyber risk
  • Be able to use their initiative and understanding to manage their own research efforts
  • Communicate efficiently, both verbally and in writing.
  • Additional languages are a desirable, especially where specifically relevant to areas of heightened cyber threat
  • Maintain excellent standards in their work and show a high degree of attention to detail
  • Experience with additional research tools and software related to intelligence collection and analysis is also desirable.
  • Experience with programming in any scripting language is also desirable.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the fastest growing Intelligence Consultancies in the UK. If you would like to find out more, please apply within or contact me on josh.keeley@blackthorntrace.com

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.