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Cyber Threat Analyst

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£60000 - £75000 per annum 2 days' working from home

Managing this Role

Josh Keeley

Manager - Cyber Specialist 0207 759 7878

With six years’ experience as an IT engineer within the Royal Marines, Josh has a strong network of ex-services CTI analysts and CCTIM qualified 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: Junior-Senior

Job Type: Permanent

Geographical coverage: London

Market: Cyber threat intelligence, TIP’s and Professional Services

Blackthorn Trace's client is a leading financial services firm with offices across in the UK, US and Canada. In response to industry attacks, they are launching a Cyber Threat team whose main responsibility is ensuring all equities are secure against all tiers of adversaries whilst maintaining situational awareness across the global firm, taking action when necessary.

The company will welcome candidates who are looking for a fast-paced challenging environment where they can act as a senior member of the Cyber Threat Centre, handling security events and incidents within the defined Computer Security Incident Response process.

The Individual

This role would suit someone who enjoys being on the front lines of security incident response, threat hunting and intelligence. The successful Cyber Threat Analyst will be able to quickly analyse 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.

Working hours: 5am - 2pm & 2 days' working from home

Desired Skills & Experience:

* Systems administrator experience in Linux, Unix, Windows or OSX operating systems.
* Knowledge of networking and the common network protocols.
* Creating complex scripts, developing tools, or automating processes.
* Knowledge of vulnerabilities and a comfort in manipulating exploit code for analysis.
* Performing static and dynamic malware analysis.
* Analysing large data sets and identifying anomalies.
* Quickly creating and deploying countermeasures under pressure.
* Familiarity with common infrastructure systems that can be used as enforcement points.

You will also have 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

Your responsibilities will 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.

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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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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This is a unique opportunity to be part of a leading consultancy and if this sounds like 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.

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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.

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If this sounds like an opportunity you would strive in 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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This is a unique opportunity to be part of a global organisation and if this sounds like 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.