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Senior Cyber Threat Intelligence Consultant

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£45000 - £60000 per annum £3,500 yearly training budget

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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

This is an incredibly diverse role for a Threat Intelligence Consultancy client based in the UK.

You will work within a team that conducts Cyber Threat Assessments for some of the most interesting and complex organisations across the world. Working to support the core consulting team providing CBEST, GBEST, TIBER and ICAST engagements you will have a diverse role. The core capability is to support technical reconnaissance of our clients to support red team activity. You will also help with the continuous development and creation of our toolsets to support our collection and analysis efforts.

The Role:

  • Act as a technical point of contact for clients and co-workers.
  • Aid with the design, implementation and maintenance of internal secure infrastructure.
  • Contribute to the continuous development, optimisation, delivery and maintenance of both the security testing and the cyber intelligence services portfolios.
  • Contribute to the development of internal data collection and analysis tools.
  • "Hands on" delivery of threat assessment and technical reconnaissance services to clients.
  • Research of current attack methodologies, associated software, and trends - including the writing of blogs and opinion pieces for public dissemination.

Day-to-Day Activities:

  • Perform technical reconnaissance on scoped client assets as part of CTI engagements.
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging trends in the field of information security, both technical and strategic.
  • Perform ongoing development and automation work (primarily in Python) to expand the intelligence collection and security testing capability of the company.
  • Perform routine system administration and maintenance on our servers and assets.
  • Act as a technical contact and knowledge base for the team, and provide technical support or advice where necessary.

Technical Skills

  • Must be conversant with Windows 10 and Linux and have good grasp of system administration fundamentals.
  • Must be familiar with Python and Linux bash scripting; knowledge of other programming or scripting languages is a plus.
  • Must have an up-to-date understanding of network architecture and security.
  • Must be capable of supporting a CTI engagement by performing passive and active reconnaissance of the network infrastructure of a client.
  • Must have an up-to-date understanding of the current state of cybersecurity and the threat landscape.
  • Must have technical report writing skills

Our client has a strong belief in constant personal development and back this up with £3,500 per staff member for yearly courses/education.

Please submit your application if you would like to find out more, or similarly apply on our website - www.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.


This job has now been filled but you may be interested in:

 

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.