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Junior Security Analyst

  • £30000 - £32000 per annum

Are you looking to take a leap into the Cyber Security world? My client is looking for a Junior Security Analyst to help provide resilience across their Cyber teams to ensure they maintain operational capability in the current security landscape. Our client's network has seen large growth as new offices have begun to open- Hence this hire. You will play a key part in conducting vulnerability assessments and monitoring systems, networks, databases and Web hosted services for potential system breaches. All whilst working in a brand new Security Operations Centre.

Key responsibilities

  • Act as a first line security event analyst monitoring the Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) System.
  • 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 Security Incident Response Team (SIRT) events: Conduct research and assessments of security events; provide analysis of firewall, IDS, anti-virus and other network sensor produced events; present findings as input to SIRT.
  • Participate in a Compliance/Vulnerability Assessment (VA) Scanning Capability. Follow a documented process for routine scanning of the infrastructure and network elements.
  • Monitor threat and vulnerability news services for any relevant information that may impact installed infrastructure.
  • Create and update security event investigation notes, conduct shift change reports on open cases, and maintain case data in the Incident Response Management platform.
  • Document information security operations policies, process and procedures.
  • The post will require rotating 24X7 shift work to include daytime, night time, and weekend work.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A University degree or equivalent in Information Security, Forensics or Computer Sciences.
  • A good knowledge on 1st level analysis and interpretation of information from SOC Systems.
  • Certifications would be advantageous.

This is a unique opportunity to be part of a global organisation and if this sounds like you apply now!

Blackthorn Trace, trading name of 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.

Information Security Analyst

  • £45000 - £50000 per annum

Blackthorn Trace have partnered with a London based top 100 law firm. Our client offers an alternative approach to their clients and employees to the more traditional corporate firms. With over 50 partners and 300 members of staff they are now looking to grow their established Security team with this hire. You will be reporting directly into the Head of Information Security and be responsible for the implementation of security policies and processes, deploying and managing security solutions and administrating the current security environment.

Role Responsibilities

  • Provide advice and guidance on the application and operation of security controls.
  • Perform security risk, vulnerability assessments, and business impact analysis.
  • Technical security solution management and configuration
  • Interpret information assurance and security policies and apply these in order to manage risks.
  • Provides advice and guidance to ensure adoption of and adherence to information assurance architectures, strategies, policies, standards and guidelines. Uses testing to support information assurance. Contributes to the development of policies, standards and guidelines.
  • Support the Security Incident Response process, including both internal and external security incident management
  • Take part in information security initiatives
  • Support User Identity and Access Management processes via Active Directory groups, Password Policy Management, Privileged Account Management and Application Access Control
  • Provide input to the service continuity planning process and implements resulting plans
  • Work with Third Party Supplier security monitoring and due diligence

A bit more about you

  • 2 years' experience in a security role
  • CISSP, CISA or CISM certification
  • ISO 27001 accreditation
  • Experience in administrating security solutions

This is an exciting opportunity to join a top 100 law firm!

Blackthorn Trace, trading name of 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

  • Negotiable

Follow in the footsteps of Alan Turing and help grow the nations' 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:

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

Blackthorn Trace, trading name of 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.

Technical Sales and Account Manager

  • Negotiable

Location: LONDON | Division: SALES | Work Type: PERMANENT | Reports to: SALES MANAGER

How would you like to chance to work for an innovative global consultancy? This opportunity is for experienced technical account managers to become a key part of the organisation. You would be part of a global network of security professionals working on projects for FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 clients, with a company ethos that centres around your progression and career.

If successful you will be working with clients from around the world, from a wide range of business sectors. Your key focus will be ensuring that you maintain relationships with existing clients while also providing pre and post-sales support for the delivery of the consultancy services.

Key responsibilities:

  • Source prospective clients using a range of techniques from; LinkedIn, events and utilising existing client relationships.
  • Creating proposals for clients while providing quality assurance on technical aspects to ensure the client's expectations are met.
  • Working alongside the technical consultants to set up briefing calls and technical scoping calls to clearly define the client's needs.
  • Help and create sales plans and push marketing campaigns.
  • Set up and ensure the NDAs are completed as well as pass on the TOBs agreed with clients to the correct legal team.
  • Help the senior members of the team ensure that the technical consultants are delivering targets.
  • Manage the relationship between consultants and clients while building on the existing relationships.
  • Aid senior consultants with larger more complex proposals.

Key Experience:

  • Technical sales within Cyber preferably in Penetration Testing Services or Security Consulting Services.
  • Have strong technical knowledge of the services above (or a willingness to learn).
  • A creative flair for promotion and social media engagement.
  • Experience working to tight deadlines in a sales environment.
  • Ability to work across multiple sectors and tailor your approach to different client types.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Transport Allowance (for your commute)
  • Annual Bonus Scheme
  • Life/Medical Insurance
  • Fast-tracked progression opportunities for the excelling consultants

Blackthorn Trace, trading name of 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 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

Blackthorn Trace, trading name of 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.

Lead Penetration Tester

Are you looking for a position of importance? A global consultancy is looking for leading Pentesters to join their rapidly expanding team. This consultancy is one of the most renowned consultancies' within Pentesting and is accredited by multiple boards to a high standard. This means that the engagements are exciting and top secret in some cases. If you are an experienced pentester with experience in Red Teaming and mentoring, then this is the opportunity for you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • See Red Team engagements through from; cradle to grave
  • Producing Customer reports to a high degree of quality and accuracy
  • Expanding personal knowledge with both self-study and funded training courses
  • Assisting more junior testers with understanding on findings and vulnerabilities
  • A key interest in the progression and maturity of the team
  • Lead the team by example showing motivation and passion
  • Joining in and leading research projects as well as creating tools
  • Keep up to date with the threat landscape and create reports

Skillset and requirements:

  • 3 Years experience within a penetration testing team
  • Preferably experience in Red Team engagements and technical scoping
  • Deep knowledge of the threat landscape and security trends
  • Experience in training juniors and creating plans
  • Experience in the manual; identification and exploitation
  • Very strong understanding of penetration testing tools and network protocols;

Kali, Metasploit, Nmap and TCP/UDP, FTP, SMTP

  • Qualifications such as:
    • OSCP/WE/E
    • CRT/CCT/CCSAS
    • Tigerscheme QSTM
    • GXPEN

What the role can offer you:

  • High training budget tailored to your career with access to CREST training and other courses
  • The opportunity to work within an innovative, expanding business with a clear progression plan
  • The opportunity to be part of engagements with various companies in different sectors

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Performance based bonus
  • Insurance, pension and other discounts

Blackthorn Trace, trading name of 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.

eDiscovery Consultant

  • Negotiable

How would you like to chance to work for an innovative global consultancy? This opportunity is for an experienced eDiscovery Consultant to become a key part of the organisation. You would be part of a global network of security professionals working on projects for FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 clients, with a company ethos that centres around your progression and career.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Provide proactive and accurate end to end support on all eDiscovery projects.
  • Effectively manage projects throughout the entire eDiscovery process as outlined in the EDRM.
  • Support eDiscovery clients in the Relativity review platform and responding to their requests in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Liaise between clients and Relativity platform provider to carry out client requests.
  • Maintain excellent communication with clients to communicate the progress and any issues of all assignments.
  • Provide high-quality client deliverables, which offer value and insight for the client.
  • Prepare all data provided from clients for upload into the review platform, including processing data using the NUIX processing tool.
  • Undertake forensic collections of data, which may include attending client site, complete the necessary paperwork to maintain the records of the investigation.
  • Conduct basic forensic analysis tasks including data recovery.

Required skill-set:

  • Experience with eDiscovery and forensic tools such as EnCase, X-Ways, Nuix and Relativity.
  • Knowledge of script languages such as Python and PowerShell.
  • Experience with Digital Forensics is also preferable.

What is on offer for you:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Excellent bonus structure
  • Travel allowance (paid monthly)
  • Training plans with access to CREST and an internal 'University'

Blackthorn Trace, trading name of 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.

Senior Security Operations Engineer

  • £60000 - £80000 per annum

Senior Security Operations Engineer

Are you looking for a position of importance? My client is looking for a Senior Security Operations Engineer to help provide resilience across their Cyber teams to ensure they maintain operational capability in the current security landscape. In This role you will be supporting the networks and the data communications network, which provides data communications to various sites and systems as part of Business Infrastructure and Revenue earning systems. This is a highly technical role but one of vital importance to the day to day running of our client's business.

The Role

  • Integrate a variety of our clients group programs and associated infrastructure elements with the soc services technology infrastructure
  • Supporting our client's cyber security operations tools stack and associated services both on-prem and cloud-based
  • Develop and implement appropriate system administrative processes and procedures to ensure the systems remain compliant with iso27001/2, and nist 800-53 security control frameworks
  • Provide administration duties for the corporate infrastructure systems to include account management, system configuration, patching and updates, rule tuning, system backups, and hardware replacement
  • Monitor system performance and function, troubleshoot issues, and take necessary break fix actions for system recovery
  • Maintain system design, inventory and asset configuration documentation

Key Responsibilities

  • Improve and rationalize distributed siem deployments made of off-the-shelf and bespoke tools / platforms for events and flow monitoring
  • Scale and deploy the vulnerability management infrastructure to cover 50 remote sites
  • Management and enhancement of event indexing, normalization and visualization tools on a global scale
  • Daily administration, rules tuning of av, dlp, edr, hips, idam, pam, waf and other security systems
  • Provide support to the endpoint security specialist in managing and configuring av, edr, dlp and hips tools
  • Conduct maintenance and improvement of the above-mentioned systems
  • Carry out regular administration activities on all infrastructure tools: account management, configuration management, backup and restore, dr simulations, updates and upgrades, end-of-life hardware and software refresh
  • Act as secondary point of contact for issues associated with all the tools and platforms, troubleshooting and escalate to the vendors when required, with some on-shift patterns
  • Act as escalation point for issues associated with all the tools and platform, troubleshooting and escalate to the vendors when required
  • Implement and support the soc systems configuration management and change control plans
  • The post will require some travel to our client's remote offices, work during maintenance windows and being on-call as part of a team to provide out of office support

This is an amazing opportunity to join a FTSE company that have Security at the heart of their company!

Blackthorn Trace, trading name of 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.

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!

Blackthorn Trace, trading name of 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.

Security Design Specialist

  • £65000 - £85000 per annum

We are looking for a Security Design Specialist to join our client who are undergoing a massive transition. They are looking to transform their security posture and bring in a specialist team of Architects to assist them. It will be down to you and the team to ensure the confidentiality, availability and integrity of the system whilst providing technical security advice. You will also have a say in future tooling's and systems used and how to improve security processes in the future.

JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Responsible for technical assurance of security systems, infrastructure, applications and solutions, aligned to IT strategy and security standards

  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining security standards, processes, procedures and guidelines related to security architecture and Technical Design Authority process

  • Provide IT teams with security focused technical consultancy to ensure compliance with security policies, standards and regulations

  • Input into RFI and RFP technology/vendor selection, ensuring solutions embed and meet security requirements and are secure by design.

  • Contribute to/and implement strategies for embedding relevant security policies and security technical standards in projects and services

  • Ownership of the design and configuration requirements for operational security systems and platforms

  • Responsible for continuous improvement of security services and contribution to the security architecture 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 Sensitive Information.

  • Produce and disseminate management information in relation to security technical architecture, technical assurance of projects and all associated solutions

  • Establish mechanisms, behaviours and culture to encourage the protection of their information and information systems.

  • Work closely with enterprise architects, solution architects, technical architects and other senior IT designers to ensure all services are 'Secure by Design'

KEY SKILLS REQUIRED

  • A thorough understanding of the security threat landscape, significant risks, technical developments and directions.

  • Demonstrable experience of working in a security architecture team

  • Depth of experience in IT Technical Security, including time as a security senior practitioner

  • Experience of security systems and controls, including, vulnerability management, web content filtering, intrusion prevention, SIEM, email security, DLP, NAC, IAM, O365, AWS, SDLC, SDLC, SAST, DAST, SecDevOps tool chain and Web Application Firewalls

  • Ability to harness the commitment and contribution of team members outside of direct span of control

  • Ability to conduct research into security technical platforms and evaluate capabilities

  • Ability to build strong relationships and influence decisions with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Familiarity with patterns, practices and frameworks of Enterprise Architecture

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

  • Certified Information Security Architecture Professional (CISSP-ISSAP)

  • Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP)

  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)

This is an exciting opportunity to join our client during their transition! Apply today!

Blackthorn Trace, trading name of 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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