Senior Cyber Defence Analyst

2019-08-21 14:06:001970-01-01Cyber Security Professionals
Job TypePermanent Fulltime
AreaEastern England, UKPeterborough
SectorCybersecurityInformation Security
Start DateASAP
AdvertiserIdentifi Global
Job Ref3212

Are you an experienced cyber security professional? Do you want to support a FTSE 100’s companies global cyber defence operations? If so, this role could be the position you have been searching for!

The Role
The Security Operations team provides a suite of operationally focused services to my client’s businesses, allowing them to conduct business securely. Those services include ongoing monitoring of our assets, identification and response to identified incidents, system vulnerability analysis, remediation tracking and administration of our security related systems.
Reporting to the Security Operations Team Leader, you will be accountable for leading a SOC shift; acting as the escalation point for technical issues raised by other analysts and overseeing successful completion and (where necessary) handover of tasks.
In addition, you will lead the analysis of security related events validate, escalate and reporting on potential cyber incidents, based upon the guidelines and tools provided.

Your key responsibilities would be:

  • Technical leadership / point of escalation for the shift
  • To ensure completion, reporting and resolution/escalation of any scheduled shift tasks
  • Responding to end user security incidents as referred by the Service Desk and other sources
  • Monitoring and analysis of security relevant logs, alerts and events, handling incidents submitted via tickets or telephone
  • Execution of standard operating procedures in response to any security relevant logs, alerts and events
  • Regular review and maintenance of playbooks and operating procedures
  • Services monitored will include, but are not limited to SIEM, IDS/IPS, Firewalls, Anti-Virus/Anti-Malware, Vulnerability Analysis and Identity & Access Management toolsets
  • Working with the Incident Response team to help perform and document root cause analysis of formal security incidents

Knowledge & Experience

  • In depth experience with a range of core security related technologies deployed in a complex enterprise environment including SIEM, IDS/IPS, Firewalls, Anti-Virus/Anti-Malware, Vulnerability Analysis and Identity & Access Management toolsets
  • Ability to provide leadership and clear guidance when under pressure.
  • To be able to act as coordinator during Cyber Incidents.
  • Experience with technical writing / documentation
  • Possess an in-depth understanding of security standards and risk management frameworks
  • Possess the ability to adjust and adapt to changing priorities in a dynamic environment

Work Conditions
The SOC operates on a 24 by 7 basis and the role requires the participation in a shift rota

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