Principal Security Analyst

Posted 18 January 2024
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Permanent
Discipline Cyber Defence
Contact NameCharlee Ryman

Job description

Trident Search have partnered with a large IT Consultancy who are now building a security service to support their client base. This is a green field opportunity and the client is looking for a Principal Analyst to work underneath the SOC Manager.
This role requires someone who can be the SME on all things MSSP related, from understanding what a good service looks a like to being the lead on a P1 Incident. This is a perfect opportunity for a senior analyst looking for a step up in leadership whilst helping build a brand new SOC service based on sentinel. Needless to say, you will also need to have a strong understand of the MS tech stack.
  • Act as a team lead during the working day
  • Be the lead on security incidents and help guide the SOC through to remediation
  • In depth investigation of incidents to find their origins
  • Provide updates and post breech reports to stakeholders
  • Working on the MS Tech stack to further SOC maturity
  • Develop and maintain security procedures, playbooks, and guidelines to ensure consistent and effective security incident response.
  • Standard security analytics and automating where possible to improve efficiency
  • Ensure compliance with security policies and procedures.
  • Where applicable act as incident co-ordinator
Key Experience:
  • Solid experience in cyber security methodologies and tech stacks
  • Strong understanding of security networks and hardware
  • Able to lead, encourage and mentor juniors
  • Previous experience in incident response and different attack vectors
  • A good level of coding knowledge to aid in the above is also required
  • SANS: Qualifications in Security Essentials (GSEC), Hacker Techniques & Incident Handling (GIH).
  • CREST certifications
  • Certified Ethical Hacker
*Must either already be BPSS/SC cleared; or be happy to go through clearance.*
This is an exciting time to join this rapidly growing MSSP, and a real opportunity to be a part of something special! Go ahead and apply now!