Senior Security Analyst

Posted 16 March 2022
Salary£60,000 per annum
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCyber Defence
Contact NameRyan Keeley

Job description

We are currently on the lookout for a senior security analyst to become part of a newly formed security team that will be responsible for the delivery of our client’s security services.  

You will work within a team on daily operational monitoring and escalation of information security events and functions as an intrusion analyst to examine security events for context, risk, and criticality for their clients. 

Key Responsibilities

  • As the Senior Security Analyst you will utilise your deep technical and analytical skills to assess and, if needed, remediate any incidents across our client’s IT environment  
  • Proactively threat hunt for malicious actors across client’s IT systems and prepare comprehensive intelligence reports including your findings, the status/progress of the investigation, and the risk factors involved 
  • Mentor the Junior Security Analysts  
  • Develop/maintain operating procedures and use cases for the handling and triaging of security events with our third-party SOC. 
  • Monitor and collate data (triage) coming in from endpoints across the estate using a variety of tools 

Requirements And Skills

  • Demonstrated experience in Security with focus on Incident Response, Security Engineering, and/or Intrusion Detection (blue-team
  • Experience working in Security Operations Centre and/or Computer Incident Response Team. 
  • Ability to analyse endpoint, network, and application logs. 
  • Demonstrated an understanding of MITRE ATT&CK, Threat Modelling, operational threat intelligence and common attack Vectors. 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills combined with hands-on experience doing root cause analysis and post incident reviews. 
  • Knowledge of CVEs and recent security vulnerabilities. 
  • Experience with creation of comprehensive technical reports. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment. 
  • Highly motivated individual and an enthusiastic learner.