Senior Security Analyst

Posted 09 June 2022
Salary£70,000 per annum
LocationCanary Wharf
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCyber Defence
Contact NameRyan Keeley

Job description

Trident Search are looking for a Senior Security analyst to be part of a specialist network & security team of engineers and security analysts. You will be offering security support to multiple customers, dealing with security events, estate monitoring and vulnerability management.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analysis and investigation of alerts arising from Security Event and Information Management tools.
  • Analysis, investigation and refinement of alerts and reports arising from Network Behaviour Analytics tools.
  • Vulnerability Scanning and reporting. Prioritising and tracking remediation of vulnerabilities.
  • Contributing to content on existing tools, implementing new rules and refining existing rules to better discover network threats
  • Using packet-capture tools, analyse packet flows and utilise network-based User Behaviour Analytics to understand breaches and track propagation of malware.
  • Using Threat Intelligence Services to identify potential new threats and develop new mitigations.
  • Working with customer security teams to detect, contain and eradicate threats.
  • Undertaking other duties from time to time as required.
  • Coaching, mentoring and guidance of junior SOC analysts.
  • The onboarding, troubleshooting and investigation of Cloud Security Technologies (Azure and AWS).
  • Helping to develop the SOAR capability.
  • Ensuring our services are optimised and providing best value to our customers.
  • Actively contributing to our development of the managed services with an innovative approach.


Required Skills

  • SIEM Analytics
  • SIEM Engineering
  • Behavioural Analytics
  • Vulnerability Intelligence
  • Is certified in and/or has a strong working knowledge of Cloud Security Technologies (Azure and AWS) (desirable).
  • Contributes innovation and ideas for the continual improvement of services.
  • Will provide technical, security and service leadership to SOC Analysts.
  • Understands the phases of incident response and the Cyber Kill Chain (desirable).
  • Wants to actively contribute to a SOC, improving customer security and developing their own abilities as they go.
  • Has the desire to translate their skills into ways that can improve the function of the SOC.
  • Enjoys research into emerging threats in the security landscape and identifying and analysing real-world threats.
  • Works collaboratively, shares information, improves documentation and trains colleagues.
  • Has experiencing in coding and automation (desirable).