Cyber Detection & Response Analyst

  • Location:

    Gloucestershire, England

  • Sector:

    Cyber Security

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £50000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Generous Benefits

  • Contact:

    Jonathan Dale

  • Job ref:

    JDCIAC_1558344183

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-19

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Intrusion Detection & Response Analyst

About the role:

An exciting opportunity within a dedicated and innovative Cyber Defence firm, has arisen for an accomplished Intrusion Analyst. This opportunity is available for a talented individual to work in a dynamic and growing security environment.

Working with the cutting-edge technology, you will be working as part of the Response group, consulting on the configuration of the monitoring intrusion detection systems, analysing network traffic and related log files.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring and responding to alerts from various security monitoring toolsets (LogRhythm preferred)
  • Participating in and leading Incident Response and Threat Hunting activities.
  • Assisting the Security Engineering team in the fine tuning of security toolsets and generation of new signatures/rules.
  • Act as a mentor and escalation point to the more junior members of the team, helping them through the more complex incidents and investigations.

Key Skills & Requirements:

  • Knowledge and exposure to numerous variations of malware and IOC's.
  • Have experience within the network protocols such as DNS, HTTP, and TCP/IP.
  • Comprehensive knowledge in the principles of IDS and how they are used.
  • A respectable knowledge of SQL.
  • Experience in using security tools such as TCPDump, WireShark, Snort or any other security tools.
  • Knowledge of past and recent Information Security threats.
  • Exposure to computing network design principals.
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