Cyber Security Analyst

  • Location:

    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Cyber Security

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Steven Da Silva

  • Job ref:

    SOC Analyst C_1540210645

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-11-21

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Cyber Security Analyst

About the role:

An exciting opportunity at a leading cyber security consultancy, has arisen for a Cyber Security Analyst, to work within a dynamic SOC environment, along side a group of industry experts, delivering consolidated security monitoring, triaging, analysis and escalation within a 24x7 environment.

Working with the latest technology, you will be tasked with supporting and operating in global estate intrusion detection, security event management and malware protection.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will be acting as first line of contact, for detected security incidents.
  • You will be identifying attacks from both internal and external sources on a global scale.
  • You will be tasked with supporting enhancement, development and distribution of monitoring and responding methods and processes to reduce all risks.
  • You will be identifying malware and attacks and analysing event data that are generated from endpoints, IDS, MPS, proxies and network devices.
  • Establishing and delivering methods/tools which will provide real value for the organisation by reducing risks.

Key Skills & Requirements:

  • You must have experience operating and administrating different types of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) platforms.
  • Understand different security processes and technologies including Malware Analysis and Security Monitoring.
  • Good knowledge in Network Intrusion Detection systems and knowledge of log analysis techniques and tools.
  • Good Knowledge with Log Rhythm.
  • Must have experience in using Linux and data manipulation via scripts.
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal.