Cyber Security Analyst

  • Location:

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Cyber Security

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £50000 per annum + Generous Benefits

  • Contact:

    Jonathan Dale

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Cyber Security Analyst

About the role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Cyber Security Analyst to work within a dedicated internal GSOC function of a Global Multimedia organisation. The team is currently built up of technical specialists from the from the CISO to the Director of GSOC, right the way through the team, and operate a Monday-Friday, 9-5 working hours' policy.

You will be expected to operate various security monitoring toolsets whilst also engaging in deeper investigations using in-house and open-source tooling to examine malicious files.

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 Threat Intelligence, Malware Analysis, Security monitoring and Vulnerability assessment.
  • Good knowledge in Network Intrusion Detection systems and knowledge of log analysis techniques and tools.
  • Experience performing PCAP Analysis and investigating Macro's in-depth.
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Eligibility for SC Clearance is essential

This is an excellent opportunity for a Cyber Security Analyst with at 1-3 years' experience to join an established team of technical security experts and gain exposure to a wide array of threats affecting a genuinely interesting industry.


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