Cyber Security Analyst

  • Location:

    Solihull, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Cyber Security

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jonathan Dale

  • Job ref:

    JDCSAS_1551785073

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-04

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Cyber Security Analyst

About the role:

An opportunity at a leading public service provider for a Cyber Security Analyst to work within an in-house 24x7 GSOC environment, based in the Midlands. You will be required to monitor the various security monitoring toolsets, as well as engage in the more investigative incident response processes.

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.
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Eligibility for Security Clearance is essential.
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