Senior Cyber Security Specialist

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Cyber Security

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Goodman Masson Ltd

  • Job ref:

    Senior Spec Ldn_1535634431

  • Published:

    12 months ago

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Senior Cyber Security Specialist

About the role:

An exciting opportunity at a leading international investment bank has arisen for a Senior Cyber Security Specialist, to work within a dedicated SOC environment, investigating and managing complex attacks, mitigating the damage of the attack and escalating the remediation of the event.

Working within a dynamic environment, along side a group of industry experts, you will be tasked with the operation of security and intrusion detection within a 24x7 environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identification of attacks from internal and external sources, globally.
  • You will be acting as the first line of contact, for detected security incidents.
  • You will be tasked with triaging detected attacks and event escalation to the appropriate business sector.
  • Analyse intelligence information to ensure enhanced detection as well as improvement of function capability.
  • Support enhancement, improvement and delivery of monitoring and response methods and processes to reduce risk
  • Shift work to ensure 24x7x365 coverage.

Key Skills & Requirements:

  • You must have a comprehensive understanding of security techniques and technologies such as Intrusion detection, Proxies & URL Filtering, Intelligence Fusion, Sandbox and Threat Analysis.
  • Have an extensive understanding of 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.
  • Must have experience in using Linux and data manipulation via scripts.
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal.

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