Senior Cyber Security Specialist

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Cyber Security

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  • Contact:

    Goodman Masson Ltd

  • Job ref:

    Senior LDN_1535621082

  • 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:

  • 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.
  • Will be communicating about the risks associated with detected events on both technical and non-technical layers to senior stakeholders.
  • 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 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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