Cyber Security Analyst

Cyber Security Analyst

Job Title: Cyber Security Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896515_1578583135
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 09, 2020 15:18

Job Description

Our clients newly established Cyber Protection Group (CPG) is responsible for providing sophisticated IT security protection that involves identifying and responding to cyber-attacks

As a senior analyst you will be responsible for monitoring identifiers and suspect activity that indicates a potential security incident. This will make use of Intrusion Prevention Systems, Vulnerability Scanning tools and Malware Forensics. Performing in-depth forensic analysis on volatile memory or host images to identify indicators of compromise and production of subsequent actionable threat intelligence.

Key areas of your role will cover proactively hunting for network intrusions by collecting and analysing audit data from the individual endpoints we monitor. On find evidence of an intrusion you will attempt to answer four questions.
*How did they get in?
*What did they do?
*How can we remediate the incident?
*How can we prevent this from happening again?
Once answered you will compile and present a report detailing our findings. the goal is to handle every single aspect of an incident with minimal impact on the customer

You will have the following experience:

*Experience with network analysis tools and an ability to conduct packet capture analysis.
*Excellent understanding of networking principles including TCP/IP, DNS etc. and commonly used Internet protocols such as SMTP, HTTP etc.
*Operating systems and system administration skills in either Windows/ Solaris/ Linux
*Knowledge of Intrusion Detection Systems and methods of security hacking/penetration testing
*Knowledge of malware analysis and resources relating to exploit kits, techniques and CVEs
*Working knowledge of at least one scripting language (Python, PHP, etc)
*Experience with reviewing raw log files, data correlation, and analysis (i.e. firewall, network flow, IDS, system logs)
*Experience as a Security Analyst with proven experience of intrusion detection and vulnerability analysis

The monitoring covers systems around the world, and so there will be times when there is a need to work non-standard hours due to the timezones that are monitored and maintained.
Cyber Security Analyst
Competitive Salary
Key words: Cheltenham, Cyber, Security Analyst, network analysis tools, TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP, Windows/ Solaris/ Linux, scripting language

The role will require all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual's ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency (perm). These roles are permanent positions. This is a permanent role.

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