Cyber Security Analyst

30000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
14 Oct 2021
03 Nov 2021
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time

Cyber Security Analyst - Remote - Permanent - Up to GBP35,000 Per Annum

We are looking for a Cyber Security Analyst for our client who is an exciting new start-up in the ever-growing Cyber Security/Cloud IT Solutions market.

This is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to be at the forefront of an organisation with the potential to skyrocket.

The business has just won a 3-year deal with a huge brand and your initial responsibilities will be to support their SOC function.

Skills required

* 3+ years in Cyber Security

* Knowledge of TCP/IP based Networks, MS Windows/Linux operating systems and protocols

* Knowledge of Low to Mid-level security analysis

* Experience of SIEM tools & technologies

* Familiarity with Cyber Essentials, ISO27001 and PCI-DSS

* Security certifications such as - CEH, GCIH, GCIA, SSCP, CISSP, CompTIA Security+ are desirable

The Role

You will be the one of the first members of the new Cyber Security team and will be initially responsible for supporting the SOC function at a major UK brand.

Your responsibilities will include:

* Keep up to date with the latest security and technology developments

* Research/evaluate emerging cyber security threats and ways to manage them

* Plan for disaster recovery and create contingency plans in the event of any security breaches

* Monitor for attacks, intrusions and unusual, unauthorised or illegal activity

* Test and evaluate security products

* Design new security systems or upgrade existing ones

* Use advanced analytic tools to determine emerging threat patterns and vulnerabilities

* Engage in 'ethical hacking', for example, simulating security breaches

* Identify potential weaknesses and implement measures, such as firewalls and encryption

* Investigate security alerts and provide incident response

* Monitor identity and access management, including monitoring for abuse of permissions by authorised system users

* Liaise with stakeholders in relation to cyber security issues and provide future recommendations

* Generate reports for both technical and non-technical staff and stakeholders

* Maintain an information security risk register and assist with internal and external audits relating to information security

* Monitor and respond to 'phishing' emails and 'pharming' activity

* Assist with the creation, maintenance and delivery of cyber security awareness training for colleagues

* Give advice and guidance to staff on issues such as spam and unwanted or malicious emails