Cyber Security Analyst

Recruiter
Lucid Connect Ltd
Location
Luton
Salary
35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
21 Sep 2022
Closes
25 Sep 2022
Job Type
Cyber Security
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Cyber Security Analyst

Permanent – Salary GBP35,000 – GBP40,000 + Excellent Company Benefits

Luton – Mon–Fri – 9am–5:30pm | Onsite – (flexible working)

Lucid Connect are working in partnership with a leading organisation in the Bedfordshire area.

The Cyber Security Analyst are required to focus on the detection, investigation and response to cyber security events and incidents.

Other tasks involve general security tasks, supporting cyber security projects and assisting with regulatory compliance.

The role will involve using a diverse security toolset and the successful applicant will build extensive experience in all areas of cyber security.

Daily Duties:

  • Endpoint monitoring and analysis
  • Incident readiness and handling as part of the CSIRT team
  • Monitor and administer Security Information and Event Management
  • Malware analysis and forensics research
  • Understanding/differentiation of intrusion attempts and false positives
  • Investigation tracking and threat resolution
  • Vulnerability identification & mitigation/remediation
  • Compose security alert notifications
  • Help develop cyber security process & procedures
  • Advise incident responders & other teams on threat
  • Triage security events and incidents apply containment and mitigation/remediation strategies.
  • Generate reports and document security incidents/events
  • To take a pro–active approach in this job role, through monitoring the performance of systems and making regular routine inspections of installed equipment and taking corrective avoidance actions to prevent wider problems.
  • Act as the point of escalation for the Service desk for security related tickets
  • Analysis of weekly vulnerability scans and add the risks to the risk register

Key Requirements:

  • A well organised and structured approach to work planning, time allocation to tasks, and a flexible approach to daily routines to deliver the desired results.
  • Knowledge & experience in Microsoft Windows Operating Systems.
  • Knowledge & experience of Active Directory, Group policies, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP and Exchange Server.
  • Abilities in multi–tasking, prioritizing work, and handling competing interests
  • Abilities in analysing information technology logs and events sources preferred
  • Working knowledge of data storage systems, data backup and restoration methods.
  • Good Understanding of security tooling, its purpose and functionality (Anti–Malware, IPS, Web and Email Gateways, security analysis tools, web security tools, next generation Firewall/UTMs)
  • A very good team working ethic, communicating with colleagues in a clear and professional manner, whilst maintaining a customer–service based approach. The ability to work alone using own initiative and managing support calls to a high standard
  • Self–motivated to advance own knowledge & gain formal qualifications

Desirable

  • IT Qualifications/Certifications such as CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+
  • IT Helpdesk experience or knowledge
  • Cyber Security Operation Centre experience