Cyber Security Analyst

Recruiter
Clearwater People Solutions
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 May 2024
Closes
11 Jun 2024
Job Type
Cyber Security
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for a Cyber Security Analyst to join our Clients Security Operations team within their expanding and dynamic Information Security function. Reporting to the Head of Security Operations, the successful candidate will play a critical role in monitoring telemetry systems across networks, servers, and endpoints, and responding to security threats.

As a member of the information security team, you will collaborate with like–minded professionals who share a passion for tackling technical security challenges and strive to stay ahead of emerging threats.

Key Responsibilities of the Cyber Security Analyst:

  • Operate Microsoft Defender security tooling stack, reviewing alerts, vulnerabilities, investigating incidents, and optimizing detection capabilities.
  • Maintain Microsoft SC–200 certification and possess expertise in common attack techniques against Windows AD/AAD environments.
  • Ensure documentation of processes and procedures is comprehensive, relevant, and regularly updated.
  • Act as the point of contact for security incidents, coordinating response and remediation efforts.
  • Demonstrate willingness to learn new tools and technologies, with a focus on continuous growth and improvement.
  • Optimize existing security tooling and evaluate new technologies judiciously.
  • Understand attacker Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs), contributing to threat intelligence analysis and response.
  • Excel as a solo contributor and collaborate effectively within the team.
  • Display creativity, imagination, and commitment to mitigating security risks.

Requirements of the Cyber Security Analyst:

  • Experience in operating Microsoft Sentinel and Zscaler security products.
  • Ideally hold a Microsoft SC–300, SC–400, and/or SC–900 certifications.
  • Background in offensive security or penetration testing, including platforms such as HackTheBox or TryHackMe.
  • Familiarity with EDR, CSPM, PAM, NGFW, vulnerability management, and mail filtering tooling.
  • Additional certifications such as OSCP or eCPPT. (Desirable)
  • Strong understanding of tooling optimization and aversion to unnecessary technology purchases.

If you have the experience required for the Cyber Security Analyst please apply attaching your CV.