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Senior Cyber Analyst

Location: Worcestershire Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Defence, Security and Compliance Type: Contract
Contact: Matt Scott Job Published: 29 days ago

Senior Cyber Analyst

Worcestershire

Brief

Senior Cyber Analyst needed for a multinational defence and security organisation based in Worcestershire who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Senior Cyber Analyst for a 6-month contract based in Worcestershire.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Senior Cyber Analyst will include:

  • Design and development of defend and respond strategies, tradecraft and playbooks.
  • Definition of detection methodologies and frameworks, aligning with industry standards where appropriate
  • Definition of hunting methodologies and approaches, to be used in the identification of cyber threat actors
  • Tool and content configuration based on contextual and technical threat intelligence to improve detection and analysis.
  • Support to cyber defend operations when required.
  • Technical liaison between other service lines/capabilities, including threat hunting, incident response and incident investigation
  • Senior Cyber Analyst - Operations (GG11/12 subject to experience)
  • Able to take responsibility for
  • Day to day incident triage and escalation, using contextual and technical threat intelligence
  • Tool and content configuration based on contextual and technical threat intelligence to improve detection and analysis.
  • Guiding, coaching and mentoring analysts who are providing the core SOC functions, including but not limited to, alert triage, incident escalation, content creation etc.
  • Technical liaison between other service lines/capabilities, including threat hunting, incident response and incident investigation
  • Contribute to design and development of defend and respond strategies, tradecraft and playbooks.
  • Contribute to definition of hunting methodologies and approaches, to be used in the identification of cyber threat actors

What experience you need to be the successful Senior Cyber Analyst:

Essential:

  • Experience demonstrating effective technical leadership in an operational cyber defend security environment
  • Demonstrate courage of their convictions in decision making and progressing incidents/investigations. Listening to opinions, considering all opinions, and then making a decision and moving on
  • Experience working in a CSOC environment in an analyst role
  • Experience operating with a variety of SIEM, EDR, IPS, IDS, firewall and security gateway platforms & technologies
  • Experience working in a commercial service management environment (ITIL Foundation desirable)
  • Good understanding of computer and networking technology
  • write detection content in LogR
  • Tuning in EDR and LogR
  • Reviewing incident tickets for escalation\feedback
  • Running pre-defined threat-hunts
  • Lead the SOC analysts and ensure they are prioritized.
  • Help the SOC ingest CTI from CTI team

Desirable:

  • Leverage a solid foundation of knowledge on the MITRE ATT&CK framework to understand actor TTPs and how to mitigate them, and keep up-to-date with changes and additions to the framework
  • Knowledge of relevant frameworks such as GPG-13, and CIS 20
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations and legislation such as ISO 27001, GDPR, and the Computer Misuse Act
  • Relevant SANS/GIAC or similar qualifications
  • CREST Registered Intrusion Analyst
  • COMPTIA Network plus

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Cyber Analyst to progress their career. If you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

**PLEASE NOTE***

Current Security Clearance (SC) is required to be considered for this vacancy

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