Senior Analyst

Recruiter
Ceema Recruitment
Location
Cheltenham
Salary
£40000 - £52000/annum Benefits
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
11 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you want to work within a leading cyber unit of a global defence giant?

This is an opportunity to hone your skills within Incident Response and Security.

Senior Analyst

As part of the cyber security team, using sophisticated means to detect and manage technical security incidents as they occur. There are presently opportunities for Incident Response (IR) analysts to join this team.

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. You will be an expert in IR with a deep understanding of real-world APT tools, tactics and procedures and be able to quickly determine the nature of the threat and deliver the appropriate response. You will be expected to have:
* At least 3 years previous experience as a Security Analyst
* Proven experience of intrusion detection and vulnerability analysis
* Performing in-depth forensic analysis on volatile memory or host images to identify indicators of compromise and production of subsequent actionable threat intelligence.
* 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)