Senior Security Event Analyst - up to £65k

Bristol, Avon
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Security Event Analyst - up to £65k
Location: South West England
Salary: £50-65k

My client is seeking a Security Event Analysts to join their security unit who will be involved with International Assignment. You will have substantial experience in the following: Security event management; Analysis and handling of network security related event to work on advanced cyber attacks.

Key Responsibilities
* Reviewing of tickets
* Support for examination of events
* Retrieval and bolster in the examination of Full Packet Captures
* New threat analysis; Provision of in-depth analysis after ticket escalation
* Vulnerability Assessment scanning
* Test and analysis of signatures and rules before preparation within the to operational environment
* Evaluation and implementation of sensor element calibration requests
* Online research, such as creating new signatures, developing new methods of detecting and monitoring new threats, keeping abreast of developments in the cyber arena
* Assistance in the support of legacy cyber sensor products;
* Creation and modernizing of Security policies and procedures
* Adhoc tasking from the Incident Management Section (IMS) in support to investigations

* Ability to obtain security clearance SC/DV/NATO SECRET required
* Intrusion detection systems (Network based/Host based)
* SANS (GSEC, GCIA) or CISSP certifications or other security related certifications.
* Security Event sources (Firewalls, IDS, Routers, CERT etc…)
* Computer forensics/security tools
* Network, system and application level trouble shooting techniques