Cyber Security Incident Response Analyst

Harvey Nash
£40k - £50k pa
07 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Cyber Security Incident Response Analyst

A global insurer are looking for someone to join their cutting edge Security Operations function to proactively manage, respond and mitigate IT Security incidents affecting the company's infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities:

* Participate in the full lifecycle of a security incident; preparation, identification, investigation and post incident activity.

* Working closely with the SME's in the Security Solutions and Engineering team where 3rd level expertise is required on any incident.

* Develop and maintain the CIRT's processes and procedures.

* Develop and maintain IT security incident run books.

* Gather threat intelligence from internal and external sources and act upon information when appropriate. Technical:

* A thorough understanding of signature and signature-less security tools, encryption products, system hardening, industry standard security applications, exploit methods, and common vulnerabilities and exposures is required.

* Operational knowledge of Windows;and iOS/OSX operating systems is required, including experience with Windows Active Directory and Unix/Linux system administration

* A working knowledge of networking principles, including TCP/IP, routing, DNS

* Wide-ranging security knowledge of technologies and architectures across several of the following environments:

* Network (IDS, Proxies etc.)

* Mobile Security

* Web * Encryption / PKI

* Data Loss Prevention

* Desktop (Microsoft)

* Anti-Virus / Malware

* Midrange (Unix, Windows)

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