Lead Security Analyst (APT, SIEM, IDS, Network Intrusion)

Anson McCade
£50,000 - £65,000 + package
13 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Security Analyst (APT, SIEM, IDS, Network Intrusion)

We are currently looking to fill a Lead Security Analyst vacancy with a hugely exciting advanced SOC in the Cheltenham area. With almost 3 years of successful operations under their belt, this SOC is no longer a start-up but rather a successful and innovative SOC with a strong name in the industry.

Having hired from top tier organisations and several of their competitors, you have the opportunity to join and lead a talented and passionate group of security technologists in a fast paced environment.

As a Lead Analyst, you will need 5+ years experience in an intrusion detection position, utilising modern technology and your expertise in all things threat detection. You will also need experience of at least mentoring junior Analysts and providing training where needed.

The Lead Security Analyst (APT, SIEM, IDS, Network Intrusion) role:

  • Leading a team of Analysts (Junior and Senior) in the detecting, investigating and responding to alerts raised by the SOC’s tool set
  • Managing threat intelligence and generating of new signatures / rules
  • Participate in scoping workshops and represent the organisation to clients, both current and prospective
  • Work closely with the Technical Director to ensure the SOC is utilising the smartest technology and improve processes and protocols where needed

Strong knowledge of several of the following is required:

  • SIEM tools
  • APT actors
  • Various types of malware
  • Common network protocols such as TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS
  • IDS principals
  • SQL
  • TCPDump, WireShark, Snort, Carbon Black and/or other security tools
  • Other protocols such as ARP, DHCP, SMTP, FTP, Telnet, IRC, LDAP, SSL

For further information or to register your interest, call Stephen White on 020 7780 6700 or send across your CV

Reference: AMC*SW/APT0981

Type: Permanent

Location: Cheltenham

Position: Lead Security Analyst

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + package

Contact: Stephen White

Telephone: 020 7780 6700

This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/77527091