Security Analyst

Concept IT
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Security Analyst - London City - £46k - £50k + 12% Bonus + LOTS of benefits.

WORLD LEADING TELECOMS HOUSE is looking for a Security Analyst to join their team. You will be joining a FTSE company with a profitable track record and significant growth aspirations. You will be working in a state of the art environment, with cutting edge technology and plush modern offices in the heart of London. Excellent career progression and a first class career at the forefront of the telecoms arena is on offer. You will join the team of Security Analyst, responsible for 24/7 security of the company.

Pension + Health Care + Dental Schemes + 25 days holiday (inc to 30 days) + Health Insurance + Childcare vouchers + Season Ticket Loan + PC loan + onsite gym + subsidised onsite restaurant and coffee bar + LARGE Bonus + overtime premium + nightshift premiums.

The main duties of the Security Analyst role are:

* Focus on Network, Platform, and Application security issues.

* Provide Support for the Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) System. Monitor alarm console and make determination on alarm severity, escalation, and response routing.

* Provide telephone, e-mail and ticket service to Incident Response process stakeholders.

* Maintain a Compliance / Vulnerability Assessment (VA) Scanning Capability. Follow a documented process for routine scanning of infrastructure and network elements. Conduct routine scanning of infrastructure and network elements.

* Maintain an Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) and System Patching Process. Assist in maintaining an up to date Software Inventory configuration database. Interface with platform and network element administrators to maintain status of software versions and patching. Interface with platform and network element administrators to determine hardware/software inventories for infrastructure.

* Monitor threat and vulnerability news services for any relevant information that may impact installed infrastructure. Analyze reports to understand threat campaign(s) techniques, lateral movements and extract indicators of compromise (IOCs).

* Deliver first level investigation and remediation activities as a member of the Security Incident Response Team. Participate in Security Incident Response Team (SIRT) events: Conduct research and assessments of security events; provide analysis of firewall, IDS, anti-virus and other network sensor produced events; present findings as input to SIRT.

* Conduct shift change reports on open cases and maintain case data in the Incident Response Management platform.

* The post will require rotating 24X7 shift work to include daytime, night time, and weekend work.

To be successful for this Security Analyst role you need the following knowledge and Skills:

* Cyber security professional with 2-5 years of direct information security operations experience.

* A Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), or equivalent certification would be advantageous.

* Intermediate knowledge of Information Security fundamentals, technologies, and design principals.

* Proven experience in securing Windows, Linux, Oracle and VM platforms.

* Proven experience of QRadar or similar Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools for analysing network and security incidents.

* Proven experience in Tenable Network Security Nessus, BeyondTrust Retina or similar Vulnerability Assessment (VA) scanner operations for identifying network and platform risks and mis-configurations.

Don’t miss this great opportunity to join a well-known company that look after their staff.

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