Data Analyst Consultant

Datasource Computer Employment Limited
Gloucestershire, UK
18 Oct 2019
22 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Data Analyst - Consultant - Permanent - South West - Up to £50,000 per annum - DV or Willing

Key Responsibilities for a Data Analyst:
  • An interest and passion to exploit a wide range of innovative technological solutions to solve complex technical challenges
  • An appreciation of the Cyber Security landscape and its ever increasing importance in a connected world
  • An analytical mind-set who enjoy problem solving and turning data into useful actionable information
  • Strong underlying fundamentals including; Linux skills and understanding of network protocols.
  • Ability to engage with customers at senior and technical level
  • Ability to work in a team or as a singleton
  • Experience of delivering quality solutions

Skills / Experience:
  • Data Analysis: Visualisation/Big Data
  • Understanding of opportunistic or APT based kill chains and mitigation techniques; Reconnaissance, Vulnerability research, Exploitation, Exfiltration and Evasion Techniques
  • Knowledge of Malware/Crimeware threats
  • Knowledge of analytical tools such as; R, Spark, ELK stack and Splunk
  • Knowledge in Machine learning or a background in mathematics
  • Ability to hypothesise attack scenarios to then design suitable detection and mitigation countermeasures
  • Knowledge of real-time, big-data processing; e.g. Spark, MapReduce, Hive, Impala, Flume, Kafka, Oozie
  • Ability to identify useful sources of OSINT and corporate data to assist with developing cyber capabilities

  • Applied knowledge leveraging scripting skills (Python, Perl, Bash) to find innovative approaches to problems
  • Software lifecycle, issue management and version control technologies and practices; e.g. Git (using Git Flow), Stash/Bitbucket, Jira, Scrum/Kanban

Company Benefits:
  • Pension - you'll be automatically enrolled into the Retirement Savings Scheme
  • Bonus - depending on your job, you could be eligible for a bonus which is paid out yearly
  • Holidays - 25 days per year with the option to purchase five more
  • Volunteering - three days of paid leave each year to volunteer
  • Shares - tax advantaged employee share plans
  • Corporate discount portal - offers on products and services from our partners
  • Technology discounts
  • Optional benefits - in exchange for a small portion of your salary you can take up additional benefits such as dental insurance, healthcare, gym memberships and more

RECOMMEND A FRIEND: If you have professional friends/colleagues who would be interested in one of our roles and our excellent levels of service too, we'd like to recognise your recommendations with a 'thank you' of our own. For every colleague you refer who then starts a role through Datasource either Contract or Permanent, we will send you £250 of Love to Shop Gift Vouchers!

You will be required to hold a minimum of DV or Willing to Undergo. If you do not hold an active DV or Willing to Undergo please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

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