Cyber Security Analyst


An exciting and growing UK tech company in the South West is looking for an experienced Cyber Security Analyst to join them and continue their sustained growth.


This is a great opportunity to help establish and provide a critical cyber threat detection and response capability. You will be focused on operational security tasks, but a broad technical skillset would be beneficial to assist in wider information security and incident management activities.



The Role


You will primarily be responsible for utilising your Cyber Security expertise to help establish in-house SOC capabilities. Specifically, this could include:


Prevent & Detect

  • Cyber risk awareness and continual assessment of the threat landscape
  • Undertake vulnerability analysis and limit the impact of known cyber risks with pre-incident planning and preparation activities
  • Support technical changes impacting security, manage external testing like CHECK and assist with any remediation
  • Monitor, analyse and defend against malicious or unusual activity that could be indicative of a security incident or compromise 
  • Capture appropriate information for any investigation and develop the supporting forensic processes



  • Conduct security incident investigations
  • Analyse suspicious activity to determine the nature and extent of the threat
  • Identify and perform security incident triage by understanding how attacks unfold, and how to effectively respond
  • Understand our network and services, the latest threat intelligence including specifics on attacker TTP (Tactics, Techniques and Procedures) to perform effective triage



  • Provide a first point of contact for security-related incidents impacting Services
  • As soon as an incident is confirmed, perform actions such as isolating endpoints, terminating harmful processes, preventing them from executing, deleting files etc
  • In the aftermath of an incident, work with relevant teams to ensure secure restoration of systems and services
  • Coordinate a response to remediate the issue



The Candidate


Due to the nature of the projects you will be involved in, the successful candidate must be willing to obtain and maintain a valid UK Security Clearance.


Essential skills include:

  • Demonstrable experience in Cyber Security
  • Detail-orientated, customer-focused, self-motivated, team player with good time management
  • Willingness to be flexible and assist in other areas of the business where necessary


Beneficial Skills

  • Professional certification such as CISSP, SANS or similar
  • In-depth knowledge of security standards such as ISO 27001 / NIST / SANS
  • Strong knowledge of networking fundamentals and good systems admin knowledge of Linux
  • Experience with security technologies such as; firewalls, Proxies, SIEM solutions, vulnerability scanning, patch management, endpoint security controls, DLP solutions, mobile device security etc.



The Package


Salary up to £60K per annum + package, with flexible / hybrid working available.



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