Cyber Security Response Analyst SOC

Job Title: Cyber Security Response Analyst SOC
Job Reference: SC/HQ000537121

Location: Cambridge
Job Type: Contract

Salary:
£340 per day
Sector: IT

Posted 10 days ago

  • Cyber Security Response Analyst
  • £340 per day
  • 5 month contract
  • Role based in Cambridge
 

We are looking for a Cyber Security Response professional to start ASAP to assist with clearing a backlog within the SOC team. You will come from a proven background responding to Security Incidents from Tier 1, 2 and level 3. You will ideally be certified CISSP, GCIH, GIAC, GCFE, SANS, CSIRT

If you have experience of ServiceNow this is highly desirable. 

What will your role look like?
  • You will lead complex technical investigations into security incidents across a variety of environments, platforms and operating systems, driving resolution in a methodical and timely manner.
  • You will coordinate and engage with internal partners, contracted security providers and/or law enforcement on significant investigations.
  • You are the point person and mentor to junior analysts on technical investigations.
  • You will liaise with the threat and vulnerability management teams on handling emerging cyber threats.
  • You will carry out trend analysis, reporting findings to management and proposing process and technical control improvements.
  • You lead threat hunting and threat analysis.
  • Regularly review and develop incident response processes and runbooks to ensure a consistent approach in responding to current & emerging threats.
  • Maintain and employ a demonstrable understanding of advanced threats, continuous vulnerability assessment, response and mitigation strategies used in cyber security operations.
 

Job Requirements

What technical skills, experience and qualifications can you bring?
  • You possess experience with cyber security forensics tools and methodologies, IR planning and playbook development
  • You are actively involved in threat intelligence and cyber security research communities
  • Demonstrable experience in Information Security with a focus on Incident Response and security operations
  • Strong working knowledge of security-relevant technical data, including network protocols, ports and common services, such as TCP/IP network protocols and application layer protocols
  • You possess an understanding of data privacy laws and legislation relating to carrying out forensic investigations.
  • A broad understanding of the cyber security threat landscape and the tools, techniques and tactics of Targeted Threat Actors.
  • You have a solid grasp on the role of the SOC function, Incident Response (IR) processes and appropriate tooling.
  • Experience with SIEM & IR Management tools
  • Host (Windows, Mac, Linux), network and mobile device forensics
 


The following would be great but not essential
  • Any Incident response qualifications e.g. CISSP, GCIH, GIAC, GCFE, SANS Certifications, Cyber Incident Response (CSIRT/CERT).
  • Any IT qualifications ITIL, CCNA, etc.
Trevor  Lee

Introducing...

Trevor Lee

Managing Director

Having been in recruitment for 15 years, in 2006 I decided to form Jenrick Commercial (a new division of The Jenrick Group) and I have to say, it’s been one hell of a ride. Recruitment has changed drastically over the last 15 years, however, I’ve learnt that if you keep things simple, work hard, be honest and really understand your clients and candidates then you will do well.

My loves in life are my wife (Miriam) and my son (Toron). I’ve been married for nearly 20 years, so I was snapped up early (my wife clearly has good taste – or at least I like to think so!).

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2018 wasn’t a particularly straightforward year for many businesses around the UK, however despite this 2018 was another steady year for us as a business. We saw our business thrive and peak in 2017, with it being our best year ever, and 2018 saw us level on par with that. So for us as a business having this continuity in strength was reassuring and gave us confidence despite the media advertising otherwise due to Brexit.

 

In Quarter 4 we did see the usual reduction of volume of candidate’s applications. We do find this to be the norm prior to Christmas, many candidates often put aside looking for a new role in November until the New Year so this wasn’t a surprise. Although we did see a lull in candidate movement at the back end of the year, a point to note is that not one candidate we spoke to advised that they were staying put until after Brexit.

 

What has been a surprise is that normally we do see higher response of volume on applications and candidates looking for work at this point of the year, following the theme ‘New year, new career’, however applications have been far lighter compared to the start of 2018. This highlights that the war on good, quality talent is becoming even more difficult.

 

On the flip side the volume of new jobs has been very steady, even rising slightly, since Jan 1st. This is based on our client growth as well as the strong relationships we have formed with our current clients – around  91% of our business is referred of repeat. January and February have been a great start to the year with both placement of permanent and contract positions increasing so we are seeing no slow down with new business.

 

Where’s the future at?

 

It goes without saying that Brexit will no doubt shape and define where the market goes. The likelihood is increasing that we will extend the negotiations and not leave as planned on the 29th March. While we are unsure as to how long the delay will be, it could dominate through to the end of 2019 meaning a steady and cautious, if not unpredictable, year.

 

Whatever the outcome is; a deal as planned, a delayed deal or even a no deal then we do foresee the market to the cautious throughout 2019. Obviously the sooner the decision is made then the more likely it will be that we will see stability in our industry and the overall market conditions of the UK bringing confidence back in and normality taking hold.

 

As most of our clients tend to sit within either; Technology, Professional Services, Financial Services we definitely haven’t seen any change with new opportunities, however the market is all around confident and if confidence is high then opportunity will flow.

 

If you are looking for exceptional staff or your next career move then contact us on 01932 230868 or commercial@jenrick.co.uk

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