Vacancy Details

Security Analyst

  • £20 - £23.21 per hour
  • Warrington, Cheshire

Security Analyst

£20 - £23.21/Hour Inside IR35

Warrington, Hybrid

12 Months

Clearance: SC

We are seeking a Security Operations Cyber Analyst for our client based in Warrington. This role will be office based 3 days per week and the remaining remote. The Security Operations Cyber Analyst role will be an initial 12 month contract paying between £20 - £23.21 per hour inside IR35.

This role is inside IR35 - Due to the service of the role it will now be based on an Umbrella solution.

Clearance: SC

Role Profile:

The role shall cover the monitoring, analysis, escalation and response of incidents and events within Microsoft Sentinel and related Microsoft Azure portals. In addition, there will be a requirement to produce regular reports and provide timely information to the business in relation to Cloud Protective Monitoring.

Role Description
* Manage the interface and output of the Cyber Security Monitoring systems.
* Performing monitoring and analysis of Cyber Security systems identifying and responding to threats.
* Aid in development of detection rules, signatures and Indicators of Compromise for the Cloud and Corporate environments.
* Producing regular reports and provide timely information to the business in relation to Protective Monitoring.
* Maintaining familiarity with legislation and regulations.
* Reviewing, document and applying good practice against all Cyber Security incidents for damage arising from compromise of company sensitive and Government protectively marked information.
* Supporting the DFIR Supervisor in acting as Forensic First Responder as part of the initial response to Cyber Security incidents.
* Delivering effective support for Cyber Security and Digital Forensic activities.
* Support the Cyber Security aspects within the Cyber Security programme.
* Support the S & R Cyber Security and Information Assurance team in the Cyber Security arena.
* Experience working in a technical ICT or Cyber Security role.
* Knowledge & experience of Microsoft security tooling including Azure Sentinel, Microsoft Defender Suite
* Good understanding of corporate / cloud IT infrastructure and system.
* Experience or knowledge of analysing and handling of security related events.
* Experience / Education Equivalence: If candidate has relevant degree (e.g. Computer Security), this counts towards equivalence for demonstrable experience, however irrespective of the candidate's education, hands on experience within equivalent role is required.
* Strong problem solving skills with ability to creativity apply technical knowledge to dynamic and varied investigations.
* Ability to achieve DV and NPPV Clearance

Desirable skills:
Experience in several of the following areas:
* Microsoft Certified: Security Operations Analyst Associate
* Security Incidents Event Management products (SIEM)
* Network Based Intrusion Detection Systems (NIDS)
* Full Packet Capture systems
* Host Based Intrusion Detection Systems (HIDS)
* Configuration, operation, troubleshooting and management (i.e. Tools Specialist) of security tools and appliances
* Variety of Security Event generating sources (e.g. Firewalls, IDS, Routers, Security Appliances)
* Computer forensics tools (stand alone and network)
* Open Source Computer security tools (Vulnerability Assessment, Anti-virus, Protocol Analysis, Exploitation frameworks, IDS / IPS)

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