Cyber Security Incident Response Specialist

Marcus Donald People
June 1, 2022
London, United Kingdom
Job Type
£90000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits: Flatting benefits available


Marcus Donald are currently looking an Cyber Security Incident Response Specialist to join and support a Financial Markets team for a global Financial Services organization.

You will be responsible for cyber security investigations and incident handling and will perform security threat analysis of malware, phishing, email, and web application attacks. Working with various security/internal teams to contain, remediate and escalate security incidents. As well as this, you will be accountable to lead the Response efforts for security incidents.

This role also come with some very flatting Benefits:

  • + Bonus
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 25 days AL (option to purchase up to 5 additional days)
  • Strong Pension Plan

Cyber Security Incident Response Specialist – Responsibilities:

  • Lead and coordinate the investigation effort for cyber security incidents
  • Conduct live response analysis, network analysis, log analysis, and malware triage in support of incident response investigation
  • Manage intake of incidents and reports from internal customers, using the internal ticketing system
  • Serve as Subject Matter Experts for cyber security incidents in meetings with internal and external teams
  • Providing advice and guidance to L1 Analysts
  • Providing assistance and support to L3 the Advanced Threat Detection Team

Cyber Security Incident Response Specialist – Skills:

  • Strong Incident Response and/or Security Operations Centre experience
  • Malware, Network, Web, and Forensic analysis skills
  • Effective investigative skills - inquiry into problem statement/incident leads, analytical approach, hypothesis generation and testing, and creative problem-solving
  • SIEM experience using, SPLUNK, ELK/Elastic or other transferrable tools
  • Knowledge of Firewall, IDS/IPS, Antivirus, SIEM, Web Proxy & Web Application Firewall
  • Experience with Unix/Linux and Windows System Administration
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills within a complex IT environment
  • Knowledge of Cyber Security and Incident Response foundations, theory, terminology

Cyber Security Incident Response Specialist – Desired:

  • Understanding of Cyber Kill Chain, APT TTP and Threat Intelligence
  • Programming/scripting experience is an asset
  • Bachelor's degree or College Diploma in Computer Science, Information Security or other related fields

This is an amazing opportunity for a certain individual, to both grow their knowledge and become a part of a fantastic organization… Feel free to apply directly through this Job Board, or drop me an email, my email is I am looking forward to seeing your application!

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