Cyber Security Analyst – L1

Marcus Donald People Limited
March 4, 2024
City Of London, United Kingdom
Job Type
£42000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: + Bonus + Excellent Benefits



A globally recognised Financial Institution, celebrated for its award-winning inclusive culture and top-ranking employee engagement programme, is in search of a Level 1 Cyber Security Analyst to enhance its team. This role is crucial as a first responder to security incidents within a global 24/7/365 operating environment. The appointed individual will be tasked with monitoring and investigating security events using case management (Service Now) and SIEM tools.

This is a HYBRID position, requiring attendance at the London City office for a minimum of two days per week. The standard working hours are Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A robust background in information security or systems and computer operations (e.g., Identity & Access Management, Vulnerability and Configuration Management, Threat Intel, IT operations, Certification & Key Management, Security Platform Administration, Security Incident Response).
  • A post-secondary degree in Business, Computer Science, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of formal training, certification, or work experience.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Demonstrated collaboration and team skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Scripting and coding skills in one or more languages.
  • Experience within a regulated environment, understanding its complexities and the impact of security platforms.
  • Candidates with or pursuing industry-recognised information security certifications will be preferred.


  • Investigate and triage security events to assess their validity and impact, classifying incidents by severity.
  • Analyse data to contextualise events, aiming to identify potential security threats, vulnerabilities, and patterns of malicious activity.
  • Work collaboratively with other security teams (incident management, incident response, threat intelligence, insider threat) to escalate and manage security incidents effectively.
  • Recommend improvements for security monitoring operations through enhanced automation and process efficiency.
  • Build relationships with internal and external stakeholders to support business objectives and operational activities for Cyber Security.

Opportunity Highlights:

This role offers a platform to think creatively and propose innovative solutions. You will gain exposure to a wide range of cyber security tools and industry-leading solutions. If you're seeking a position where your ideas are valued and you're supported in personal and professional growth, this opportunity is for you.

For consideration, please forward your CV to the attention of ALISON CALDER or call 0203 328 0400.

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