Cyber Security Analyst

Marcus Donald People Limited
Published
May 8, 2024
Location
City Of London, United Kingdom
Category
Job Type
Salary
£42000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: + Bonus + Excellent Benefits

Description

Cyber Security Analyst – L1
Global Financial institution, with an award-winning inclusive culture and top-ranking employee engagement programme is seeking a L1 Cyber Security Analyst to join its team.  The role is to act as a first responder to security incidents in a global 7/24/365 operating environment. The successful individual will monitor and investigate security events using case management and SIEM tools.
This is a HYBRID role where you will be expected to attend the London City office for a minimum of two days per week. The standard hours of work are Sunday to Wednesday 8am to 5pm.

SKILLS: To be considered for this role you must have:

  • A solid background in information security or with 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)
  • Post-secondary degree in Business or Computer Science, or a related field of study or an equivalent combination of formal training, or industry / technical certifications or work experience.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven collaboration & team skills.
  • Proven ability to work independently.
  • Experience of scripting and coding skills in one or more languages
  • Proven experience within a regulated environment and the complexities that exist in the operating environment and the ways which security platforms impact that environment.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with have or are pursuing industry recognised information security certifications (ISC, ISACA, SANS)

ROLE:  Working in a global operations environment, your responsibilities will include:

  • Investigate and triage security events to determine their validity and impact, classifying incidents according to severity levels.
  • Analyse data to contextualize events with the goal of identifying potential security threats, vulnerabilities, and patterns of malicious activity.
  • Maintain detailed records of security investigations, contextual analysis, and triage procedures in the form of journal entries within cases.
  • Collaborate with other security teams (incident management, incident response, threat intelligence, insider threat) to escalate and manage security incidents effectively.
  • Provide recommendations for improving security monitoring operations via enhanced automation and process efficiency.
  • Stays abreast of industry technical and business trends through participation in professional associations, practice communities and individual learning.
  • Collaborate and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders to deliver on business objectives and to support operational activities for Cyber Security.
  • Exercises judgment to identify, diagnose, and solve problems within given rules.

This role offers the opportunity to think creatively and propose new solutions. You will be exposed to a myriad of cyber security tools and industry leading solutions. If you are looking for a role with a firm which champions employee ideas and supports your personal and professional growth, then this could be the role for you! Please send your CV in for the attention of ALISON CALDER.

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