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Director / CLAS Consultant

“During my time as a contracting consultant Chris at InfoSec People has stood out from the crowd in providing good advice and quality opportunities, culminating in an excellent contract with a major systems engineering company in 2009/2010. I have valued his ready (and impartial) guidance and would have no hesitation in working with him again or recommending him to others.”


Senior Security Analyst, Didcot, £42-52k + package

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Senior Security Analyst, Didcot, £42-52k + package

InfoSec People, the cyber security recruitment experts, are seeking a Senior Security Analyst near Didcot.

This organisation supports critical national infrastructure, providing managed cyber security services to a wide range of commercial and public sector entities across the UK.

As a senior member of the Security Operations Centre team, you will be monitoring sophisticated DDoS-mitigation and log analysis systems, collecting threat intelligence and leading the Incident Response process. In addition to investigating potential malicious activity and building the threat intelligence product, you will spend a significant amount of time speaking with customers about their specific concerns and security needs, providing advice on how to manage the threat of malware, phishing, DDos, APTs and other sophisticated attacks.

Duties & Responsibilities

* Monitoring of commercial and proprietary SIEM, IDS/IPS and other network security tools
* Lead the Incident Response and investigation effort, coordinating internal and customer resources
* Continue the development of high-quality threat intelligence products and reports
* Augment and update processes, play books and procedures
* Communicate frequently with customers to understand their concerns and needs, matching the service provision accordingly
* Collaborate with the pen test and wider security teams to share knowledge, trends and best practice

Skills & Experience Needed

* Previous experience of working in a cyber security monitoring role, ideally within a SOC
* exposure to large scale DDoS attacks and mitigation techniques
* Knowledge of network security tools and devices, including SIEM, IDS/IPS, firewalls and AV
* Understanding of network protocols and architecture
* Broad knowledge of information security mitigations techniques and accreditation standards
* Recognised security qualification is desirable, ideally SANS, CISSP or Security+

This is a full-time, permanent role based near Didcot, Oxfordshire. Working hours are Monday to Friday on day shift only, totalling 35 hours per week. The remuneration package includes a salary of £42-52k per annum, an outstanding pension scheme and impressive benefits package.

For more information and to apply for this position, please contact James Marklove, Lead Consultant at InfoSec People, on 01242507100 or email .

Salary: £42000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + package

Location: South-east

Job Type: Permanent

Job Duration:

Start Date: ASAP

Date Advertised: 2018-05-22 11:37:07



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