Cyber Security Analyst & Consultant

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Cyber Security Analyst & Consultant

My client, a Global Cyber Solutions provider specialising in Professional Services and first class APT tracking and remediation services, seeking a proven Cyber Security Analyst for a client facing consulting role. To find out more, please read on and apply!

Job Description

Security Analyst & Consultant
Competitive Salary & Benefits package
I am seeking a proven Cyber Security Analyst, able support both CIRT analysis and onsite SOC related transformation consultancy engagements within a client environment.
Specific Functions:
" Perform the following functions as individual assignments or as part of a team:
" Maintain situational awareness of cyber activity by reviewing open source reporting for new vulnerabilities, malware, or other threats that have the potential to impact the organisation.
" Perform cyber threat intelligence analysis, correlate actionable security events, perform network traffic analysis using raw packet data, net flow, IDS, IPS, and custom sensor output as it pertains to the cyber security of communication networks, and participate in the coordination of resources during incident response efforts.
" Coordinate resources during enterprise incident response efforts, driving incidents to timely and complete resolution.
" Perform analytic support focused on Cyberspace doctrine, policies, strategies, capabilities, and Cyberspace groups, individuals, organisations, tools, tactics, and procedures.
" Employ advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, including forensic analysis and volatile data collection and analysis.
" Conduct malware analysis of attacker tools providing indicators for enterprise defensive measures.
" Analyse reports to understand threat campaign(s) techniques, lateral movements and extract indicators of compromise (IOCs).
" Recommend sound remediation and recovery strategies, suggest defensive policy enhancements and information technology procedures.
" Interface with external entities including law enforcement organisations, intelligence community organisations and other government agencies as required.
" Deliver status reports, briefings, recommendations, and findings to management and executives as required.
Qualifications & Skills
" You will ideally hold industry leading and relevant certifications, such as CISSP, GCFA, GCIH, CHFI, SEC.
" Happy in role involving up to 50% travel - including trip across Europe, APAC and possibly the US
" Proven background working with security technologies including Intrusion Detection & Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), Firewalls & Log Analysis.
" SIEM, Network Behaviour Analysis tools, Antivirus, and Network Packet Analysers knowledge and hands on experience
" Previous working experience working a SOC environment and/or experience evaluating large corporate enterprise networks and cyber security organisations
" Minimum 1 years' experience working with Digital Forensics tools in an Enterprise environment.
" Exposure and knowledge to Digital Forensic tools
" Cyber Incident Response experience and knowledge including the IR lifecycle.
" Advanced Knowledge of the TCP and IP protocol suite, security architecture, DNS and remote access security techniques and products.

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Key Consultant

Tom Hickling

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I specialise within the network security market, focusing on SIEM, Next-Gen Firewalls, IDS, SOC and IR skills. I excel in placing senior security engineers, professional services and pre-sales consultants within my given niche. I strive to build long-term, fruitful relationships with varied MSSPs, vendors and consultancies, working with hiring managers and internal recruitment teams.