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Cyber Security Analyst

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Knutsford, Cheshire
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 26/01/2018
  • Job reference: J380652A

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Cyber Security Analyst

3 months initially


Role Purpose

  • Core purpose of the role will be to deploy and integrate best in class solutions for holistic end-to-end security comprising of both 3rd party and internally developed applications, big data and bespoke automations.
  • The role will require you to work with architects, application and infrastructure teams on adoption of strategic security components and services. Working with these teams; you will assist planning, and then deployment and integration of components which interact with strategic security services.

Key accountabilities:

  • Development/deployment/integration - ThreatConnect, IBM Resilient, migration of SIEM (likely McAffee Nitro to Splunk SE), Tanium, Appian (case management), ServiceNow, Atlassian stack (JIRA, Confluence, Hipchat), BigData/Cloudera Hadoop, Anaconda Enterprise Notebooks (Python), bespoke internal API/UI
  • Creation of a leading edge API framework and integration framework with all new tools seamlessly integrated
  • Support delivery streams effectively and deliver high quality Back End according to requirements and great satisfaction for scrums and assisting operations from both a security and technical point of view

Technical Knowledge

  • Capability to be persistent and creative in solving complex and challenging problems
  • Extensive experience creating innovative solutions
  • Ability to differentiate between vulnerability and threat centric approaches.
  • Proven capability in programming/Scripting skills
  • Strong understanding of the security mechanisms associated with Windows or Unix operating systems, switched networks, web based applications and databasesIn-depth technical understanding of most of the following is required to succeed in the role.Security Products
  • SIEM - Splunk and Splunk SE or McAfee Nitro
  • Incident Management - IBM Resilient, ServiceNow
  • Endpoint Management - Tanium, Symantec EPO
  • Data Leakage Prevention - Vontu
  • Behavioural Analytics - Exabeam
  • Development/Tooling
  • Strong Development Experience - Java, .NET/C#
  • Strong Scripting - Python, Bash, PowerShell
  • Strong DB skill - MS-SQL, MySQL, BigData/Cloudera, Elastic Search
  • Source Control - Stash/Git
  • Atlassian Suite (JIRA, Confluence, HipChat)
  • Infrastructure
  • Strong systems knowledge - Windows,RedHat, AD, Packaging and deployments (MSI/rpm)
  • Infrastructure services - Bluecoat, Infoblox
  • Identity, federation and authentication technologies (eg SAML, OAUTH).
  • Web Services technologies (eg REST, XML, JSON)
  • Service-oriented architectures and security issues (egIaaS, PaaS)
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