Endpoint Protection Analyst

  • Location

    Warwickshire, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Jack Williams

  • Contact email:

    Jack.Williams@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH99094_1560423435

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    -

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-13

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    #

Endpoint Protection Analyst - Global Client (Wellesbourne, West Midlands)

What to expect

Our global client are boosting investment in the Security Operations Center and you will be at the heart of the growth by leading our client's security team. As the Endpoint Protection Senior Analyst you will be responsible for monitoring, detecting, containing, and remediating security incidents, utilising a suite of security software tools. You will identify the vulnerabilities, monitoring those contained and those mitigated, as well as the time to detect, respond and mitigate the vulnerabilities.

The position will also involve deploying and maintaining endpoint protection, detection and response tools and perform in-depth and advanced analysis of security-related events. Managing escalated security-related events will be a key responsibility, advising the Cyber SOC Manager in making evidence-based decisions on how to respond based on the extent and severity of the intrusion. This will be conducted by drawing on knowledge of threat actors, including their motivation, infrastructure and capabilities.

You will be applying threat intelligence to build an awareness picture of emerging issues within the SOC and contribute to the SOC strategy by refining standards, processes and procedures. Experience across a wide range of platforms will be essential as you will be expected to handle incidents across Windows, Mac, and Linux. The successful candidate will be working with the Senior Security Analyst's and report into the Head of ICS GRC, Security Operations Manager and the Cyber Security Program Manager.

What you'll need

We are looking for a degree educated leader with a security background and strong experience of handling incident response, with experience in threat hunting and investigating in previous roles.

Experience in the EEP/EDR tools deployment and maintenance will be an essential requirement. We are keen to speak to people with knowledge of network protocols and analysis tools, with the ability to perform analysis of associated network logs. An understanding of secure network architecture and strong background in performing network operations will be essential. As well as an understanding of common Intrusion Analysis models (e.g. Cyber Kill Chain) and the ability to apply them to enhance analysis and reporting.

It's also desirable for you to have an advanced knowledge and experience of current threat landscape and a good understanding of malware operations, indicators, and known examples of APTs.

So why us?

We're looking for you to lead our client's growing Security team in Warwickshire, where you will be working alongside the best security specialists in the world.

  • Competitive salary - option to increase by opting for 40 hours per week rather than 37 hours
  • 26 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Bonus annually dependant upon personal performance
  • Employee Learning Scheme - £150 per year towards any learning activity of your choice
  • Privilege car scheme