NDR & XDR Consultant

Job Type:
Cyber Security
Job reference:
27 days ago

Role Title: Security Monitoring - NDR & XDR Consultant
Duration: 6 Months
Location: Knutsford / Hybrid (2 days on site)
Rate: £567/d - Umbrella only

Would you like to join a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation?

Our client is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms.

Role purpose / summary

As an experienced NDR & XDR Consultant, you will assist in the strategic design, implementation, and ongoing optimisation of Security Monitoring Project initiatives within the banking organisation.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Enhance visibility of Malicious Traffic
  • Deploy Network Detection and Response (NDR & XDR)
  • Develop telemetry solution to give full observability of malicious traffic.
  • Investigate strategic XDR solution.
  • Work with global teams to provide consistent processes and solutions.
  • Competency to lead technical and strategic conversations with respect to NDR / XDR and can advise partners on complex technical design and deployments.

Key Skills/ requirements

  • 3 - 4+ years of Industry experience
  • Experience working with vendors to implement and support NDR XDR technology, including troubleshooting and upgrades.
  • Experience designing and building high-performance, secure, scalable, observable, supportable, and maintainable backend services.
  • Maintaining DLP technology, configuring policies and compiling reports
  • Serving as a NDR & XDR subject matter expert within the organisation.
  • Collaborating on rule development lifecycle including policy development, responses rules and maintenance.
  • Atlassian stack - Confluence/JIRA/BitBucket
  • Hands on Unix or Windows Skills
  • Docker experience on both Windows and Unix
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills across complex systems.
  • Able to articulate complicated processes to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience creating designs for implementation of commercial off the shelf products
  • Excellent troubleshooting/problem solving skills.
  • Experience of dealing with incident, problem, and change management processes.
  • Excellent troubleshooting/problem solving skills.
  • Experience of dealing with incident, problem and change management processes.


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline.
  • Previous experience in the financial sector
  • Good awareness of Enterprise Security and Cyber Security as problem domains
  • Demonstrates excellent judgment for balancing between rapid development, long-term code maintainability and supportability.
  • Believes in the power of and the need for writing automated tests as part of development.

All profiles will be reviewed against the required skills and experience. Due to the high number of applications, we will only be able to respond to successful applicants in the first instance. We thank you for your interest and the time taken to apply!

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