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Security Incident Analyst

Job Title: Security Incident Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Daily Rate
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: LS/SecIncAn/C/3/AA_1531133580
Contact Name: Leanne Summers
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Security Incident Analyst - Contract - Berkshire

A leading mobile telecoms company is searching for a Security Incident Analyst to join their team in Berkshire on a contract basis.


Working within the Risk and Security Team, you will help to develop and shape operational security against a backdrop of significant change in security capabilities.

You will be reviewing incidents alongside Incident Management to determine if the issue affects confidentiality or integrity of the systems.

  • Continuous monitoring of security tooling.
  • Performing regular and ad-hoc vulnerability assessment.
  • Reporting on vulnerabilities to the PVG via the alert systems.
  • Conducting spot checks on logs on various systems.
  • Building, understanding and documenting logging for systems.
  • Developing centralised logging, reporting and intelligence platforms.
  • Collecting external intelligence information from wide ranging sources, translated into applicable format and disseminated accordingly.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Experience reviewing and analysing security events from various monitoring and logging sources.
  • Knowledge and experience with packet analysis.
  • Scripting knowledge using BASH, Python, Perl and Ruby.
  • Experience performing security event and incident detection and handling in an operational environment such as SOC, CSIRT, CERT, etc.
  • Experience reviewing and analysing Security Events from various monitoring and logging sources.
  • Experience in web site and web application security assessment or penetration testing.
  • Previous experience working as a part of an IT Security team or in Incident Response.
  • An active knowledge of current trends in computer security, software/hardware vulnerabilities.
  • An active interest in current security research.
  • Ability to work as part of a CERT Team which may require rotational weekday/weekend on-call coverage.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to understand and implement technical vulnerability corrections.
  • Experience of malware analysis.
  • Knowledge of multiple operating systems including Windows, Linux, Solaris.
  • Skills in Host and Network Forensics.
  • Robust networking knowledge including TCP/IP, MPLS, OSPF, BGP.

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