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Security Incident Analyst - Contract - 6 months - Berkshire

Job Title: Security Incident Analyst - Contract - 6 months - Berkshire
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PP/C/SIA/FC_1530696764
Contact Name: Fred Cope
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Security Incident Analyst - Contract - 6 months - Berkshire

A leading Telecommunications company is looking for a Security Incident Analyst to join their team on an initial 6 month basis. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a great company.

  • Experience performing security event and incident detection and handling in an operational environment
  • 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

You will be sitting within the Risk and Security Team and will helping 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.

Your duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • 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

Please apply via this site in the first instance or send a CV with covering note to

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