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Security Incident Analyst - Contract - Berkshire

Job Title: Security Incident Analyst - Contract - Berkshire
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PP/C/SIA/FC_1502990774
Contact Name: Fred Cope
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Security Incident Analyst - Contract - 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 in a brand new role.

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.

  • 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
  • TCP/IP / MPLS / OSPF / BGP etc - strong networking knowledge
  • Multiple OS - Windows, Linux, Solaris, UNIX
  • Scripting knowledge using BASH, Python, Perl and Ruby

Your duties will include:

  • Continuous monitoring of security tooling
  • 'Light touch' penetration testing with open source tooling (e.g. Metasploit)
  • 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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