Security Threat Intelligence Analyst

Competitive | Leicester | Contract
Posted 10 months ago

• You will analyse information and intelligence relevant to threats facing the systems, infrastructure, and resources critical to client.
• Ideal candidates will be experienced in analysing cyber threats and security intelligence and determining indicators of compromise that are relevant to the client environment. Must display enthusiasm for and interest in Information Security.
• Must have experience in Linux and Windows operating systems. Candidates in this role may also be required to follow the incident response plan and assist SOC Response Analysts when necessary. Must display enthusiasm for and interest in Information Security.

Standard Job Requirements
• Provide initial investigation of security incidents
• Provide communication and escalation throughout the incident per the CSIRT guidelines
• Communicates directly with data asset owners and business response plan owners during high severity incidents
• Hunting for suspicious anomalous activity based on data alerts or data outputs from various toolset
• Perform analysis of log files
• Takes an active part in the containment of incidents, even after they are escalated
• Escalating issues when necessary Technical Competencies
• Knowledge of network security zones, firewall, IDS.
• Knowledge of log formats for syslog, http logs, DB logs and how to gather forensics for traceability back to event.
• Knowledge of packet capture and analysis
• Experience with log management or security information management tools
• Experience with Security Assessment tools (NMAP, Nessus, Metasploit, Netcat)
• Ability to make information security risk determinations
• Effective verbal and written communication skills

Training, Qualifications, and Certifications Preferred: Security Essentials Intrusion Detection in Depth CEH/CISSP QRadar SIEM

Recommended: Hacker Guard: Security Baseline Training Advanced Security Essentials Hacker Techniques, Exploits & Incident Handling

If this role is of interest, please send your details to

For more information about this role, please contact:

Edwin Njuguna
0207 516 1226

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