Cyber Security Analyst

June 12, 2020

Location: London (with potential for travel)

Division/ Team: Cyber Security

Type of Contract: Permanent

Who can Apply:

  • Candidates with a 2.1 degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (STEM). As we security clear all our staff, you need to have been a permanent UK resident for at least the last 5 years and be legally entitled to work in the UK.
  • Operating across all stages of the Software Development Lifecycle SDLC, you will have a remit to innovate and build the future for our clients.
  • You will be working within an industry-leading team of cyber security consultants and engineers providing solutions for major clients, both blue chip and in the government sector.
  • Our working environment will be open and interactive facilitating collaboration with colleagues, clients and ecosystem partners.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Analysing diverse sources of technical data to identify suspicious activity or suspected cyber attacks
  • Monitoring operational security management systems – ensuring timely detection, investigation and remediation of potential cyber threats
  • Using advanced security analytics tools to determine emerging threat patterns and vulnerabilities
  • Providing security incident triage and investigation, and management of cyber response processes
  • Completing Client projects and tasks associated with security monitoring, detection, incident response and security intelligence
  • Collaborating in Red Team / Blue Team exercises and incident rehearsals
  • Continually seeking to build a greater understanding of a cyber problem until all the facts have been established
  • Creating cyber kill chains and managing investigation timelines
  • Perform administrative duties such as creating new types of data enrichment feeds, detection logic and threat intelligence reports.

Essential requirements:

  • Ability to read and understand raw system data including security event logs, system logs, application logs, and device logs
  • A good knowledge of TCP/IP networks, including the technologies and protocols commonly used in local area and wide area networks
  • Ability to recognise a sophisticated attack, and how to identify patterns within event data, threat intelligence and malware analysis
  • A good working knowledge of a variety of security technologies, including network and application firewalls, host-intrusion prevention and anti-virus
  • A basic knowledge and of common infrastructure and security architectures
  • Experience with vulnerability management tools and methodologies
  • Practical knowledge of the Cyber Security threat landscape and current affairs.

Desirable requirements:

  • BSc in Computer Sciences, Mathematics or Engineering (min 2:1)
  • Hold or working towards a security certification; SANS (e.g. GSEC, GCIA, GCIH, GPEN) or equivalent.
  • Relevant TCP/IP network experience, or certifications such as CompTIA Network+ or CCNA.
  • Familiarity with ISO27001 and other security standards.

Benefits of working with 6point6:

At 6point6, we offer a fantastic compensation package which is well above industry standards with a host of other benefits including company pension, laptop, cycle to work scheme, private medical and dental insurance and a generous holiday allowance.

Life at 6point6:

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Cyber Security Analyst

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