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Junior Cyber Security Analyst

Leeds, Yorkshire
£20,000 to £25,000
Job Type
21 Sep 2022
I am looking for a Junior Cyber Security Analyst to join a fast-growing Secure Operations Centre (SOC), based in Leeds. The role will involve working in a team that is responsible for delivering a Managed Detection and Response service to a diverse client base, investigating and resolving security incidents, performing threat hunting, and assisting with security improvements. In addition you will learn to implement and manage a wide range of security products, including firewalls, web filters, IDS/IPS, and code review and vulnerability assessment tools. This is a junior/entry-level position that will provide full training to the successful candidate to allow them to progress their career and be part of the company's Cybersecurity s growth. Person Specification As this is a junior position we are looking for general aptitude in addition to any relevant experience the candidate may already possess, so we welcome applicants from a variety of backgrounds with a passion for the cyber security industry and a keen desire to improve their knowledge. This role would be suitable for candidates with the following backgrounds, although this list is not exhaustive and integration with the team and a willingness to learn are the most desirable qualities: • Some hands-on IT experience (e.g., as part of a previous role or through structured learning) • Exposure to cyber security principles through self-study • Recent graduates (cyber security or forensics degrees would be suitable, as would technically-focused subjects such as physics) The ability to form effective and positive working relationships with customers, suppliers, and colleagues within a fast-paced organisation is key, as well as the ability to familiarise yourself quickly with emerging technologies. The Role The successful candidate will undertake the following duties: • Maintain the systems which support our SOC, including SIEM tools • Conduct alert-based investigations and threat hunting • Update threat intelligence indicators and use open source research to improve detection capabilities • Ongoing tuning of SIEM tools • Incident handling, including advising clients from initial alert through to remediation of underlying issues • Vulnerability assessment • Configuration and management of network security products • Participate in an on-call rota to ensure clients are protected 24 x 7 x 365 Leeds-based 25 days holiday plus bank holidays Vitality Health private health insurance Share options Salary dependent on experience
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  • Job Reference: 718108666-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Tribe Recruitment
    Tribe Recruitment
  • Location: Leeds, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent