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Cyber Security Analyst

ISource Group
Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Role: Cyber Security Analyst
Contract Length: 12 months
Location: Remote working for 2 - 3 months then Leeds (5 days a week in the office)
IR35: Inside
Salary: 650pd
Security Clearance: SC - must be active. People to start ASAP
Minimum Requirement: splunk exp, analyst currently in a soc role / analyst position.

The Cyber Security Analyst Ops represents the first line of the CSOC monitoring capability aimed at analysing and identify potential security threats facing my client as identified by the monitoring and detection capabilities.

The Cyber Security Analyst Risk Focus on supporting the Data Security Centre's (DSC's) Risk consultants with the provision of Cyber Security advice and guidance to project teams assuring the cyber resilience of all systems prior to live-service; provides support regarding all activities, processes, and tools used for validating and insuring the integrity of technology-based information, including guidance to entities to mitigate and reduce risk.
The Cyber Security Analyst Assurance Delivery is focused on system / service wide assurance to organisations to assess and ensure that they are practising good data security and that proscribed standards and compliance regimes are adhered to appropriately.

1. Act as a 'Tier 2' analyst, including ownership of Tier 2 incidents.
2. Control the activities of the CSOC's Tier 1 analysts.
3. Act as the deputy major incident manager.
4. Provide SME support and input to the DSC's Innovation and
Delivery team.
5. Provide support and escalation to the CSOC's Tier 3 analysts.

The role:
  • Keep up to date with the latest security and technologydevelopments, to include: researching and evaluating emerging cyber security threats and ways to manage them.
  • Use the Splunk SIEM to monitor for attacks, intrusions and unusual, unauthorised or illegal activity.
  • Investigate security alerts and provide incident response.
  • Use advanced analytic tools (Splunk, Windows ATP, Cisco StealthWatch) to determine emerging threat patterns and vulnerabilities.
  • Liaise with the Cyber Security Lead Operations in relation to cyber security issues and provide future recommendations.
  • Support the Lead Operations plan for disaster recovery in the event of any security breaches.
  • Generate reports for technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and management support to the protective monitoring teams.
  • Provide detailed analysis and reporting to inform and direct the "use case factory". This involves identifying cases from threat intelligence, post incident reports or researched work.
  • Develop and work closely within the security operation centre to create new orchestrated and automated workflows.


  • Post-graduate level degree or equivalent level of experience.
  • Evidence of continuous professional development...... click apply for full job details

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