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Our client a leading Government body are seeking to recruit a Lead Security Analyst for a 6 month initial contract and you will bring the below skill set:
You will use your experience and in-depth knowledge of cyber-attack methods and techniques to lead the SOC security monitoring activities across a truly hybrid technical estate consisting of both on-premise and multi-cloud deployments. Continuous improvement is a key part of this role, and you will be expected to identify and implement lessons learned from security incidents as part of a continuous improvement cycle. This is a leadership position and you'll be responsible for managing and mentoring junior SOC staff.
You will lead incident responses and enhance incident response protocols and processes for communication within the organisation. Produce detailed incident reports and technical briefs for management and external stakeholders as required. You will design and conduct regular exercises to test incident response procedures.
Lead the Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC) to monitor and defend the multiple UKHO networks against all cyber threats, providing expert advice to junior SOC staff.
Lead the vulnerability management program to ensure that critical/High vulnerabilities are detected and remediated.
Develop CSOC processes, procedures and playbooks to improve the CSOC operational effectiveness and efficiency.
Analyse lessons learned and produce thorough documentation on complex incidents focussing on the improvements that can be made to processes, playbooks, and tooling.
Define and implement the CSOC roadmap and monitoring strategy.
Ensure proper monitoring and response plans are in place to enable the timely and effective response to, and management of, incidents, alarms, notifications, calls and other activities related to the CSOC and new cyber threats.
Work with Engineering teams in relation to new developments and solution testing.
Line manage a small team of SOC Analysts.
Excellent knowledge of cybersecurity technologies, trends and strategy - including cyber threat landscape, adversary methodologies and cyber defence strategies
Previous experience working in a lead role in one of the following security areas: CSOC Analyst, Malware Researcher, Threat Analyst - 3 years minimum
Expert understanding and demonstrable experience of security log analysis, security analytics, EDR, SIEM and other monitoring platforms
Advanced understanding and demonstrable experience of network architecture, IT infrastructure, applications, and systems. Including an understanding of cloud services such as Azure and AWS
Solid knowledge of various information security frameworks, for example the MITRE Attack Framework
Lead role experience of cyber incident response and management
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