Senior Cyber Security Analyst

Senior Cyber Security Analyst

Job Title: Senior Cyber Security Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basingstoke
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2015-05-25
Reference: J12745
Contact Name: Nathan Sweeney
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 05, 2017 14:57

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Cyber Security Engineer that has programming skills in any language such as Python/ C++ /C# / Java to join our prestigous client based in Basingstoke, Hampshire. The CSOC Senior Cyber Security Engineer will be primarily responsible for the design, implementation and management of the Security Incident Event Management (SIEM) deployments and responsible to the CSOC Manager for the provision of protective monitoring capabilities. The CSOC Senior Cyber Security Engineer shall be responsible for the maintenance of the CSOC SIEM platform and software and supporting the CSOC analysts with 3rd line technical support. The Senior Cyber Security Engineer will also support on the training of new staff and provide technical consultancy on bids and the on-boarding of customers.

Responsible for researching, developing and maintaining proficiency in tools, research techniques, countermeasures and trends in computer and network vulnerabilities, data obfuscation and encryption
Responsible for the day-to-day overview, incident handling and administration, while providing 3rd line technical support to the CSOC team Leader and Analysts
Shall carry out operational tuning and SIEM deployment management.
Responsible to the CSOC manager for the day-to-day operational aspects of all SIEM deployments within the ITO managed services network environments
Provide 3rd line technical security support to the CSOC team
Provide technical sign off for all security incidents in conjunction with the Team leader
Assist CSOC analysts with carrying out detailed analysis to understand the root cause and provide incident response and reporting to maintain operational effectiveness
Conduct audit and compliance assessment tests on information systems

Experience and Skills:
Thorough Data analysis experience and skills
Knowledge of interrogating networks
Experience supporting and training within a team environment
Some experience either working in a military security background, IT forensics skills and training or a Traditional IT security type role
Programming skills C++, Python, C# or any other language
This role requires enhanced security clearance to secret (SC) level. Candidates will be required to meet the criteria and seek Defence Vetting Agency clearance. For eligibility criteria, please refer to the Defence Vetting Agency website.

For more details call Nathan Sweeney on 01202 596365 or send a CV to

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