Cyber Defence Analyst (DV Cleared)

Cyber Defence Analyst (DV Cleared)

Job Title: Cyber Defence Analyst (DV Cleared)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: West Midlands, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: David17_1629449816
Contact Name: David Hitchings
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 20, 2021 09:56

Job Description

I am currently seeking a Cyber Defence Analyst for a 1 year contract to be based in the Midlands paying £550 per day INSIDE IR35. You must have DV clearance.

You will be responsible for designing, delivering, and maintaining operational cyber security capabilities.


  • Develop and integrate security event monitoring and incident management services.
  • Respond to security incidents as they occur as part of an incident response team.
  • Implement metrics and dashboards to give visibility of the Enterprise infrastructure.
  • Assist with the leadership of a composite cyber response team during incidents and investigations
  • Produce documentation to ensure the repeatability and standardization of security operating procedures.
  • Develop additional investigative methods using the Authority's environment's software toolsets to enhance recognition opportunities for specific analysis.


  • Previous experience of Enterprise ICS/network architectures and technologies
  • Experience and knowledge of SIEM solutions; having the ability to identify use cases and their creation, their deployment and tuning.
  • Experience as a mentor/coach to junior analysts
  • Previous experience of utilising the MITRE ATT&CK and Cyber Kill Chain frameworks
  • Skilled in maintaining Microsoft directory services.
  • Skilled in using virtualisation software.
  • Knowledge of key security frameworks (e.g. ISO, NIST 800-53)

If you feel you are a good fit for this role please do send me your CV to

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