Cyber Threat Hunter

Cyber Threat Hunter

Job Title: Cyber Threat Hunter
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Twickenham, London
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JDCTH_1583159071
Contact Name: Jonathan Dale
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 02, 2020 14:24

Job Description

Cyber Threat Hunter

Location - Twickenham, West London

Salary - £50-70k (DOE) + Bonus + Benefits

Working Hours - Mon-Fri, 9-5

Currently working with a Technology and Infrastructure giant who are looking to bring in an experienced Cyber Threat Hunter to help build out their newly formed Cyber Hunting Unit and compliment their well-established CSIRT capability. This is a really exciting position working within an established team of Cyber Incident Response specialists where you will be given the autonomy to investigate, research and proactively hunt for various cyber security threats, whilst also being afforded multiple training opportunities.


  • Monitor and respond to various alerts generated by the security monitoring toolsets (SIEM, IDS/IPS, NAC, VM).
  • Act as an escalation point and mentor to the more junior members of the team, guiding them through the most complex investigations.
  • Work closely with the security/content engineering teams to develop use-cases and improve overall efficiency of the CIRT processes.
  • Proactively hunt for unknown threats and undetected malicious activity.
  • Develop new threat hunting strategies and enhance incident response processes/playbooks.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Significant experience working within a dedicated SOC/CIRT function.
  • Commercial experience across packet analysis, incident response, malware analysis / reverse engineering, SIEM log analysis and translating cyber threat intelligence into actionable outcomes.
  • Experience mentoring junior members and acting as a technical lead within incident response.
  • One of the following qualifications would be advantageous:
    • GIAC GCIA (Intrusion Analyst), GCIH (Incident Handler), GREM (Reverse Engineering & Malware Analysis), GCDA (Detection Analysis), GCFA (Forensics Analyst), GCFE (Forensics Expert)

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