Junior Cyber Security Analyst - £40,000

Junior Cyber Security Analyst - £40,000

Job Title: Junior Cyber Security Analyst - £40,000
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + 20% Shift allowance
Reference: 166775_1646669525
Contact Name: Lauren Doobay
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 07, 2022 16:12

Job Description

I'm currently working with a Cyber Security company who are interested in bringing in a Cyber Security Analyst to strengthen their Cyber Defence capability. You will be responsible for protecting the security systems of their growing client base and resilience against any compromised systems. This is a sensational opportunity for an aspiring Cyber Security Analyst to work with one of the most adanced MDRs in the UK. You will be at the forefront of a stimulating, fast-paced security environment, tackling high profile threats from a variety of clients. With a great company culture that adapts to the flexible work requirements of their employees, you are guaranteed to thrive and develop your career in an exciting environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor cyber security defense tooling e.g. EDR, SIEM, IDS/IPS, VM etc
  • Investigate incidents utilising tooling in place, as well as actively using opensource investigation tooling e.g. Wireshark, tcpdump, Mojo Packets etc
  • Accurately document and report findings to clients, handling calls and guiding through incidents

Key Requirements

  • Prior experience working within a SOC environment is essential.
  • Exposure to various security monitoring technologies e.g. SIEM, Intrusion Detection / Prevention, Endpoint Detection, etc
  • Passion for cyber security (TryHackMe, home labs etc)
  • Must be eligible for SC Clearance (British Citizen or have lived in the UK for 5 years)

Location - Reading

Salary - £30,000 - £40,000+ 20% Shift Allowance

This role will give you access to work in a dynamic environment, helping clients reach their goals with one of the most highly respected employers in the world. If you are looking to take the next step in your career with an employer who values your professional growth and development this role is perfect for you.

If this sounds of interest, please get in touch with an up to date copy of your CV and convenient time to speak.

Look forward to hearing from you soon.

(PLEASE NOTE: This position does not offer sponsorship)



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