Senior Security Specialist

Senior Security Specialist

Job Title: Senior Security Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Reference: LW15103_1573463926
Contact Name: Leah Wise
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Job Published: November 11, 2019 09:18

Job Description

Senior Security Specialist - Reading

Tired of the commute into London? Want an exciting opportunity on your doorstep in Reading? Working for an exciting company within the technology sector, my client is recruiting for a Senior Security Specialist.

During this role, you will be reporting into the Senior Management team and will be developing methodologies for threat hunting, adversary emulation and threat migration. The working hours will be Monday to Friday office hours with the option to work from home 1 day per week.

Key Accountabilities for this role:

  • Proactively develop the technical capabilities in detecting, responding and mitigating Cyber attacks and other Cyber Security related issues.
  • To provide technical expertise in establishing the extent of a Cyber Attack, the impact on the business and advising how to best contain the incident.
  • Engage, educate and work effectively with business and technology teams around technical Cyber Security topics

Skills & Experience Required:

  • In depth knowledge of security systems, security architecture, security technology, associated penetration testing and Security Event Management methodologies.
  • Knowledge of SIEM products (IE, ArcSight, Nitro, Q-radar, Splunk) as well as data protection (GDPR).
  • Must have previously worked in a Cyber Security Incident Response role

Salary: up to £65,000 + benefits

Location: Reading

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