Cyber Incident Responder, Cyber Security

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Cyber Incident Responder, SOC, DIEM, SANS Cyber Defence, Professional Services, Central London

Cyber Incident Responder required to work for a large, forward thinking Professional Services company based in Central London. It will be your job to lead and ensure that the cyber security detect and response capability is effective in the containment, remediation and recovery from cyber incidents as well as ensuring our response to incidents are well defined, tested and effective.


Lead security detection and incident response activities including major incidents
Act as an escalation point for a group of analysts
Analyse and identify trends from incidents, audit findings and any other applicable sources
Ensure timely and effective management of security incidents, identifying root cause and follow up actions to avoid recurrence
Working directly with the outsourced Security Operation Centre (SOC) to ensure all identified incidents are managed to a satisfactory conclusion
Working directly with the in-house IT security team to ensure all identified incidents are managed to satisfactory conclusion
Provide analysis and trending of security log data from a large number of heterogeneous security devices
Provide threat and vulnerability analysis as well as security advisory services
Analyse and respond to previously undisclosed software and hardware vulnerabilities
Investigate, document, and report on information security issues and emerging trends
Proactively seeking indicators of activity that is abnormal and may require further investigations
Detect incidents through proactive hunting analysis of security-relevant data sets and manual techniques
Design and implement automation techniques to improve workflow quality and efficiency as appropriate
Subject matter expert for all cyber incident matters


Proven experience in cyber security incident triage, containment, remediation and recovery steps, ideally in a SOC environment
Background in taking the lead in Incident Response activities
Ability to handle high pressure situations in a productive and professional manner
A proficiency in using SIEM and security products to address cyber incidents
Motivated to establish and eradicate the root cause, not treat symptoms
Keen interest in keeping abreast of current and emerging security/risk technologies, vulnerabilities and threats
Ability to prioritize and action both operational and project demands
Motivate and foster creativity, communication and team working
Security qualification (SANS Cyber Defense, EC-Council Certified Security Analyst or other related certifications preferred)

This is a great opportunity and salary is dependent upon experience. Apply now for more details
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  • CV-131999
  • Permanent
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