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Security Threat Intellegence Analyst

Job Title: Security Threat Intellegence Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £500 - £550 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JO0000000688_1516375923
Contact Name: Prospectus
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Job Published: January 19, 2018 15:32

Job Description

Security Threat Intelligence Analyst ( 6 months Contract) - London

The Role
The Security Threat Analyst role is part of the Client SOC.Analysis of information and intelligence relevant to threats facing the systems, infrastructure, and resources critical to Client.Experienced in analysing cyber threats and security intelligence and determining indicators of compromise that are relevant to the environment.Must display enthusiasm for and interest in Information Security. Must have experience in Linux and Windows operating systems. The role may also be required to follow the incident response plan and assist SOC Response Analysts when necessary.

Standard Job Requirements
* Provide initial investigation of security incidents
* Provide communication and escalation throughout the incident per the CSIRT guidelines
* Communicates directly with data asset owners and business response plan owners during high severity incidents
* Hunting for suspicious anomalous activity based on data alerts or data outputs from various toolsets
* Perform analysis of log files
* Takes an active part in the containment of incidents, even after they are escalated
* Escalating issues when necessary

Technical Competencies
* Knowledge of network security zones, firewall, IDS
* Knowledge of log formats for syslog, http logs, DB logs and how to gather forensics for traceability back to event
* Knowledge of packet capture and analysis
* Experience with log management or security information management tools
* Experience with Security Assessment tools (NMAP, Nessus, Metasploit, Netcat)
* Ability to make information security risk determinations
* Effective verbal and written communication skills

Training, Qualifications, and Certifications
Security Essentials
Intrusion Detection In Depth

Hacker Guard: Security Baseline Training
Advanced Security Essentials
Hacker Techniques,
Exploits & Incident Handling

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