Security Operations Analyst

  • Castlefield Rd, Reigate RH2, UK
  • Full-time
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Department: IT
  • Working Hours: 35

Company Description

Here at esure, we’re no strangers to change. As one of the industry leaders in the insurance business, striving to become a world class digital insurer, we’re getting ready for more. It’s creating great new opportunities for innovative and talented industry professionals to join us at a pivotal point in our development.

It’s an opportunity you simply don’t want to miss. You can expect our investment in you to include a highly competitive package, career and development opportunities and flexible benefits built around you and your lifestyle.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Security Operations Analyst to work within our progressive team with a desire to flourish in Cloud Security techniques.

What you'll do:

  • Conducting data analysis from a variety of security tools and reaching out to designated escalation points
  • Assist with monitoring Security management tooling alerts. This will involve monitoring the Security Management consoles, analysing intrusion, vulnerability and audit data
  • Responsible for investigating and documenting security incidents, and correctly identifying, escalating and resolving incidents
  • Collaborate with Security engineers, DevSecOps and Security Architects
  • Produce reports and metrics on status of data protection

Qualifications

What we are looking for:

  • Level 1 experience of working within a Security Operations Centre
  • Good knowledge of IT Security practices
  • An understanding of Kill chain
  • CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) or similar

Essential:

  • Methodical and analytical approach to solving problems
  • A sound understanding of threats and threat vectors
  • Understanding of Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Incident handling and response experience
  • Management and investigation of Email incidents (e.g. phishing)

Bonus points:

  • Experience of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools
  • Awareness of Endpoint Detection Response (EDR) security tooling
  • Familiarity with MITRE ATT&CK
  • Familiarity Data Leakage Prevention strategies, Internet Proxies / Mail Gateways / Secure Single Sign
  • Exposure to at least one programming/scripting language e.g. Python

Professional growth:

We are committed to continual learning, the individual would be supported to grow in missing disciplines:

  • CompTIA Security+ or CISSP
  • AWS Security Specialist
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Additional Information

In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic, we want to emphasise to all applicants that the safety and wellbeing of our candidates and colleagues is esure Group’s number one priority. All interviews will be conducted remotely via a video conference platform to ensure that everyone involved is adhering to the social distancing guidance.

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