Cyber Threat Security Analyst

Premier Group

Premier Group is a global privately owned recruitment agency, offering high quality recruitment services to the whole of the UK, mainland Europe and the US, with offices in Reading, London, Manchester, Birmingham and New York.

I am working exclusively with my client, who are a market leading, reputable retail organisation who are looking for a Cyber Threat Security Analyst to join their rapidly growing cyber security function in Peterborough. This is a great opportunity for individuals looking to work amongst a breadth of talent and experience and progress their career in the information and cyber security world

Key Responsibilities (not limited to):

Perform threat identification and vulnerability management duties across all networks across the organisation
Responsible for ensuring that security vulnerabilities are raised to internal teams and/or 3rd party suppliers
Responsible for the identification of internal and external threats and vulnerabilities to the organisations networks
Responsible for fine-tuning vulnerability management toolsets to provide maximum benefit and reduce overall company cyber risk
Responsible for liaising with stakeholders to perform vulnerability scanning and remediation activities, determine impacts, and recommendations for vulnerability management improvements
Configure network scans, schedule network scans to run with bandwidth use in mind, and ensure accurate vulnerability assessment

Required Skills/Experience:

Proven experience in managing and performing vulnerability scans using Tenable Network Security Nessus, OpenVAS, Qualys or similar Vulnerability Assessment (VA) scanner operations for identifying network and platform risks and mis-configurations.
Strong analytical skills, capable of analysing complex technical information to identify patterns, trends and linkage.
Previous experience within vulnerability management
Excellent written and verbal skills, with the ability to translate complex concepts into easily understood principals.

Desirable Skills/Experience:

Understanding of ITIL principals
Previous experience writing vulnerability management procedures
Previous experience dealing with vulnerability management across complex network topologies.
One or more of the following qualifications: CISSP, GSEC, GPEN

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