Job Overview

Senior Cyber Incident Response Analyst

Location: Guildford, Surrey Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Type: Permanent Contact: Gabriel Moore
Posted: 7 months ago

Senior Detection & Response Analyst - Senior Cyber Incident Response Analyst - Senior Cyber Incident

As a Detection & Response Senior Analyst, you will be a key part of the security operations team detecting and responding to cyber-events, incidents, and working with our global teams to keep this global insurance company safe and secure.

This role would suit someone with a background in Security Operations, or Incident Management, who has experience of taking ownership for cyber security incidents and applying their expertise to identify and prevent attacks.


  • Lead incident response investigations through to closure
  • Identify and respond to security events from security tooling and service providers
  • Advise on forensic activities and chain of custody during incidents
  • Work hand in glove with the Security Engineering team to aid them in implementing new technologies and tuning existing monitoring and alerting technologies
  • Collaborate with the Threat Intelligent team to ensure we are assessing cyber-events in the context of known and emerging threats

Ideal candidates will likely:

  • In-depth knowledge, with demonstrable experience, of incident response management
  • Technical understanding of cyber security incidents, attack vectors, kill chains, and how to manage a cyber-incident to resolution
  • Hands on experience of forensics activities, such as image acquisition
  • Expertise in cyber security tooling (SIEM, DLP, AV, Endpoint Detection, WAF, IDS/IPS etc.)
  • Working knowledge of Information Security defence and intelligence frameworks (i.e. MITRE ATT&CK)
  • Working knowledge of cloud environments, and cloud based security services / tools
  • Experience of continually maturing key documentation and processes, such as playbooks and incident response processes

GCIH certification highly desirable

If you are interested, apply now!

Key words: cyber security, information security, incident response, security, security operations, SOC, security operations centre, cyber incident management, Threat Intelligence, attack vectors, kills chains, SIEM, WAS, endpoint detection, IT security.

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