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Threat Awareness Specialist (Home & York)

  • Location

    Home Based

  • Sector:

    Information & Technology

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £20000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Colin McNeil

  • Contact email:

    colinm@scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8975

  • Job ref:

    SP/CS/S/084580

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-07-10

  • Start date:

    2020-07-12

As a technology service provider, our client is recognised for playing a fundamental role in transforming customer experience to accelerate growth. Their IT security business plays a key part in everything they do and an exciting opportunity has arisen to join their dynamic team, working as a Threat Awareness Specialist.

As a Threat Awareness Specialist within their SOC, you will play a key role in customer & operational delivery tasks. You will need to apply and shape your communication and technical skills, to skilfully articulate security, risk and threat information to customers. If you have a background in OSINT and data science, this would also be of interest.

Responsibilities:

• Communicating security and risk impacts to customers via reports and dashboards
• Assisting customers remediate discovered Incidents
• Developing a Threat Intelligence Platform and Service
• Researching and communicating attack types and trends to our Engineers and Analysts to defend against. 

Experience required:

• SOC Fundamentals & a drive to acquire certifications
• IT & Security Infrastructure awareness (Firewalls; IDS/IPS; EDR)
• Knowledge of OSINT and Threat Intelligence systems and platforms
• Strong communication, written and spoken
• Builds positive relationships quickly
• Developed security metric and intelligence reporting and dashboarding
• Managed or responded to cyber security incidents

Requirements

• SC Clearance


Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis (outside IR35 Determination). Agency PAYE and Umbrella engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.
 
 
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