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IT Cyber Security Analyst

Job Introduction

We are seeking an experienced Cyber Security Analyst to join our team based from our Head Office at London Bridge (hybrid working).

You will deal with the daily operational cyber security incidents, working closely with the Service teams to mitigate and resolve issues.

Additionally, you will act as a primary contact point for the Security Operations Centre the organisation is partnered with and will work with their analysts to understand and resolve alerts.  

Role Responsibility

Key role responsibilities include;

  • Daily security incident investigation and resolution.
  • Identify flaws in security systems and proactively develop solutions. 
  • Installing and Operating Security Software.
  • Developing and Implementing Organisation-Wide Security Protocols.
  • Performing Ethical Hacking
  • Examining reports, data, and analytics to identify suspicious activity and threats.
  • Point of contact for the SOC (Security Operations Centre) analysts to engage when security alerts are generated.
  • Work with the Cyber Security Manager and other IT teams to achieve and maintain the security requirements to meet compliance with NIS and ISO 9001/27001 trajectory, and other requirements adopted by the organisation.
  • Work with the Infrastructure Manager and Service Manager in defining security baselines for systems and infrastructure.
  • Participate in an on-call escalation rota, covering nights and weekends, including bank holidays to support the service team on security issues.

The Ideal Candidate

To be considered for this role you should demonstrate the below in your application;

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or an educational equivalent
  • 2 Years’ experience working in a Cyber security role.
  • At least 2 Years’ experience working in an IT engineer role.
  • Extensive experience of Microsoft products such as Office 365 and Azure.
  • Experience of working in red/blue team scenarios.
  • Experience with vulnerability management tools.
  • A broad understanding of security technologies including firewalls, proxies, SIEM, EDRs and IDPs.
  • The ability to identify and spotlight vulnerabilities on on-premises and remote networks, correct problems, and prevent security breaches
  • Strong understanding of Network Security.
  • Embodies the 0-trust Framework.
  • Understand the Mitre Framework.
  • Responsibility and conscientiousness, including proper management of patches to defray business impact while keeping security protocols up to date.
  • The ability to think critically and innovatively about the security solutions that can keep data safe while still allowing a business to flourish.
  • Familiar with industry best practices such as NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) and ISO27001.
  • ISC(2) Certifications.
  • CompTIA Security+ (or equivalent).
  • Certified Ethical Hacker.
  • Certified Security Analyst.

Package Description

Southeastern recognises the value of every individual employee and offers benefits that reflect this.

As well as a generous salary, we offer an comprehensive benefits package which includes;

  • A Contributory Final Salary Pension Scheme 
  • Free rail travel on Southeastern and GTR rail services (extends to family members for leisure/educational travel)
  • After a qualifying period, reduced rate travel on other train operators, including European services
  • Up to 25 days annual leave entitlement (plus bank holidays)
  • Private healthcare
  • Access to an array of discounts for retail and leisure products through our benefits scheme.
  • Family friendly benefits including enhanced maternity/paternity leave, parental leave and carers leave.

About the Company

About Southeastern

Southeastern is one of the busiest commuter rail companies in the UK running more than 2,000 trains, and carrying nearly 600,000 passengers every day between London, Kent and East Sussex.

Just over 4,700 employees - mostly from the communities that we serve - work together to provide this vital service and we are looking to expand our successful team. We have a strong set of values that shape the way we run our business and guide our staff in delivering what our customers need. These are:

  • We aim to be the best
  • We make the difference together
  • We care passionately about our people and our passengers

We are also proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives here.

If you have been unsuccessful in the recruitment process for the same/similar position you will not be eligible to apply for a period of 6 months from that date.

All offers of employment are subject to us obtaining satisfactory references (covering all education, training, employment and unemployment in the preceding 5 years and any previous railway employment). We will also complete right to work in the UK and criminal record checks. This is to ensure we are employing the best person for the role and to protect our customers, colleagues and our reputation.

This post will close before the intended closing date should sufficient number of suitable applications be received. Therefore, if you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment.

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