Lead Cyber Security Analyst Ref# V-32409-1

  • South East, Southampton, UK
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32409-1

Holt Executive are supporting a leading marine robotics company that support a range of industries. Our partner has a requirement for a Lead Cyber Security Analyst to build, operate, and maintain the security operations function.

The successful incumbent will be the Security Controller for UK Government’s List X contractors as well as being responsible for other Cyber Essentials program.

Key Responsibilities for the Lead Cyber Security Analyst:

  • Creating and managing the UK Government’s List-X and Cyber Essentials program functions and relationships.
  • Assist with evaluating the Cyber Security Operations functions, whether that is with a local team, or a 3rd party service.
  • Primary areas of responsibility for the Armada fleet will be access control, authentication, intrusion detection, anomaly detection, malware defense, network security, security analytics, data protection, and vulnerability management.
  • Coordinate with IT Operations and others on ticketing items, anomaly detection, and immediate remediation.
  • Manages and improves SOC operations, mentoring staff, and ensuring the team maintains current skills.
  • Employs detection and monitoring capabilities to detect and respond to threats related to Armada vessels.
  • Ensures appropriate security evaluations (i.e. vulnerability and penetration testing) are occurring.
  • Cooperates with IT security and operations on the development, and testing of the Disaster Recovery Plan.
  • Is prepared to act as stand-in for the Director, Cyber Security as required to address security issues.
  • When needed, engage in and oversee threat research, vulnerability management, event correlations, and incident response.

Key Skills & Experience for the Lead Cyber Security Analyst:

  • Eight (8) years of experience working with and managing people in security operations, vulnerability management, red team/incident responder, security operations analyst or similar position.
  • BS or BA in computer science, information security, cyber security or in a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Recent experience with UK Government’s List-X program, including initiating the application process, and acting as the Security Controller.
  • Previous experience dealing with vulnerability management and appropriate risk control associated with those vulnerabilities.
  • Able to design, implement, and maintain cyber security programs.
  • Able to perform cyber security risk assessments, and security tests.
  • Possess excellent presentation skills, including presentation development, and advanced skills in O365.
  • Must be able to hold appropriate security clearances as required
  • Be willing to travel up to 10%, domestically and internationally.
  • Driven, proactive and able to work autonomously with little supervision towards the company’s purpose. 
  • Enthusiastic about protecting people and the planet.

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