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    £65000 - £80000 per annum + excellent package

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    Gavin O'Reilly

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    over 1 year ago

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Cyber Security Analyst - Fintech

Cyber Security Analyst with core experience around IDS/IPS, Endpoint Security and SIEM platforms is urgently by a Global Fintech. The successful candidate will also have strong incident response experience.

This is an excellent opportunity for a true cyber security enthusiast to develop their career working within a global organisation at the forefront of development within the cyber space.

The Role:

  • Identify cybersecurity threats and confidently perform analysis of anomalies across networks
  • Monitor Cybersecurity alerts though the use of a Security Information and Event Manager (SIEM) to triage, mitigate and escalate issues
  • Coordinate the initial work-flow and response for different case types with both internal and external teams
  • Work closely with operational support staff to ensure they are actively engaged in potential security threats and concerns
  • Providing round-the-clock support for our global security operations centre.
  • Analysts work a 12-hour shift pattern, including holidays and weekends - so commitment is everything here


  • Strong working knowledge of malware in its varying forms, common delivery mechanisms, and common mitigation steps
  • Ability to convey security concepts related cybersecurity events to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience with IDS/IPS, Endpoint protection, Network Security, WAF, Sandboxing and analysis toolsets.
  • Experience operating and administrating Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) platforms
  • The ability to communicate and collaborate with other team members in a dynamic workforce
  • A solid foundational understanding of TCP/IP and networks to include packet analysis, firewalls, routers, and ACLs
  • Display great problem-solving skills - this coupled with the tenacity and resilience to resolve issues
  • Preferred - security operations experience but candidates with Forensics or Penetration Testing background will also be considered

If you have the relevant skills and would like to hear full details - please forward for an immediate review.

gavin@pioneer-search.com / 0203 828 6967

Cyber Defence Analyst - Fintech