Junior Cyber Security Analyst - Leeds

Leeds, UK
£20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Dec 13, 2017
Dec 22, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Junior Cyber Security Analyst - Leeds

Fantastic opportunity for a junior cyber security analyst to work for a global cyber security organisation based in Leeds.

This role would suit a either someone with a good grounding in IT security or a graduate (or similar) looking to take a step into the security world.

Key responsibilities

- Monitor global IDS, Network Intruder, Firewall, DDoS detection and mitigation, availability and SIEM platforms looking for potential threats, vulnerabilities and indicators of compromise.
- Provide Incident remediation and prevention documentation and recommendations to customers based on defined procedures and analyst experience.
- Document and conform to processes related to security monitoring procedures.
- Provide excellent customer service to ensure the continued delivery of high quality of the SOC services.
- Initiate escalation procedure to counteract potential threats, vulnerabilities and threat actors.
- Compilation and review of service focused reporting.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Ability to work on a shift basis including weekends and evenings.



Theoretical knowledge of security toolsets such as SIEM, IDS, Vulnerability Management, Availability Monitoring and other threat detection technologies.
- Pre-existing knowledge of common network protocols.
- Pre-existing knowledge of Windows and Linux based operating systems.
- Ability to critically analyse information and report the conclusions of an investigation.
- Ability to stay calm in highly sensitive and high pressure incidents.


- Ability to stay calm during highly sensitive and high pressure incidents.

The following certifications are desirable, but not a requirement. Successful candidates that do not possess these certifications may be tasked with working towards them at the beginning of their employment:
- CompTIA Security+
- CompTIA Network+
- Degree in related field.
- Other relevant certifications.

Fantastic career progression and development opportunities are on offer for successful candidates. If this is of interest we would love to hear from you!
This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/78304815