Cyber Security Analyst - R0011253

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27 Sep 2016
30 Oct 2016
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Thales technology makes it possible for two thirds of planes to take off and land safely. Thales also protects 80% of the world’s payment card transactions and is Europe’s number one supplier of defence electronics. Beyond that our people have made London’s Jubilee and Northern Lines 20% more efficient and have delivered more than 300 air defence radars in 26 countries. We’re a leading name in our markets and a diverse, constantly evolving organisation. Join us. Thales UK is seeking a Cyber Security Analyst for its UK operation based in Basingstoke, Hampshire, before our planned office move to Reading in April 2017. In this role, you will be part of an 8 person team providing full-scope Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC) support to Thales UK and its customers. Key Responsibilities: Using the big data toolset Splunk, analyse security incidents for evidence of malicious behaviour . (Training on Splunk provided) Carry out analysis to determine the root cause of events, with the support of big data, enterprise wide forensic toolsets and intelligence processes. Using enterprise wide forensic toolsets, carry out threat hunting activities, looking for trouble. Ingest, analyse and contextualise data and turn that into intelligence for threat assessment and risk management. Applying scientific and analytical skills, develop big data algorithms for detection and reporting of threats against the organisation and sector. Reverse engineer malware and malicious code to determine the risk and impact across differing platforms, from enterprise to field equipment, then feed that information back into the architecture for security enhancement. De-obfuscate code to determine actions of scripts and malware. Perform protocol analysis for the detection and investigation of command and control traffic. Analysis packet level data for the detection and analysis of covert exfiltration mechanisms. Provide advice on configuration of network security devices for service and security enhancement. Liaise with UK Government agencies for intelligence sharing. Participate within the Global Thales security community. Perform vulnerability assessments and penetration tests of systems to determine risk and recommend mitigating actions. Carry out first responder actions, triaging and containing breaches. Identify service inadequacies and contribute to the Customer Service Improvement Plan. Maintain an understanding of current and emerging threats and vulnerabilities and security technology developments. Candidate will need to become familiar with, adhere to and ensure implementation of all Thales security policies and standards and the change control environment. Support client facing / end user helpdesk and other IT Support Team’s. Ensuring support tickets are fully updated with the most current data. Provide proper escalations and hand overs to management and support staff. Experience and Skills: Experience or skilled in one or more of the following areas: Cyber security, network security, forensics, vulnerability assessment, data analytics or big data techniques. A technical degree, PhD or equivalent experience. Knowledge of myriad of operating systems, from the latest to legacy Windows, Unix and embedded SCADA platforms. Understanding of network environments. Understanding of the current and future threats across the cyber landscape. Willingness to keep skills up to date, supported by training and mentoring. To Apply: To apply please click on the Apply button LI - RD This job was originally posted as

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