Senior Security Analyst - Security Operations

Lloyds Banking Group
£30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
06 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
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Our vision is to make Lloyds Banking Group the best bank for customers. As the UK's largest retail and commercial bank, we have a footprint that touches nearly every community and household in the UK. That gives us a big responsibility to support the UK economy, and to put customers at the heart of everything we do. To achieve this, we also need to be the best bank for our colleagues and our communities - and we have a clear strategy in place to make this a reality. We are building on our many strengths: iconic brands, strong heritages and great people. To unlock the great potential in our business, we are becoming more efficient, more transparent, and more responsive to customers. Already the UK's largest community investor, we are giving even more back. Above all, we are putting customers first. An exciting opportunity has arisen for you to join a fast-paced, agile team, who are leading the way in the IT Cyber Security industry. LBG are investing significantly in this field and you will have a role that matters with responsibility for the delivery of key services within the Security Operations team. You'll be involved in the exploitation of our toolsets to shape and enhance these services and have the opportunity to be actively involved in our 3 year strategic Cyber Security Programme to improve the overall security posture of LBG. As a Senior Security Analyst you'll have a role that matters, responsible for assisting in the delivery of key services within Security Operations such as technical support and development of the SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) toolsets, operational management, service level management and process design. You'll plan and maintain your own schedule, actively participate in service and process management meetings. Produce clear and consistent technical documentation, assess and resolve issues in relation to the SIEM and other monitoring toolsets. You'll get to design, configure and monitor the SIEM toolsets to improve performance and usability and develop and implement threat monitoring use cases, together with appropriate containment procedures. In addition you'll be completing complex tuning and revalidation tasks for existing threat monitoring rules, adjusting to emerging threats and investigating and resolving incident records, Being a senior position in the team you'll support a culture of continuous improvement through generating and developing new or improved ways of working while manage weekly and monthly management information reports along with associated dashboards all while supporting and mentoring more junior team members. To carry out this role it's essential you have solid experience within Security Operations or similar role with an awareness of Cyber Security industry related best practice. A strong knowledge and understanding of Windows and Linux operating systems and TCP/IP and underlying network protocols is vital. You'll need knowledge and experience of configuring any SIEM toolset (e.g. QRadar, Splunk) scripting languages (e.g. Python, Perl, Shell, VBA) diagnostic skills, an ability to analyse technical information from multiple sources and a strong quality and service focus combined with experience of managing and delivering changes. Whilst not essential it would be fantastic if you held CISSP, CISM, GIAC, CEH or similar security related qualifications. Had a good understanding of other technologies (e.g. firewalls, proxies, IDS/IPS) knowledge of parsing/normalization of logs, rule engine, log storage, source device, log collection and event monitoring with knowledge of processes used in forensics investigations. In return we offer an excellent remuneration and benefits package, a flexible working environment and a dedication to your development through career opportunities within one of the largest financial institutions in the UK and via our new Cyber Academy as part of our Cyber Awareness, Education & Training programme. This is for current/new colleagues offering a clear development path which will link to a recognised accreditation through the IISP (Institute of Information Security Professionals). If you have the skills and dedication we require we would love to hear from you… This job was originally posted as

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